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Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 8:33am

The NY6 Study Abroad Collaboration Working Group will be meeting at Union on Thursday, April 21st to make plans for a June meeting of program faculty to explore possible collaborations on programming in France and Spain, to share best practices, and to review proposals of projects planned for the upcoming year.  

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 10:06am

Jeff Boyd, SLU '78 and chair of the St. Lawrence Board of Trustees, recently spoke about the power of the liberal arts as sound preparation for business careers. You can watch a short clip of his talk here. Boyd is chairman of the Priceline Group. 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 11:19am

Our March newsletter is full of, well, news! There is a lot happening in the New York Six, so check it out! If you have news items for future newsletters, please send them to Amy Cronin at


Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 12:49pm

Student work eminating from the blended learning course "Latin American History Through Travel," focused on Cuba, is on exhibit at the St. Lawrence University Richard F. Brush Art Gallery through April 16, and at Skidmore College's Case Gallery through March 25. The Skidmore exhibit also can be viewed on the website How Was Cuba?


These exhibits highlight students' experiences in a January 2016 travel...

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 9:21am

On Saturday, April 2, St. Lawrence University will hold a one-day summit on sexual assault and affirmative consent, the New York State-mandated standard for sexual misconduct adjudication. The event will be held at the Best Western University Inn (adjacent to the SLU campus at 90 E. Main St., Canton, NY) from 10 am to 4 pm. You may register here.

The summit will address two fundamental questions: how can...

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 9:55am

The New York Six Associate Deans of Faculty Working Group announces a new initiative to identify opportunities for spouses and partners of candidates for faculty positions.  Working group members belong to a listserv on which deans share C.V.'s/resumes of job-seeking partners and spouses.  In addition, couples can use the links below to easily access job postings at schools across the Consortium:

Colgate University

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 9:23am

"Lesvos: Gateway to Europe and Symbol of the World's Inability to Handle the Refugee Crisis"

Alison Guben Waldman, Hamilton class of 1991, recently returned from Lesvos, Greece and will share her experience working in the refugee camps and on the beaches.  She will discuss the tragic events unfolding on the island and shed light on the involvement of NGO's, the Greek government, the United Nations and international volunteers.  She will also offer advice on the best ways to get...

Monday, March 7, 2016 - 9:12am

Monthly meeting of Study Abroad Collaboration working group members.  This month's call will focus on providing updates on the status of revisions to NY6 school policies and procedures regarding Title IX cases abroad, as well as information on the upcoming Kenya program site visit, faculty program directors meetings for Spain and France, and plans for collaboration on pre-departure videos and/or re-entry programming.  

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 9:48am

The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium has been exploring ways to expand instruction in the less-commonly taught languages (LCTLs) through various instructional collaborations.  Several of these pilot courses and proposals have been modeled after a shared course initiative pioneered by Columbia, Cornell and Yale Universities.  

Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl, Director of the Center for Language Study at Yale University, will be providing an overview on their experience with this...

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:58am