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.
How to Say Goodbye to St. Lawrence? You Can’t
One of the best feelings in the world has to be driving back to Canton, New York, turning onto 23 Romoda Drive after a summer, winter, or spring break away from campus.
Friendships Made With People from Close to Home and Thousands of Miles Away: How SLU Brought Us All Together
Growing up in a small town, it wasn’t often that I came into contact with people outside of my town’s bubble. That’s how I felt for the first 18 years of my life––trapped in a bubble with the same few hundred people.
My Introduction to Networking
On the first day, I was excited, I was nervous, I was curious, and I was ready to take on new experiences.
Taking Advantage of Small Class Sizes
When I began my college search, I knew that I wanted a classroom setting in which I could ask questions and have a relationship with the professor. I wanted to be able to participate in class and have class discussions while creating close relationships with my peers, as well.
Saving the Best for Last
It turns out, sometimes you make the best decisions of your life at the absolute last minute. My senior year of high school was spent obsessing over what college would be the best fit for me.
Living in a Theme House: What is Commons College?
St. Lawrence is unique in many ways. Not only are we home to the only revolving door in the North Country and have the largest squirrel population known to mankind, but we also offer students the opportunity to live in theme houses.
10 Best Ways to Spend Your Quarantine
While we are amidst unthinkable times during a global pandemic, many Laurentians have taken solace in the old saying, “When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade." This figure of speech is one you can trace back all the way to your earliest memories as a child.
The Company of Solitude
Before pulling up to 23 Romoda Drive, every person had a certain reason for choosing St. Lawrence as their new home.