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News Digest
November 28, 2005

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


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Campus Events
The Laurentian Singers of St. Lawrence University will perform their 6th Annual Christmas Concert and Carol Sing on Saturday, December 3, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in Gunnison Chapel on campus. The concert is open to the public at no charge. Director Barry Torres plans a program of Christmas music from the 30’s and 40’s, as well as more recent selections and a few traditional favorites, including the “Hallelujah” chorus from Handel’s Messiah. For more

Love the Laurentian Singers so much you'd like to hear their music at home, in your car, wherever you are? Then check out their two new CDs, now available through the St. Lawrence Brewer Bookstore. Home for The Holidays features 18 songs, including traditional and contemporary, sacred and secular selections and In Concert, On Tour features 25 pieces, including the three St. Lawrence songs (Tribute, Chapel Bells and Alma Mater), plus many Laurentian Singers favorites from the past 50 years. Each CD is $14.99, both CDs together are $24.99. To order.

Campus News
Now available for order to celebrate the Sesquicentennial: a new St. Lawrence Pictorial Book featuring contemporary and archival images of the University's landscapes, buildings and interior scenes. In 80 pages of color photography and 31 pages of black-and-white historical photos, this special hardcover edition can be ordered through Brewer Bookstore, with delivery expected in January 2006. For the holidays, the Bookstore will send a color gift card you may give to your recipients. Cost is $39.95.For more
Now available to purchase to celebrate the Sesquicentennial: Images of America Campus History Series: St. Lawrence University. Researched and edited by Dana Professor of Biology David Hornung and Peter Van de Water '58, featuring hundreds of photos from the St. Lawrence University archives, this paperback edition is $19.99 and may be purchased on-line or at the Bookstore. For more
Announcing a new Summer Program in Kenya: St. Lawrence University will offer a new program in Kenya, June 3 - July 1. Like the semester program, the summerterm will offer students an exciting, multifaceted, intensively cross-cultural experience, combining classroom instruction and field experience in one of Africa’s most stable and thriving countries.
Preview a Flash "video" about the program.
For More about the program and application materials

St. Lawrence University’s men’s squash team gave a dominating performance to capture the Liberty League squash championship Sunday, November 20.
For more

The No. 1 Saints Women’s Hockey team (11-0-2, 2-0-2) extended its record unbeaten streak to 14 games this weekend. The Saints 14-game unbeaten streak dates back to the final game of last season. For more
St. Lawrence In the News

Positive reviews of Professor of Canadian Studies Robert Thacker's new book, Alice Munro: Writing Her Lives, have appeared in the Toronto Star and the Toronto Globe & Mail.
More In The News

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!

Sesquicentennial Fun Fact: There are 26 stained glass windows on campus: one in Herring Cole, four in Richardson Hall and 21 in Gunnison Chapel. In addition to the various liberal arts disciplines, they honor individuals ranging from King Arthur to Mahatma Gandhi to Dag Hammerskjold.

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