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August 2012

New students participate in Day of Service

More than 300 incoming students participated in a Day of Service during their first weekend on campus.

Learn more about the projects they helped with


Hellinger Awards to honor recent grad

Shannon Shepherd, '12, now a sports reporter/anchor at WSAW-TV, the CBS affiliate in Wausau, Wisc., will be honored as the winner of the 2012 Hellinger Award at the 52nd Annual Mark Hellinger Awards, Friday, Sept. 21, Premier Banquet Center in Olean. Also being honored are Bryan Jackson, '12, and John Hanchette, '64.

Read more about Shepherd and the other honorees.


Lee Coppola to be inducted into the BBA Hall of Fame

Former J/MC dean Lee Coppola, will be inducted into the Buffalo Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame next month. Coppola's career includes stints as a newspaper reporter, TV investigative reporter, U.S. attorney, and dean. He retired in 2011.

Read more about Coppola and get tickets to the event


Do you know a high school student looking at colleges?

Our admissions office has open house dates, overnight visits, and will schedule personal visits for prospective Bona students.

See the fall schedule


Bonaventure magazine now onlined

The summer edition of Bonaventure magazine has hit mailboxes. Andy Trass, ’11, and Dakota Carroll, ’12, (on the cover) joined alums and fans across the country as two remarkable basketball teams led us through one remarkable spring.

Also inside: photo coverage of Reunion 2012, a faculty member weighs in on global obesity, and 11 pages of Class Notes.

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Stith brothers, Crawford scholarship fund to be established

Proceeds from the Tom Stith Memorial Basketball Tournament held recently in Harlem, N.Y., will help establish a diversity scholarship at the university. The scholarship will be named in honor of Tom and Sam Stith and teammate Fred Crawford.

Learn more

Facebook photo gallery from the tournament


Business Center construction continues

Work continues on the William E. and Ann L. Swan Business Center; construction of the steel framework began this week. Watch the work in real time from our rooftop cameras at



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Athletics partners with Get Real Sports


SBU Club Sports

Peraza Rugby Alumni Weekend, Sept. 6-9. Email with questions or to RSVP.


Upcoming Alumni Events for all the details

September 13
Twilight Retreat

September 14
Mountain on the Road
Atlanta, Ga.

September 15
Mountain on the Road
Atlanta, Ga.

September 15
Tim "Arch" Manning Golf Tournament
Hamburg, N.Y.

September 16
Mass & Brunch
Richmond, Va.

September 18
Coaches Luncheon
Buffalo, N.Y.

September 18
Coaches Reception
Rochester, N.Y.

September 19
Buffalo Nite
Washington, D.C.

Reunion 2013, June 7-9

Get details and register for these events now!

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