April 28, 2008
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St. Lawrence Security & Safey Adds
ATV To Fleet
vehicle (ATV) has been added to the fleet of the St. Lawrence
University security and safety department, allowing officers
to reach wooded areas of the 1,000-acre campus more efficiently.
|Retirees Honored at Reception
Employees retiring from
service at St. Lawrence University were honored at the annual Employee Recognition Reception,
held on campus. For more
|Employees with 25 Years of Service Honored
Employees marking 25
years at St. Lawrence University were honored at the annual Employee Recogntiion Reception. For more
|Phi Beta Kappa inducted second cluster of seniors into national honor society
Congratulations to these seniors who were elected to the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa and most of whom were inducted at ceremonies on Friday, April 25:
|David M. Baker, Jillian K. Sherwin, Daniel J. McElvaine, Jonathan R. Whicher, Jeana M. Ganskop, Derek G. Hansen, Lucinda G. Hannington, Jasper G. Burch, Jonathan K. Cardinal, Jennifer Lindsay Munt, Matthew H. Wight, Jennifer L. Achtyl, Shreya A. Kamath
|Claire A. Jenkins, Amin Danai, Victor Kai-Rogers, Emily A. Gullickson, Lauren R. Vander Zanden, Fraser C. Mackay, Justin
|A. Pesony, Sara R. Tully, Shannon M. Buckley, Kristen A. Ehringer, Shannon K. Freire, Marc F. Comaratta, Robin W.S. Brooks, Jessica L. Sullivan, Andrew J. Ford, Lisa M. Weingates and Melissa M. Smith.
For more about Phi Beta Kappa
|Students Will Raise Funds for Breast Cancer ResearchThree members of the Class of 2011 will participate in a three-day event this summer in Chicago to help find a cure for breast cancer. Sarah Holden '11, Molly Wike '11 and Julia Logan '11 are planning to participate in the "Breast Cancer 3-Day," benefitting
Susan G. Komen For the Cure, August 8 through 10. Their team is called
|NCPR receives five Murrow Awards
North Country Public
Radio (NCPR) has been honored with five 2008 Regional Edward R. Murrow
Awards for excellence from the Radio and Television News Directors
Association (RTNDA). NCPR's five awards represent the most wins in
its region. For more
|Professor Pomponio gives lecture in Italy
Professor of Anthropology
Alice Pomponio recently gave a talk, titled "Informazione
in pericolo: Una lingua minacciata di morte nel Pacifico del Sud" (Information
in Peril: An Endangered Language in the South Pacific)," to
graduate students in the philosophy and social sciences department
of the University of Siena, Italy. The talk was part of her Fulbright
Foundation Senior Lectureship.
Butler '79, of Seattle, WA, will be inducted into the American Institute
of Certified Planners (AICP) College of Fellows on April 27. The
College of Fellows "recognizes
individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the planning
profession." For more
Lawrence in the News
A program of the Diana B. Torrey '82 Health and Counseling Center was the lead story in "College Health In Action," the official newsletter of the American College Health Association (Vol. 47, No. 4). The story, "The College Breakthrough Series - Depression (CBS-D) Project: Transforming Depression Care on College Campuses - Part II," discusses the study in which the University's center participates, on screening for depression.
|Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Melissa Schulenberg's print, "Numb," was featured accompanying an article in the /Denver Post/ April 17, about an exhibition titled "Varied Voices" at the Denver Art Museum.
more Laurentians in the News
Women's crew won the Liberty League Championships, men's crew placed second. A trio of St. Lawrence track performers registered provisional
NCAA Division III qualifying results at the prestigious Penn Relays
last week. Softball ran
its unbeaten streak to four with a sweep of SUNY Potsdam. Max Davis was the individual golf champion and the Saint men's golf team placed three in the top five en route the team title at the Oswego State Laker Spring Invitational.
While you're checking athletics news, enjoy the re-designed Athletics Web site! More
Site Updates and Features
Visit SLULive! for our podcasts as well as features such as the Laurentian
Singers performing our school songs, recording of the Bacheller
Memorial Chimes, links to our admissions video,
our photo albums, our student blogs, and our Web cam.
SLU Traditions and Fun Facts: In 1933, major league baseball's New York Giants played St. Lawrence on what is now Weeks Field, winning 12-4 - not bad, since the Giants were to win the World Series that year. Why did they come to Canton? One of their star pitchers was Harold "Prince Hal" Schumacher '33, and the team came for his graduation.
If you were here in 2005-2006, you participated in St.
Lawrence University's 150th anniversary celebration. We've maintained
the Sesquicentennial Web site as our Tradition
site, and it has features such as This Month in SLU History,
Campus Traditions, Then & Now Photo galleries, and Fun Facts. Check
it out and become an expert on SLU!
Blogging from campus: Keep up with Zoe Bludevich,
who is blogging from Europe this semester: Almost four weeks ago my parents came to Vienna for the week. It was so great to see them after almost three months, which I think that is the longest I have ever gone without seeing them...It was great to impress them with my knowledge of the city and my ability to get around by myself. Read
We're on Facebook! Network,
find friends, announce events on the SLU Facebook page, which has
806 fans. Check us out on Facebook (you need a Facebook account
of your own to see ours) and MySpace (with
740 friends on this social networking space).
Student, faculty and alumni profiles : Every other month,
we post about 30 new profiles of students, faculty and alumni.
We've been posting profiles for over two years and more than 350
profiles are available throughout the Web site. You'll find profiles
in such pages as Graduates, Faculty, Students, Arts, Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, Research Opportunities,
and many more. Check out the March/April profiles throughout the web site.
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