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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 this day, and other community engaged learning activities, contact the Bonner Institute at boncel@tcnj.edu or 609-771-2548.

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

Bonner Scholars Participate in Solar Panel Project for Tanzania

  David Sanchez, Bonner Community Scholar, Class of 2016 PRINCETON, NJ – In addition to serving the local Trenton and Ewing communities, Bonner scholars take regular strides to engage with the global community as well. At the end of the fall semester, Bonner Scholars Aman Gill and David Sanchez attended the WE SHARE Solar conferenceContinue Reading

Trenton Cities of Service Mobilizes Area Residents to Serve on King Holiday

TRENTON, NJ – 200 Trenton residents, AmeriCorps, VISTA, TCNJ students, TCHS, and Isles YouthBuild students are expected to turn out on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Volunteers will sort clothes, prepare sandwiches, paint murals, and participate in other beautification projects at local nonprofits in the city. Volunteers will serve at local nonprofitContinue Reading

First Year TCNJ Bonner Scholars Travel to New Orleans

EWING, NJ – Today First Year Bonner Community Scholars are leaving for an eight-day trip to New Orleans, LA for a service and enrichment experience that is a principal part of the TCNJ Bonner Scholars program. Students will learn about Hurricane Katrina, the impact the hurricane had on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region, theContinue Reading

TCNJ Bonner Center Receives $25,000 Grant from Wells Fargo Foundation

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 year, TCNJ received a $25,000 grant from the Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation in support of the Bonner CommunityContinue Reading

Community Engaged Learning Fall 2013 Projects: Multicultural New York

EWING, NJ – The TCNJ Bonner Center for Civic and Community Engagement mobilized First Year Students for their Community Engaged Learning (CEL) graduation requirement through class-based projects connected with their Freshmen Seminar Program (FSP) classes. This year, the Bonner Center worked with faculty on over 40 FSP courses to connect community engaged learning projects withContinue Reading

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