Alumni (column 1)

  • House a Student Over FWT

    House a Student Over FWT

    If you or someone you know is willing to host a student during Field Work Term (January 2–February 20), please complete this form. Here are some things to think about when making this decision. If you have other inexpensive, short-term housing recommendations, please let us know

  • Coleman Visionary Leadership Award

    Nominations are open until November 7 for the 2015 Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award. Read more or make a nomination. This annual award recognizes a distinguished Bennington alumna/alumnus, faculty or staff member, or an individual from the larger Bennington community whose innovative and inspirational leadership is advancing civic and cultural life and improving the lives of others.



    Bennington College installed Dr. Mariko Silver as our 10th president on April 26. See photos, read highlights, and watch video from the weekend.

  • Fite '03's viral video


    Check out Molly Fite '03's recent video Not Another Sundance Movie that recently went viral.

  • Block '80 Receives Leadership Award

    Block '80 Receives Leadership Award

    Holly Block '80 was awarded the inaugural Dr. Elizabeth Coleman Visionary Leadership Award. Read more.

Alumni (column 2)



    The Graduate Language School offers a weekend intensive language workshop in French or Spanish on campus November 7-9. This workshop is designed for intermediate to advanced speakers who want to explore cultural issues while polishing their language skills. More information.

  • Be a Student Again | Upcoming Online Classes

    Be a Student Again | Upcoming Online Class

    Japanese faculty member Ikuko Yoshida will teach an online spring course on "Understanding Japanese Culture and Aesthetics Through Ikebana." Dates for this class are forthcoming; more information will be available later in the fall.

  • Recent Alums Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Grants

    Recent Alums Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Grants

    Ben Underwood ’13 and Forest Purnell ’14 were awarded Fulbright Study and Research grants to pursue work in China this fall. Read more.

  • Tartt ’86, Marshall ’75 Win 2014 Pulitzers


    Two Bennington alumnae are among the six Pulitzer Prize winners for literature this year. Donna Tartt ’86 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for her critically acclaimed novel The Goldfinch and Megan Marshall ’75 won in the category of biography for Margaret Fuller: A New American Life. Read more.

  • Bennington magazine now online

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    Bennington magazine now online—check it out!

  • All-Class Reunion



    More than 300 alumni returned to campus last week representing the classes of 1943 to 2013. And as it is so often the case, what it is to be back at Bennington defies articulation but is most evident in the experience of being here. This video captures some of the experience, the programs, the people who came back and found everyone they needed here. See more from the weekend!

Alumni (column 3-above Twitter feed)

  • Refer a student. Award a scholarship.

    Refer a student. Award a scholarship.

    Bennington alumni know firsthand what qualities our students share, and we ask for your help in recommending Bennington to the high school students you know. Tell them about the College, and then tell us about them. If they apply, are admitted, and enroll in the College, they will receive a $5,000 Alumni Scholarship ($1,250 each year over four years). Referrals can be submitted throughout the year, but please submit by January 15 for fall applicants.

  • Get Gear

    Get Gear

    Visit our online store to purchase Bennington swag items.

  • Davis Alumni House

    Davis Alumni House

    The Virginia Todahl Davis '40 Alumni House is available for use by Bennington College alumni and other College guests throughout the year.

  • Where to Stay, Eat, and Visit

    Where to Stay, Eat, and Visit

    Restaurants, accommodations, and local attractions—check them out!