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Sports Journalism

Pursue your passion in our new online sports journalism master's program, which is guided by an alumni advisory board composed of top sports journalists.

SBU Grad Adrian "Woj" Wojnarowski, '91
ESPN's Senior NBA Insider
Online M.A. in Sports Journalism
News & Events
St. Bonaventure’s Move Out Sale is back, opening to the public at 6:30 p.m. May 17 May 7, 2021 | After a one-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Franciscan Center for Social Concern will once again host a multi-day sale at St. Bonaventure University to raise funds in support of direct service programming.
Dick Kearns, '72, featured on first broadcast of 'Live from The Burton' May 5 at 6 p.m. May 4, 2021 | Dick Kearns, ’72, will be the featured guest on the inaugural “Live from The Burton” from 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 5.
Sign, pavilion projects at St. Bonaventure expected to be completed this summer May 3, 2021 | Work continues on two significant projects on the grounds of St. Bonaventure University.
St. Bonaventure University honored again as a Tree Campus USA by Arbor Day Foundation Apr 30, 2021 | St. Bonaventure University has again been honored with Tree Campus USA Higher Education recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
St. Bonaventure announces recipients of Fr. Joe Doino and Student Life awards Apr 29, 2021 | A number of St. Bonaventure individuals and organizations were recognized for their accomplishments and dedication to the university community during the 2021 Fr. Joe Doino O.F.M. and Student Life Awards Ceremony Wednesday, April 28.
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  • Personal Campus Tours

    Personal campus tours Monday - FridayExperience a modified campus tour and a brief follow-up with an Admissions counselor. All visiting students must have an appointment at least 24 hours in advance. Attendance limited to student and two guests.

  • Saturday Preview Days

    Reserve a Saturday morning or afternoon socially distanced group info session and campus tour. Reservations required at least 24 hours in advance. Student and two guests only.

  • University Ministries Prayer Service

    University Ministries will conduct a prayer service in the University Chapel. The event is for invited students only, but may be watched on Zoom.

  • 25th Annual Candlelight Ceremony

    Ceremony officially welcomes graduates into the SBU alumni family. For graduating students only, but event is being livestreamed.

  • Baccalaureate Mass

    St. Bonaventure University's annual Baccalaureate Mass. Admission granted to registered students only, but is being livestreamed.

  • SBU Commencement Ceremonies

    St. Bonaventure University's 161st Annual Commencement Ceremonies. Event is for graduates and guests only, but is being livestreamed for all to enjoy.

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