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.
Peer Mentoring on Campus
As a first-year student entering St. Lawrence, not unlike my first-year classmates and peers, I was completely unsure of what qualified as the “right” path to take regarding my major and career.
To me, it is easy for me to understand why many believe that fall is the best time of year. Some love the beautiful array of colors that fill the trees on campus. Many love nothing more than attending and supporting our fall sports teams.
St. Lawrence Facts Most People Don’t Know
St. Lawrence is a small campus with a rich history and an impressive alumni network. On your tour here, you probably heard some interesting facts, but there are so many more factoids that the average person and tour guide at St. Lawrence doesn’t know about our school.
Fall at SLU
St. Lawrence is a great place to be all year-round, but the Fall just makes SLU a little bit extra special. There are so many things that happen during this time of year - I would argue, it's the best time to be on campus.
I Had Never Even Considered The Benefits of Small Class Sizes
When I was researching possible universities to attend, one thing I failed to consider was how beneficial a small class size could be.
The Zen Garden: The Fruit of a Class Vision
It’s not hard to find a peaceful spot on the St. Lawrence campus. I’ve spent countless afternoons beneath autumn-tinged trees, or reclined in an Adirondack chair on the quad, spending quiet moments to let the North County beauty sink in.
SLU-Connect-San Francisco: Making Connections on the West Coast
Have you ever wondered what our SLU alumni are up to over on the West Coast? Thanks to career service’s SLU-Connect-San Francisco program, I was able to find out for myself.
Take a Step Into My Cycle Shoes
I can still remember walking into the Multi-Purpose Room to teach for the first time, nervous beyond belief as a first-year student who had only learned where the Fitness Center was two days before at Orientation.
Five Unique Clubs on Campus
Something that first attracted me to St. Lawrence was the combination of quirkiness and acceptance that makes the community so alive and fun to be a part of our campus culture. Campus cultures and personalities can be almost impossible to describe. I think a part of what makes St.
Harvesting Community: Farming with littleGrasse Foodworks
As I snip the stem of the sweet green pepper and set it gently in the half-full tote, the wind picks up and a volley of rain pelts down on us from the cloudy sky. I dash to the wheelbarrow at the end of the row and grab my damp raincoat.