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  1. Two salmon boat fishers, wearing bright orange rubber jumpsuits, pull silver salmon our of a yellow net on the deck of a boat.

    Laurentians Inspire: Alaska Boat Captain Casts a Net on Sustainability

    This summer Jessica Normandeau ’14 set sail on her newest business venture: captain of a 32-foot vessel in Bristol Bay, Alaska. With grueling 18-hour workdays and a lot of creative problem solving, she’s part of a small percentage of women sustainably harvesting fish from the world’s largest, completely wild, sockeye salmon run.

  2. Justin Dalba, wearing a head lamp while sitting on a small boat, meatures the length of a crocodile while conducting conservation research under the cover of nightfall.

    Laurentians Inspire: A Unique Lens on Environmental Conservation

    As a science communicator, Justin Dalaba ’16 is combining his training as a biologist with his passion for photography to raise awareness of environmental conservation issues.

  3. Lucy Hochschartner '20 wearing Nordic ski apparel and standing on a snowy peak overlooking the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

    Laurentians Inspire: Creating a One-Stop-Shop for Climate Action

    The summer after graduating in 2020, Lucy Hochschartner was driving home from her part-time job at Chipotle when she first got the idea for On the Level, a website and nonprofit organization using technology to help people join the climate movement—empowering them to take actions that align with their interests, skills, and location. 

  4. A large group of Saint Lawrence University alumni, wearing professional attire, stand in a group holding a scarlet and brown Saint Lawrence University flag.

    Alumni in Action–February 2022

    St. Lawrence graduates have a thirst for knowledge, are innovative problem-solvers, and make their communities, companies, and the world better places. This periodic roundup features Laurentians at the focus of news stories shared by and within their communities.

  5. A large group of Saint Lawrence University alumni, wearing professional attire, stand in a group holding a scarlet and brown Saint Lawrence University flag.

    Alumni in Action - December 2021

    St. Lawrence graduates have a thirst for knowledge, are innovative problem-solvers, and make their communities, companies, and the world better places. This periodic roundup features Laurentians at the focus of news stories shared by and within their communities.

  6. A large group of Saint Lawrence University alumni, wearing professional attire, stand in a group holding a scarlet and brown Saint Lawrence University flag.

    Alumni in Action - Oct. 25, 2021

    St. Lawrence graduates have a thirst for knowledge, are innovative problem-solvers, and make their communities, companies, and the world better places. This periodic roundup features Laurentians at the focus of news stories shared in their communities around the world.

  7. Sharee Freeman and five fellow Laurentians at the National Public Radio headquarters.

    Laurentians Inspire: Sharee Freeman '76

    Margaret Dener '22

    In honor of Black History Month, our Laurentians Inspire series for the month of February celebrates Black Laurentians who have made a difference and left their mark on St. Lawrence.

  8. Jeffrey Campbell delivers an animated address from the pulpit.

    Laurentians Inspire: The Reverend Jeffrey Campbell, Class of 1933

    Henry Herbold '21

    In honor of Black History Month, our Laurentians Inspire series for the month of February celebrates Black Laurentians who have made a difference and left their mark on St. Lawrence. 

  9. Michael Petroni on a trail through tall yellow grasses with a bristly tree branching out behind him.

    Laurentians Inspire: Michael Petroni '12

    Michael Petroni '12, a Ph.D. candidate at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), lead a team of researchers on a study that links levels of Hazardous Air Pollutants to COVID-19 mortality rates. It has the potential to inform pollution standards and protect vulnerable populations across the country.

  10. Conor McDermott, wearing a mask, stands behind a table with drinks and snacks on it.

    Laurentians Inspire: Conor McDermott '12

    Conor McDermott '12 and his team at Kind Senior Care help seniors live independently and thrive. The pandemic has made their services even more essential.