CAPA News

Polling Stations Elections and Onward

Bronwyn Edwards ’19 initially entered Bennington intending to study literature and pursue publishing. As her time at the College evolved, she discovered a love for theatre and used her Field Work Terms (FWT) and internships to delve into experiences at Primary Stages, New York Public Radio, the New York State Council for the Arts, and more.

EPA Enck Decries Vanished EPA Climate Change Section

Visiting faculty member Judith Enck was quoted in The Guardian's investigation into the removal of the EPA's climate change section. 

Vote Buttons Election Connection

In preparation for the United States midterm elections on Tuesday, November 6, Bennington students, staff, and faculty have been collaborating on voter education and registration programs, encouraging college students and beyond to participate in the democratic process.

Judith Enck Enck Urges Students to Fight Plastic Waste

During visiting faculty member Judith Enck's presentation, "Turning Our Oceans into Landfills: The Growing Problem of Plastic Pollution," Enck, a former EPA regional administrator, encouraged students to work locally to enact change around single-use plastics. 

Judith Enck Enck Speaks to CBS About EPA Official's Abrupt Leave

Visiting faculty member and former EPA regional administrator Judith Enck weighed in on CBS News about the sudden leave of EPA children's health official Dr. Ruth Etzel.

Lika Torikashvili Torikashvili Selected as Georgia Youth Delegate to the United Nations

As Georgia’s Youth Delegate to the United Nations, Bennington student Lika Torikashvili addressed the Third Committee of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. In her speech, Torikashvili championed the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

2018 Consortium Convening $2.5 Million Grant Awarded to Support Consortium on Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education

Starting this fall, Bennington College will participate in a four-college consortium focusing on the global refugee crisis, supported by a $2.5-million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

CAPA Bennington College Establishes New Master of Fine Arts in Public Action

The College is pleased to announce a new two-year Master of Fine Arts in Public Action degree, launching in Fall 2018.

PEI NSF Grant Awarded to Bring Computer Science to Formerly Incarcerated

A new initiative to bring cutting-edge computer science training to incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals in New York and Vermont has been awarded a $300,000 National Science Foundation grant.

PFOA Survey Distribution Community Health Questionnaire Investigates PFOA Repercussions

The survey, which was distributed by the College and completed by 443 people in Hoosick Falls and Petersburgh, NY, and Bennington VT, investigated cases of cancer and other illness tied to the presence of PFOA in drinking water.