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.
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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.
SLU Traditions: What ‘Ringing the Bell’ Truly Means
Anyone familiar with St. Lawrence’s campus and culture knows that there are a number of long-standing traditions that have stood the test of time. Such traditions can be large or small, and are introduced to new Laurentians throughout their undergraduate career.
Canton Summer: First Day of Spring To-Do List
It’s finally that time of year. Flip flops and shorts are yanked out of under-bed storage bins, and bulky jackets and boots are tucked away. It is time to roll down the windows and defrost your toes: “Canton Summer” has arrived!
Performing at SLU
Performing has always been a huge part of my life, and something that I really focused on while searching for the perfect college. Here at St. Lawrence, performance opportunities are limitless, and you may even find yourself performing every week.
St. Lawrence: Always Happy to Help
The past year has taught me to never underestimate the power and significance of saying thank you. Too often we forget to acknowledge the people who have helped us, when a simple letter or email can go a long way.
The SLU Starter Pack
I never imagined myself going to college on the East Coast, let alone somewhere where you pass a horse and buggy on the side of the road while driving 50 mph next to it! This is the true signal that you have arrived in Canton, New York.
Getting Crafty at Dana and the Pub
Tips on How to Get Crafty with Food on Campus
Harmony and Community: What Singing has Taught me about my St. Lawrence Family
When I came to St. Lawrence, I knew that I wanted to sing. I joined the Laurentian Singers, our co-ed choral group on campus during my first semester, and it catalyzed my desire for more.
Rivers and Lakes… or Livers and Rakes?
My absolute favorite class at St. Lawrence University, you ask? While there have been several classes that have changed me, motivated me, inspired me, there are none quite like my Rivers and Lakes class.
The Neuroscience of Meditation
Did you know that nearly 70 percent of St. Lawrence students embark on an off-campus study experience?