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Trenton Area Soup Kitchen – September 22, 2014

Students will serve at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, preparing and serving meals for patrons, and providing GED tutoring to help prepare program participants for their GED test. The Trenton Area Soup Kitchen feeds those who are hungry in the Trenton area and offers programs to encourage self-sufficiency and improve the quality of life of its patrons.

For more information on this and other community engaged learning days, contact the Bonner Institute at or 609-771-2548.

Fernbrook Farms Education Center – September 20, 2014

Students will serve at the Fernbrook Farms Education Center, assisting the nonprofit in preparing for its Farm Run, a fundraiser put together to support the education program at the farm. The Education Center hosts elementary school students from Trenton public schools at the farm as part of a nature education program. For more information on thisContinue Reading

Sustainable Jersey Ewing – September 20, 2014

Students will serve with Ewing Township’s Sustainable Jersey team, working in the community on various projects to help the Ewing Green Team work towards its Sustainability Certification. Specifically, students will assist with the clean-up of a community garden and conducting a bikability/walkability audit in a neighborhood in Ewing. The audit will gather information about the conditionsContinue Reading

Habitat for Humanity – September 13, 2014

Students will serve with Habitat for Humanity of Trenton in the organization’s ReStore. The ReStore is a nonprofit home improvement store and donation center that sells new and gently used furniture, home accessories, building materials, and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price.  Habitat for Humanity ReStores are proudly owned and operatedContinue Reading

TCNJ Bonner Institute Receives $40,000 Grant from Fund for New Jersey to Support the Trenton Prevention Policy Board

EWING, NJ – The College of New Jersey’s Center for Community Engaged Learning and its Bonner Institute for Civic and Community Engagement have received a $40,000 grant from the Fund for New Jersey to increase the capacity of the Trenton Prevention Policy Board, a local network that is focused on promoting positive youth development andContinue Reading

“No Vacancy” Exhibit Opening Friday at TrentonWorks Art Gallery

TRENTON - A picture can speak a thousand words, and through photojournalism, it can retell entire stories that may have otherwise been lost over time. On Friday, August 1st, The College of New Jersey’s TrentonWorks Art Gallery will present the opening of “No Vacancy,” an exhibition that will highlight the role that photojournalism has played inContinue Reading

Wells Fargo Bonner Education Brigade Wraps Up Another Successful Year

EWING, NJ – The College of New Jersey has officially wrapped up another successful year of Community Engaged Learning and working with the greater Trenton community on a variety of issues, including youth development and education. This past year year, TCNJ received a $25,000 grant from the Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation in support of theContinue Reading

AmeriCorps*VISTA Positions Available

The following AmeriCorps*VISTA positions through the Bonner VISTA Fellows program. Applications are being accepted through June 24, 2014. To apply, please click the links below. The New Jersey Bonner VISTA Fellow Program is a post-college national volunteer service program developed in partnership of The Center for Community Engaged Learning & Research at The College ofContinue Reading

Zero Out on Plate Waste – April 24, 2014

Mini Lecture: From Roebling Steel to Terracycle – April 23, 2014