This regular roundup features a selection of recent mentions of St. Lawrence University and its students, faculty, and staff in regional, national, and international media outlets.
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St. Lawrence University has been recognized by University Business for its adoption of fully remote and hybrid administrative positions. The University currently has 28 remote workers across various departments, including Communications, IT, Advancement, and Admissions, and is a trend expected to broaden across higher education as a way to address staff recruitment challenges in the industry.
Dakota Lazore-Swan ’24
North Country Now highlighted Dakota Lazore-Swan ’24 as a part of a successful partnership between the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribal Council and the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Akwesasne Research Centers for Health (ARCH) collaborative offers opportunities for Akwesasne youth to engage in cancer research and community health. This opportunity opened doors to pursue a career in medicine and research for Lazore-Swan who aspires to become a doctor in radiology. Students from the program have been invited to share their experiences at a Monthly Tribal Meeting to inspire new applicants.
Henry Priest Professor of Physics Aileen O'Donoghue was featured on North Country Now for her educational seminar held at the Hermon-DeKalb Central School District. O’Donoghue shared information about the upcoming total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, as well as the partial eclipse we experienced on October 14, 2023.
Hayden Beyer ’26, Lila Fenn ’26, and Amanda Gagne ’25
Ten years ago, the Bacheller Memorial Chimes at Gunnison Chapel were silenced by a fire destroying the bell tower. Now 10 years later News Channel 7 highlights the anniversary and the now restored bell tower. Seniors Hayden Beyer ’26 and Lila Fenn ’26, along with junior Amanda Gagne ’25, were featured for their bell
-playing skills and to celebrate the traditions around the return of the bells.
Cedar Young ’25
Cedar Young ’25, majoring in environmental studies, was featured in Adirondack Daily Enterprise following her attendance at the White House's first-ever Summit on Building Climate Resilient Communities. Young was a part of the Wild Center's Youth Climate Advisory Board, representing Northern New York and the Adirondacks. Young has been actively engaged in environmental work and has helped kickstart Climate Smart Communities programs in her hometown. Young had the opportunity to connect with experts, members of the Biden administration, and federal agencies to discuss climate resilience and mitigation efforts. Young plans to pursue a career in environmental and climate-related fields after completing her degree.
Chandreyi Basu, associate professor of art and art history, discusses “Environment, Health and the Body in Traditional Paintings from Contemporary India,” the Brush Art Gallery exhibition she curated, on the Abir Pothi Talking Art website. Basu aims to make the paintings' cultural and social contexts more accessible to Western audiences. The exhibit focuses on themes of social inequities in India and emphasizes that the featured artists are witnesses rather than activists within their regional painting traditions. Basu hopes to create meaningful discussions and convey the message of interconnectedness through this exhibit, bridging different worlds.
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