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.

Panel fights to dispel immigrant stereotypes

Undocumented immigrants do not pay taxes. They take away jobs from documented Americans. An overwhelming majority of immigrants are Latino. Immigrants only have children in America in order to secure residency or citizenship. It is easy to become a U.S. citizen.

Those were the stereotypes that the sisters of Lambda Theta Alpha (LTA) and the El Centro team at the Bonner Institute seeked to dispel in their inaugural Immigration Panel Discussion held in the Education Building on Wednesday, Nov. 18.