College News

Image of Michael Dukakis Governor Dukakis Discusses Election 2020

On October 22, CAPA hosted a webinar conversation about the 2020 Presidential Election with former Governor Michael Dukakis. 

Image of storage crops Getting the Most Out of Storage Crops

On October 12, CAPA and the Robert Frost Stone House Museum hosted a webinar on Storage Crops, featuring a panel of experts who shared how to store vegetables through the winter and answered gardening questions.

Image of binary American flag Join New York Times’ David E. Sanger for a Conversation on "The Perfect Weapon"

On Wednesday, October 28 at 7:30 pm, join Bennington College President Laura Walker and WAMC’s Joe Donahue as they speak with David E. Sanger, New York Times national security correspondent, about The Perfect Weapon, an HBO documentary special based on Sanger’s best-selling book.

Image of Nico Amador Nico Amador Selected as Residential Teaching Fellow at Bennington Writing Seminars

Nico Amador MFA '22, a second-term MFA student in poetry, has been selected to be the fifth Residential Teaching Fellow at the Bennington Writing Seminars.

Image of Bennington College campus Bennington Students and Faculty Spotlighted in EuropeNow Journal

EuropeNow Journal's October 2020 issue highlights the work that Bennington College students and faculty have done in partnership with the Consortium on Forced Migration, Displacement, and Education.

Image of Moriel Rothman-Zecher Rothman-Zecher Receives Donald Hall Scholarship for Poets

The Bennington Writing Seminars is pleased to announce that Moriel Rothman-Zecher is the recipient of the Donald Hall Scholarship for Poets. He will begin his studies in January 2021. 

Image of picked apples Gleaning Apples, Donating Produce

Throughout this summer and fall, the Bennington College community has come together to donate produce from local gardens and glean apples from trees on the College’s property in order to benefit Bennington food pantries. 

Image of Bennington College Commons Bennington Awarded $75,000 for COVID-19 Financial Aid Relief

Bennington College has received a $75,000 grant from The Endeavor Foundation, which has been used to provide financial aid relief for students who are facing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

aerial view of college campus Update on Office of Diversity & Inclusion Leadership

On Monday, October 5, Bennington College President Laura Walker shared an update regarding leadership in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion as part of her Monday Message to students, staff, faculty, and families.

aerial view of college campus In Support of Princeton and Antiracist Efforts On Campus

Today, President Laura Walker sent the following message to the Bennington College community: