Each and every day donors to St. Lawrence are contributing to our mission and helping our institution make a lasting impact on students' lives. Read some of their stories.
Saying “thank you” to St. Lawrence on the University’s 150th anniversary of legacy giving.
In 1998, the G. Atwood Manley Society Achievement Award was established to recognize individuals who demonstrate dedication and loyalty to St. Lawrence University through their involvement in the Manley Society.
Mark Twain wrote, “Everybody talks about the weather, but no one ever does anything about it.” Everybody talks about changing the world, too, but Samantha Glazier is working on it.
St. Lawrence is a special place that helped shape us into the adults we have become, taught us the value of our education and showed us how we can contribute to the global world in which we live.
Todd Haskell ’90 has consistently supported St. Lawrence University each year as an annual fund donor and a volunteer. As a student, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma, president of Thelmo, and a Dana Scholar.
Deena Giltz McCullough ’84 had heard stories about St. Lawrence throughout her childhood in Plattsburgh, New York. She even visited the campus a few times, enough to make the place feel familiar before enrolling. Still, like all new students, she found a place that pushed her to learn more — starting with herself.
Every one of us has been helped along the way by others – family, teachers, friends. From the professor who insisted I stay with his family instead of in a hotel for my first night in Canton to my network of classmates, St. Lawrence has supported me in many ways.
Since graduating from St. Lawrence University, Dave ’77 and Barb Wiederecht ’78, P’15 have consistently supported the University in many ways.
Don ’70 and Suzanne Martin ’72 have seen how a St. Lawrence liberal arts education can influence lives – including their own.
Pat Schulze graduated from St. Lawrence 1972 with a major in Government. While a student, she was active in her sorority, Tri Delta serving as rush chair and president. She also served as an orientation leader, played varsity tennis for four years and was a member of Mortar Board Society, now ODK.
While at St. Lawrence, Steve Hill ’72 (pictured here with his wife Ramona) was a history major, a Nordic combined skier, and active with ROTC. Upon graduating, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, retiring in 1996 as a Lieutenant Colonel.
David C. Areson ’71 graduated cum laude with a BS in mathematics. At St. Lawrence, he was a member of Pi Mu Epsilon (the mathematics department honorary society) and on the Dean’s List.
“We met the night before graduation. It was literally the last day we were on campus together.”
Pete Ticconi ’69 did not have an inkling of the influence that St. Lawrence University was to have upon his life, and certainly he had no idea that he would one day work at his alma mater
St. Lawrence honors scholar, educator, administrator, bibliophile, humanitarian and philanthropist the late President Emeritus Frank P. Piskor.
Looking back to her time on campus and the life she built as a graduate, Susan Underwood ’68, P’03 speaks of her gratitude for some distinctly Laurentian opportunities.
Planning a gift to St. Lawrence that honors a beloved sister and the whole Laurentian family.
Robert V. Lyle graduated from St. Lawrence University in 1958 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and has remained close to the University ever since.
Rita Goldberg did a lot more than teach Spanish at St. Lawrence. Now she’s planning to do even more.
Marcia Dawson ’48 was incredibly involved during her time at St. Lawrence. Marcia was an English major and an active member in both the Greek and athletic life.
While attending St. Lawrence, Aitchie was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority and a cheerleader for the college. After graduation and a brief time working the controllers office, she moved to Boston where she met the love of her life, Hank Ellison, who later became an honorary St. Lawrence alum.
Dorothy McKinney Malin ’40 was known by her friends as an energetic person with a generous spirit.
Doris M. Offermann graduated from St. Lawrence University with a degree in economics in 1934.
Edith M. Costello was the proud daughter of two Laurentian graduates. Although she never attended St. Lawrence, she left a bequest of nearly one million dollars.
I'll Be Home for Christmas remains one of the most beloved Christmas songs of all times, and it gives more to St. Lawrence University than just a special holiday feeling.
G. Atwood Manley was born 125 years ago, on October 31, 1893. Lennie Dougherty McKinnon '58 received the 2018 G. Atwood Manley Society Achievement Award. At the award ceremony during Reunion, she thanked President Bill Fox and the other gathered Laurentians and presented the following details of G. Atwood Manley’s achievements:
The Craig Professorship was established in 1872 and endowed in 1873 under the will of John Craig of Rochester. In 1925 the professorship was changed to the Craig Professorship of English. In 2016, Dr. Sarah Gates (pictured) was appointed the Craig Professor of English.