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News Digest
August 22, 2005 -
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Welcome Class of 2009!
Orientation begins today, with Matriculation at 3:30 p.m. at Creasy Commencement Commons.We expect 544 students, who will enroll in 17 First-Year colleges.

Faculty Feature
What College Students Really Need: You've bought the laptop. You've rented the little refrigerator. You've even figured out how to get everything in the car. But are you really prepared to head off to college? Are you ready to manage your time – both for short-term assignments and long-term goal-setting? A lot of new college students aren't. Associate Dean of the First Year Steve Horwitz provides advice to new students. Read the OpEd released nationally
Campus News
The George I. Alden Trust of Worcester, Massachusetts, has awarded a grant of $150,000 to St. Lawrence University, to be used toward construction of its new 115,000-square-foot Sarah Johnson Redlich '82 Hall of Science. The building, scheduled to be completed for use in the fall of 2007, is the largest construction project in the history of St. Lawrence.
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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has awarded a Division III Strategic Alliance Matching Grant to St. Lawrence University, to assist in funding a new position in athletics. St. Lawrence received one of eight grants awarded under the program.For more
Campus Events
Organist Sondra Goldsmith Proctor will perform a concert of American organ music on Saturday, August 27, at 8 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel at St. Lawrence University. The event is open to the public, free of charge.For more
Membership in several of St. Lawrence University's music ensembles are open to membership in the community.For more
Work by Native artists from the local area will be in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University beginning Wednesday, August 17, and continuing through Thursday, September 29. "Following in the Footsteps of our Ancestors: An Exhibition of Hotinonshonni Contemporary Art" is the result of collaborative efforts among the Salmon River Central School District, the Akwesasne Cultural Center on the Akwesasne Mohawk Nation and St. Lawrence University – partners in "Teaching American History Through Hotinonshonni Eyes," a three-year program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. "Hotinonshonni" is an Onondaga term that refers to the Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy.For more
"Far North: Inuit Prints and Drawings from Cape Dorset," works from the collection of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery at St. Lawrence University, are on exhibit through Thursday, September 29, in the gallery.For more
Student and Faculty Achievements
Director of Arts Technology Christopher Watts and Kelly J. Garcia '07, of Abilene, Texas, gave a presentation at the sixth annual Music Technology Workshop and New Music Festival, sponsored by the Associated Colleges of the South and held at Birmingham-Southern College in July.For more
Somdeep Sen '07, of Calcutta, India, has been selected as a research associate by the Sarataoga Foundation for Women Worldwide, to conduct research on women's lives in India. Sen, a government major, also will be studying in Finland during the 2005-2006 academic year, though the International Student Exchange Program, in which St. Lawrence participates.
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Alumni Achievements
 Abigail Albee '98, of Tuftonboro, New Hampshire, has been promoted to managing attorney for the Concord office of the New Hampshire public defender.
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