blazing red and the
grove near Plassmann
washes over St. Bonaventure,
bringing nostalgia with its early
evenings and foggy dawns. For
Kayte Malik, '03, the October Na-
tional Alumni Association Board
meeting also brought a chance to
revisit Bonaventure, taking in old
sights with new perspectives --
though the sights weren't so far
Malik. "And I always come back
to that good journey." In touch
with fellow Bonnies, conscious of
her Bonaventure beginnings, and
informed by work since gradua-
tion, Malik remains grounded in
the memories of her alma mater,
while moving forward.
Bonaventure, Malik has worked
mainly in business technology and
marketing roles, most recently
joining Sears Holding Corporation
as an eCommerce product man-
ager. There, she develops and
manages the digital products and
tools for the footwear business
and Kmart Apparel.
evolved and continues to evolve,"
said Malik. "It's like being a trail-
blazer, in a way."
chovia/Wells Fargo during the fi-
nancial crisis proved one of the
most formative parts of her work-
Margaret's "swift pace"
and "unswerving" step
have led St. Bonaventure
University through fundraising cam-
paigns totaling more than $112
million; cultivated a spirit of aca-
demic rigor; encouraged students
to lives of service; and engaged alumni to assist with internships and job placement.
The past 10 years have also witnessed the most exciting physical transformation in
the history of the campus.
uses the Italian expression "Mille grazie"-- a thousand thanks. The phrase evokes
images of our roots and of our patrons: Saints Bonaventure, Francis, and Clare.
ence a St. Bonaventure education.
$500,000 during the next five years for scholarship aid.
vide financial assistance that paves the way to success for our students. And that's
The Power of a Bonnie.