Alumni Events & News
Welcome, Bonnies, to your headquarters for alumni events and activities, as well as news for and about our Bona family.
Here you'll find information about upcoming events planned by alumni chapters across the country; scheduled visits to chapter cities by Office of Alumni Services representatives, including the popular Mountain on the Road series with Fr. Dan Riley, O.F.M.; as well as the latest news for and about our vast Bona family.
Due to restrictions in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and out of concern for the safety and well-being of all, no in-person alumni events are being scheduled on or off campus at this time. We continue to explore holding virtual events, such as the Oct. 21 Bona Trivia event held on Zoom. (See Past Events below to view a recording of that event.) Individual alumni chapters continue to plan and host small gatherings, as permitted and warranted in light of the pandemic.
Virtual Beer Tasting & Brewery Tour
Take a break and join Bona alumni, parents and friends for an interactive virtual beer tasting and brewery tour led by John Urlaub, '81, founder of Rohrbach Brewing Company. Urlaub will take you behind the scenes of the brewery's operations and guide you through a tasting session. To register for this event, click here
Warming House Volunteer Days
The Warming House is seeking alumni volunteers to help distribute meals to our neighbors while the students are on break for winter recess. This is a socially-distanced volunteer opportunity including meal prep, cooking, serving meals, cleaning up and dishwashing.
Gloves will be provided, but please bring your own face mask. Dress comfortably in jeans and sneakers. Up to six volunteers are needed for a 1:45 to 5 p.m. shift on the following dates: December 4, 6, 11 and 13, 2020.
Select a volunteer day and register here
Bona Trivia 2020: Oct. 21, 2020
If you missed our first-ever virtual trivia night, presented on Zoom, it's AVAILABLE HERE. (You will need this passcode: s*$MF0!c)
Nov 11, 2020 | “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” the iconic song from the Band’s self-titled 1969 album, will serve as a starting point for the Jandoli Institute’s second forum on music and social justice.
Nov 06, 2020 | A group of St. Bonaventure University students pushed up their sleeves and sank their hands into the rich soil of Canticle Farm in Allegany this past summer, volunteering for the Farm to Table program.
Oct 23, 2020 | After one full year of operation, St. Bonaventure University's food pantry has become a hit on campus. And its doors are open to all – students and employees.
Oct 15, 2020 | The Jandoli Institute will explore the connection between music and social justice in a new project named “Sharp Notes, Sharp Thoughts.” The project will begin with an online roundtable discussion on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m.
Oct 08, 2020 | University President Dr. Dennis R. DePerro offers thanks to the university community for their part in keeping everyone healthy this semester.