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November 2011


Brrrr, it's cold out...time to buy a new Bona sweatshirt and go Christmas shopping at the bookstore


Alumnae present workshops at 10th Annual Girls Day

The 10th Annual Girls Day hosted by the Department of Computer Science was held on November 12. Girls, in grades 6 to 8 from area schools, attended workshops presented by a number of Bona alums.

Learn more about this annual event


Unique master's degree program offered

Those looking to set themselves apart from the crowd should look no further than St. Bonaventure's new Master of Educaton degree, Differentiated Instruction - Students with Disabilities. The new program is the only one of its kind in Western New York, and only one of five similar programs in New York state.

Learn more about the program


Campus events held in November

There was a little something for everyone on campus this month.

Mens rugby clinch title

Veteran's Day ceremony honors former student

Local students build mega-icosahedron


School of Business campaign gets boost from Rochester and Buffalo alumni

A number of Bona alumni living in the Rochester and Buffalo areas have committed more than $25,000 to the University's School of Business campaign. Construction of the building is set to begin in 2012.

Read more about the campaign and donations from Rochester alumni

Read more about the campaign and donations from Buffalo alumni


Local business leaders commit $1.5 million to School of Business Campaign

Cutco Foundation, Inc., Dresser-Rand, and Iroquois Group are committed to the future of St. Bonaventure and the new School of Business building.

Learn more about their gifts


Watson wins "best paper" award at international conference

Dr. John Watson, professor of marketing, earned a "best paper" award at the Fall International Conference of Academy of Business Research.

Learn more about the paper and Watson


Give "The Good Journey" for ChristmasThe Good Journey

The perfect holiday gift for the Bonnies in your life! "The Good Journey – 150 Years of History at St Bonaventure University".  Watch videos, see photos and read excerpts from the book at view a sample of the book at Franciscan Institute Publications.  The gift that every Bona alum wants to see under their tree this Christmas.



Learn more about University Ministries



White House Christmas card collection and creches are two exhibits on display through the holidays

Learn about these special holiday exhibitions


Hudson Vagabond Puppets present "The Snow Queen"

Madrigalia to perform December 2



Women (4-1) lose first to Delaware

Men fall to Virginia Tech, go to 2-2


SBU Club Sports


Upcoming Alumni Events for all the details

December 3
Bonnies in Buffalo
Bona's vs. University of Buffalo

December 7
Watch the Bonnies on TV
Bona's vs. Illinois

December 10
Volunteer Day
Baltimore, MD

December 10
Christmas Party
New York City

December 10
Christmas Party
Charlotte, NC

December 15
Christmas Open House
Quick Center for the Arts

December 20
Bonnies in Rochester
Bona's vs. NC State

December 30
Pre-game Reception in Lewiston
Bona's vs. Niagara

January 7
Bonnies in Pittsburgh
Bona's vs. Duquesne

January 9
Reception TBA
West Palm Beach

Reunion 2012, June 1-3

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