St. Bonaventure University

Orientation Leaders

The Orientation Team is here to help you learn what it means to be a Bonnie — before, during, and after the summer orientation program. You’ll get to learn more at your orientation session, but here’s a quick look at the O Team and what they love about St. Bonaventure. We can’t wait to see you in July!

Orientation Coordinators

Carter BlackCarter Black, '25
Rochester, N.Y.
Major: Adolescence Education & Spanish
Fun fact: I can cross one eye.
Favorite SBU Experience: Being part of such an amazing community and meeting so many lifelong friends.
Keyara wingateKeyara Wingate, '25
Henrietta, N.Y.
Major: Psychology, minor in music
Fun Fact: I am a dance teacher at Step Up Dance Academy, a dance studio in Allegany. 
Favorite SBU experience: Performing with the SBU Dance Team at the men’s basketball games.

Orientation Leaders

Katie SquiresKatie Squires, '26
Grand Island, N.Y.
Major: Strategic Communication, minor in Marketing
Fun fact: I love country music.
Favorite SBU Experience: Going to Highmark Stadium (Buffalo Bills) with Admissions for an event.
Jez FaysonJez Fayson, '27
Olean, N.Y.
Major: Undecided Communications
Fun fact: I am a twin
Favorite SBU Experience: Playing laser tag at the Bonnie Block Party on Welcoming Days.

Nolan Tormey Nolan Tormey, '27
Alfred, N.Y.
Major: Adolescence Education, History concentration
Fun fact: My favorite baseball team is the Texas Rangers
Favorite SBU Experience: Playing club and intramural sports.
Julia BabcockJulia Babcock, '27
Ridgefield, Conn.
Major: Biology & Mathematics, Music minor
Fun fact: I have played piano at Carnegie Hall.
Favorite SBU Experience: Participating in the Week of Service

Ben VitaleBen Vitale, '26
Rochester, N.Y.
Major: Public Health
Fun fact: I love to hike and be outdoors.
Favorite SBU Experience: Playing on the club soccer team.
Aidan BoyleAiden Boyle , '25
New City, N.Y.
Major: Adolescence Education & History
Fun fact: I went to eight countries last summer.
Favorite SBU Experience: Going to the NIT tournament in NYC

Callan Reddington 200Callan Reddington, '26
Rochester, N.Y.
Major: Strategic Communication
Fun fact: I love to sail.
Favorite SBU Experience: Winning the intramural dodgeball championship.
Hayden WattHayden Watt, '26
Brockport, N.Y.
Major: Sports Management
Fun fact: I worked at the Super Bowl in Vegas this year.
Favorite SBU Experience: Going to whiteout game this year with all my friends. 

Tyler Schott Tyler Schott, '26
Derby, N.Y.
Major: Physical Education
Fun fact: I like to visit state parks.
Favorite SBU Experience: Traveling with my team to cross country meets.
Molly Edgington Molly Edgington, '26
Glastonbury, Conn.
Major: Inclusive Childhood & Early Childhood Education
Fun fact: I am an intramural dodgeball champ.
Favorite SBU Experience: Club softball weekends

Gabriele da SilvaGabriele da Silva, '27
João Pessoa, Brazil
Major: Health Science
Fun fact: I learned English watching friends.
Favorite SBU Experience: The Candlelight Ceremony
Mary Trost Mary Trost, '26
Rochester, N.Y.
Major: Marketing
Fun fact: One of my fave foods is hot dogs.
Favorite SBU Experience: Meeting new students and building connections when I was an orientation leader last summer.