Reflections from ACE

Service Update/Beyond The Binary

Please choose ONE of the following questions to respond to: What is your service site? What is your main role there? What is a professional goal you would like to achieve at your site this semester? In a paragraph or less, please reflect on your experience attending the “Beyond the Binary” on Wednesday Feb. 9,…
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February 7, 2022 26

End of Semester Reflection

We have reached the end of the semester! Take this time to reflect back on all of the work that you have done. What were your goals at the beginning of the semester? Were you able to reach those goals or did they change? What was at least one challenge you faced and how did…
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November 29, 2021 31

What Are You Thankful For?

With the semester coming to an end the holidays approaching, we want you to reflect on everything you are grateful for. This year has challenged us all and it is important to remind ourselves of the good that we’ve experienced. Feel free to share a favorite memory or just share things you’re grateful for.

November 29, 2021 28

Nonprofit World

There are so many nonprofits in our world that have a huge impact on many communities. Look up a nonprofit of your choice and tell us about it! The nonprofit you choose is up to you, so they can range from local, state, or national level. Expand outside of the nonprofits Bonners are located in…
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October 25, 2021 26

Service Day Reflection

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Our second day of service was spent with Unity House of Troy supporting their block party for Domestic Violence. After spending the day at Unity House, what is something that you learned that you hadn’t already known, whether it was about the nonprofit or domestic violence. There are…
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October 4, 2021 39

Our World Today

If you have read the newspaper, watched the news, or listen to the radio recently you would know there is a lot happening. Take a moment to research something that is happening in the news today. The event you decide to research can be on the local, national, or global level. This is your chance…
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September 22, 2021 40

New Beginnings

The semester has begun and everyone is off to their new beginning! This blog post is going to focus on our fresh start and where we hope to be by the end of the semester. For our freshmen, this is your first time experiencing college!! What has your first week of college been like? Describe…
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September 10, 2021 40

Bonners are Visionaries

Reflect back on our first blog post of the year. At the start of the semester, especially at Summer Gear Up, we talked a lot about our visions for the future. These included visions for the semester and year, your goals for service, academics, and the larger community. Did your vision change throughout the year?…
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May 2, 2021 42

Creating a Professional Persona

You recently participated in the How to Get the Job seminar where you participated in workshops and one on one meetings to help you develop your professional persona. How did these help you prepare for future career endeavors? What professional skills have you developed through Bonner that will help you as you apply to internships,…
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April 16, 2021 38

Reflection on Do the Work

It’s now been a few months since you completed the Do the Work curriculum. How has that work impacted your thoughts, actions, and interactions with the world around you? Have you been able to share the project with others? What was that experience like? How have you continued to do the work even after the…
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April 2, 2021 43