The St. Lawrence Blog

Who is St. Lawrence University? We are a group of people with countless adventures and even more stories. The St. Lawrence Blog gives our students, faculty and staff the chance to tell their tales, in their own words and in their own way. Sharing these anecdotes in one place gives our community the chance to show how creative, daring and passionate we are about what we do. Alone, these stories are powerful; together they define St. Lawrence.

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Rebecca Doser - 2016October 22nd, 2015
I remember the Penfield High School junior timidly exiting the car after her 3.5-hour trip from Rochester, N.Y. unsure of the “private 4-year Liberal Arts university located in the beautiful St. Lawrence Valley region of Northern New York State” that she just stepped foot on. read more
Gibson Drysdale - 2017October 20th, 2015
There’s no denying it; sports are a hugely popular factor of life here at St. Lawrence. read more
Max Lewis - 2016October 19th, 2015
The summer before my first semester at St. Lawrence, various students and alumni introduced me to many of the university's defining attributes. read more
Rachel Pifer - 2016October 16th, 2015
I timidly walked to the center of my FYP classroom, clutching a piece of New Hampshire granite. read more
Ellie Miner - 2016October 12th, 2015
Pumpkin pie ice cream, homemade cider, apple pie, autumn photo shoots, and hayrides makes for one of the most memorable fall days in the North Country. Fall in the NoCo is more than just the perfect opportunity for an Insta-worthy picture of campus. read more
Jacob St. Pierre - 2016October 6th, 2015
The door to Richardson was locked no matter how much I jiggled the handle and knocked. Normally, I would have had no problem with this. I would have simply moved onto the next open study space with a sigh and a grin, but tonight was different. read more
Sarah Evarts - 2017October 5th, 2015
Thelomathesian is Greek for “to want to learn”. I think that this perfectly describes my experience on the Executive Board of the Thelomathesian Society - better known as Thelmo - our student government. read more
Kate Brooker - 2017September 29th, 2015
Before coming to St. Lawrence, I never gave a single thought to where my food came from. Somehow, almost as if by magic, food would appear on my plate every night when I came home from school for dinner. When I graduated high school and moved onto college, the magic continued. read more
Charlotte Crawford - 2016September 28th, 2015
I’ve been in school since I was three years old, and I feel that 18 years of education is enough for now. I don’t plan on a career that will require graduate school, which makes these past few weeks my Last First Days of School. read more
Emily Reiniger - 2016September 17th, 2015
Sometimes the thought of being a "real" adult scares me, until I remember what the Laurentian community has in store for me. read more