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  1. A student peers into a giant black telescope while astronomer Jeff Miller, wearing a black and gold celestial shirt, grins. Gunnison Memorial chapel is in the background.

    Campus Community Celebrates Historic Total Eclipse of the Quad

    On the afternoon of April 8, 2024, students, faculty, staff, and their family and friends filled the Richard F. Brush ’52 University Quad to celebrate St. Lawrence’s unique position within the path of totality, and to experience the total solar eclipse together as a community.

  2. Tyler Karasinksi, wearing red solar eclipse glasses, crosses his arms on top of a desk that is covered in eclipse memorabilia and model of the solar system.

    An Out-of-This-World Graduation Gift

    Bailee Underwood

    No one is more excited about the upcoming total solar eclipse than physics major Tyler Karasinski ’24.

  3. A person, wearing a scarlet jacket and eclipse sunglasses, sits on a giant Adirondack chair and smiles up at the sun.

    Everything You Need to Know About Viewing the Total Solar Eclipse

    With an astronomical moment like this, it's no surprise that there is a lot of information to keep track of. In this story, we share answers to your burning total solar eclipse questions like: When will the eclipse take place? Where can I get the best view? How can I safely view the total eclipse?

  4. Detailed graphic with the phases of a solar eclipse over a wooded and mountainous landscape. The tagline reads "Gateway to the path of totality. St. Lawrence University." In the foreground, the silhouettes of people looking up at the sky.

    Gateway to the Path of Totality

    We were already pretty sure that St. Lawrence holds a special place in the universe, but with a location that puts us right in the path of totality for the upcoming total solar eclipse, it's like we have approval from the cosmos. To help you prepare for this once-in-a-lifetime event, we've compiled the best stories, resources, and tips from the Laurentian community.

  5. Derrik Pitts sits on a chair inside of an observatory with wood walls. A very large telescope is in front of him.

    Laurentian Astronomer Inspires Us to Spend More Time Looking Up

    He is a highly regarded astronomer who appears regularly in the media as a science content expert for shows like PBS’ Nova and The Colbert Report. For more than two decades he has hosted award-winning...

  6. Brown background with a scarlet stripe running horizontally. The words overlay this scarlet stripe saying "Saint Lawrence in the News" and below those words is the orricial Saint Lawrence university logo.

    St. Lawrence in the News - April 2, 2024

    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.

  7. Aileen O'Donoghue and Jeffrey Miller wear brown Saint Lawrence University Gateway to the Path of Totality sweatshirts and stand in a physics lab.

    St. Lawrence Sets its Sights Higher for the Total Eclipse

    Kim Asch

    In case you don’t already share the opinion that our gorgeous North Country campus occupies a special place in the Universe, consider this: St. Lawrence University will be among the fortunate few locations in North America within the “path of totality” during the total solar eclipse on the afternoon of April 8, 2024.

  8. Dick and Karen Taggart.

    A Planned Gift That Celebrates Treasured Friendships

    Kim Asch

    How Dick ’83 and Karen Taggart ’83, P’15 plan to support the future of their beloved alma mater with a meaningful gift.

  9. A group of students walk by Fox Hall on a beautiful fall day. Vibrant orange, red, and yellow leaves are in the close up.

    Empowering Student Success


    Endowed funds strengthen the impact of the Fox Center for Academic Opportunity.

  10. Brian McCarthy folds his arms and stands in front of a display of National Football League helmets.

    Pitch and Protect

    For the NFL’s Chief Spokesperson, football is much more than a game.