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  1. A Saint Lawrence University professor teaches a class outside.

    Fiske Praises St. Lawrence’s Liberal Arts Experience

    Fiske’s annual list of the “best and most interesting” colleges and universities in the country once again includes St. Lawrence University.

  2. A student walks up a path between a stone church and an academic building on the Saint Lawrence University campus at sunet.

    First Person: Summer at St. Lawrence

    Abigail Mattoon '22

    Every college campus faced an unexpected disruption to their sense of normalcy last March at the onset of the global pandemic. The COVID-19 college experience is unique to our generation of students...

  3. A group of students participating in a photography workshop set up in a gazebo in a park. They’re experimenting with pinhole cameras, which look like large boxes.

    First Person: My Photography Independent Study

    Sarath Novas '23

    "You have been assigned the fall and summer semesters." Probably the most difficult news I received before my sophomore year started was that I had been assigned the summer semester. I was planning on...

  4. A young woman at the trailhead where she's cross-country skiing.

    First Person: The Unexpected Beauty of Indecision

    Meg Charles '22

    I’ve grown very familiar with the phrases “don’t worry, no one knows what they want to do” and “you’ve got plenty of time.” As cliché as they sound though, they're true. Since I was little, I’ve...

  5. Two students work on a drawing project with two elementary school children.

    First Person: Why I Chose to Be an Education Minor at St. Lawrence

    Rosie Gotsch '21

    From filling out “about me” posters that were displayed in the hallways of my elementary school to sharing my interests during the college search process, I always had a confident answer when asked...

  6. A professor sits at the head of a table leading a discussion for students seated around the table.

    First Person: New Perspectives in Unexpected Classrooms

    Joan Kiely '23

    Halfway through her sophomore year, Joan Kiely '23 officially declared her history major confident about her passion for the discipline thanks to a Community-based Learning (CBL) course taught by Professor Liz Regosin at the Riverview Correctional Facility.

  7. An anthropology professor works with two students at a dig site.

    First Person: St. Lawrence's Role in My Post-Grad Plans

    Lily MacCachran '22

    It was just after my freshman year when my response to the question ‘What do you want to do after college?’ became ‘I am planning on going to graduate school.’ As someone who has enjoyed school most...

  8. Five students in business clothing stand in front of a sandstone building.

    First Person: The Competitive Advantage of St. Lawrence's Alumni Network

    Ross MacMahon '21

    Last semester, St. Lawrence University’s Fed Challenge team set a school record when it earned second place out of 85 colleges and universities in the 17th annual national College Fed Challenge...

  9. Headshot of Professor of Music Fritz Schenker.

    Meet Our New Faculty: Rethinking Sound with Music's Fritz Schenker

    For Assistant Professor of Music Fritz Schenker, music is an entryway to talk about bigger issues. He welcomes students of any major to bring their perspectives to courses like “Race and Music,” “Musics of the World,” and “Global Jazz.”

  10. A professor hands a sheet of paper to a student in class.

    First Person: What It's Like to Be a Global Studies Major at St. Lawrence

    Sabie Lindsay '23

    When starting my college search I was asked on every tour “What are you planning on majoring in?” Every time I always gave the same hesitant answer of “I don’t know yet." I was more often than not...