The Bonner lounge will be open today through Wednesday, July 15 from 4-5 p.m. as a space for people to gather and share thoughts and memories about Pat Donohue.
Congressman Rush Holt’s legislative assistant visited the College on Wednesday, Oct. 24 to talk with Bonner students about politics, his work in the government, and how they can get involved. Andrew Black, a College alumnus, stressed the importance of service, internships and being active for a cause.
Honoring the College’s 9/11 National Day of Service, members of the Bonner Center, in conjunction with Cities of Service, hosted a service project to commemorate the day.
In response to the destructive flooding that hit Trenton last week, College volunteers worked to help distribute supplies needed by South Trenton residents affected by the floods.
By Jackie O’Malley Correspondent While most American fathers teach their nine-year-old daughters how to ride a bike, Minh Dang’s father was teaching her how to have sex. After a year of “training,” Dang’s father sold her into the sex trafficking industry, making Dang the core financial provider for her family. The College’s chapter of New […]
As the new semester starts, you find yourself asking and answering the same question over and over again: “How was your break?” It becomes so redundant that you can predict the answers: “good,” “long,” “boring” … you get the idea. Then you give the same mundane responses in return. But while you were loafing on […]
For Dorine Dillard, 50, a lifelong resident of Trenton, the daily survival tasks of finding a warm meal and place to stay consumed her life. “I’d stay anywhere I could. The only thing is I never went to a shelter. I never went to the Rescue Mission. I was too proud,” Dillard said. Dillard, who […]
Members of the Bonner Center recently traveled to Washington D.C. to be honored as recipients of the 2010 Higher Education Civic Service Award. The College’s Bonner Center for Community and Civic Engagement was among six institutions across the country to receive recognition from The Washington Center for internships and academic seminars. On Monday Oct. 4, […]
By Daniel Weinshenker Correspondent Every year thousands of Americans travel to the Central American country Nicaragua, to volunteer and try to relieve some of the economic and political turmoil that consumes the country. On Tuesday Sept. 28 in the Library Auditorium, seven Bonnor Scholars gave a presentation about their summer service project in Nicaragua. The […]
For 39 of the College’s Bonner Scholars, 2008 “started with a bang” – of the hammer that is.
While most students were home, reuniting with high school friends or still recovering from a New Year’s celebration, the Bonner Scholars devoted a week of their Winter breaks to rebuilding homes in New Orleans while blogging about the experience at tcnjbonners.
Each year, a student who shows enthusiasm for community service and the ability to encourage the same in others is named Outstanding Student Leader of the Year. This year, Neil Hartmann Jr. was chosen out of 52 nominees to receive the honor.
In a press release, the College listed the criteria for the award as “the ability to motivate others, well- developed communication skills, a demonstrated commitment to improving the College community, strong academic performance, leadership in student organizations and service to others.
By Cara DiMaggio Correspondent On Friday, April 22, TrentonWorks Gallery held its Community Art Exhibition, which featured the artwork of students from the College alongside those of artists from Paul Robeson Elementary School, Trenton Central High School, the Trenton Community A-Team and many more local groups. “The idea is that we’re engaging the community, we’re […]
By Cara DiMaggio Correspondent The TCNJ Environmental Club hosted its annual Earth Week from Monday, April 18, to Friday, April 22. The week was filled with five days of activities and events, which culminated with the celebration of Earth Day. This year, the club decided to focus on sustainability. Between one and three events aimed […]
How many of us living in this country grew up without electricity? How many lived in a home without running water? How many of us had to skip a meal for lack of food?
These were questions raised at the Immigration Monologues held on Tuesday, March 29, in the Business Building Lounge. The event was organized by a group of Bonner scholars from the College who volunteer to teach English as a Second Language classes at El Centro, a learning center in Trenton, N.J.