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News Digest
February 19, 2007

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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
SLU receives record number of applications for admission
St. Lawrence University has received a record number of applications for undergraduate admission for the 2007-2008 academic year. The St. Lawrence Office of Admissions reported that as of February 15, 4,423 applications had been received; the total represents a 38.6 percent increase over last year, which was also a record year. For more

President Sullivan elected to national leadership position
St. Lawrence University President Daniel F. Sullivan has been elected vice chair and chair-elect of the board of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). For more
Campus Events
Perfit '71 to give Ferguson lecture March 1
University of Florida Professor of Geology Michael Perfit, a 1971 graduate of St. Lawrence University, will deliver the Susan Caroline Ferguson Memorial Lecture in Geology on Thursday, March 1, at 8 p.m., in Bloomer Auditorium, Brown Hall. The talk, on new geological and biological discoveries in deep-submarine exploration of the East Pacific Rise, is open to the public, free of charge. For more
Alumni News
Miller '81 appointed to high level state education position
David J. Miller '81 has been appointed deputy commissioner for innovation and chief of staff of the New York State Education Department. The appointment was announced February 13, 2007, by the State Board of Regents and State Education Commissioner Richard Mills. For more.
Athletics News
The women's squash team won the Epps Cup competition as part of the Howe Cup national team championships, the women's hockey team advances to the ECACHL Tournament as #2 seed and will host Clarkson University on Friday, Feb. 23, and the men's hockey team needs just one more win to clinch the ECACHL regular season title. For more, visit the Athletics news site

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Momentum St. Lawrence
Visit our Momentum St. Lawrence campaign site to keep track of campaign progress. The campaign total stands at $92.6 million, or 46% of its $200 million goals. New campaign feature stories and profiles of donors and beneficiaries are added regularly. For more.

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