CAPA News

Image of Andreea Coscai Her Time: Empowering Romanian Girls to Lead

From her high school experience at United World College Changshu China to her current studies at Bennington College, a global academic perspective has informed the way Andreea Coscai ’22 now reflects on growing up in Bucharest, Romania.

Image of Michael Dukakis Governor Dukakis Discusses Election 2020

On October 22, CAPA hosted a webinar conversation about the 2020 Presidential Election with former Governor Michael Dukakis. 

Image of storage crops Getting the Most Out of Storage Crops

On October 12, CAPA and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum hosted a webinar on Storage Crops, featuring a panel of experts who shared how to store vegetables through the winter and answered gardening questions.

Image of Bennington College campus Bennington Students and Faculty Spotlighted in EuropeNow Journal

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.

Image of picked apples Gleaning Apples, Donating Produce

Throughout this summer and fall, the Bennington College community has come together to donate produce from local gardens and glean apples from trees on the College’s property in order to benefit Bennington food pantries. 

Image of Willy's variety cooler Applications Open for 2021 Community Resource Fund Grants

Applications are now being accepted through October 31 for 2021 Community Resource Fund Grants. 

Image of students discussing Students Develop Art Commission for U.S. Consulate in Thailand

The Center for Advancement of Public Action (CAPA) at Bennington College has received its second commission from the U.S. State Department's Office of Art in Embassies for the art collection at the new U.S. Consulate in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Image of chickens and a woman Winter Garden Preparations

On September 14, CAPA and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum hosted a webinar on Fall Preparations for Winter Gardens, featuring a panel of experts who shared what they are doing in their fall gardens and answered gardening questions.

Image of canned preserves How to Preserve Food

On August 24, CAPA and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum hosted a webinar on Food Preservation, featuring a panel of experts who shared how they are preserving food this season and answered questions about food preservation and gardening.

Image of solarfest text and sunburst CAPA Cohosts 25th Anniversary SolarFest

Watch the keynote address of SolarFest, featuring Storm Cunningham, a global thought leader in community revitalization and natural resource restoration, co-hosted with the Center for the Advancement of Public Action at Bennington College, thanks to a grant from the Regenerative Food Network.