Welcome to the ACE Reflections Blog! This blog is used by our program participants as a way to share their academic community engagement experiences. Please browse through our postings and comments and feel free to jump right in. Thank you for visiting!

Policy and the Nonprofit World


Please read the attached two articles. Respond with your thoughts on the articles in a post.

Article 1

Article 2

Consider the following:

  • What role can CPI play in this government/nonprofit dynamic?
  • Why is this year’s election so important for nonprofits?
  • Is the influenceΒ of nonprofitsΒ on government changing?
  • Can you provide an example of a nonprofit that is influencing government policies?

Semester Goals

what are your goals?


It’s officially second semester! With every new semester comes a new beginning, new challenges, and new goals

In this blog, take some time to tell us what some of your goals are for this semester, as well as some of the challenges you will face. Also feel free to include what you need from the Bonner Family to help you achieve these goals and overcome these challenges.

New Year’s Resolutions

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We’ve made it to the end of the semester, and the end of 2016. With this being the final blog post of the year, take some time to reflect on what you have accomplished this past semester, and share your goals and resolutions for 2017.

What are some things you want to start doing? Is there anything you want to improve? What are you going to do differently in 2017?




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We all hit rough patches in our lives, especially as college students. We get stressed and overwhelmed all the time. However, we always bounce back, and overcome our challenges. This post can be a way for us to share our tips on dealing with stress and staying positive.

Use this post to share what works for you. How do you deal with stress? What do you do to make your day better? How do you stay positive, and see the bright side of every situation?