sary reunion with numerous
special events and featuring
enthusiastic attention to the
Grotto renovation project.
blessings at the site with Uni-
versity President Sr. Margaret
Carney, O.S.F., and University
Ministries Executive Director
Fr. Francis Di Spigno, O.F.M.
the class, as they achieved un-
precedented Annual Fund giv-
ing led by class giving
chairpersons, along with contri-
butions sufficient to help bring
the project to fruition.
'15, project completion is antic-
ipated in early autumn. Stay
tuned for the "big reveal" of
the completed project in the
next issue of Bonaventure mag-
to Slovak Republic
on pharmacy program
perfect pass rate on
new state assessment
for the Class of 1965
University President Sr. Margaret Carney,
O.S.F. (right) congratulate four outstanding
former student-athletes who were inducted
into the St. Bonaventure University Athletics
Hall of Fame as the Class of 2015. Pictured
from left are Laura Spaulding Sumner, '04
(lacrosse); Kim Dodson, '04 (softball); Otto
Piedmont, '70 (swimming); and Mario Arce,
'05 (tennis). Read more at
gram. Conheady, who grad-
uated in May with an Honors
degree and a bachelor's de-
gree in history, will be placed
this fall as an English teach-
ing assistant (ETA) at a Slo-
vak Republic secondary
school. She is the third stu-
dent to earn a Fulbright
2016 academic year through the program.
teams to teach athletic fundamentals," said
Conheady, who was president of SBU's
women's rugby team and the 2015 Ideal
Bonaventure Woman. "This will give the stu-
dents the opportunity to broaden their English
and work outside the classroom as a team."
were inducted into the St.
Bonaventure University Seneca
Battalion Army ROTC Hall of
Fame March 28.
Maj. Michael A. Giovino (Ret),
'79, are the first siblings who
have been inducted into the
Hall of Fame in the same year.
cepted the award on his
with the University at Buffalo's School of Phar-
macy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
for them at UB after majoring in biology at St.
Bonaventure for three years.
opportunity for prospective students, as well
as the St. Bonaventure community," said Dr.
Monica Thomas, director of the Franciscan
Health Care Professions program at St.
degree awarded by St. Bonaventure and a
doctorate in pharmacy awarded by UB.
can also be found online at
can go. Since the spring of 2014, St.
Bonaventure graduates have a perfect bat-
ting average (43 for 43) on New York state's
newly mandated edTPA -- the educational
Assessment" that is
now one of the certifi-
cation tests required
by New York for initial
teacher certification in
the profession with the skills necessary to
help all of their students learn," according to
the American Association of Colleges for
Teacher Education (AACTE).
never dreamed that we would achieve any-
where near a 100 percent pass rate, but
through the diligent work of our faculty led
by Dr. Nancy Casey, we have achieved that
for three semesters running," said Dr. Joseph
Zimmer, interim provost and vice president
for academic affairs.
now interim dean.