Imagination, daring, and impossibly high ambition — these are the
qualities that connect each successive generation of alumni. The Office
of Alumni Relations provides ways for you to stay connected, to one
another and to the College. Learn more about the benefits and services available to you as a valuable member of the Bennington
Nominations are open until November 7 for the 2015 Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award. Read more or make a nomination. This annual award recognizes a distinguished Bennington alumna/alumnus, faculty or staff member, or an individual from the larger Bennington community whose innovative and inspirational leadership is advancing civic and cultural life and improving the lives of others.
Bennington College installed Dr. Mariko Silver as our 10th president on April 26. See photos, read highlights, and watch video from the weekend.
Check out Molly Fite '03's recent video Not Another Sundance Movie that recently went viral.
Holly Block '80 was awarded the inaugural Dr. Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award. Read more.
The College is offering two online courses for alumni over the 2014–15 academic year:
Ben Underwood ’13 and Forest Purnell ’14 were awarded Fulbright Study and Research grants to pursue work in China this fall. Read more.
Two Bennington alumnae are among the six Pulitzer Prize winners for literature this year. Donna Tartt ’86 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for her critically acclaimed novel The Goldfinch and Megan Marshall ’75 won in the category of biography for Margaret Fuller: A New American Life. Read more.
More than 300 alumni returned to campus last week representing the classes of 1943 to 2013. And as it is so often the case, what it is to be back at Bennington defies articulation but is most evident in the experience of being here. This video captures some of the experience, the programs, the people who came back and found everyone they needed here. See more from the weekend!
Bennington alumni know firsthand what qualities our students share—curiosity, drive, independence, creativity—and we ask for your help in recommending Bennington to the high school students you know. Learn more.
Visit our online store to purchase Bennington swag items.
The Virginia Todahl Davis '40 Alumni House is available for use by Bennington College alumni and other College guests throughout the year.
Restaurants, accommodations, and local attractions—check them out!