hama Island schools, and many of the computer labs in the schools were built
by SBU students.
· Business seminars offered three evenings for entrepreneurs.
· SciencePacks, lesson plans and teaching tools created by Bona's education
field day for the entire school.
from Hurricane Matthew last fall. Enactus raised more than $10,000 for service
teams to repair roofs in January 2017.
major. Her sister Lauren, who earned her accounting (2012) and MBA (2013)
degrees at Bona's, is a former SIFE president. In fact, Hannah and her brother,
Mike, followed in Lauren's footsteps to St. Bonaventure and to the leadership
organization. Mike completed his accounting degree in 2016 and completed
his MBA in May.
Lauren to lead the way down the path of going to SBU and joining Enactus,"
said Hannah, who was a service team leader for the Bahamas trip in January.
dad, recently retired from Campbell's Soup Company after 30 years, as a
"pretty handy guy" who can usually "MacGyver something" he doesn't know
how to fix. A dedicated community volunteer, including with Habitat for Hu-
manity, Stan was a great addition to the service team, which spent most of its
time repairing two houses damaged by Hurricane Matthew.
the Grand Bahama Sports Complex. Mahar is one of more than 20 faculty, staff
and alumni who has accompanied Palmer on his trips abroad.
point for international service. The fall semester is
spent planning the trip and training students new
to the club. It's also when Enactus conducts what
are called legacy projects. These are student-gener-
ated spinoff organizations and stand-alone projects
high school students in 2016. This event has been
named a best practice by the Manufacturing Insti-
tute and versions of it have been implemented
throughout the U.S.
nearly 20 Olean-area companies and nonprofits in
the past two years.
student generated and implemented. I work to
provide training, infrastructure and vision. The stu-
dents provide the rest," said Palmer.
Enactus (formerly SIFE) was formed. Each year,
about 50 SBU students work in the schools teach-
ing science, consult with local businesses, provide
training in business and technology, and conduct re-
search on learning outcomes in primary and high
Stan, and Hannah, '18.