October 3, 2005
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is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!
Response to Hurricane Katrina:
To date, students, faculty and staff have donated $12,600.
The phrase "check out that bike" has a whole new meaning
on the St. Lawrence University campus. Beginning this fall, anyone
with an I.D. that allows them to check books out of the University's
libraries can also check out a bicycle, aiding the environment by
minimizing driving. For
Faculty and staff have prevailed over students --
in a just-for-fun benefit basketball game, that is, with Vice President
and Dean of Academic Affairs Grant Cornwell as the victorious coach
and President Daniel F. Sullivan as the referee. For
Six members of the Class of 2006 who were elected in
August to St. Lawrence's chapter
of the national honor society Phi Beta Kappa participated in an induction
ceremony during Family Weekend on campus. For
Twenty-five new members were recently inducted into St. Lawrence's
pyschology honorary, Psi Chi. For
1:50 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, hundreds of St. Lawrence students
were at the same place--the top of one of the Adirondack High Peaks!
The Outing Club's annual Peak Weekend achieved its goal to have students
on all 46 peaks, and 43 of the 46 groups timed their hikes to make
it to the top at 1:50 p.m. in honor of the University's 150th anniversary.
Lawrence In The News
Associate Director of Admissions Al Gotsch was quoted in a September
24 story in the Tampa Tribune, in a story about the annual convention
of the National Association for College Admission Counseling.
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: Fun Facts about St. Lawrence
The St. Lawrence motto is Fides et Veritas, which can translated
from the Latin as either loyalty and integrity or, more literally,
faith and truth.
The Thelomathesian Society, the current student government organization,
began in 1863 as a debating club. The name comes from the Greek
for love of knowledge and desire to learn.
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