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News Digest
December 5, 2005


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

 

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Special Notes: In Memoriam Robert Carlisle:

Lee Professor of History Emeritus Robert Carlisle passed away Thursday, December 1. For more about Prof. Carlisle.

Holiday Events Reminder from the President's Office:
Holiday Open House for North Country Alumni, Parents, Neighbors, and Staff will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2005, 3:00-5:00 p.m. in Eben Holden Hall. President Sullivan will lead a Sesquicentennial celebration of outstanding Canton Laurentians. RSVP: 315-229-5904,

St. Lawrence University Employee Holiday Luncheon will be on Tuesday, December 13, 2005, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in Eben Holden Hall. RSVP: 315-229-5777 by Wednesday, December 7th.

St. Lawrence University Facilities and Security Holiday Breakfast for overnight shifts will be on Wednesday, December 14, 2005, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. in the Winston Room, Student Center. RSVP to Cathy Fayette by Monday, December 12th.

St. Lawrence University Dining Services Holiday Luncheon will be on Monday, December 19, 2005, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Best Western University Inn. RSVP to Cindy Atkins by Thursday, December 15th.

Campus Events
The Singing Saints and Singing Sinners, St. Lawrence University's men's and women's a capella vocal groups, will perform in a holiday concert on Friday, December 9, at 6 p.m. in Herring-Cole on campus. The event is open to the public, free of charge; seating is limited.
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"William Byrd and Friends" is the theme for St. Lawrence University's Early Music Ensemble concert, to be performed on Sunday, December 11, at 2 p.m. in Gunnison Memorial Chapel. The event is open to the public, free of charge.
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Campus News
The Kresge Foundation has approved a $1 million challenge grant to St. Lawrence University, for construction of its new 115,000-square-foot Sarah Johnson Redlich '82 Hall of Science. Construction on the building began in the spring of 2005 and is scheduled to be completed for use in the fall of 2007.
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Beginning next year, St. Lawrence University will offer a summer version of its very successful program of study in Kenya, which began in 1974. .
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Juniors at 14 area high schools explored topics ranging from ancient Indian poetry to calculus in a special program at St. Lawrence University this fall.
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The brothers in St. Lawrence University's Alpha Tau Omega fraternity recently helped out a kindergarten class in nearby Ogdensburg with a charity project.
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Sixteen students have been awarded travel enrichment and independent travel research grants for the 2005-06 Winter Break and Spring Semester through the Center for International and Intercultural Studies.
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!


Sesquicentennial materials ready to order:
A new pictorial "coffee table" book
A a new collection book of historical photos
A a new Sesqui shirt
Two new Laurentian Singers CDs


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