Alumni News

Image of Brian Rothstein Learning by Doing

Dr. Brian Rothstein postbac ’05 discusses the influence Bennington College’s Postbac Premedical Program had on his career as a pediatric neurosurgeon at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, OH.

Image of The Days of Re-Creation logo Alumni and Faculty Participate in The Days of Re-creation Rolling Premiere

Bennington College has partnered with Bennington Performing Arts Center, Oldcastle Theatre, and the Bennington Community Theater to participate in a rolling premiere of 7 original made-for-Zoom plays, collectively entitled The Days of Re-Creation: A Virtual Play.

Image of postbac students An Opportunity to Grow

Christian Romero postbac ’17 discusses the influence Bennington College’s Postbac Premedical Program had on his decision to work as a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and pursue ADHD coach training. 

 

Image of postbac students A Veterinarian Perspective

As Bennington College’s Postbac Premedical Program celebrates its 40th anniversary this year, Eileen Wilentz ’73 postbac ’85 reflects on the role Bennington’s program played in her pursuit of her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.

Image of Antiracist Book Exchange logo in orange Alumni Organize Antiracist Book Exchange

Two Bennington alumni organized the Antiracist Book Exchange to widely share antiracist and Black liberation literature while supporting Black-owned bookstores.

Image of a man and a woman in scrubs More Than Medical School

Rebecca Fine postbac ’16 and Chase Phillips postbac ’16 discuss how Bennington College’s Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program prepared them for their experiences in dental school.

Image of Charles Dong in white coat Applying Science, Serving the Community

Charles Dong postbac '18 discusses how Bennington College’s Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program prepared him for medical school.

 

Image of Matthew Clarke in front of cityscape Matthew Clarke Appointed Executive Director of the Design Trust

Bennington College trustee Matthew Clarke has been appointed the new Executive Director of the Design Trust for Public Space.

Pulitzer Prize medallions Bennington Alumni Announced as Pulitzer Prize Finalists

Multimedia artist Nigel Poor ’86 and poet Mary Ruefle '74 have been announced as finalists for the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes.

Image of Chase Phillips Researching the needs of LGBT dental patients

While previous research has focused on the perspectives of dental students and practitioners, “little has been done on the perspective of the LGBT community.” Chase Phillips postbac '16, now a student at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, is changing that.