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Response to Hurricane Katrina:
The University's Web site will track St. Lawrence response to the devastating
aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
St. Lawrence University will enroll up to 10 visiting
students with no charge for tuition, room, board and fees, for the fall
or spring semesters. (Books and transportation are the responsibility
of each student.) To qualify, students must have been enrolled at institutions
in the devastated region. Students will be admitted to the University
as non-matriculated students, with the intent of having the classes
transferred back to their home institutions. The St. Lawrence Admissions
office (1-800-285-1856, firstname.lastname@example.org) will expedite admissions
and faculty and staff will coordinate immediate course placement.
St. Lawrence knows of 23 alumni with home addresses in Louisiana and
9 alumni with addresses in Mississippi. We welcome an e-mail
or call (315-229-5567) with news of their safety.
St. Lawrence University history professor Lawrence W. (Laurie) Baron
will give the 2005 Rabbi Seymour Siegel Memorial Lecture, "Projecting
the Holocaust into the Present: Recent Cinematic Trends" on Thursday,
September 15, at 8 p.m. in Herring-Cole. The event is open to the
public, free of charge and is part of the Sesquicentennial's goal
to examine cultural diversity. .For
in the First and 21st Centuries" is the topic for a "Jesus Seminar
on the Road" taking place at St. Lawrence University on Friday and
Saturday, September 16 and 17. The Jesus Seminar is a group of scholars
that meets twice a year, discussing research on "the quest of the
historical Jesus." This event is a Sesquicentennial event, as it is
co-sponsored by the Unitarian-Universalist Church, Canton. For
income to St. Lawrence University totaled $16.9 million in fiscal
year 2004-2005 (ending June 30, 2005), from private sources.
This represents an increase of 19 percent over the previous fiscal
year, which saw gifts from private sources at $14.2 million.
six students are the top scholars of the Class of 2006 and will be
inducted into Phi Beta Kappa on Saturday, September 24, 11:30 a.m.
in Herring-Cole. Faculty and friends of these students are welcome
at this induction ceremony. Please congratulate Wendy Berner, Raluca
Dragusanu, Christine Hogan, Kira Krumhansl, Mary Seward, and Katherine
Gay. For More.
The University's Sesquicentennial Celebration has begun and a dedicated
Web site is live, with regular updates planned. News Digest will
have Sesqui feature each week. We hope you'll visit the Sesqui Web
site on your own regularly!
This week: Read about the themes
and overview of Sesquicentennial plans.
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