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News Digest
December 12, 2005

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


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Campus News
ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) says that the classic song "I'll Be Home For Christmas" is Number Nine on this year's list of the 25 most-performed holiday songs. That's good news for St. Lawrence University, which receives a share of the royalties each time the beloved song is performed and played.
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Seven former St. Lawrence athletes, including Chairman of the Board of Trustees Emeritus Bruce Benedict '60, and the 1961 NCAA finalist men’s hockey team, will be inducted into the St. Lawrence Athletic Hall of Fame as the class of 2005-06 on Saturday, Feb. 11. For more.
First-year students Kate Farrington and Kateryna Samoteskul are making the news with their efforts to raise money to fund a semester break trip for charity, not revelry.
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Members of the St. Lawrence University Dance Team helped bring local history alive for audiences of the recent community theatrical production "Forever Cows: The Canton Story."
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The organizers of the Third Annual Canton-St. Lawrence University Race Weekend, to be held May 6, 2006, are holding a logo-design contest, with a prize of $100.
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Faculty News
Works by Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Melissa Schulenberg, five of her students and one alumna are included in an exhibition of prints at the Creative Spirit Art Gallery in Potsdam, New York.
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Alumni News
Julia Whitcavitch-Devoy '90 is among the Boston College authors of an article in the Journal of Career Assessment titled "Qualitative Research in Career Development: Exploring the Center and Margins of Discourse About Careers and Working." The article appears in the November 2005 edition, Volume 13, Number 4.
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Mary Gunsalus '76, a teacher at Landstown Middle School in Virginia Beach, has been named Virginia History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Preserve America. She received a $1,000 honorarium and a core archive of history books and materials was donated to her school library.
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St. Lawrence in the News
- The January-February 2006 issue of Bicycling magazine includes a story on St. Lawrence's "Green Bikes" program.
- St. Lawrence University's Student Center was selected to appear in the 2005 American School & University Architectural Portfolio issue, one of 201 projects to be selected.
- St. Lawrence was included in an article titled "The Flavors of Diversity" in the fall special issue of Campus Dining magazine. Director of Dining and Conference Services Cynthia Atkins was quoted in the story, discussing the University's vegan and organic options.
- Professor of Education Arthur Clark is quoted in a story in the December issue of Self magazine, on defense mechanisms and how people use them. Clark is also the coordinator of the University's counseling and human development program.
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This Month in St. Lawrence History:

1886: First campaign celebration in University's history.
1912 Student Orchestra established.
1948 Howard McKinley is named a Rhodes Scholar.
1986 St. Lawrence restructures its calendar and establishes two,14-week semesters.
2002 Campaign St. Lawrence concludes with $132 million in gifts, well over its original goal.


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