Student News

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 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 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.

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. 

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.

reflect rebuild rise logo Bennington Reflect, Rebuild, & Rise Conference Goes Virtual

Through the end of spring term, Bennington College students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in a virtual Reflect, Rebuild, & Rise: Social Practice of Inclusion Conference. 

Image of woman in front of posters The Good Book

During Field Work Term, Flo Gill '22 served as a community cast member and assistant producer on The Good Book, a short film produced by Slung Low, a theatre company based in Leeds, England.

Photo of lemon rice soup Quarantine Community Cookbook

As the Bennington community social distances during the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual Wellbeing Assistant Soumya Shailendra '21 is compiling a community cookbook to foster healthy eating habits during quarantine.

Want to contribute your favorite recipe? Email

Beat the Monday morning blues by following @BenningtonRecBarn on Instagram for new recipes every Monday! 

Photo of students on webcam Thank You, Essential Staff

Bennington students offer their thanks to essential staff supporting students remaining on campus during the COVID-19 pandemic.