College News

VT Statehouse Internship Why A Terrible Internship May Be The Most Important One Of All

In her column for Forbes, Mariko Silver, president of Bennington College, discusses the valuable lessons students can glean from internships that go differently than they initial expected.

Commencement 2018 Class of 2018 Hits the Ground Running

Bennington College celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2018 at Commencement this year with speaker Liz Lerman, who bestowed upon graduates a series of wishes for their futures.

Writing Seminars logo and images of the three recipients Bennington Writing Seminars PEN/Emerging Voices Scholarship Renewed

The Bennington Writing Seminars, in partnership with PEN Center USA, has announced that during the September 2018 admissions period, it will once again be offering a scholarship of $10,000 to an alumni of PEN's Emerging Voices Fellowship program.

Lisa Cockrel Bennington Writing Seminars Announces Inaugural Residential Teaching Fellow

Lisa Ann Cockrel, a third-term MFA candidate in nonfiction, has been selected as the first Residential Teaching Fellow at the Bennington Writing Seminars.

Donald Hall and President Barack Obama Bennington Writing Seminars Announces the Donald Hall Scholarship for Poets

Thanks to a generous and sustaining gift from an anonymous donor, the Bennington Writing Seminars is pleased to announce it will begin offering the Donald Hall Scholarship for Poets.

Princeton Review Princeton Review Lauds Bennington

The Princeton Review released its ranking for the top 384 colleges in America, and Bennington featured prominently in several categories. As one of Princeton's 2019 Best Northeastern Colleges, Bennington continues to excel in the region as an institution that is "academically outstanding and well worth consideration in your college search."

Heather Clifford Clifford Weighs In on Credit Card Instant Approval

WalletHub featured Director of Financial Aid Heather Clifford in an "Ask the Expert" segment explaining the process behind instant approval for credit cards.

Shires of Vermont Artistic Community in the Shires of Vermont

President Mariko Silver and faculty members Anne Thompson, director and curator of the Usdan Gallery; Megan Mayhew Bergman, director of special programming and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum; and Dina Janis, artistic director of the Dorset Theatre Festival; spoke with the Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce about the region's arts landscape.

President Mariko Silver Travel Ban Hurts U.S. College Students Too

In Forbes, Mariko Silver, president of Bennington College, condemned Proclamation 9645, the recent "travel ban" imposed by President Trump.

Young Writers Institute The Love of Words

When asked why they love to write, the high school students at the Governor’s Institutes of Vermont (GIV) Young Writers Institute are quick to reply.