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For Dr. Paula Scraba, O.S.F., an associate professor of physical education, championing others is a way of life.
Having enjoyed rewarding careers after graduating from Bona's, siblings Corinne and Daniel Maydonovitch are now establishing a chemistry research fellowship.
"I like to consider my path to Bona's unique," said Cassidey Kavathas, who was embraced by the community long before she applied.
You'll have to move fast to keep up with senior Jack Steger. This marketing and management double major with a sports management minor makes every moment count at Bona's.
Jamie Peace discovered SBU and the friars when he was just a boy. “Now,” he says, “my family is very much a Bona friar family."
Jandoli's Kathy Boser has nourished a family atmosphere for more than 36 years. To many she is the embodiment of the Bona's values.
Master iconographer Br. Robert Lentz, O.F.M., is a retired friar living at the St. Bonaventure Friary. His innovative icons are known worldwide.
“Being able to study at St. Bonaventure is worth everything,” said senior journalism major Jeremy Castro. He values the good friends and great teachers he has found here.
If MBA candidate Mary Welch had to pick one word to describe her time at Bona’s, growth would be it. "Growth has been the highlight of my time at Bonaventure," she said.
Connections and relationships. These are what matter most in life, says Clinton Afful, a senior public health major at St. Bonaventure.
Taylore Lunger, a graduate student in the 4+1 MBA in Professional Accountancy program, learned to step out of her comfort zone at Bona's.
If there’s anything Jennifer Landow lives by, it’s that it’s never too late. The 46-year-old graduated in December 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in physical education.
Norb Bennett, Class of 1962, hopes Bona students “carry forward the values of St. Bonaventure and maintain a lifelong, active role with the university and with their classmates.”
Mother of seven, substitute teacher and full-time student LaDonna Freundschuh knows the meaning of the word busy.
For Logan Abplanalp, the Inclusive Special Education Master’s Program has opened doors for him in the ever-changing field of education.
MBA candidate Rebekah Liszewski credits the strong #BonaFamily bonds for helping her realize her full potential.
“Do your work, get educated and have fun.” These are the tenets of senior cybersecurity major Adam Irwin who is on track to graduate early.
For senior Priscilla Contreras, it feels like “just yesterday” that she arrived at Bona’s from the Bronx as an undeclared major with no connection to campus.
Cheering has been a lifelong sport for Bradford alumna Brianna Goodell, who has been enjoying the sport since the age of four.
The Center for Attention, Learning & Memory dispels learning myths and offers student research opportunities.
The Hagstrom family is honoring their mother's “legacy of possibility” with a scholarship. Rising junior Hunter Ehrenberg is a recipient this semester.
Bona students gain hands-on, employable skills while conducting high-quality research—all thanks to a modern instrumentation lab.
As he looks back at a successful & rewarding career, Terry Morgan, '68, knows he took the right path in choosing to attend St. Bonaventure.
After a successful career as an executive on Wall Street and early retirement in his fifties, John Deignan, '65, has since spent his time paying it forward.
Jessie Briggs Joyce, Ph.D., points to her time at St. Bonaventure as a key ingredient in her success.