CANTON, NY (05/27/2014)(readMedia)– Elizabeth M. Jay of Mystic was one of nearly 550 students who were awarded degrees at St. Lawrence University’s Commencement ceremony, which was held on May 18 in Canton, New York. Jay was awarded a degree in psychology .
St. Lawrence’s Commencement speakers were recipients Grace Potter, Honorary Class of 2014, singer-songwriter from Grace Potter and the Nocturnals; Susan A. Talve, Class of 1975, founding rabbi of the Central Reform Congregation in St. Louis; and Donald K. Rose, Class of 1964, who chaired the St. Lawrence Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2013.
About St. Lawrence University:
Founded in 1856, St. Lawrence University is a private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students located in Canton, N.Y. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global. Visit www.stlawu.edu.