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  1. Shedrack Bogonko '22 stands in front of a folk art display that reads "North Country Living Traditions."

    SLUPIC: Empowering North Country Connections

    Every summer, several students work alongside local organizers, advocates, artists, and educators and make an impact in the North Country thanks to the St. Lawrence University Public Interest Corps (SLUPIC).

  2. A Saint Lawrence student stands in front of the U.S. flag and the Peace Corps flag.

    St. Lawrence University to Offer Peace Corps Prep Certificate Program

    St. Lawrence University has established a new partnership with the Peace Corps centered on an undergraduate certificate program that will combine targeted coursework with hands-on experiences and build the competencies needed for students to be strong Peace Corps volunteers or other intercultural fieldworkers.

  3. A group of students wearing red shirts sit in two rows among booths in a school cafeteria.

    First Person: A Recipe for Cultural Exchange

    Thao Nguyen '22

    My story begins when the white St. Lawrence University van I was riding in came to a stop outside of Madrid-Waddington Central School (MWCS), home of the Yellow Jackets, 20 minutes from campus. Inside the van, 15 St. Lawrence students waited to begin the first-ever cultural exchange mission organized by Common Ground Connections (CGC), a brand new club at the time.

  4. Eight headshots of members of the class of 2020.

    One Year Later: St. Lawrence’s Class of 2020

    Aspiring doctors, Appalachian naturalists, impassioned advocates, and more. Members of St. Lawrence’s Class of 2020 entered a rapidly-shifting world after graduating during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic in May 2020. One year later, they have returned after meeting the challenge with great resilience, compassion, and determination. 

  5. A large group of Saint Lawrence students and alumni come together in Washington, D.C.

    St. Lawrence Earns Praise for Alumni Network, Internships, and Making a Difference

    St. Lawrence University’s alumni network earned a No. 3 ranking for the third time in four years from The Princeton Review and was included on their list of best value colleges in its most recent publication, "The Best Value Colleges: 200 Schools with Exceptional ROI for Your Tuition Investment."

  6. Meet Our New Faculty: How Government's Precious Hall Gives Back

    For Assistant Professor of Government Precious Hall, community service is a civic responsibility. She aims to not just leave every place better than how she found it, but to empower others to continue her work and create lasting change.

  7. Thirteen headshots of current members of the Black Laurentian Initiative.

    First Person: A Moment, A Movement

    Rahel Mideksa '21

    The first time the Black Laurentian Initiative (BLI) convened was a Friday morning. I remember it all—the heat, the passion, the zest. Our frantic attempt to discuss the heaviness we all felt in a 40...

  8. A black and white photograph of members of the Black Student Union from 1973.

    Laurentians Inspire: The Black Student Union

    Sophie Margola '21

    In honor of Black History Month, our Laurentians Inspire series for the month of February celebrates Black Laurentians who have made a difference and left their mark on St. Lawrence.

  9. Brittany Hollis sits on a large piece of driftwood holding her small dog at the beach.

    Meet Our New Faculty: Psychology's Brittany Hollis Emphasizes Empowerment

    When it comes to collaborating with students and supporting their academic aspirations, Assistant Professor of Psychology Brittany Hollis has one priority in mind. “I want them to feel empowered,” she...

  10. Tony Ross' headshot.

    Laurentians Inspire: Anthony Ross '75, M’78

    Hannah Rutkowski '22

    In honor of Black History Month, our Laurentians Inspire series for the month of February celebrates Black Laurentians who have made a difference and left their mark on St. Lawrence.