For the past four years, when asked where I go to college, the responses are the same. “Woah,” they’ll say getting wide-eyed, “You weren’t kidding when you said Upstate New York.” Nope, I wasn’t, but that’s what I love about St. Lawrence.
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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Seize the Tight-Knit Community that Defines SLU
A community is a place where we feel comfortable being ourselves; a place where we are encouraged and supported by our peers. When I was looking at colleges, I knew the type of community that I wanted, but how was I supposed to find it?
Combining My Academic Passions into an SYE
“Hi, my name is Sarah and I’m a senior with a double major in English and Math.” This is usually my opening line as a tour guide in the Admissions Office as I begin a one-on-one tour with a prospective student and their family around campus.
Did you know that St. Lawrence is the closest U.S. liberal arts college to a foreign capital?!
Battling Childhood Cancer and Making a Difference
Raising money for and awareness about childhood cancers is really important to us. That’s because we’ve been there.
Greetings from Kenya!
I have recently returned from my week-long rural homestay in the agricultural region of Nyeri. This portion of the Kenya Semester Program allowed me to become fully immersed with a Kenyan family.
Annual Mount Titus Weekend and Rail Jam
Early in February, students at St. Lawrence University hit the snow for the annual Great Mount Titus Global Cool Down. The event is put on by the St.
Life as a Gainster
Gaines residence hall is on the outskirts of campus. And while some first-year students may have been annoyed with that (which I was at first), that distance gave me a closer knit group of friends than I thought possible and helped me find my voice.
92nd Annual Candlelight Service
The Candlelight Service is a tradition that has held strong for 92 years and counting. It is a cherished event for both the members of the St. Lawrence family and the Canton community.
Thelmo Reflections: A Year in Student Government
One year ago, I was elected president of the student body at St. Lawrence. It has been the best, worst, craziest, most stressful, amazing, wonderful, phenomenal year, and I have learned so much from it! I have loved it even when I’ve hated it and now that my term is ending, I am struggling to put into words what it has meant to me.
As a St. Lawrence hockey player, I think one of the most special experiences for myself has been the opportunity to put on the jersey each year and take the ice against Clarkson.