St. Bonaventure University

In-person Commencement activities for the Class of 2020, scheduled for May of 2020, were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual celebration was held instead. The university still plans to honor the Class of 2020 with an in-person ceremony in the summer of 2020. Details will be announced as they become available.
Adrian Wojnarowski delivering a virtual Commencement address
ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, a 1991 St. Bonaventure graduate, who was to give the 2020 Commencement Address, delivers a virtual message to graduates via YouTube after the COVID-19 pandemic forced postponement of the live event.

Commencement 2020 Goes Virtual


Graduates of the Class of 2020 are celebrated in a special YouTube presentation.

A CELEBRATION OF GRADUATION
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2020

"Today's celebration of your graduation isn't meant to replace your Commencement in any way, but this day couldn't pass without expressing how proud I am of each and every one of you, not only for what you've accomplished in your time here, but how quickly you adapted to this once-in-a-lifetime crisis to earn your degree."

Dr. Dennis DePerro, University President


WATCH THE ARCHIVED CELEBRATION



Congratulations Class of 2020



Onofrio & North named Ideal Bonaventure Students



Michelle Onofrio and Trevor NorthMichelle Onofrio of West Haven, Connecticut, and Trevor North of Westfield, New York, were named St. Bonaventure University’s Ideal Bonaventure Students for the Class of 2020.

The Ideal Bonaventure Students exemplify the spirit of St. Bonaventure and the ideals of St. Francis through community service and academic excellence. They are selected by a committee that considers nominations from the campus community.

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    Nuttal & Stanley honored with faculty Excellence awards


    Steve Nuttal and Chris StanleyDr. Steve Nuttall (left), who has taught in St. Bonaventure’s Department of Philosophy for 39 years, was honored for Professional Excellence in Teaching.

    Dr. Chris Stanley, a professor in the Department of Theology since 1999, was honored for Professional Excellence in Community Service.

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