- North Country Connections
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.