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Current Plaques and Memorials: B

Hofstra University is the home to a large number of Plaques and Memorials. Whether it is a dedicated tree, bench, or an entire garden, Hofstra University is a perfect location to honor someone part of an award winning campus and renowned Arboretum. If you want to Dedicate a Plaque, Hofstra University will work with you to find the perfect memorial.

The following is a directory of our current Plaques and Memorials:

| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M |
| N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | # |

BARD Joyce In Loving Memory of Joyce Bard "May the Good Cheer She Brought to Her Work Serve to Inspire Us All." Paradise Plaque
BARTELS Paul In Memory of Paul Bartels Class of 1959 Bench-Calkins South West on Edge of bricks North of Café
BELL W. In Memory of W.Wayne Bell '56-Librarian Emeritus Much more than an Adequate Friend Bench-Hofstra Hall North/Bench West of Oval Bed
BERLINER Johanna and Walter in grounds shop; due to be installed: Tree in garden North East of Hauser Hall
BERNSTEIN Paul, Richard & Jane In Loving Memory of Paul M. Bernstein, Esq. Richard S. Bernstein, Esq. '80 and Jane Bernstein Shapiro '74, '75 Bench, Roosevelt quad south center area under Sassafras trees double 8ft bench. 
BICKERMAN Helen In Memory of Helen Bickerman Loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother Garden-Breslin North\West of Doors up to first break in concrete
BIRD SANCTUARY FEATHER DONOR BOARD Donor Board includes 13 separate brass plaques mounted on a board with scenes of water plants and a great blue heron. Names to include: Astman, Bender, Dietrich, Featherston, Mauro, Moritz, O'Brien, Rhodes, Salten, Gustafson, Puglisi, Shuart, & Puppo Bird Sanctuary info. Center
BLOCK Betty and Jules In Memory of Jules and Betty Block Garden- Phillips Hall/South East Pocket Park
BLOOM Bertha and Barney In Honor of Bertha and Barney Bloom Garden- Arena North West with bench and associated Plantings
BONGIORNO Bob Donated by Bob Bongiorno and Suburban Greenhouse Pond-Bird Sanctuary Pond and Aquatic Plants (plaque on handrail of Info. Center)
Bossert George A The family and friends of George A Bossert class of 1960 dedicate this garden in his memory. He believed all that is special in each individual can be discovered and nurtured at Hofstra University. His love for Hofstra was only exceeded by his love for his family. Shapiro Alumni House, North Side
BOSSERT George The family and friends of George A. Bossert Class of 1960-dedicated this garden in his memory. He believed all that is special in each individual can be discovered and nurtured at Hofstra University. His love for Hofstra was only exceeded by his love for his family Garden-North East corner Alumni House,includes bench, rustic
BOSCH Elaine In Memory of Elaine Bosch-1997 For Her Warmth and Caring Tree and Bench, Roosevelt North East Dogwood tree and bench left of east door
Boys Bench We will never forget the fun we had. Love 'the boys' Russ McCormack, Brian McNeill, Brendan O'Broyle, Jay Palmer and Mark Prizant. Soccer Complex, East Side
BRAGG FAMILY P.A.G.E.S.S. Garden. In Honor of Tapper Bragg'67,'73,'74 and family for their dedication and support presented by P.A.G.E.S.S. with everlasting gratitude-Sept. 1989. Garden-Lowe Hall/South
BRODLIEB Ken These plantings were donoted through the generosity of Ken Brodlieb. In honor of John Burrafato and Judith Baiata March 1999 Plantings surroundings the bench in honor of Burrafato
BROWER Mary In loving memory of Mary Brower March 2003
BARRAFATO John Mr."B"……….In honor of John Burrafato 28 years of dedication for Student Sevice "Always there for everyone" Bench-Memorial East under red oak
BURKE Dennis In Memory of Our Friend and Biology Department Colleague Dennis Burke Gittleson Hall Northeast Entryway
BUSH George Arching elms cv. "Washington" planted by President and Mrs. George Bush-April 18, 1997. Conference on the 41st President of U.S. Tree-Student Center/North Ramp on westside of east on Alliance Hall