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Amanda Vansant ’24 is perched on her mountain bike at the top of a rugged downhill racecourse in Zirconia, North Carolina. As she prepares to plunge forward and take on the obstacles ahead of her, she reminds herself of the goals she wrote for her debut at the National Collegiate Mountain Bike Championships.
The New Year is already full of promise for St. Lawrence.
Construction is underway on the donor-funded Appleton Arena George W. Karpus ’68 Athletic Center with plans to open in September 2024. The project will be completed as phase two of the Appleton Arena project, and $11.3 million in gifts and pledges have been raised so far.
Rowing is a grueling sport. According to Men’s Rowing Head Coach George Repicky M’05, it isn’t fun if you’re doing it right.
On the day of the NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse semifinals, the stands in Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field were awash in Nittany Navy and Duke Blue. Amid the waves of nearly 33,000 Penn State and Duke fans were glimmers of scarlet—Laurentians who traveled to see two of their own face off on the national stage. Somewhere below the stadium seats, former teammates Chris Jordan ’22 and William Helm ’22 prepared to take the field.
St. Lawrence’s newest Laurentians should already feel immensely proud of themselves. From their high school achievements in the classroom and community, the members of the Class of 2027 bring passion and curiosity to their next great adventure in the North Country and enter St. Lawrence with the highest-ever cumulative GPA of 93. Forty-three percent graduated at the top of their class. They celebrated their Matriculation on Sunday, August 20, and are now poised to make their mark on St. Lawrence.
This regular roundup features a selection of recent mentions of St. Lawrence University and its students, faculty, and staff in regional, national, and international media outlets.
Members of St. Lawrence’s Class of 2023 are scholar-athletes, global citizens, campus leaders, and advocates. They're future diplomats, doctors, financial analysts, curators, and so much more.
After helping the Skating Saints win the ECAC Hockey Championship in 2021, Greg Lapointe '25 received life-changing news. His journey back to the ice has been nothing short of amazing.