College News

Image of BWS Commencement Commons The Quality of Self-Belief

Poet and author Paisley Rekdal delivered the 51st Bennington Writing Seminars Commencement address at the program's virtual winter residency.

Image of Bennington College Commons at dusk Bennington Commons Receives AIA Honor Award

The renovation of the Bennington College Commons, completed in Fall 2019, has been awarded a 2021 AIA Honor Award by the American Institute of Architects, New York (AIANY).

Image of Luce Foundation logo $25,000 Awarded for Henry Luce Foundation Fellowship in Public Action

Bennington College has been awarded a grant of $25,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation to launch the Henry Luce Foundation Fellowship in Public Action for students studying at the College’s Center for the Advancement for Public Action (CAPA).

Bennington College campus in the evening COVID update 12/30/2020

The following message was sent to our community. For the most up to date information, please check the COVID webpage

Bennington College campus COVID Update 12/26/2020

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campus photo COVID update 12/21/2020

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The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation logo $20,000 Awarded to Local Organizations Addressing Food Insecurity in Bennington County

 Bennington College has awarded a total of $20,000 in grants to local organizations to implement and support seven community-proposed initiatives that explore and expand food systems in Bennington county.  

campus picture COVID Update 12/11/2020

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Image of a sparrow Gap Year Education and Exploration

Students in Bennington’s Gap Year Independent Learning Program earned college credit for self-directed projects that explored Japanese-American family history, community organizing, women’s empowerment, dance and garment design, and more.

Bookshelf A 2021 Field Work Term Reading List

While students embark on Field Work Term, an annual work-learning term during which students gain hands-on experience and test their classroom ideas in the world of work, Bennington faculty, staff, and students offer their reading recommendations to keep everyone’s intellectual juices flowing wherever they are.