- Sophomore Success Initiative
At St. Lawrence, faculty, staff, and alumni use a common refrain when talking with current students about preparing for a rewarding career—“it’s never too early to start.” The Sophomore Career Boot Camp, offered through the Career Connections office, is just one initiative that supports this philosophy.
Founded in 2016, the Sophomore Success Initiative empowers students to see their second year as an opportunity, not a slump. Students who participate create their own paths by exploring academic passions and investigating career interests.
“Sometimes we discount youth, when really they have powerful thoughts and awesome ideas,” says Jessica Sierk, assistant professor of education at St. Lawrence. “Our youth can be change agents in our community.”