Connors one of eight SBU alumni listed among 40 rising business leaders
Jeff Connors, a 2002 St. Bonaventure graduate with a BA in history, is one of eight SBU alumni who will be honored Nov. 9 for making Business First's list of 40 rising business leaders under the age of 40.
Connors was named the 2002 St. Bonaventure Ideal Male Student. He went on to receive his master’s degree at Marymount University in Arlington, Va., in 2004, and began teaching ninth-, 10th- and 11th-grade English at his alma mater, Lake Shore Central High School in Evans, in 2006. In addition to teaching, Connors is Lake Shore’s track and field head coach and pole vault instructor, freshman dean, a founding board member for the Boys’ and Girls’ Club of Lake Shore, a Chamber of Commerce master of ceremonies and the manager of Connors’ Hot Dog Stand in Evans, which is more than 70 years old. Read more
~ September 2012
Schaeper discusses spy Edward Bancroft at American Revolution Round Table
Dr. Thomas J. Schaeper, professor of history, spoke at a general meeting of the American Revolution Round Table in New York City. His topic was "Edward Bancroft: Master Spy of the American Revolution." The Round Table's members meet five times per year at a dinner banquet. Previous speakers before the group have included Pulitzer Prize-winners David McCullough, Gordon Wood and David Hackett Fischer. Schaeper's talk was an outgrowth of his book "Edward Bancroft: Scientist, Author, Spy," which was published in 2011 by Yale University Press. The book will appear in paperback later this summer.
~ June 2012