- Laurentian Connections
Senior Orator and Joan Donovan Speech Contest winner Brian Uceta delivered rousing remarks at Commencement. Here, he shares his remarks, with additional reflections on his journey.
A major gift from Doug E. O’Brien ’75 and Kathryn K. O’Brien ’76 will transform the Geology Majors Room, which serves as an important central hub for geology students’ educational and social activities, alumni networking events, and academic work. The new space will be named the Dr. J. Mark Erickson Geology Majors Room in honor of their former professor, mentor, and friend.
On the day of the NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse semifinals, the stands in Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field were awash in Nittany Navy and Duke Blue. Amid the waves of nearly 33,000 Penn State and Duke fans were glimmers of scarlet—Laurentians who traveled to see two of their own face off on the national stage. Somewhere below the stadium seats, former teammates Chris Jordan ’22 and William Helm ’22 prepared to take the field.
Every year, Laurentians headed for summer internships in Washington D.C. pack their best business attire, prepare to navigate the Metro system, and tap their networks to find temporary housing in our nation’s capital city. Many of these students got their first taste of living and working in D.C. while on a SLU Connect networking trip earlier in the year.
St. Lawrence’s reputation among the nation's top liberal arts colleges remains strong according to U.S. News and World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” rankings, released on Sept. 18. The publication also recognized St. Lawrence’s stellar psychology and economics programs.
St. Lawrence University was named to The Princeton Review’s “Best 389 Colleges” list for 2024. Based solely on results from student surveys, the popular rankings publication once again recognized several exemplary aspects of co-curricular and academic life on campus.
Reunion 2023 may be over, but the memories are forever! Laurentians near and far brought the energy for four days of celebrations, alumni awards, Hall of Fame inductions, concerts, toasts, and endless laughs—all capped off with one last Dana brunch until the next Reunion.
Members of St. Lawrence’s Class of 2023 are scholar-athletes, global citizens, campus leaders, and advocates. They're future diplomats, doctors, financial analysts, curators, and so much more.
Students seeking a great education with excellent career preparation and return on investment will find St. Lawrence University among a select group named to The Princeton Review’s list of “Best Value Colleges” for 2023. The popular rankings publication narrowed down the list to 209 institutions from a total of over 650 surveyed.