Student News

Image of young girl and man flying a kite on the beach Bringing Stories Home

As COVID-19 turned schooling remote, Sofia Salusso ’23 and her father worked together to bring weekly story time into students’ homes.

Image of the Class of 2020 Class of 2020 Hits the Ground Running

Bennington College celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2020 at the 85th Commencement—and first-ever virtual ceremony—this year with multimedia artist Nigel Poor ’86, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated co-host of the podcast Ear Hustle.

Image of musician Listen to The Five Obstructions

In Nick Brooke's class, The Five Obstructions, 12 songwriters challenge each other to rewrite their songs in unique ways. Haiku? Disco? Blast beats? Stratocaster? All of that and more.

Image of man dressed as king A Modern-Day Wonderland

Bennington Drama students presented a Zoom reading of Can't Weed All Just Get a Bong?, a modern-day Alice's Adventures in Wonderland adapted by Sonise Lumbaca '21.

Image of woman gazing into mirror Devising and Directing in a Virtual World

Students in Jean Randich's Devising: Moving Through Time and Space and Directing I: The Director's Vision present their virtual coursework through video reels. 

Image of grad caps on headband Listen to Senior MusicFest 2020

In lieu of in-person concerts, Bennington College seniors studying music present Senior MusicFest 2020, a full double album of their divine, diverse senior work.


Image of stupid bird text Stupid F**king Bird at Hubbard Hall Features Bennington Students

Over Field Work Term, Bennington College partnered with Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education to present Aaron Posner's Stupid F**king Bird, a re-adaptation of Anton Chekov's The Seagull

Photo of produce in shopping cart Market Basket Study of Bennington, VT

Thirteen students in Tatiana Abatemarco's Resilience and Food Access in Bennington, VT course presented their market basket study, which analyzes the availability of healthy foods in an area, to the Bennington Hunger Council via Zoom.

Photo of Bennington CAPA building Bennington Interns Offer Community Assistance

During the COVID-19 pandemic, twenty-two Bennington College students are interning for local organizations working to support food sustainability, public health, family initiatives, and other resources for Bennington community members.

Grandpa Dave text on yellow background Stream Bennington Plays Performances

Students from the Bennington Plays course led by Dina Janis, Michael Giannitti, Sherry Kramer, Richard MacPike, and Jennifer Rohn present their original works of theater, online and on air.