- Diversity and Inclusion
When Steve Peraza ’06 was a student at St. Lawrence, he sometimes felt like an outlier.
St. Lawrence University and the Ken Okoth ’01 Black American Music Project will welcome acclaimed musician and race relations expert Daryl Davis for an evening lecture and show on Thursday, March 2 at 7 p.m. in Peterson-Kermani Performance Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
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.
Following a competitive review process, Haydee Matos ’25 and Zenani Mabuza ’24 connected with economics industry experts and explored potential career paths during the Expanding Diversity in Economics Summer Institute at the University of Chicago, an opportunity they credit to guidance from their St. Lawrence faculty mentors.
Wellness initiatives, Olympic and Paralympic medals, new academic programs, and the successes of our faculty, students, and alumni were among the top viewed online stories from St. Lawrence University during the 2021-22 academic year.
A new space in ODY Library allows students a quiet space for daily prayer and meditation, a step towards creating a more inclusive campus for all students.
Several members of the St. Lawrence community participated in the 2022 American Association of Colleges & Universities Conference on Diversity, Equity, and Student Success on March 17-19 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
St. Lawrence University President Kathryn A. Morris announced that an anonymous Laurentian has made a gift of $500,000 to create the Ken Okoth ’01 Black American Music Project.
A new president, a historic end to the University’s largest campaign ever, and the successes of our faculty, students, and alumni were among the most viewed online stories from St. Lawrence University in 2021.
For Kaleb Davis ’22, being one of the first students to receive support through the Black Laurentian Initiative’s (BLI) Fund for Racial Justice and Equity Project (RJEP) is particularly symbolic. As one of the BLI’s early members, he watched the process of establishing the fund come full circle.