- St. Lawrence Magazine
The St. Lawrence University Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome new members and announce Jennifer Curley Reichert '90 as the first woman to be elected chair in its 167-year history.
St. Lawrence University has received a three-year, $287,061 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support its Comprehensive Care Network (CCN) Project. The project will use evidence-based approaches to improve the identification and treatment of at-risk students and expand access to services that address mental health, suicide prevention, and substance misuse.
This academic year, 15 St. Lawrence students were awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships, marking the largest cohort of Gilman scholars in St. Lawrence history. Funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, this program will support students’ opportunities to study and pursue internships and research abroad over the next year.
Nestled in the left wing on the main floor of Owen D. Young Library, St. Lawrence’s new podcasting studio is a space intentionally designed with collaboration and creativity in mind.
In a ceremony celebrating academic excellence, determination, faculty and alumni mentorship, and the lasting impact of a liberal arts education, more than 550 St. Lawrence University graduates took part in the University’s Commencement ceremony held on Sunday, May 21 in Newell Fieldhouse.
Forty-six students, 16 faculty and staff, and two alumni became members of Alpha Alpha Alpha (Tri-Alpha), the national honor society recognizing first-generation students for academic excellence, at an April 28 induction ceremony. St. Lawrence established the Eta Nu chapter of Tri-Alpha this year to strengthen its commitment to improving experiences and advancing outcomes of first-generation college students.
For nearly a decade, Nature Up North has connected people to the environment through citizen scientist projects and outdoor adventures. By engaging in hands-on activities and research, the community-based program, funded by support from Laurentians and foundations, has helped many discover the importance of protecting the wild things and places that call the North Country, "home."
The ringing of the Bacheller Memorial Chime at 5:00 in the afternoon is among my favorite Laurentian traditions. Where else can you hear a mix of songs like “Amazing Grace,” “Blowin’ in the Wind,” and...