From the moment you step onto campus to begin first-year orientation, a key pillar of the St. Lawrence experience, and one of the primary reasons I decided to become a Laurentian, sticks out—the community.
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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My Rock Climbing Adventure
St. Lawrence University was my first choice when applying for colleges. Like many students, I was persuaded by the inclusive community I saw when I did a tour of the school.
SLU Through the Generations
I first started as an Admissions Ambassador at St. Lawrence University my sophomore year. I remember standing in the lobby of Payson Hall flipping through the various yearbooks until the prospective student I was taking on a tour arrived.
Life Beyond St. Lawrence: Canton and the Greater Community
Upon announcing the location of St. Lawrence University when asked where I attend school, I am often met with tilted heads and squinty eyes when the words “Canton, New York” leave my mouth.
Overcoming My Unexpected Challenges
I’m a senior at SLU, and I chose not to return to campus this semester. Like many people, I was blindsided by several events this year that affected my expectations to return in the fall. First was the pandemic. Second was my mother’s diagnosis with breast cancer.
Behind Borders: The Perspective of An International Student During COVID-19
March has always been my favorite month of the year.
Don't Worry, It's Going to Be More Than Okay
Sometimes in life we fear the things that will change our lives for the better.
An Open Letter to the "New" SLU from a Senior
Hey SLU, It’s been a minute since I’ve last seen you. I’ve missed the sounds of the Chapel bells at 5 p.m. and your Sunday brunches at Dana. Our world has been changing around us—don’t you feel it? No one knows how long it will last, but it’s already had a lasting impact on us. I’ve felt it, too.
The Norms of College Life Are Out the Window. Now What?
My last three years at SLU have been full of laughter, goofiness, growth, love, and learning. Even though COVID-19 might make the upcoming year look very different to us, I have no doubt that these experiences will continue. Now, I know this because I know SLU and I know SLU students.
56 Days in London: A Tale of Change, Absurdity, and Possibly, Hope
As one of the most exciting parts of the St. Lawrence experience, studying abroad is something that nearly every Laurentian looks forward to as soon as they arrive on campus. Most expect cultural shocks, language barriers, or academic challenges during off-campus studies.
Navigating the College Search in the Age of COVID-19
The college search is a daunting task to take on, global pandemic or not. This transitional and exciting time during senior year of high school should be filled with college visits and campus tours. In our current crisis, the college search process will likely look very different this year.