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News Digest
October 3, 2005

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2005-2006 is St. Lawrence's Sesquicentennial Year!



Response to Hurricane Katrina: To date, students, faculty and staff have donated $12,600.

Campus News

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 more

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 more
Student News

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 more

Twenty-five new members were recently inducted into St. Lawrence's pyschology honorary, Psi Chi. For more
At 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. For more
St. 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.

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: 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.

News Digest Archive
News Digest is a weekly compilation of the news releases and Web feature stories created in the past week. It is released, generally, every Monday.

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