March 27, 2006
is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!
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Day is next week! St. Lawrence University was
chartered by the state of New York on April 3, 1856, and to celebrate
the 150th anniversary of that event, celebrations are being held on
campus and in 37 locations across the country.
Bring a birthday card
to the event nearest you or go
online...write your best wishes to SLU on its 150th birthday
and your greetings to the people who'll celebrate our 200th birthday
in 2056. Cards will be saved for 50 years! Read
the greetings that have come in over the past several days-they're
Lawrence women's ice hockey team reached the semi-finals
of the NCAA Frozen Four, losing 1-0, to eventual champion Wisconsin.
Paul Flanagan's team set a new record for wins in a season with 31,
and had two players named All Americans by the American Hockey Coaches
Association. Sabrina Harbec '08 of St. Hubert, QC, , a 2006 Patty
Kazmaier finalist, was named a first team All American forward, while
sophomore defenseman Annie Guay '08 of Rouyn-Noranda, QC, was named
a Second-Team All American at the blueline. Flanagan was also named
a top six finalist for the Division I NCAA Coach of the Year Award
on Friday afternoon.
Music and dance from the past 150 years will be celebrated in "Sounds
of St. Lawrence: A Sesquicentennial Review" on Saturday, April
8, in Eben Holden. The event is open to the public, free of charge,
in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the chartering of St. Lawrence,
in 1856. Read
band Guster brings its "Campus Consciousness Tour" to St.
Lawrence University, with a concert on Thursday, April 13, at Leithead
Field House. Read
play The Long Christmas Ride Home, by Paula Vogel, will be
performed at St. Lawrence University Wednesday through Saturday, April
5 through 8, at 8 p.m. each evening in the Black Box Theatre, Griffiths
Arts Center. Admission is free, but tickets are required; they are
available at the Gulick Theatre box office from Monday through Friday,
April 3 through 7, from 1 to 5 p.m. Read
Laurentian Singers of St. Lawrence University will perform a "pops"
concert on Sunday, April 2, at 2 p.m. in the Potsdam High School Auditorium.
The event is a joint benefit with the Potsdam Central School Music
Friends. Tickets, at $5 per person, are available at the door. Read
A new book by James Garbarino '68, a well-known authority on violence
in boys, examines the increase in violent behavior by girls. For
in the News
of Psychology Alan
Searleman is quoted in an article in the April 2006 issue of /Psychology
Today/, about photographic memory. For
Charter Day, April 3,
Sesquicentennial Research Presentation
Laurentian Parlor Singers Sesquicentennial
Birthday party refreshments follow the concert.
Stop by Creasy Commencement Commons or (if cold/rainy weather)
Owen D. Young Library for cupcakes and punch.
Dana Theme Dinner: A Menu from our History
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Bring a birthday card to the event...write
your best wishes to SLU on its 150th birthday and your greetings
to the people who'll celebrate our 200th birthday in 2056. Cards
will be saved for 50 years! You also can send your birthday wishes
to St. Lawrence and future Laurentians through our
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