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Higher Education Opportunity Program
St. Bonaventure University
St. Bonaventure, NY 14778
HEOP at SBU - Bristol Barnes.
In addition, she has been inducted into the HEOP National Honor Society, Chi Alpha Epsilon.
Margaret Bryner, HEOP director at St. Bonaventure, describes Loney as “highly energetic, incredibly creative and always positive. She has stepped outside the box she was in when she got here as a shy, reserved freshman.”
Loney’s involvement on campus spans numerous organizations. She has been a staff member with campus radio station WSBU 88.3 The Buzz, and has been very active in the university’s Slam Poetry Club, serving as co-president and secretary, and as an enthusiastic performer. She has routinely placed in slam poetry competitions.
She has also been active in the university’s theater program, acting in five productions and designing costumes for three. She was twice nominated for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Competition.
Loney has been involved with St. Bonaventure’s student-run ad agency, the Kwerkworks, through the university’s chapter of the American Advertising Federation, and she participated in the university’s prestigious Francis E. Kelley Oxford Program, studying abroad in England during the summer of 2012.
She has also been a volunteer at St. Francis House of Boston, Mass., which provides services to the poor and homeless.
Loney is a graduate of the High School of Economics and Finance in New York.
She plans to move to Atlanta after graduation to attend copywriting classes at the The Creative Circus, a portfolio-building educational program.
About the University: The nation’s first Franciscan university, St. Bonaventure University cultivates graduates who are confident and creative communicators, collaborative leaders and team members, and innovative problem solvers who are respectful of themselves, others, and the diverse world around them. We are establishing pathways to internships, graduate schools and careers in the context of our renowned liberal arts tradition. Our students are becoming extraordinary.
A student's academic profile, including high school grades, college board scores and academic history should indicate that he/she would not be admissible under St. Bonaventure University's regular admissions standards, but demonstrate the student's potential for success at the university level.
A student must meet the Financial Guidelines established by the New York State Education Department, with appropriate support documentation.
Economic guidelines can be reviewed by clicking Financial Guideline Sheet for HEOP
The economic guidelines mandated by the State Education Department of New York are set up according to the number of people in the household. Adjustments are made for families with two workers, one-parent families, and families with unusual and extenuating circumstances. Students must be New York state residents and meet other eligibility guidelines. Please contact the HEOP office at 1-800-462-5050 or HEOP@sbu.edu for further information.
Students and families must be able to provide extensive documentation of their income including, but not limited to, copies of: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); parents’ and student's 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ, and W-2 forms; Social Services Documentation; Social Security form 1099; and verification of child support. All must be signed by appropriate persons and include the total amount of income received in 2013.
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