September 19, 2005
is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!
Response to Hurricane Katrina:
The University's Web site will track St. Lawrence response to the devastating
aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Fundraising events and volunteer efforts
have been organized at St. Lawrence to assist organizations and areas
affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Keep checking the Hurricane Katrina Web site.
To date, students, faculty and staff have raised or donated
$7,135, including $3,047 from student athletes and coaches
and $2,100 from the "Re-New Orleans" music and food festival
on September 15.
St. Lawrence University has enrolled 5 visiting students
with no charge for tuition, room, board and fees, for the fall semesters.
Each has been welcomed to campus in a personal way by staff and faculty
Reminder that a faculty panel on "Analyzing the Impact of Katrina: Race,
Class, Environment" will take place tonight. More on this below in Campus
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National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has awarded a Division
III Initiative Grant of $10,000 for diversity programming to St. Lawrence
University. The grant will assist with funding workshops on diversity
issues for first- and second-year student-athletes. For
of faculty members at St. Lawrence University will participate in
a discussion called "Analyzing the Impact of Katrina: Race, Class,
Environment" on Monday, September 19, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium
of Hepburn Hall, Room 218. The event is open to the public, free of
A panel discussion on the state of the United States Constitution,
titled "A Forum On the Nation's Users' Manual,"
will be held at St. Lawrence University on Wednesday, September 21,
at 7:30 p.m., in the Winston Room, Student Center. The event, for
Constitution Day, is open to the public, free of charge. For
The Boulevard: Strangers, Neighbors, Aliens in a New America," a multimedia
performance by Warren Lehrer and Judith Sloan, based on their acclaimed
book, will take place at St. Lawrence University on Thursday, September
22, at 7:30 p.m. in Gulick Theatre. The event is open to the public,
free of charge. For
Weekend will be celebrated September 23 through 25 at St. Lawrence
University, with a variety of academic, social and entertainment events
planned for students and their families. For
Mozart" is the theme of a concert by the Alexander String Quartet,
artists-in-residence at St. Lawrence University, on Thursday, September
29, at 7:30 p.m. in Gulick Theatre on campus. The event is open to
the public, free of charge. For
| Nicole Youngman, a sociologist
at Tulane University in New Orleans, will give a talk at St. Lawrence
University on "Hurricane Katrina and History of Flood Mitigation Efforts
in New Orleans" on Thursday, September 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium
of Hepburn Hall. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
|Over 100 colleges, universities
and institutions will be represented at Higher Education Night, to
be held Tuesday, October 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Leithead Field House,
Augsbury Physical Education Center, at St. Lawrence University.
Second Annual William O'Brien First-Year Research Prizes have been
awarded to four students whose projects for the 2004-2005 academic
year were judged to "best reflect the goals of the First-Year Seminars."
Lawrence University Trustee John P. Loughlin '79, president of Gemstar-TV
Guide International Inc.'s TV Guide Publishing Group, has been named
executive vice president and general manager of Hearst Magazines.
Loughlin begins his new role at Hearst October 24.
Lawrence In The News
Professor of Global Studies John Collins was quoted in a September
14 story in the Dallas Morning News, on difficulties the United Nations
is having agreeing on language to define "terrorism."
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: Lorrie Moore'78
opens the 2005-2006 Writers Series, which will feature several
events this year with alumni writers. Thanks to the organizers of
the Writers Series for their support of the Sesquicentennial goal
to celebrate the achievements of our alumni.
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