The St. Lawrence Blog

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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Students packed into hockey arena all wearing white and cheering loudly.
Jamie Abraham, Class of 2015


Jasmine Galindo , Class of 2015

My final year has arrived and I find myself looking back at all the things I did and did not do in my previous three years as a SLUzer. I have a looming six months left on campus and a million and one things I have yet to do.

Two women huddled close together.

High school students are always asking what makes St. Lawrence stand out from other schools. In order to best answer this, I decided to interview my friend, Claire Longcope. Claire transferred to St. Lawrence this year from a small liberal arts college in Ohio and can see the uniqueness of St.

A breakfast parfait.

Egg-cuse me, but you oat to know that this blog is cereal-sly no yoke and I promise, you are not going bananas...

Students with an inflatable Frankenstein.
Gabby Wilson, Class of 2015

SLU Homecoming, held in late October, offered a wide variety of events to choose including a campus-wide block party, three home athletic events, Phantom in the Park, and Shawna’s Walk for Wishes.

Short waterfalls.

Each year at St. Lawrence, I have learned about places and things that have made my college experience unique. But there are also things that I found out about a little late - things that I wish I could have taken advantage of since my first semester on campus.

Students snowshoeing.
Jeff Mogavero, Class of 2016

During my college search, I knew that I wanted to go to a school close to rivers, lakes, forests and mountains. Part of this was because I’m a conservation biology major and love getting outside during lab to study the ecosystems surrounding campus.

Students prepare a meal in a kitchen.

Last year, Admissions Ambassador Jeff Mogavero ’16 wrote a fantastic post about the Campus Kitchen at St. Lawrence University. For me, a senior at St. Lawrence, I am enjoying my fourth year with Campus Kitchens and am currently the president or our chapter!

Yellow and green leaves.
Hannah Parker, Class of 2015

Autumn is my favorite time of year and there is nothing more beautiful than St. Lawrence in the fall. The leaves turn all sorts of wonderful colors: reds, oranges, browns, and yellows! There are also great events on campus.

A little boy stands behind a tree.
Shawn Lillie, Class of 2015

The Kenya study abroad semester is one of the oldest St. Lawrence abroad programs, as it just celebrated its 40th reunion this past summer. The compound where students stay was the first of any United States University in sub-Saharan Africa.