College News

Photo of Purple Carrot Farm Resilience Gardening in Bennington

On May 18, CAPA and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum hosted a webinar on Resilience Gardening in Bennington, featuring some of our community's expert gardeners who answered questions on everything from compost to keeping plants healthy to saving seeds, and much more.

Photo of girl holding turtle poster Beyond Plastics Announces Winners of the Earth Day Poster Contest

From 113 entries received from students around the country, Rachel Huang from Flushing, Queens, NY; Athena Tumbelekis from Geneva, NY; and Artley Whipple from Orinda, CA have been selected as winners of the Beyond Plastics Earth Day poster contest.

Young Writers Awards logo Announcing the 2019-2020 Young Writers Awards Winners

Nine students from high schools around the world were selected as winners of Bennington College’s 2019-2020 Young Writers Awards.

Woman on stilts painted gold Bennington Virtual Sunfest 2020 Lineup

On Saturday, May 9, Bennington students, alumni, and rising star bands will perform as part of Sunfest, Bennington's annual all-day music festival.

Stacks of fabric masks Bennington Joins Consortium's Efforts to Purchase PPE for NYS Prisons

Bennington College's Prison Education Initiative (PEI) has partnered with fellow members of The New York Consortium for Higher Education in Prison (NY-CHEP) to provide protective face masks for all incarcerated individuals in New York State.

Photo of Purple Carrot Farm Local Farmers Respond to COVID-19

With the recent global pandemic and Vermont's stay-at-home order, local farmers are responding to public health and food security concerns through new measures to protect customers and create more resilient communities.

aerial view of college campus Healing and Processing

Information, resources, and continuing support for processing grief and loss.

Image of face shields Bennington College 3D Printers Produce Face Shields for Healthcare Workers

Bennington College’s 3D printers are usually a staple of the College's Visual Arts programming. However, as Southern Vermont grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, the College’s 3D printing equipment  and materials have been put to a now-critical use. 

Photo of Jessica Fischoff Fischoff Receives Donald Hall Scholarship for Poets

The Bennington Writing Seminars is pleased to announce that Jessica R. Fischoff is the recipient of the Donald Hall Scholarship for Poets. She will begin her studies in June 2020. 

Photo of Commons building Bennington College Featured on VPR's Syllabus for Survival

Vermont Public Radio featured Bennington College as part of its "Syllabus for Survival" series, highlighting the College's unique Plan Process and Field Work Term as distinguishing components of a Bennington education.