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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.
Nearly 140 first-year and sophomore students attended events hosted by the First-Year Program, Sophomore Success Initiative, and Academic Advising in recognition of earning a 3.75 GPA or higher during the Fall 2022 semester.
The Center for Career Excellence launched Saints Accelerate, a career development and preparation program designed to help students discover various career paths and possibilities, strengthen their networking abilities and confidence, and of course, have some fun.
St. Lawrence University has named Brenda Papineau director of Native American Affairs. Papineau, a member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, graduated from St. Lawrence with a bachelor’s degree in sociology in 2002, a master’s in counseling and human development in 2006, and a master’s in educational leadership in 2015.
St. Lawrence University has entered a partnership with Cornell Law School to collaborate on a Law Early Admission Program (LEAP), which will enable high-achieving undergraduates to attain their undergraduate and law degrees in six years instead of the traditional seven.
St. Lawrence University’s First-Gen Initiative (FGI) was recently featured by the NASPA Center for First-generation Student Success on its blog that features new and innovative approaches from partner institutions.