April 10, 2006
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gift to St. Lawrence University from Richard D. Church, of Norwood,
has been established and will support an annual lecture on neuroscience.
The first Richard D. Church Lecture will take place in the fall
of 2006. Read
President of the University and Dean of Academic Affairs Grant
Cornwell '79 has been appointed to the Eastern region advisory
council for the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education
(NITLE), which will hold its inaugural meeting in Hartford, CT, in
May of 2006.
Effects and Route of Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)"
is the topic of a lecture by David Carpenter, a professor at the Environmental
Health and Toxicology Division of the School of Public Health at SUNY
Albany, on Tuesday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of Hepburn
Hall (Room 218) at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the
public, free of charge. Read
|Students in chemistry
and geology recently attended
national conferences to present the results of their original research.
|A spring 2006 course
with a travel component brought four St. Lawrence students and their
professor to a region that's a flashpoint in recent headlines: the
border between the United States and Mexico.
|Fifth- and sixth-graders
from St. Mary's School in Canton enjoyed a private performance on
campus recently, from students in a community-based learning class
called Children's Theatre in the Schools.
SLU Athletics department celebrated National Student Athlete Day last
week, with a luncheon involving coaches and athletes selected
by the coaches as exemplary team members. The students have achieved
excellence in academic and athletics while making significant contributions
to the community. Members of the Student Athletic Advisory Committee
helped host the event. SAAC members pictured are Emilie McRoberts
'06 (Ottawa , ON) Student Athletics Advisory Committee Assistant Chair
– Athletic Training; Mike Wieneke '07 (Plattsburgh, NY) SAAC
Assistant Chair – Crew; Nick Little '06 (Kenmore, NY) –
SAAC Chair - Football. Read
Charter Day Report
Charter Day, the official 150th
Birthday of SLU, was April 3, 2006 and over 1,200 Laurentians celebrated
on campus and around the country! This number surpasses the largest
Reunion gathering ever. View on-campus
and nationwide event photos
and listen to President Sullivan's
recorded message to guests at events.
Thanks to Adam Casler '06, Steve Peraza '06 and Katie
Gay '06, and the Laurentian Parlor Singers, led by Barry Torres
and program shaped by Wendy Berner'06's research, for their participation
in the campus Charter day celebration.
You still can send your birthday wishes to St. Lawrence and future
Laurentians through our
What else happened in April through SLU history?
1861: First Theological School graduation, with five
students, including A.B. Hervey, who later became a president of
1988: Wrestling wins the national championship, and men’s
hockey plays in the national championship game in Lake Placid.
1992: Giancarlo Esposito speaks at St. Lawrence University for the
Spike Lee Film Festival.
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