Each year the Bonner Center recognizes students, staff, faculty, and community partners for their leadership in community engagement. Our annual celebration acknowledges Bonner Center award recipients, as well as students who have received community engagement awards from other institutions.

Be sure to browse this year’s award recipients to learn more about their work.


Community Engagement Award Categories

Student Awards

These Bonner Center awards are for distinguished service.

  • Daniel Gardner Award for Student Excellence in Community-Based Learning (CBL) and Community-Based Research (CBR) awards
  • Student Excellence in Community Engagement Award
  • Education Outreach Award

Faculty and Staff Awards

Oberlin faculty and staff are eligible for these awards.

  • Outstanding Community-Based Learning Practitioner Award
  • Faculty/Staff Excellence in Community Engagement  Award

Community Partner Award

The Outstanding Community Partner Co-Educator Award recognizes a community partner for their contributions to student learning, leadership development, and personal and professional growth.

Bonner Center Award Recipients