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Who is St. Lawrence University? We are a group of people with countless adventures and even more stories. The St. Lawrence Blog gives our students, faculty and staff the chance to tell their tales, in their own words and in their own way. Sharing these anecdotes in one place gives our community the chance to show how creative, daring and passionate we are about what we do. Alone, these stories are powerful; together they define St. Lawrence.
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Pub Cookies, Parkas, and Java-Oh My! What Makes SLU Special
I’m a big baker. I grew up watching my mom in the kitchen rolling out pie dough, stirring sauces over the stove, and frosting cakes, all while the house filled with the heavenly aroma of scents like molasses, cooked peaches, or cinnamon.
How To Be Successful in the Classroom
It can be really daunting coming into college for your first semester. There are a ton of new faces, a new environment, and a lot of change. With all of this going on, it is very easy to get caught up in the fun and put school work on the back burner. However, by following these simp
Teaching, Learning, and Supporting: My Role as a Biology TA
As a first-year, I thought my Biology Teaching Assistant (TA) had all the answers. He was a junior who had already completed all the horrifying science classes and just seemed like he had it all figured out. Flash forward two years and now I am in this same position.
A Laurentian Summer in Washington
As the granddaughter, daughter, niece, cousin, and sister of St. Lawrence alumni, SLU has always been in my blood. Every few years, a new pair of St. Lawrence University socks appeared in my stocking or I would inherit an old Saints sweatshirt.
Why Applying Early Decision Was the Best Decision of My Life
At the start of my senior year of high school, I was very eager to apply to schools. I had spent the last year researching and touring schools, making pro and con lists, and finalizing the criteria that would determine what my “perfect school” would look like.
The Place and the People: Toronto Event Sparks New Connections
Last month, I received the text, “Chloe, you need to come to Toronto this weekend!” It was from a fellow alumna and friend Ali Price ’19 who was hosting a Laurentian Reception in Toronto.
What Prospective Students Have Taught Me
Working as an Admissions Ambassador here at St. Lawrence University has not only given me another community on campus, but it has allowed me to connect with future generations of Laurentians. The questions that prospective students ask push me to think of St.
Finding Fun at the Java Barn
At the end of one of my first weeks on campus, my friend convinced me to go to the Java Barn.
No Ordinary University: Connections with Faculty and Staff
I have always found the dynamic between teachers and students fascinating. Growing up in a household with two parents who worked in the public school system, I quickly gained an understanding of the importance of education.
Bringing Friends Home for Dinner: The Perks of Being a North Country Student
Many times, I have been asked by family and friends, “Why would you go to a university that is so close to home?” To that question, I have many responses. I often tell them that I knew the moment I stepped on campus here I felt as though it could be a second home.