University News



Alan Draper, the Michael W. Ranger '80 and Virginia R. Ranger P'17 Professor of Government
Alan Draper, the Michael W. Ranger '80 and Virginia R. Ranger P'17 Professor of Government, wrote an opinion article that was featured in the Sunday, June 3, "USA Today."


Jeffrey Frank, assistant professor of education
Jeffrey Frank, assistant professor of education and coordinator for undergraduate programs, has been awarded the John William Miller Fellowship for the academic years 2018-2020.
Edward W. Keller ’86
St. Lawrence University’s Board of Trustees has elected Edward W. Keller ’86, Lisa Tarbox Luke ’82, Dr. Heather L. McCauley ’06, and Scott O’Connell ’87, P’16n, P’18 as new term members.
Security Officer Academy, class of 2017
For the 13th year running, St. Lawrence University will host a New York State certified security guard training academy from June 11 to 15.
Stephen Hietsch
St. Lawrence University has named Stephen Hietsch as the next vice president for finance and administration.
Liberal Arts Science Scholars
A project lead by a multidisciplinary team of St. Lawrence University faculty will be featured in the National Science Foundation’s “STEM for All Video Showcase.”
Student riding bike in spring
The Laurentian alumni network, celebrating the Class of 2022, and honoring retirees all help to round out the most popular news stories of the Spring 2018 semester at St. Lawrence University.
The Hill News logo
St. Lawrence University’s student-run newspaper, "The Hill News," won a New York Press Association (NYPA) award in the 2017 Better Newspaper Contest.
Picture of Sykes Hall in spring
St. Lawrence University has exceeded its enrollment targets for the incoming Class of 2022 this fall.
Graduates tossing caps at Commencement
Forbes listed St. Lawrence University's Augsbury/North Country Scholars program a top example of a college program that provides students and families in surrounding communities.


Students line up for Moving-Up Day ceremonies at St. Lawrence.
St. Lawrence University continued its traditional Moving-Up Day Academic Awards and the Omicron Delta Kappa “Tapping” ceremonies on Saturday, April 28.
Gabrielle Smith ’18 presenting her research topic
St. Lawrence University celebrated both the Festival of Science and the Festival of Scholarship and Creativity together on Friday, April 27.
Robert Thacker, Dana Professor of Canadian Studies and English
The Friends of Owen D. Young and Launders Libraries’ Pre-Commencement Lecture will be delivered by Robert Thacker, Dana Professor of Canadian Studies and English, at 1:30 p.m.
Zara Martin and Eloiza Miranda '18 at the conference
Several St. Lawrence Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) students participated in the 2018 CSTEP Statewide Student Conference.
Nilza Angmo '19
Nilza Angmo ’19 has been awarded funding from the Davis UWC Projects for Peace to carry out humanitarian efforts in her homeland.
University Chorus
University Chorus has rescheduled its St. Lawrence performance in Canton for 7:30 p.m. on May 1 in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall.
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history
Howard Eissenstat, associate professor of history, wrote an editorial on Turkey’s snap elections for The Washington Post's “The Monkey Cage.”
Group picture of retiring employees
St. Lawrence University recognized faculty and staff retirements and celebrated employee anniversaries at a ceremony held on April 18.
Girl playing harp
The St. Lawrence University String Orchestra, directed by Christian Hosmer, will perform their spring concerts on April 21 and 22 in Gouverneur and on campus.
Exhibit will feature student art that illustrates common pressures felt by youth April 17 to May 1 in Canton.
Steve Gimbel, professor of philosophy at Gettysburg College
St. Lawrence University will host guest lecturer Steve Gimbel, professor of philosophy at Gettysburg College, at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, in Carnegie 10.
Haruyoshi Udagawa ’74 and Melanie Smeallie Mbuyi ’77
St. Lawrence University will honor Haruyoshi Udagawa ’74, Melanie Smeallie Mbuyi ’77, and North Country Public Radio during Commencement, which will take place at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 20.
Jon Rosales, associate professor of environmental studies
Jon Rosales, associate professor and chair of environmental studies, will deliver the Frank P. Piskor lecture at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, in Hepburn Auditorium.
Franklin Academy teammates
Forty-three local high school students from 10 schools participated in St. Lawrence University’s 74th-annual Pi Mu Epsilon Interscholastic Mathematics Contest for area high schools on April 4.
St. Lawrence University’s Department of Math, Computer Science, and Statistics will host the 2018 Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference on Saturday, April 7.