Bonner Celebrates its 25th Year at Guilford College.

Connecting Campus to Community
      Contact us
      Facebook: Bonner Center for Community Service and Learning 
      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 gov't 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
- Staff Appreciation Days

Community Sites and Programs
Pathways, Kaled Atchabao, Kylee Crook.
YWCA, Eliza Stevenson, Shayne Kenny
CAPA Kids, Lakshmi Premysler, Abigail Bekele.
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, Hector Rivera
Church Under the BridgeJackie Sullivan
Cottage GroveSel Mpang, Michael Critton
Summit Cone AptsZaynah Afada, Corey Clemmons
Soy Un LiderJeniffer Gonzales, Fernando Jimenez, Daisy Arguello
Bhutanese Health and Wellness, Mamta Gurung
Guilford Middle
Servant Center, Regina Gardner

Food Justice Club Mallory Cerkleski, Sophia Perlmutter
Guilford College Farm
Farm Stand, Ana Huckins
Quaker Cupboard + Community KitchenRegina Gardner

Newcomers GardenZaynah Afada, Khassir Atchabao
Crop Caravan, Sophia Perlmutter
Mobile Oasis Farmers MarketMallory Cerkleski

Community Engaged Scholarship and Community Based Research
Refugee HousingMuhadisa Daqiq,Chen,Young

Bhutanese Health and WellnessMamta Gurung, Rinker, Dharod, Khadka,Young et al

Montagnard HypertensionShreeniwas, Morrison,Young et al

Montagnard EthnobotanyBush, Renfrew, V. Ksor et al

Montagnard Oral HistoryBush, Renfrew, V. Ksor et al

Montagnard NCAT FarmRaczkowski, Renfrew, V. Ksor et al

Allies in Community Outreach, Research and EngagementMalotky, Bernot et al

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

Summer Camps

Spring Semester Dates to Know
Jan 8 - Classes Begin
Jan 15 - MLK Day
Feb 6 - Apply for graduation
Mar 3-11 - Spring Break
April 25 - Reading Day
May 5 - Graduation

Have you started your  Summer Internship/Job Search?
There's no better time than now! All the best opportunities are found before February to begin your own research, networking, and contact Susan May or Audrey Mangili. 

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Read the Buzz: Scholarship and award opportunities
Various offices announce opportunities and deadlines throughout the year. Be alert, especially in spring when many deadlines are announced. 

Mainstream media: Really Sooo embarrassing when job and career interviewers ask you about recent regional, national and world news — and you don't know! So get informed. Read them: the NY Times and Washington Post remain the nation's papers of record.

What’s a Community Scholar?
A Community Scholar completes their assignment off campus in the community. If you have work-study, you can choose to do community engagement work to complete your hours. Contact Susan May.

Can I apply to be a Bonner Scholar? 
Freshmen and sophs can apply to be a Bonner Scholar. For qualification info, click here. Or contact James Shields, Audrey Mangili

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

If I missed training, what do I do?
Since training is mandatory before you go on site, 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 Susan May. Internship requirements? Contact the Career Development Center.

I think my resume will look really good if I am a Bonner, QLSP Scholar, MSLP Scholar, RA and Community Scholar. Will it?
No. Each program has a focus and demands that require more than you being able to show you can "do the hours". 

How do I find out more about each site?
For general information, ask Susan May or Audrey Mangili. 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.

Can I join the Food Justice Club? Or 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.

Where can I get reliable information about what's going on at Guilford?
The Buzz, believe it or not. Notices and info are submitted by offices, departments, centers, clubs and individuals. Get in the habit of scanning the Buzz in the mornings so you don't miss valuable opportunities, from scholarship and grant deadlines to off-campus trips, events and fun stuff.

Should I tell my adviser about my service learning work?
Yes. Don't assume they know. To be an effective adviser and advocate, they must know your interests and passions. The can't recommend summer internships or grad schools unless they know how important your service work is to you.