June 2, 2008
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Alumni Reunion Weekend May 29-June 1 At St. Lawrence
More than 1,000 graduates and guests participated in Alumni Reunion Weekend activities at St. Lawrence this past weekend. From all reports, our guests loved every minute of their time on campus! Visit the Reunion Photo Album
to view a sampling of the scenes from the four days. Among the highlights of the weekend was the presentation of Alumni Citations to four outstanding graduates: Sanford Schram '71, Susan Talve '75, Barbara Philipp '75, Willie Janeway '85 and the Sol Feinstone Humanitarian Award to Nellie Coakley M'85. Read their citations.
Reunion classes honored the anniversary of their college graduation by donating over $15 million, a new school record!
|2008 Tanner Fellowships Awarded To Six
Six students were awarded Tanner Fellowships for 2008, encouraging students "to enlarge their capacities to make a positive and creative mark on the world by enabling them to design and pursue educational experiences not otherwise available to them."
Scott Pomfret '90 Authors Memoir
Scott Pomfret '90 is the author of a new book, Since My Last Confession, which has the subtitle "A Gay Catholic Memoir." Pomfret is a trial attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Boston, as well as an author.
Lawrence in the News
An essay by President Daniel F. Sullivan, titled "Public Relations Masks the Real College-Access Crisis," was published in the May 29 edition of Diverse Issues In Higher Education.
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Women's Crew Team Excels at Nationals
The women's crew varsity 8+ held off Trinity College to finish second in the Division III Petite Final at the NCAA Championships Saturday on Lake Natoma in Rancho Cordova, CA.
While you're checking athletics news, enjoy the re-designed Athletics Web site! More
Site Updates and Features
Visit the Reunion Photo Album for scenes of Reunion May 29-June 1.
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.
Blog Update: Bridget Everly from Admissions offers great advice about the college admissions essay: How do you do yourself justice in an essay that must be one single spaced page or two pages double spaced? First, do yourself justice! Write the essay about YOU…or something that has meaning to YOU. While you may have a fantastic essay on the breeding habits of beetles or women’s roles in the founding of the American democracy, topics like this don’t let the admissions officers know about the most important aspect of your application which is…YOU. Read more.
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