St. Bonaventure College will officially welcome the Course of 2025 into the Bonaventure family members in the course of Welcome Times 2021 this week.
On Friday, Aug. 27, freshmen will move into their residence halls right before the 8:30 p.m. Candlelight Ceremony for college students and mother and father on the steps of Plassmann Corridor. A block occasion will follow.
“The Class of 2025 got a sample of what St. Bonaventure has to provide them all through our summer orientation applications – hearing about what would make this group so terrific and why school, staff, latest learners, and alumni contact this university home. In the course of Welcome Times, our incoming class will formally develop into Bonnies on the conclusion of Friday night’s Candlelight Ceremony and see for themselves why Bona’s is so special,” claimed Dahron Wells, assistant director of the University student Achievements Heart.
On Saturday, Aug. 28, new pupils will attend many presentations and things to do to help them put together for the transition to faculty lifetime. Opening speaker Linnita Hosten will supply the students with insight on what currently being a initially-year scholar entails and how to navigate the expertise. College students will understand how to draft a roadmap for a effective 1st calendar year identify precious on-campus sources and alternatives and make a apparent link between their knowledge, diploma attainment, and upcoming job results.
The pupils will also have a opportunity to get to know one particular an additional through an evening of social events and leisure, like a sport exhibit, hypnotist, motion picture and a bonfire.
Students will attend workshops and packages Sunday, Aug. 29, to learn extra about scholar everyday living on campus. Orientation for transfer college students will also be held Sunday. The day will stop with Opening Mass at 5 p.m. in the William C. Foster ’62 Memorial Courtyard at Doyle Corridor.
“The functions happening in the course of the weekend are built to introduce our initial-yr learners to their new residence, get ready them for the start off of classes, and permit them to connect with their whole course. I hope that all customers of the SBU group sign up for me in welcoming the newest additions to the Bona family,” Wells stated.
The university’s upperclassmen will start off arriving Saturday. Fall semester lessons commence Monday, Aug. 30.
About the University: The nation’s to start with Franciscan college, St. Bonaventure College is a local community fully commited to transforming the lives of our students within and outdoors the classroom, inspiring in them a lifelong commitment to provider and citizenship. In 2020, St. Bonaventure was named the #2 regional college benefit in New York and #3 in the North by U.S. Information and Entire world Report.