The Bonner Program:
Welcome & Background

“Access to Education,
     Opportunity to Serve”

A program of:
The Corella & Be...
Founding Vision
The Bonner Foundation:
A Founding Vision — Students




                 www.bonner.org
The Bonner Foundation:
 A Founding Vision — Students


Idealism is the nature of students




                  www.bonner...
The Bonner Foundation:
 A Founding Vision — Students


Idealism is the nature of students

You can't have a student moveme...
The Bonner Foundation:
 A Founding Vision — Students


Idealism is the nature of students

You can't have a student moveme...
The Bonner Foundation:
     A Founding Vision — Campus

          Everybody everyday.

         All service well done
  ha...
The Bonner Foundation:
A Founding Vision — Community




                 www.bonner.org
The Bonner Foundation:
A Founding Vision — Community

        Change the Count.




                 www.bonner.org
The Bonner Foundation:
A Founding Vision — Community

        Change the Count.

   Complementary needs....
  mutually ben...
The Bonner Foundation:
  A Founding Vision — Community

          Change the Count.

     Complementary needs....
    mutu...
The Bonner Foundation:
A Founding Vision — Higher Education




                  www.bonner.org
The Bonner Foundation:
     A Founding Vision — Higher Education

“Where there is no vision, the people will perish.”




...
The Bonner Foundation:
     A Founding Vision — Higher Education

“Where there is no vision, the people will perish.”
    ...
The Bonner Foundation:
     A Founding Vision — Higher Education

“Where there is no vision, the people will perish.”
    ...
The Bonner Foundation:
     A Founding Vision — Higher Education

“Where there is no vision, the people will perish.”
    ...
The Bonner Foundation:
     A Founding Vision — Higher Education

“Where there is no vision, the people will perish.”
    ...
The Bonner Foundation:
     A Founding Vision — Higher Education

“Where there is no vision, the people will perish.”
    ...
Goals
The Bonner Program:
Integrated Approach

                            Student
                          Development
       ...
Student Development:
  Outcomes

                                  Knowledge



        Values
                           ...
The Bonner Program:
          Six Common Commitments

    Civic Engagement:                                            Int...
Student Development:
Skill Areas




            www.bonner.org
Student Development:
          Skill Areas

    Personal Skills
•   Active listening
•   Balance/boundaries
•   Communicat...
Student Development:
          Skill Areas

    Personal Skills          Leadership Skills
•   Active listening     •   Co...
Student Development:
          Skill Areas

    Personal Skills          Leadership Skills      Professional Skills
•   Ac...
Academic Connections:
   Civic Engagement Minor or Certificate

                             Courses

                     ...
Student Development:
 Service Road
Recruitment
 Selection
   Orientation
     Freshman Class Placement
       First-Year S...
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Bonner Founding Vision 7 29 09

