St. Bonaventure University helps you establish the right foundation
McQuade, a 1971 St. Bonaventure University graduate, believes so
strongly in a Bonaventure business education that he and his wife,
Peggy, have committed $2 million to establish the McQuade Center for
Accounting Excellence at St. Bonaventure.
an accounting major as a student, said his St. Bonaventure education
set the foundation for his remarkable business career. The Citibank CEO
is a veteran banker who has held executive positions at Merrill Lynch,
Bank of America Corporation and FleetBoston.
family and I are proud to partner with St. Bonaventure’s premier
business school,” said McQuade. “The high caliber of the curriculum,
the integration of service learning and the attention to ethical
decision making creates a dynamic business learning environment. The
quality instruction I received and the Franciscan values I
learned at the university have served me well, both personally and
family's gift, part of a $15 million campaign to build and support a
new School of Business building on campus, will provide scholarship aid
to promising incoming accounting majors; funding to recruit, retain and
support the work of highly qualified, dedicated faculty; and support for
student programming, advisement and professional development.
will help ensure that St. Bonaventure's School of Business retains its
status as one of the premier business schools in the world, one of only 5
percent of business schools worldwide accredited by the Association for
the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business.
Looking for a win-win?
If you want the experience of working at a high-volume accounting firm and the satisfaction of helping those in need, give VITA a try.
Each year, SBU accounting students join forces with the Internal Revenue Services to provide free income tax preparation and e-filing for low and moderate income residents through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, known as VITA.
Since 2004, SBU students have given 10,000 volunteer hours to complete 2,150 tax returns, earning refunds totaling more than $3.3 million.
Learn more about VITA at SBU.
Earn your BBA & MBA in 5 years
Students may apply for entry into the five-year BBA/MBA program during their junior year.
Those who successfully complete the program earn their BBA degree and the MBA degree at the end of the fifth year. Learn more