Alumni News

Image of The W Collective storefront Coming Home In Style

Bri Magnifico '08 returns to her hometown of Bennington, VT, to open up a shop with flair. 

By Mary Brothers '22

Image of Jovita Moore at news desk Remembering Jovita Moore

The Bennington College community celebrates the life of Emmy Award-winning news anchor Jovita Moore ’89.

Campus at Night How Bennington Does Scary, Part II

Feeling brave this Halloween? Get ready for a fright, courtesy of these Bennington alumni. 

Image of woman and man on Zoom screen Great Writers Begin at Bennington

Learn more about how a Bennington education shaped author, journalist, and activist Michael Pollan ’76 in this interview with Bennington student Sbobo Ndlangamandla ’21.

Image of Jordan Roth on red carpet Projection, Protection, and Priestessing

Met Gala Magic from Michael Sylvan Robinson '89

By Mary Brothers '22

Image of man in PHD regalia Mendez-Dorantes Honored for Postdoctoral Research

Carlos Mendez-Dorantes ’15, now a research fellow at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, has received several awards for his postdoctoral research into the investigation of LINE-1 biology in cancer research.

Image of Deborah Kaufmann Deborah Kaufmann Honored with Visionary Leadership Award

Performer, healthcare clown, and Healthy Humor co-founder Deborah Kaufmann ’74 is the 2021 recipient of Bennington College’s Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award.

Image of Bennington Commons The Best of Bennington

As Bennington College prepares to welcome the Class of 2025, alumni offer their advice and can't-miss recommendations to incoming students. 

Image of muses postcard Vermont State Poet Laureate Mary Ruefle’s Erasures Exhibition Featured at Robert Frost Stone House Museum

Mary Ruefle: Erasures, the first solo exhibition of visual work by Vermont State Poet Laureate Mary Ruefle ’74, is currently on view at the Robert Frost Stone House Museum.

Image of dice painting Bucksbaum Gift Generates Nearly $300,000 for Art for Access Scholarships

Art for Access, Bennington College’s innovative fundraising program that enhances the College’s art holdings for teaching and enrichment while generating scholarship support  through the sale of art, raised nearly $300,000 for student scholarships in Spring 2021.