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Bennington College is a private, nonsectarian liberal arts college located in Bennington, Vermont, USA.

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A commencement speech to light up your Saturday "Peter Dinklage '91 Addresses Bennington College's Class of 2012" -
Peter Dinklage addresses Bennington College... what a powerful speech! :D "...Light up the Night..."
An artifact from 1969 in the fascinating exhibition at Bennington College.
Yesterday Allison represented UCS at the Bennington College Health Fair! UCS is a great place to work and a great...
Conference on issues at Bennington College on Friday and Saturday via
Hear this one: aka Tyrion Lannister has a golden voice and gilt-edged wisdom.
Tyron! Funny & wise commencement by Just hilarious.
This commencement is a thing of joy, beginning with the too heavy mace.
Anyone as addicted to the new Sylvan Esso album as me? Singer Amelia Meath has VT roots. Her band Mountain Man formed at Bennington College.
In case you need your Peter Dinklage ❤️ turned up to 11. This is just such a pleasure to listen to.
Conference on PFOA issues at Bennington College via
Albert Stadler was given his first solo exhibition at Bennington College in 1962 by art…
CALLING ALL FUTURE/CURRENT COLLEGE STUDENTS. If you're interested in tuition reimbursement and pay staarting at $10/hour apply to Chipotle!!
Water Conference at Bennington College in Vt this Fri and Sat. I will be speaking on Saturday about pfoa. conf is free, open to the public
Bennington College is looking for a Financial Aid Counselor
conference at Bennington College. Saturday open to the public.
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This might be a great fit for you: shift supervisor - Store# 06331, COLLEGE & BENNINGTON - LA
The Mount is in Va. Beach. Come see us every Sunday morning @ 9 am at 1110 Bennington Rd. Va. Beach in the college park…
WHERE'S your outrage over Sanders' three homes?! Over his wife bankrupting Bennington College…
At Bennington College, we've used window markers to have students from different disciplines exemplify their work f…
College student car found at Quarry https:/…
Sunday morning at 9 am in the College Park Section of the city. 1110 Bennington Rd. Va.Beach 23464. The Mount is in Virg…
The only college I've looked into has been Bennington cuz they sent me a pamphlet with the Eiffel Tower on it XD
BENNINGTON COLLEGE! Bad History Month and Dust From 1000 Yrs play tonight with Caethua
Kalamazoo College or Bennington college in Vermont or idk
Thank you to Jonathan and Shelby for their wonderful presentation at Bennington College on HIV. . Great job!!
BBan Public invited to Senior Concert Week at Bennington College: BENNINGTON >> Music at Bennington Col...
Stanley has quit more things than he completed...booze, percs, cigarettes and weed (?) compared to high school maybe...college?
Caption for the photo - Bennington Project Independence enjoyed the Drums of Fire performance by Bennington College students
sorry you missed the fantastic Drums of Fire performance by Bennington College. Here's a photo...
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Bennington College - hardly a student in sight. There're only about 700 of them at this very…
Found in the Bennington College cafeteria (I'm a visiting speaker here) - advice in a Bennington…
you have to overlook having his wife(?) & relatives harvesting the cash during her tenure at Bennington College?
This explains eloquently what most of us feel everyday. Bennington College Master of Fine Arts in Writing...
sequel to Fast Times; Medium Times at Ridgemont Community College. The Jennifer Leigh character knocked up again
Bennington College Graduation Weekend - We have a full house, but can help with lodging at nearby B&B in Shaftsbury.
ESPN is actually doing this now, announcers claiming to be at a college basketball game when they're in Bristol.
When I briefly studied painting at Bennington College, summer 2001, the words "I don't like painters, I like paintings" came out of my mouth
Congrats to Bart Hiscock, Bennington!! He joins Bison teammates McKeone, McDonald, and Cale at Hastings College! Go Broncos!…
Walking along the maple tree-lined trail at Southern Vermont College
Things I am totally considering: . Taking the last two weeks of my summer to bike to Bennington College via the Erie Canal Heritage Trail.
Bennington College is hosting a town meeting tonight about PFOA results. More info this morning
This made me still for a long time after reading. Great writing by Megan Culhane Galbraith. Bennington College...
I will be reading at Bennington College in Bennington, VT on March 9th:
BBan Bennington College piano faculty to perform free recital of Beethoven sonatas: BENNINGTON >> Thirty...
Panel flow at Bennington College. Talking to the Senior class on “Idealism Versus Reality:…
Moments to remember. Pic by the shoota @ Bennington College
they can be just as bad. My sister went to Bennington College which was like that.
Chuffed the my alma mater Bennington did a spread on The Oyster War. @ Bennington College
On the road to Bennington, VT for tomorrow's NECC semifinal matchup against Southern Vermont College!
glad to see you made the correction from Bennington College to Burlington College.
Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on His 15 Years in the Spotlight - College Times
Punk African. Aka I don't have a formal jacket @ Bennington College
Yeah! Bard College at Simons Rock, Bennington and Green Mountain in VT make the list just wish Northland was there…
Warmer today w/ highs in the upper 50s. Still seeing rain in southern Here's a look at Bennington College.
Bennington College, union reach settlement in labor dispute.
Bennington College, union reach settlement in labor dispute
Couldn't help but wonder if the "Dress to Get Sexed" party mentioned in Queen of Earth was a reference to Bennington College
At Bennington College in Vermont, paying homage to engineering legend Buckminster Fuller, who invented the geodesic dome and taught here.
Does it seem like every future of higher education piece is a portrait of Bennington College? That's because it is (…
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Congrats to Bennington College alum on his Emmy for Game of Thrones :)
Peter Dinklage is a graduate of Bennington College, where my daughter attends.
Bennington College supports restorative practices on campus!:
Bennington College thank you for another great night.
Yep, Bennington College is pretty, pretty cool.
What students who attend certain colleges earn after graduation. (Takeaway: don't attend Bennington or Brandeis)
It is great to see what God is doing at the Northeastern Baptist College in Bennington, Vermon!. God is at work!
Heading to for our sons official college visit. along for the ride.
Greetings from the 2nd Annual Bennington College CAPA Leadership Institute meeting with a focus on conflict...
That's how bad they're gonna lose! You go to Bennington College? Used to love that place back in the day!
PDS welcomes Libby Hux from Bennington College. Our students are looking forward to meeting you!
"At Bennington College, over 48 percent of former students were earning less than $25,000 per year,"via
Bennington, Bard sound like bad deals: via
10 years after graduating from Bennington College in Vermont 48% of the former students were earning less than...
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Complete Bennington College rankings for lists by the Princeton Review in 2015:
Forbes list of the most entrepreneurial colleges...College .
Morehouse College is in the Top 5 of this prestigious list from Forbes!
My syllabus for Narrative Paper Cutting, currently unfolding at Bennington College in VT...
'Business bikers' to hear five entrepreneurial pitches at Bennington College: via
Come see us in Bennington Monday afternoon/evening August 3rd at Bennington College
Don't forget to come hear university admissions reps from Bryn Mawr College, Bennington College, and Connecticut...
NAIA Aquinas college in GR Michigan is among new schools recruiting 2016 Bennington
Excited to see exhibit about dance at my alma mater Opens 9/12 w/
I'm becoming slightly obsessed with Bennington, on which Tartt's The Secret History Hampden College is based
Amy E. Tarrant Gallery: Dance at Bennington College:80 Years of Moving Through | Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Thanks for the follow Bennington College is where I got a lot of my feminist footing and got some of my best work done ;] .
I'd been at the Wiltern for Jenny Lewis three minutes when I saw a Bennington College hoodie.
"All paths lead nowhere. Choose one with heart." Jonathan Lethem, writer. Bennington College Commencement address.
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Tonight at 7 at Oldcastle Theatre, 331 Main St., Bennington, there will be a book reading and signing by Susan Scarf Merrell, author of "Shirley," in conjunction with the Bennington Bookshop. The event is open to the public. According to the Bookshop, "Shirley" is a fictional account of a young couple that spends a year at Bennington College in 1964 with novelist Shirley Jackson and her husband. A San Francisco native, Jackson lived in North Bennington until her death in 1965.
Peter Dinklage, Actor: Game of Thrones. Peter Dinklage was born in Morristown, New Jersey. In 1991, he received a degree in drama from Bennington College and began his career. He continues to work in the theatre with roles in "The Killing Act", "Imperfect Love", and "Richard III". Peter Dinklage rec…
This week HTH is hosting a case study with 3 other San Diego schools. Students from Francis Parker, La Jolla Country Day and The Bishops School will also be part of this event. HTH with the 3 top private high schools in San Diego. They cost up to $30k a year where HTH is a public high school. This is why I started driving to Point Loma 5 years ago. All the time and effort truly is worth it. And yes, Victoria was asked to be part of this event. :) College admission reps will be on campus from the following colleges. American University, Arizona State University, Barnard College, Bennington College, Bentley University, Boston College, Bowdoin College, Bradley University, Brandeis University, Bryn Mawr College, Bucknell University, Caltech, Carleton College, Case Western Reserve University, Claremont McKenna College, Clark University, Colgate University, College of Charleston, College of the Holy Cross, Colorado College Connecticut College, Dartmouth College, DePauw University, Elon University, Emory ...
Bennington College alum Donna Tartt won the Pulitzer Prize! I went to Bennington too...way to score home team!
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction goes to native Mississippian, Donna Tartt for Goldfinch. Studied at Ole Miss, graduate of Bennington College. Greenwood. Yes, The Sip can do some things very well!!
