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News Digest
May 15, 2006

News Digest is your weekly collection of news releases and Web feature stories. For more resources on campus events and programs, check these Web sites:

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Campus News
A scholarship fund "to honor the mind and spirit" of St. Lawrence University President Emeritus Frank P. Piskor (1916-2006) has been established by Class of 1943 graduate Walter A. Hahn, of South Yarmouth, Massachusetts. Read more
St. Lawrence University Visiting Assistant Professor of English Trimiko C. Melancon has been named a Fulbright Scholar of American Literature and American Studies. Read more
Professors Paul Connett and Margaret Kent Bass will share the Owen D. Young Outstanding Faculty Award, as voted by this year's graduating class. The award is the only one at the University chosen by students. For more
The Sesquicentennial Class of 2006 graduates on Sunday, May 21, with a full weekend of events planned to welcome families and friends.Consult the Commencement Schedule of Events
Baseball won its first Liberty League Tournament championship and will play in the NCAA Division III tournament for the first time since 1991. The Saints beat Rochester, 17-0 as senior pitcher Josh White, the tournament MVP, ran his scoreless innings streak to 37.6, second all-time in Division III history, and beat Clarkson 8-6 on Andrew Engebretson’s grand slam homer in the top of the ninth inning. The Saints will play in the NCAA tournament beginning Wednesday. Read More
Men’s lacrosse lost in the second round of the NCAA tournament, 12-5 at Geneseo on Saturday. The team made its first NCAA appearance since 1987 and opened the tournament with a win at Endicott College 13-10 on Wednesday, finishing the year with a 14-4 record. Read More
Science Construction Update. Review updated detail photos of the Johnson Hall of Science and check the Web Cam focused on the construction site!

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