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  1. Sarath Novas, wearing graduation regalia, gazes off into the distance. Gunnison Memorial Chapel is in the background.

    Pictures of First-Gen Success

    First-generation St. Lawrence graduates reflect on facing challenges, finding community, and forging new frontiers to be among the first in their families to earn a college degree.

  2. Brian Uceta, wearing academic regalia, stands at a podium and addresses the crowd during Commencement 2023. A scarlet banner with the Saint Lawrence crest is in the background.

    Reflections of a First-Gen Graduate

    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.

  3. Inductees into Try-Alpha Honor Society

    Honor Society Induction Ceremony Celebrates First-Generation Scholars

    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.

  4. Berenice Gervacio '25 stands in front of the thick, Romanesque archways of the county court building.

    A Local Internship with Impact at the St. Lawrence County Public Defender's Office

    After arriving at St. Lawrence for her first year, Berenice Gervacio '25 didn't waste any time starting to explore her career interests and embedding herself in her new community.

  5. Laurie Olmstead, Ronnie Olesker, Ed Harcourt, and Erin Colvin stand together after receiving University awards.

    Faculty, Staff Receive Awards, Promotions at Annual Convocation

    St. Lawrence University honored several employees with awards for their outstanding service and recognized a number of faculty who earned tenure and promotions during their annual Convocation event, which was held outside in the Herring-Cole Grove on Wednesday, August 25.

  6. Student Receives Wiley 'Stay the Course' Grant

    Laurentians are known for looking out for and taking care of one another, and Rafael Escoto '24 experienced that firsthand this spring as two of his mentors nominated him for a grant.

  7. Student Shares HEOP Impact with NYS Assembly

    The New York State Assembly’s Higher Education Committee recently got to hear firsthand how St. Lawrence’s Higher Education Opportunity Program supports students academically and personally thanks to Michael Paulino ’20.

  8. St. Lawrence Awards Fall 2017 Innovation Grants

    St. Lawrence University announced the Fall 2017 Innovation Grant award recipients, which include adulting workshops, a standing-desk project in the library, water leak sensors, recycling bins in areas frequented by students, and a series of workshops on financial literacy for students.