College News

Image of Bennington Commons Spring 2023 Poetry at Bennington Series Announced

Poetry at Bennington, an endowed program of short-term residencies that brings established and emerging poets to Bennington College for public readings and close work with students, has announced its Spring 2023 lineup of featured poets.

Image of data science poster Data Science at Bennington: First Timers Unite

Bennington’s Women in Data Science Datathon introduced students to computer science and datathons to expand experience, create community, and build excitement for their upcoming virtual conference.

Image of Bennington Commons Bennington Review Receives Grant from The Community of Literary Magazines & Presses

The Community of Literary Magazines & Presses (CLMP) has awarded a $10,000 capacity-building grant to Bennington Review.

Image of Sarah Zoric Sarah Zoric Selected as Residential Teaching Fellow at Bennington Writing Seminars

Sarah Zoric, an MFA student in fiction, has been selected to be the tenth Residential Teaching Fellow at Bennington Writing Seminars.

Image of 4 people seated around table Prison Education Initiative Celebrates $100,000 Grant from Mother Cabrini Health Foundation

Bennington College’s Prison Education Initiative (PEI) has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation to continue and expand a program bringing quality liberal arts education to incarcerated students at Great Meadow Correctional Facility, a maximum-security men’s prison in Comstock, NY.

Image of Keith Michel Keith Michel Appointed Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Keith Michel has been named Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Bennington College.

Image of the Barn Bennington College Joins National Register of Historic Places

Two recent designations elevate the College’s architectural and historic significance.

Image of student reading book outdoors West Coast to East Coast

It’s no secret that Bennington College has a beautiful campus, tucked away in the Green Mountains, with 440 acres to explore and nourish the soul. The close proximity to a robust arts community, the charms of New England, and a rich history are just a few of the reasons people from the West Coast choose the Bennington experience. 

Image of Bennington Commons Top 10 Stories of 2022

As we look forward to 2023 and reflect on the past year, celebrate all that Bennington College has accomplished with the 10 most-read stories from 2022.

Image of cartoon bookshelf A 2023 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.