Bonner Celebrates its 25th Year at Guilford College.

Connecting Campus to Community
      Contact us
      What is the Bonner Center?
      Student Training through Community Service Institute

Sites + Projects

Project Community Club Isa Guttierez, Josh Sanders, Xinxin Daisy Zhou, Patricia Martinez
Student government liaison, 
Community Scholars promotion
Classroom presentations
Premester hosting
Community Engagement Fair
Community Service Institute
Cultural Competency Project, XinXin Daisy Zhou
Day of Service, 
Kids Fest Days, Community Scholars
Staff Appreciation Days,

Community Sites and Programs
Pathways, Kaled Atchabao.
YWCA, Eliza Stevenson, Shayne Kenny
CAPA Kids, Lakshmi Premysler, Abigail Bekele, Danny Rodas Garcia
Latinx Impact, Berenice Fuentes, Marimar Mantuano
Oakwood, Mia Massuci, Librado Mendoza Sosa
Ashton Woods, Mohamed Togol, Ansley Sink
Glen Haven Risuin Ksor
Newcomers Tutoring Hlois Mlo
Church Under the Bridge, Jackie Sullivan
Cottage Grove, Sel Mpang, Michael Critton
Summit Cone Apts, Zaynah Afada, Imani Ames
Latinx Caucus, 
Soy Un Lider, Jeniffer Gonzales, Fernando Jimenez, Daisy Arguello
Bhutanese Health and Wellness, Mamta Gurung
Guilford Middle, Lilian Santoro
Servant Center, Rehshetta Wells

Food Justice Club Elliott Jarrett (president), Sophia Perlmutter
Guilford College Farm, 
Farm Stand, 
Quaker Cupboard, Regina Gardner, Ana DeLeon
Community Kitchens Project, 
Newcomers Garden, Zaynah Afada, Kassir Atchabao
Mobile Market, Amelia Hall
Oasis Farmers Market, Mallory Cerlewski

Community Engaged Scholarship and Community Based Research
Refugee Housing, Muhadisa Daqiq,Chen,Young

Bhutanese Health and Wellness, Mamta Gurung, Rinker, Dharod, Khadka,Young et al

Montagnard Hypertension, Shreeniwas, Morrison,Young et al

Montagnard Ethnobotany, Bush, Renfrew, V. Ksor et al

Montagnard Oral History, Bush, Renfrew, V. Ksor et al

Montagnard NCAT Farm, Raczkowski, Renfrew, V. Ksor et al

Allies in Community Outreach, Research and Engagement, Malotky, Bernot et al

STEM Promotion, Lilian Santori, Jeniffer Gonzales, Isa Guttierez, Carrington Smith, Daniel de la Rosa, Ashley Siddle, Webster et al

Summer Camps


Fall Premester
Training for Site and Project Coordinators, Bonner Fellows, and Food Justice and Project Community club officers runs Aug 17-23. Only approved students can attend. Contact Andrew Young.

Baby Bonners
First year Bonners arrive Aug 17, 2017 undergo program orientation and then join general Freshman Orientation on Aug 20.
• Premester and Baby Bonners schedule

Fall Semester Dates to Know
Classes on Thursday (Aug 24) and Friday (Aug 25), followed by Guilford College's Day of Service (Aug 26), Bonner Center's Community Engagement Fair (Aug 30) and Bonner's Community Service Institute (Sep 2), an all-day training and learning conference.
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National Folk Festival
On Sep 8 –10, there's no better way to encourage new students to get off campus and learn about Greensboro, the region, and national cultural scene.
National Folk Festival

Read the Buzz: Scholarship and award opportunities
Various offices announce opportunities and deadlines, so be alert. 

Bonner Scholars
Bonner Center Hunger Fellows
Multicultural Scholars Leadership Program (MLSP)
Principled-Problem Solving Scholars (PPS)
Summer Research Scholars Program (URCE)
Senate Community Scholars grant
Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award

What’s a Community Scholar? Can I apply to be a Bonner Scholar? 
A Community Scholar completes their assignment off campus in the community. (link). Freshmen and sophs can apply to be a Bonner Scholar. For qualification info, click here. Or contact James Shields.

Do I need to train before I go to a site? 
Yes, training is mandatory.
• Community Engagement Training

What’s a Community Scholar?
If you have work-study, you can choose to do community engagement work to complete your hours. Contact Susan May.

Can my community engagement work count as an internship or independent study?
In many cases, yes. Start the conversation with your adviser or professor. Interested in community research? Contact Andrew Young. Internship requirements? Contact the Career Development Center.

How do I find out more about each site?
For general information, ask Susan May or Andrew Young  For site details, check out the links and contact student coordinators listed on the far left column.

If I don’t see a site I’m interested in, can I perform service elsewhere? 
Yes! Contact Susan May for ideas.

If I missed training, what do I do?
Since training is mandatory before you go on site, contact Andrew Young.

Can I join the Food Justice Club? Project Community Club?
Yes! These are student clubs that work closely with Bonner Center and are open to all. Check out their club pages (Food Justice, Project Community) in this Website and contact their club officers.