Hey everyone! This week (aka tonight... sorry for the lateness, busy start of term!) we will be watching Bennington College's Spring 2014 production of Myths and Hymns, followed by a watcher's choice of either: [title of show], tick, tick... boom! at Bennington (oh god the memories), Carrie 2012 Off-Broadway, Pippin OBC 1980, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, or anything on DVD that I decide to bring with me.
Who Know? amazing!! Carol Channing was born on this date , Jan. 31 in 1921. She's an African American actress. Huhhh??? She was born in Seattle, Washington. When she left home to attend Bennington College, her mother informed her that her father, a journalist whom she had believed was born in Rhode Island, was actually a light-complected African-American born in Augusta, Georgia who had passed for white, saying that the only reason she was telling her was so she wouldn't be surprised "if she had a black baby". She kept her heritage secret so she would not be typecast on Broadway and in Hollywood, ultimately revealing it only in her autobiography, Just Lucky I Guess, which was published in 2002, when she was more than 80 years old. As an actress, Channing’s career was built largely on two roles, Lorelei Lee in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Dolly Gallagher Levi in Hello Dolly!. She is easily recognized by her distinctive voice and wide eyes. Her first Broadway play was Let's Face It, where she was an un .. ...
We are so pleased to welcome Julie Batten as instructor for our NEW! Memoir Writing Workshop! Ms. Batten is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Bennington Writing Seminars/Bennington College, Julie Batten teaches creative writing and composition at both Salem State University and the University of Massachusetts. Thanks to the financial support she receives from both of these universities, she also runs an outreach program for the homeless that brings accredited college level Creative Writing courses into shelters throughout the Commonwealth. Welcome Julie Batten! ... www.communityhouse.org
Camille Paglia is an American teacher and social critic. Paglia, a self-described dissident feminist has been a professor at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, since 1984. In 1978 she was harshly criticized by the founding members of the women's studies program at the State University of New York at Albany, when they categorically denied that hormones influence human experience or behavior". Similar fights with feminists culminated in a 1978 incident forced her out of a teaching position at Bennington College. Paglia later accepted a settlement from the college and resigned the following year.
Dr. Mariko Silver has been selected as the 10th president of Bennington College. A leading educational, public policy, and international strategist, she has held prominent roles at Columbia University, at Arizona State University, in the administration of Arizona’s governor Janet Napolitano, and in…
Nollywood fans, scholars, etc should not miss this! Jonathan Haynes, film scholar and Professor of English at Long Island University, NJ, speaks on "Nollywood Screenwriting" tomorrow in the Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan, at 4:00 PM. Jonathan Haynes received his B.A. from McGill University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. He has taught at the American University in Cairo (Egypt), Tufts University, Albion College, Bennington College, the University of Nigeria-Nsukka, Ahmadu Bello University (Nigeria), Columbia University, and the University of Ibadan (Nigeria). Since 1998 Dr. Haynes has been at Long Island University, first at Southampton College and then, after 2004, in the English Department at the Brooklyn Campus. In 2001-2002 he was director of the Friends World Program (now Global College) West African Center in Kumasi, Ghana. Haynes has written two books on English Renaissance literature: The Humanist as Traveler: George Sandys’s “Relation of a Journey Begun An. Dom. 1610" (Ru ...
Summer Voice Workshop 2013 This summer's Workshop will be held on July 10, 11, 12 and July 15, 16, 17. Immerse yourself in singing for the entire week or part of the week. Singers of every style and ability are invited to explore their voices in a supportive, stimulating environment. Daily 30-minute voice lessons with Kerry Ryer-Parke Daily 30-minute coaching sessions with professional pianists (who also sing!) Daily (end of the day) Group Workshop where participants will demonstrate what they've been working on, sing for each other, and provide feedback. Discussion topics may include breath, song preparation, practice techniques, resonance, range, vibrato, intonation, and performance. The interests of the Group will help direct the discussions. The cost for 1-3 days is $90/day. The cost for 4 or more days is $80/day. The Workshop will take place at Kerry Ryer-Parke's home in Bennington and at Jennings Music Building at Bennington College. If you have questions please contact Kerry at ryerparkeor 802-442- ...
Like many institutions around the state, the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams had its commencement over the weekend. Professionals who earned honorary degrees during the celebration included first lady Diane Patrick; retiring Bennington College president Elizabeth Coleman; John “...
