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Dean of Arts & Sciences
David Hilmey, Ph.D.
Dr. David Hilmey
Associate Professor of Chemistry
(716) 375-2136
Plassmann Hall 109
Administrative Assistant

Sharon Godfrey
(716) 375-2136
Plassmann Hall 109
Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Daniel Ellis
Associate Professor of English
(716) 375-2450
Plassmann Hall D-4
Director & Assistant Dean for Franciscan Health Care Programs

Dr. Monica Thomas
(716) 375-2656
De La Roche Hall 219

School of Arts and Sciences

School of Arts & Sciences

Welcome to the School of Arts and Sciences, the largest and most diverse school on campus. With our sixteen departments, our varied majors, excellent faculty, and multidisciplinary programs, we offer something for every undergraduate student at St. Bonaventure.

We service most of the courses for the Clare College core curriculum and the Honors Program, and all students, whether in Business, Teacher Education, or Journalism/ Mass Communication, will take many of their classes within our school.

Bona's students looking ahead to post-graduate study in the health care field may take advantage of the university’s Franciscan Health Care Professions Program.

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Faculty Research & Honors

    Apr 18, 2018

    School of Arts & Sciences
    Department of English and Department of Classics
    Dr. David Matz, professor of classics, participated in a roundtable discussion on the topic of Classics Today at the Northeast Modern Languages Association annual convention in Pittsburgh on April 13. His presentation was titled “Keeping the Classics Alive at a Small Liberal-Arts University.” Dr. Lauren Matz, professor of English, presented a paper, “’Some little whiff of God’: Metaphor and Faith in Dodie Smith’s I Capture the Castle (1948),” at the Northeast Modern Languages Association annual convention in Pittsburgh on April 13. Her presentation was part of a session on post-World War II British literature.

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Encouraged by SBU to "keep doing what you're passionate about," Griffin Kramer is majoring in chemistry and music.