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Bona’s Warming House sees increase in need; continues offering hope, hot meals during pandemic Nov 23, 2020 | As the spread of COVID-19 continues and some area families struggle to put food on the table, St. Bonaventure University’s Warming House is there to help.
SBU@SPCA provides students a chance to serve the community with a homey feeling Nov 20, 2020 | Each week, a group of St. Bonaventure University students visit Cattaraugus County’s Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, a place many abandoned or relinquished animals call home. At the shelter, the students walk dogs, play with cats and help clean animal cages, among other things.
University to go to remote instruction after classes Nov. 20 Nov 19, 2020 | Despite being under the 100-case threshold required by New York state to close, St. Bonaventure University has decided to end its in-session portion of the fall semester after classes on Friday, Nov. 20.
SBU’s Franciscan Institute publishes new book on St. Bonaventure Nov 18, 2020 | The Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University has published a new volume of articles on the theology, philosophy and spirituality of St. Bonaventure of Bagnoregio.
Mother of seven, substitute teacher and full-time student discusses non-traditional education at Bona’s Nov 18, 2020 | With seven children, a husband, a job, and a full-time class load, LaDonna Freundschuh, a senior childhood education major at St. Bonaventure University, packs a lot into every day.
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