Valerie Lehr confirmed as next vice president of the University and dean of academic affairs
St. Lawrence University Board of Trustees appointed Professor of Government and Coordinator of Gender Studies
Valerie D. Lehr to become vice president of the University and
dean of academic affairs, effective July 1, 2007.
|Two students selected as finalists for prestigious Truman Scholarships
Jonathan Cardinal '08, of Ogdensburg,
and Charlotta Chung '08, of Clifton Park, NY, are among the 200 students
from 129 institutions selected as finalists for the 2007 Truman Scholarships.
|SLU student launches international fair trade coffee and tea business
You might say that the leave of
absence that Martin Papp '08, of Colorado Springs, CO, is taking
is a coffee break. He's teamed up with two friends to launch a "fair
trade" coffee and tea business in his hometown.
| SLU student receives National Science Foundation fellowship for research in Thailand
Walter '08, of Syracuse, NY, has been awarded a fellowship through
the National Science Foundation to conduct chemistry research in
Thailand in the summer of 2007.
Kaleidoscope: a multicultural celebration, is March 2
campus-wide multicultural celebration called Kaleidoscope will
take place at St. Lawrence University on Friday, March 2, beginning
at 7:30 p.m. in Gulick Theatre. The event, in its second year,
involves members of a variety of campus organizations and theme
residences, as well as individuals, in brief performances, all
of which celebrate diversity. The event is open to the public,
free of charge.
|World Languages Week events March 4-10
Film screenings, language workshops,
cooking demonstrations and dance lessons are a few of the activities
and events that will mark the celebration of World Languages Week
at St. Lawrence University, March 4 through 10.
| Poet to read as part of Writers Series
Poet Nick Carbó will speak
and read from recent works in an appearance at St. Lawrence University
on Thursday, March 8, at 8 p.m. in the Common Room of Sykes Residence
Hall. The event is part of the St. Lawrence Writers Series.
| St. Lawrence In the
Torrey Center featured in national education newspaper
The Chronicle of Higher Education's February 23 "Campus
Architecture" supplement includes information about and a photograph
of the Diana B. Torrey '82 Health and Counseling Center in a section
on new buildings at campuses around the country.
More Laurentians In the News
men's basketball team beat Hamilton to win the Liberty League championship
for the first time and claim an automatic bid into the NCAA Division
III tournament. The women's basketball team dropped a decision to Hamilton in the finals
of their tournament at SLU, but still grabbed an at-large NCAA berth.
Meanwhile, men's hockey clinched its first regular season title since
1999-2000 with a win over Quinnipiac Friday. The Saints have a first-round
bye in the ECAC Playoffs and will host a quarterfinal series March
9-11. The women’s hockey team, swept North Country rival Clarkson from the ECACHL Tournament on Saturday night and advance to the ECACHL semifinals, where they will meet the Harvard Crimson. The men's track team hosted and won the New York State Championships.
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|Harbec'08 names Kazmaier finalist
Lawrence University junior Sabrina Harbec, one year after being a
top-three candidate, has been named a top-10 finalists for the
2007 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, recognizing the nation's top
Division I women's ice hockey player. Harbec was a top-3 finalist
a year ago
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New Podcast episode
A special hour-long Poetry for Peace episode is now posted, from the February event featuring North Country poets. Listen to podcasts on your computer or Ipod, and subscribe to the syndication feed to have podcasts delivered as soon as they are posted! Visit our Podcast page, and check back again soon when you'll see upgrades and improved design thanks to new software.
Momentum St. Lawrence
Visit our Momentum St. Lawrence campaign site to keep track of campaign progress. New total! The campaign total stands at $94.6 million, or 47% of its $200 million goal. New campaign feature stories and profiles of donors and beneficiaries are added regularly. For more.