Bonner Office of Community Service

Service Recognition

Morehouse College believes in rewarding good deeds. Men of Morehouse can earn volunteer rewards through the Bonner Office of Community Service, be nominated for college service awards, and gain recognition for their service from the President of the United States through the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

President’s Volunteer Service Award

Students who completed 100 hours or more of community service during a calendar year are eligible for the President’s Volunteer Service Award. Recipients receive a personalized certificate, an official medallion, and a congratulatory letter from the President of the United States. Students must log volunteer hours on the Servant Leaders community service app in order to be eligible for this award.

Students who have questions regarding how to log volunteer hours in order to be eligible for rewards should contact Bonner Office of Community Service at (470) 639-0594 or email.

President’s Awards for Community Service and Social Justice

The Bonner Office of Community Service is currently accepting nominations for the President’s Awards for Community Service and Social Justice. This prestigious award will be given to individuals and organizations who exemplify a commitment to serving others and the historic westside of the Atlanta community at the annual Service Recognition Awards.

The six award categories are: 

  • Outstanding Community Impact Award - Student: Given to a man of Morehouse who has exemplified outstanding service to the historic westside of the Atlanta community.
  • Servant Leader Award - Registered Student Organization: Awarded to a Morehouse College registered student organization that has provided exemplary service to the historic westside of the Atlanta community.
  • Outstanding Community Impact Award - Alumnus: Acknowledges the efforts of a Morehouse Man who has exemplified outstanding service to his community.
  • Outstanding Campus Impact Award - Staff: Recognizes a Morehouse College staff member who has dedicated his or her time in addressing a campus need and going beyond the call of duty to create a sense of community.
  • Outstanding Service - Learning Project Award: Acknowledges the efforts of faculty that created a service-learning project to serve the historic westside of Atlanta’s needs.
  • Outstanding Community Partner Award: Highlights the relationship between Morehouse College and a non-profit community agency to address community needs.

Please click the button below to submit a nomination for the President’s Awards for Community Service and Social Justice to the Bonner Office of Community Service to be considered for the award.

Nominations will not be accepted after February 7 at 5 p.m. of each year.

For any questions concerning President’s Awards for Community Service and Social Justice nomination, please call the Bonner Office of Community Service at (470) 639-0594 or email.

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Volunteer of the Month

Each month, staff members from the Bonner Office of Community Service will select one student to be recognized as Volunteer of the Month for their hard work and dedication to serving in the greater Atlanta community. Additionally, the student is evaluated by their contributions to our institution and campus community. 

Through participation in service-learning activities and community service, students will be able to articulate skills and characteristics relating to personal and professional growth while also highlighting the importance of teamwork.

Students that receive this honor are likely to experience the following:

  • Improve problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Knowledge to apply real-world experience to complex situations
  • Enhanced communication skills 
  • Career development opportunities by networking with professionals and community members
  • Greater sense of assurance to get involved with service after graduation
  • Stimulate a sense of involvement that will produce higher retention rates 
  • Empower to seek meaningful social change at Morehouse College, in their community, and the world 

Volunteer of the Month honor allows the Bonner Office of Community Service to broadcast students’ outstanding work in the greater Atlanta community and beyond.

Students, faculty, staff, or community partners who are interested in nominating a student to be featured as Volunteer of the Month, please click on the nomination button below. 

Students that are selected as Volunteer of the Month will receive a $50 textbook scholarship voucher.

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Volunteer of the Semester

Each semester, staff members from the Bonner Office of Community Service will select one person to be Volunteer of the Semester for their hard work and dedication to serving in the greater Atlanta community. Additionally, the student is evaluated by their contributions to our institution and campus community.

Through participation in service-learning activities and community service, students will be able to articulate skills and characteristics relating to personal and professional growth while also highlighting the importance of teamwork.

Students that receive this honor are likely to experience the following:

  • Improve problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Knowledge to apply real-world experience to complex situations
  • Enhanced communication skills 
  • Career development opportunities by networking with professionals and community members
  • Greater sense of assurance to get involved with service after graduation
  • Stimulate a sense of involvement that will produce higher retention rates 
  • Empower to seek meaningful social change at Morehouse College, in their community, and the world 

Volunteer of the Semester honor allows the Bonner Office of Community Service to broadcast students’ outstanding work in the greater Atlanta community and beyond.

Students, faculty, staff, or community partners who are interested in nominating a student to be featured as Volunteer of the Semester, please click on the below nomination form button.

Students that are selected as Volunteer of the Semester will receive a $250 textbook scholarship voucher.

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The Bonner Office of Community Service would like to thank our sponsors for their continued support of this program.