October 10, 2005
is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!
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Lawrence University Trustee Marion Roach '77, author of the book /Roots
of Desire: The Myth, Meaning and Power of Red Hair/, will speak
on campus on Wednesday, October 19, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of
Sykes Residence Hall, as part of the St. Lawrence Writers Series.
This Sesquicentennial celebration
event is open to the public, free of charge.
Lawrence University Outdoor Program Associate Director Sarah Councell
will give a slide presentation and talk on her experiences sport climbing
in Colorado and Wyoming on Wednesday, October 19, at 7 p.m. in Room
123 of the Griffiths Arts Center. The event is open to the public,
free of charge.
Shenandoah Shakespeare company will perform /Much Ado About Nothing/,
/Richard III/ and/ Return to the Forbidden Planet/ at St.
Lawrence University, October 24 through 30. Tickets for all performances
may be purchased for $3, at the information desk in the Student Center
and Brewer Bookstore.
hunter" John Zaffis will give a presentation about his work investigating
paranormal phenomena, followed by a "ghost hunt" around
campus, on Thursday, October 20, at 8 p.m. in the Winston Room of
the Student Center at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to
the public, free of charge.
Reverend David Weissbard, founder of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
at the Chautauqua Institute and of the Chautauqua Society for Peace
and Justice, will give a talk titled "Ethics Without A Deity"
on Monday, October 24, at 8 p.m. in Herring-Cole at St. Lawrence University.
The event, part of the University's Sesquicentennial
celebration, is open to the public, free of charge.
|Anna Gyorgy, author of
No Nukes: Everyone's Guide to Nuclear Power (1980), will give a talk
titled "An Ocean Apart: An American Abroad Reflects on U.S. Power
and Action for Peace" on Thursday, October 13, at 7 p.m. in Herring-Cole
Hall at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public,
free of charge.
Lawrence's chapter of the national leadership honorary Omicron Delta
Kappa (ODK) inducted 18 new members into its ranks during Family Weekend
in September, 2005, and also celebrated its own leadership among the
An excerpt from
President Daniel Sullivan's speech welcoming new students was
included in an article in The Chronicle of Higher Education's
October 7 issue.
President Sullivan's speech.
In September, both the print and Internet versions of Campus-Technology.com
included an article about schools that use electronic portfolios to
assess student work, including St. Lawrence.
Fincke '09, of Hampton Falls, New Hampshire, will compete in the New
England Equitation Finals, to be held October 21 to 23 in Springfield,
Massachusetts. Fincke, a 2005 graduate of Berwick Academy in Maine,
competes in the hunter/jumper category.
University's Sesquicentennial Celebration has begun and a dedicated
Web site is live, with regular updates planned. News Digest will
have Sesqui feature each week. We hope you'll visit the Sesqui Web
site on your own regularly!
This week: Special Events in History: October
1899 St. Lawrence’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter,
New York Lambda, founded.
1950 Appleton Arena dedicated.
1954 Cornerstone of Atwood Memorial Hall laid;
doors opened in the fall of 1955.
1929 Madame Marie Curie dedicates Hepburn Hall
to the cause of science.
2001 Newell Field House dedicated.
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