The Office of Marketing and Communications is located on the second floor of Francis Hall on the East End of campus. During the academic year, our office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
St. Bonaventure University’s 154th Commencement Exercises will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 11, in the Reilly Center Arena.
The Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell, director of the Department of Religion at historic Chautauqua Institution for 13 years, will deliver the keynote address.
Campbell will be among three distinguished guests receiving honorary degrees. Also being honored are Ann L. Swan, a longtime benefactor of St. Bonaventure, and Neal J. Johnson, class of 1973, president and CEO of Special Olympics New York.
All commencement participants and guests are invited to the Baccalaureate Mass to be held at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 10, in the Reilly Center Arena. Graduates and their guests of all faith traditions are invited to attend this Mass. All are welcome.
The annual Candlelight Induction Ceremony, when degree candidates are welcomed into the St. Bonaventure Alumni Association, will be held at 8:45 p.m. Friday, May 9, in front of De La Roche Hall on campus.
Saturday’s events also include the commissioning of ROTC cadets as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army, which takes place at 10 a.m. in the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, and an Honors Awards Ceremony at 11:30 a.m. in the Reilly Center Arena.
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