Class of 2020: Related Content
For her senior Advanced Work, Kaiya Kirk '20 directed Grandpa Dave, an original play written by a fellow Bennington student that explores life, love, and loss through the eyes of the Perez family, a Latinx family in Los Angeles.
EuropeNow Journal's October 2020 issue highlights the work that Bennington College students and faculty have done in partnership with the Consortium on Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education.
Over the summer, the pop-up course Understanding and Responding to COVID-19, Crisis and Quarantine gave Bennington students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members a chance to connect with one another while examining the unfolding COVID-19 crisis across disciplines, from anthropology to mathematical modeling to poetry to film.
Bennington College celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2020 at the 85th Commencement—and first-ever virtual ceremony—this year with multimedia artist Nigel Poor ’86, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated co-host of the podcast Ear Hustle. Learn more about graduate outcomes across the years.
Phillip B. Williams addressed the Class of 2020 as the Faculty Speaker at Bennington College's 85th Commencement and first-ever virtual ceremony.
Deja' Haley '20 addressed the Class of 2020 as the Student Speaker at Bennington College's 85th Commencement and first-ever virtual ceremony.
Ear Hustle podcast co-host, multimedia artist, and Pulitzer Prize finalist Nigel Poor '86 addressed the Class of 2020 as the Commencement Speaker at Bennington College's 85th Commencement and first-ever virtual ceremony.
Following a vote at the May Board of Trustees meeting, Bennington College is pleased to announce that Mareme Dieng ’20 will be serving a two-year term on the College’s Board.
Bennington Drama students presented a Zoom reading of Can't Weed All Just Get a Bong?, a modern-day Alice's Adventures in Wonderland adapted by Sonise Lumbaca '21.
Over Field Work Term, Bennington College partnered with Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education to present Aaron Posner's Stupid F**king Bird, a re-adaptation of Anton Chekov's The Seagull.
In lieu of in-person concerts, Bennington College seniors studying music present Senior MusicFest 2020, a full double album of their divine, diverse senior work.
Students from the Bennington Plays course led by Dina Janis, Michael Giannitti, Sherry Kramer, Richard MacPike, and Jennifer Rohn present their original works of theater, online and on air.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, twenty-two Bennington College students are interning for local organizations working to support food sustainability, public health, family initiatives, and other resources for Bennington community members.
Through the end of spring term, Bennington College students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in a virtual Reflect, Rebuild, & Rise: Social Practice of Inclusion Conference.
As the Bennington community social distances during the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual Wellbeing Assistant Soumya Shailendra '21 is compiling a community cookbook to foster healthy eating habits during quarantine.
Want to contribute your favorite recipe? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beat the Monday morning blues by following @BenningtonRecBarn on Instagram for new recipes every Monday!
Bennington students offer their thanks to essential staff supporting students remaining on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic.
During Field Work Term, Stanzin Angmo ’20, Ren Barnes ’22, Ekaterina Burtseva ’20, Elene Charkviani ’22, DaEun Jung ’21, and Ulysses Lin ’20 participated in the inaugural Population Health Fellowship. This fully-paid, health-related internship opportunity was jointly offered by Bennington College and Southwestern Vermont Medical Center (SVMC).
This Field Work Term, Kayly Hernandez Panameno ’22 and James Walkergoutal ’20 worked as Production Fellows at XTR, a nonfiction film and television studio founded by Bryn Mooser '01.
From expanding Population Health research at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center to supporting refugees resettling in Idaho to creating puppets for stop-motion films in Denmark, Bennington students made a worldwide impact across myriad disciplines this Field Work Term.
FLoW—Bennington’s community of first-generation, low-income, and working-class students—held a pop-up gallery to highlight and celebrate the work that FLoW students are creating on campus.
From January 10 - February 8, Cynthia-Reeves Gallery, located on the campus of MASS MoCA, is featuring works by Bennington and Williams College students as part of the Bennington-Williams Student Exhibition.
Eighteen students from Bennington College have been selected to participate in the 2020 Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation Fellowships, a program run in partnership with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation.
On Sunday, November 17, the southern Vermont community will come together at Mount Anthony Union Middle School for the 2019 Bennington Empty Bowls Supper.
Benyamin Mohammadzadeh '20 studies Business and Mathematics at Bennington College. A lifelong soccer fan, Mohammadzadeh spent a Field Work Term with FIFCO, the International Corporate Football Federation, where he helped organize the 2019 World Cup in Monaco and secured participation from the Iranian corporate football federation.
As a college student, getting to an 8:00 am class on a Friday morning can be difficult. For Mareme Dieng ’20, however, balancing self-care and commitments to make it to class is all the more a victory on days when she’s arriving to Bennington from Tunisia. Or San Francisco. Or Turkey. Or Barcelona.
At the start of Fall term, Bennington College students celebrated with Student Works, an annual showcase of projects done across disciplines—from poetry and play readings, to musical performances, genetics research, oral histories, and more.