  1. 1. The Bonner Program: Welcome & Background “Access to Education, Opportunity to Serve” A program of: The Corella & Bertram Bonner Foundation 10 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 (609) 924-6663 • (609) 683-4626 fax For more information, please visit our website at www.bonner.org
  2. 2. Founding Vision
  3. 3. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Students www.bonner.org
  4. 4. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Students Idealism is the nature of students www.bonner.org
  5. 5. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Students Idealism is the nature of students You can't have a student movement without student leadership. www.bonner.org
  6. 6. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Students Idealism is the nature of students You can't have a student movement without student leadership. Five strokes of love for every stroke of challenge. www.bonner.org
  7. 7. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Campus Everybody everyday. All service well done has learning as a central part of it. A culture of service, an infrastructure to support that culture, and a Bonner Program integrated into that infrastructure. www.bonner.org
  8. 8. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Community www.bonner.org
  9. 9. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Community Change the Count. www.bonner.org
  10. 10. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Community Change the Count. Complementary needs.... mutually beneficial strengths. www.bonner.org
  11. 11. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Community Change the Count. Complementary needs.... mutually beneficial strengths. One pair of hands can’t tear a prison down, two pairs of hands can’t tear a prison down, but when two and two and fifty make a million, we’ll see that day come 'round. www.bonner.org
  12. 12. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Higher Education www.bonner.org
  13. 13. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Higher Education “Where there is no vision, the people will perish.” www.bonner.org
  14. 14. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Higher Education “Where there is no vision, the people will perish.” “Vision is fine, but it must grow corn.” www.bonner.org
  15. 15. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Higher Education “Where there is no vision, the people will perish.” “Vision is fine, but it must grow corn.” “We need to raise less corn and more hell.” www.bonner.org
  16. 16. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Higher Education “Where there is no vision, the people will perish.” “Vision is fine, but it must grow corn.” “We need to raise less corn and more hell.” The difference between the Bonner Scholars Program and the Bonner Leaders Program is a matter of how the programs are funded. www.bonner.org
  17. 17. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Higher Education “Where there is no vision, the people will perish.” “Vision is fine, but it must grow corn.” “We need to raise less corn and more hell.” The difference between the Bonner Scholars Program and the Bonner Leaders Program is a matter of how the programs are funded. They share a common vision and common commitments. www.bonner.org
  18. 18. The Bonner Foundation: A Founding Vision — Higher Education “Where there is no vision, the people will perish.” “Vision is fine, but it must grow corn.” “We need to raise less corn and more hell.” The difference between the Bonner Scholars Program and the Bonner Leaders Program is a matter of how the programs are funded. They share a common vision and common commitments. 50,000 service based scholarships by 2010. www.bonner.org
  19. 19. Goals
  20. 20. The Bonner Program: Integrated Approach Student Development Access to Education Campus Community Infrastructure Impact Create a culture of service Change the count www.bonner.org
  21. 21. Student Development: Outcomes Knowledge Values Skills Experience www.bonner.org
  22. 22. The Bonner Program: Six Common Commitments Civic Engagement: International Perspective: Participate intentionally as a citizen in Develop international understanding that the democratic process, actively engaging enables Bonners to participate successfully in public policy and direct service. in a global society. Community Social Justice: Building: Establish and Advocate for fairness, sustain a vibrant community impartiality and equality of place, personal while addressing systemic relationships and common social and environmental interests. issues. Diversity: Respect the Spiritual Exploration: many different dimensions of Explore personal beliefs while respecting diversity in our public lives. the spiritual practices of others. www.bonner.org
  23. 23. Student Development: Skill Areas www.bonner.org
  24. 24. Student Development: Skill Areas Personal Skills • Active listening • Balance/boundaries • Communication • Decision making • Organization • Planning • Time management • Goal setting www.bonner.org
  25. 25. Student Development: Skill Areas Personal Skills Leadership Skills • Active listening • Conflict resolution • Balance/boundaries • Delegation • Communication • Planning • Decision making • Public speaking • Organization • Running a meeting • Planning • Teamwork • Time management • Working with diverse • Goal setting groups www.bonner.org
  26. 26. Student Development: Skill Areas Personal Skills Leadership Skills Professional Skills • Active listening • Conflict resolution • Budgeting • Balance/boundaries • Delegation • Evaluation/research • Communication • Planning • Event planning • Fundraising • Decision making • Public speaking • Grant writing • Organization • Running a meeting • Marketing / public • Planning • Teamwork relations • Time management • Working with diverse • Mediation • Goal setting groups • Networking • Public education / advocacy • Volunteer management www.bonner.org
  27. 27. Academic Connections: Civic Engagement Minor or Certificate Courses Examine poverty, Incorporate global Connect to politics economic inequity, perspective & & public policy & social experiences stratification Structures Intensive & long- Integrated Sequence increasing term learning co-curricular & complexity: experiences: curricular: Multi-year 2-4 years of coursework Within specific courses Developmental 2-4 years of service Across programs www.bonner.org
  28. 28. Student Development: Service Road Recruitment Selection Orientation Freshman Class Placement First-Year Service Trip Sophomore Placement Sophomore Service Exchange Summer Placement Junior Placement International Service Projects Rising Senior Enrichment Fund Recommitment Exercise Senior Placement Senior Presentation of Service www.bonner.org

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