Students ‘Center’ ‘Alternative Break’ plans on helping ‘Humanity’; Habitat for the holidays; Bonner and ABC experience New Orleans

 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 […]

Bonner Center wins higher ed. service award

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, […]

Bonner Scholars lend a helping hand in New Orleans

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.

Bonner scholar named outstanding leader

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.

TrentonWorks Gallery unites the city

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 […]

Earth Week teaches students sustainability

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 […]

Immigration Monologues fight off stigma

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.