- North Country Connections
New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium (NY6) faculty recently collaborated with community leaders operating residential care homes in Upstate New York to develop a new research course that examines end-of-life care.
Leveraging her passion for the environment and curiosity for computer science, Laura Bolduc ’24 dug into a research project that helped her capture a new perspective on wildlife in the North Country.
Charles Shaw '22 feels that he has found a home in the North Country. After four years at St. Lawrence, he wanted to give back to the surrounding community.
After spending his first semester of college abroad with St. Lawrence's First-Year Program in London, Blake Bittorf '25 arrived on campus ready to immerse himself in the North Country community.
Though it was practically predestined, Caroline Fleischauer ’15 didn’t come to St. Lawrence expecting to discover her passion for teaching. Education was always an important value in her family, but Fleischauer was uncertain if it was her calling, too.
St. Lawrence University has received a $10,000 grant from Humanities New York (HNY) in support of the North Country Rights of Nature Project, which will focus on creating a bill of rights to protect the ecosystems of the St. Regis, Grasse, and Raquette Rivers.
Winter in the North Country is synonymous with outdoor activities like pond hockey and cross country skiing. In a collaborative research article recently published in The Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies, two faculty members and three St. Lawrence alumni explore how carbon emissions and climate change could affect these cold-weather traditions.
St. Lawrence recently received a $10,000 grant from the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) in support of a public history project that explores feminism in the North Country during the 1970s and 1980s.
Even as a teenager growing up in New York City, Oscar Castillo ’19 would often wander into one of the city’s many notable museums, such as the Museum of Natural History and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Eventually, he would go on to intern at both while he was still attending high school.
Gretchen O’Leary ’17 still remembers the day she got the call from St. Lawrence University’s Office of Volunteer Services, informing her that she had been selected to be a SLU PIC intern.