children in Haiti and the Philippines in a daylong work
session March 22 in the Reilly Center Arena.
who were invited to experience a collegiate service-
learning activity, participated in the event.
tein, dehydrated vegetables, vitamins and minerals.
packed meals through missionaries and global nonprof-
its across the world.
(facing camera) to campus Feb. 13
and 14 as the inaugural speaker in
the Becoming Extraordinary Leaders
and as Physician to the Vice President
of the United States since 2009.
medical career journey as an Army
family physician, teacher, flight sur-
geon and hyperbaric medical officer
for the last 18 years. O'Connor has
served in clinical, academic, leader-
ship and operational assignments, in-
cluding tours of duty with the 82nd
Airborne Division, 75th Ranger Regi-
ment, and Army Special Operations
Command. He has deployed on nu-
merous combat rotations in support
of classified missions in Afghanistan,
Iraq and Bosnia.
ing a degree in biology with a minor
in theology. He served as class presi-
dent and a charter member of the
campus Medical Emergency Response
Team. He completed medical school
at the New York College of Osteo-
pathic Medicine in 1992.
sponsored by St. Bonaventure's Class
of 1963 and organized by the Stu-
dent Affairs division.
The 2014 inductees are Col. Giac P. Modica, '56, and
Col. Beverly Schwenk Pritchett, '79, both retired.
Levan, '98 (volleyball) were inducted into the Athlet-
ics Hall of Fame.
SBU graduate Greg Polisseni
demonstrated his unique
style of painting at the Quick
Center in March. Polisseni's
work, which was the subject
of an exhibition at the arts
center, has been described as
"beautiful, passion-filled ab-
stracts," that he says reveal
calm in the midst of chaos.
in the chaos
Department of Athletics
from the battlefield
to the White House
community members who
pledged to volunteer during
a campaign between the
University, the Buffalo Bills
and the United Way. By hit-
ting the goal of 2,000, the
campus was treated to a visit
by NFL linebacker Arthur
Moats (above). Moats, a for-
mer Buffalo Bill now with
the Steelers, spoke about the
importance of volunteerism.