September 2011

9/11 Memorial Service, 2011

September 11 - The SBU family remembers


Accounting program receives $2 million gift from alumnus

Eugene McQuade, '71, and his wife, Peggy, have committed $2 million to establish the McQuade Center for Accounting Excellence endowment.

Learn more about the McQuades and their gift


Friend us on our new alumni Facebook page

SBU Alumni Facebook page

Keep up with all the alumni events, Reunion 2012 information, and get a peek at cool things happening on campus.


Planning on attending Reunion 2012?

The Reunion 2012 registration form/brochure won't be mailed until next February, but there is something you should do now to make the registration process simple. Registering online is the fastest and most efficient way to let us know you plan to attend, but you must be a member of Bona's Online to register on our secure site. If you're not a Bona's Online member, please take the time to request membership now.

I'd like to become a member of Bona's Online


Men's basketball season ticket sales schedule and pricing - new options available

NCAA basketball is right around the corner. New options for multi-game mini packs are available this year.

See the prices and dates tickets go on sale


Have you seen it?

The new look to our website?

Let us know what you think


BV gets revamped

A semester-long redesign has begun on The Bona Venture, the university's student-run newspaper. The new layout has already appeared with the first several issues. The paper's website, www.theBV.org, is also getting a new look.

Learn more about The BV's redesign


"Embracing Otherness" is theme for Francis Week

Francis Week activities this year will include a lecture by Br. Michael "Mickey" McGrath, O.S.F.S., titled "Encounters With Otherness: Saved by Beauty."

Learn more about Br. Mickey


Freshmen recognized for winning essays

Thirteen freshmen have been recognized for their reflectuve essays on the 2011 All Bonaventure Reads selection, "Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal" by Conor Grennan.

View a list of the winners and read their essays


All Souls remembrance - November 2

The Feast of All Souls will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 2, and the Alumni Office will once again be collecting names of your deceased loved ones to be placed under the altar in the University Chapel and remembered in a special Mass. The deceased will also be remembered at Masses throughout the month of November.

All Souls message


"Defining Our Legacy" - 2011-2012 Basketball

Senior Spencer Timkey's contest entry was chosen as the winning slogan for the upcoming basketball season. The slogan will appear throughout the season in print ads, television commercials and billboards.

Read more


Have you read an excerpt from the new SBU coffee-table book, "The Good Journey" yet? Here's your chance

Watch videos, see photos and read excerpts from the book at www.sbuhistory.com

Or view a sample of the book at Franciscan Institute Publications



The artwork of Cecile Brunswick on exhibit September 9-November 2011



September 19-25 Week in Review

Out of Bounds with Shannon Shepherd

Read more at gobonnies.com

SBU Club Sports


Upcoming Alumni Events
alumni.sbu.edu for all the details


September 29
Mass and Reception
New York, NY

October 5
Dean's Reception
Elmira, NY

October 5
Young Alumni After-Work Reception
Washington, DC

October 6
Hellinger Awards, Coppola Party
Buffalo, NY

October 12
Phoenix, AZ

October 13
Seattle, WA

October 18 - date change from Nov. 11
Mountain on the Road
Binghamton, NY

October 20
History Book Tour & Book Signing
Rochester, NY

October 23
Mass and Picnic
Richmond, VA

October 28 & 29
History Book Tour & Book Signing
New York, NY

November 12 & 13
Alumni Hockey Reunion Weekend

November 12
Mountain on the Road
New Jersey

November 13
Mass and Reception
Long Island

Reunion 2012, June 1-3

Get details and register for these events now!

Are You LinkedIn? Join the SBU Alumni Group in LinkedIn

Career change? Job loss? Just want to network?
Join the St. Bonaventure alumni group on LinkedIn.
We have more than 3,275 members!
Request membership now!

Don't forget to join one of our subgroups on LinkedIn!

Business Owners/Entrepreneurs
Albany Alumni
Education grads
Greater Washington DC alumni
Journalism/Mass Comm
MBA grads

Just click on the subgroups tab. Are there any subgroups you'd like us to organize? Let us know at alumni@sbu.edu



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