- Making a Difference
When Steve Peraza ’06 was a student at St. Lawrence, he sometimes felt like an outlier.
The New Year is already full of promise for St. Lawrence.
One of the most beloved Christmas songs of all time, “I’ll Be Home for Christmas” has a direct connection to St. Lawrence, and thanks to the generosity of a Laurentian, the University earns something every time it plays.
St. Lawrence announces the creation of a new Center for the Environment that will empower the next generation of leaders to develop the skills necessary—through education, advocacy, and action—to be agents of change in their communities and around the world.
“There are over 140 clubs at St. Lawrence!” My Orientation Leader promised me and my fellow first-year students with a cheerful smile.
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.
Derek Sherrange ’23 is a new kind of multi-hyphenate. He’s a first-generation honors student, an activist-academic, a multilingual global change maker, and most recently, a Fulbright Scholarship award-winner.
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.