Overview

Prominent in College lore for initiating the popular F&M tradition of weekly bagel breakfasts, when members of each house gather "to talk about whatever" -- recent events or speakers on campus, favorite books, movies, TV shows and, yes, bagels -- Bonchek College House is noted, too, for several traditions that involve the larger community, as well. Among these is the Community Outreach Dinner, for which residents each semester donate their unused meal swipes in order to host a dinner for members of the Lancaster community. Bonchek College House also hosts the F&M Classy Ball, the College's largest house-sponsored dance  each year.  

About Our House

Learn about the history and tradition of our House. Find our more about our House Constitution. Buy our apparel!

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Our People

Let us introduce you to the Don and Dean of our House. Also meet our House Government and other Peer Leaders.

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The Pulse of Bonchek House

Story 10/14/2021

Research Fair: Learning English Online During the Pandemic

Intrigued by survey results and inspired by her connection to language learning, junior Lauren Chen explored COVID-19 and its impact on adult English language learners’ interest in taking online...

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Story 4/29/2021

'A Neighborhood Environment'

F&M students of all class years reflect on robust life in the College Houses.

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Story 4/19/2021

F&M Students Start Local Health Equity Program

After the pandemic began and the campus, like the country, went into lockdown, Christian Bogardus, a senior government and biochemistry double major, realized the situation gave him an opportunity to...

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Story 4/14/2021

F&M Junior Earns Prestigious National Scholarship

Junior Makaila Ranges has been named a Truman Scholar. 

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Story 4/12/2021

Forging the Path for Those Who Come Next

“Look at who you want to be, find that person, and ask them how they got where they are.” Sophomore Curtis Mark did just that—and landed a medical internship with an F&M alumnus. 

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Story 3/29/2021

Five Students Present Health Care Research at Oxford...

Five F&M students – three seniors, a junior and a first-year – recently presented a paper on their research about health care disparities among minority populations in Lancaster County to the Oxford...

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