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?
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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.
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.
SLU in the Community
As college students, we often take technology for granted, but for older generations technology is an entirely different and mysterious world. Through St.
100,000 Meter Challenge
During my first weeks at St. Lawrence, there were so many posters I didn’t know which to read first. One said, “Do you want to do something extraordinary?” My answer was “Of course!” This led me to attend a meeting for the women’s crew team.
Wait... How Many Days?
Suddenly, you’re a senior and one question is on everyone’s mind: “What’s next?”
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.