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Image of Ariel Martinez Ariél M. Martinez Selected as Bennington Writing Seminars Residential Teaching Fellow

Ariél M. Martinez, an MFA student in nonfiction, has been selected to be the seventh Residential Teaching Fellow at the Bennington Writing Seminars.

Image of Helen Frankenthaler painting Bennington College Selected as Frankenthaler Climate Initiative Grantee

Bennington College is thrilled to be one of the inaugural recipients of the Frankenthaler Climate Initiative. Launched by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation in partnership with Rocky Mountain Institute and Environment & Culture Partners, the Frankenthaler Climate Initiative advances the goal of carbon neutrality across the visual arts.

Image of Bennington Commons $300,000 Awarded to Support Academic Leadership Restructuring

Bennington College has received a $300,000 two-year grant from the Davis Educational Foundation, which will support restructuring the academic leadership team to strengthen the student experience.

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The following message was sent to Faculty and Staff on July 26, 2021.

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.

Image of Juneteenth on red black and green Juneteenth

The following message was sent to Faculty, Students, and Staff on June 18, 2021.

Image of Gabriela Yadegari Bennington College Announces 2021 Recent Graduate Trustee

Following a vote at the May Board of Trustees meeting, Bennington College is pleased to announce that Gabriela Yadegari ’21 will be serving a two-year term on the College’s Board.

Text Bennington Class of 2021 Michael Wimberly Addresses the Class of 2021

Faculty Speaker Michael Wimberly addressed the Class of 2021 at Bennington College's 86th Commencement. 

Text Bennington Class of 2021 Darren Walker Addresses the Class of 2021

Ford Foundation President Darren Walker addressed the Class of 2021 at Bennington College's 86th Commencement. 

Text Bennington Class of 2021 Soumya Shailendra Addresses the Class of 2021

Student Speaker Soumya Rachel Shailendra '21 addressed the Class of 2021 at Bennington College's 86th Commencement.