Julia Randall (1924–2005) American poet. She was one of a number of female poets writing in English whose work retained rhyme and meter long past the time when they were considered fashionable by the U.S. poetry scene of the twentieth century. Even her work in free verse uses techniques like alliteration, assonance, and internal rhyme. Julia Randall was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1924. She graduated from Bryn Mawr School in 1941, Bennington College with a degree in English, and from Johns Hopkins Writing Seminar with a master's degree. She attended both Johns Hopkins Medical School and Harvard University but found that medicine and teaching did not leave her enough time to write poetry. She wrote during the summers and taught in various schools: the Hopkins evening school, then known as McCoy College; a University of Maryland branch in Paris; Goucher College; the Peabody Conservatory; Towson University; and what is now known as Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. She retired from teaching in . ...
Dear Franjo, Congratulations! On behalf of the students, faculty, and staff of Bennington College, it is my...
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It's a pretty day at Bennington College
Looks like today's the day these crocuses will open- spring will spring! @ Bennington College
I was at CTD in '89. Already in college (Bennington, that time) in '92!
Check out our job opening for a Executive Assistant in Bennington, VT! Bennington College
Collaborative research w/ Bennington College on the development of a sensitive method for arsenic in apple juice
Got accepted to Bennington College!! 3 acceptances, 3 waitlists, & 1 rejection so far, & hearing back from the last one on Thurs.!
Hey I teach social practices at Bennington College in Southern Vermont, perhaps you'd like to visit and make some art with us?
All my alma maters are headed to the Sweet Sixteen. Except Bennington College. The closest Bennington's come to...
Alan Soffer discovered abstract painting purely by accident through a workshop at Bennington College and never...
What the *** is going on at the gas station on College & Bennington Is it a protest?
Photo: crazyeasy: on the application for Bennington College, one of the questions was something like, What...
Partied at Bennington College, and lost my jacket on the 2nd floor of Booth. Anyone able to help?
Tonight 7.30pm Writers from the Bennington College MFA Program and Beyond converge. Free Admission
I am the very, VERY proud sister of a brand new Bennington College student! Congrats to my sis on her acceptance!
It's the birthday of writer Jonathan Lethem (books by this author), born in New York City (1964). He was raised in Brooklyn by idealistic, radical parents who constantly invited people into their home and had intellectual discussions morning and night. His mother was an activist and his father an avant-garde painter. He went off to Bennington College in Vermont, and he said: "My experience there was overwhelming, mostly having to do with a collision with the realities of class — my parents' bohemian milieu had kept me from understanding, even a little, that we were poor [...] It's an endlessly fascinating subject for me — the oddity of being raised in a hipster fog where intellectualism and cultural access obscured poverty so completely it became a kind of privilege." So he dropped out and hitchhiked to the West Coast, where he worked in bookstores and started to write. He published short stories and a couple of novels, then moved back to New York and wrote his first big success, Motherless Brooklyn ( ...
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Working on some new forms with my intern Jeremy Kiracofe from Bennington College.
On Saturday, January 26, 2013 at about 11:05 AM the Bennington Police Department responded to a serious injury traffic crash on North Bennington Road, immediately west of the Bennington College entrance.  It was reported that a car struck a pedestrian.  The Bennington Rescue Squad also responded to the scene.  Upon police arrival they found Henry H. Chalifoux, age 79 of 1246 North Bennington Road in North Bennington, VT to be gravely injuried on the side of the road after being struck by a vehicle as her crossed the road to get to his mailbox.  Police also located the driver of a 2003 Ford Focus to be Georgianna Carter, age 86  of North Bennington, VT. When Bennington Rescue transported to Chalifoux to the emergency department at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center he was still alive.  While in transport Mr. Chalifoux went un-responsive and he was proounced deceased in the emergency department.  An autopsy was requested by the Bennington County State's Attorney. A preliminary investigation has ...
Theo Huxtable adds up the cost of 4 yrs of Bennington College + incidentals = $112,500-18%. Says he'll skip the school and just take cash.
Bennington Commencement Speech (tropes, propositions, fish, bicycles) By Nick FlynnDecember 19th, 2012Originally a commencement speech given at Bennington College in 2010.(note: for the most part, I’m going to use the word “poetry” to refer to all the various disciplines represented here today–if yo...
THIS FROM BOB WILLIAMSON: "I've been swamped since the mass shooting in Newtown, CT. By all means, give Gov. Shumlin, John Campbell, *** McCormack and Alice Nitka phone calls, asking them for a state law preventing felons from buying firearms in Vermont. Boston Police Supt. Paul Joyce told a Bennington College forum (11/8/10) that "...forty percent of the crime guns his police officers pull off of the streets of Boston come from Vermont." I went up to ask Supt. Joyce if I'd heard him correctly, and he said I had." * Let's talk about this at the January meeting.
Stephen Mitsuo Higa received his PhD from Brown University in 2012. He teaches at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont.
I just finished reading Kathleen Norris’s The Virgin of Bennington (New York: Riverhead Books, 2001). The following are selected “best bits,” relating to poetry and the writing of poetry—and often applicable to the writing of haiku. The book is not just a coming-of-age memoir about Norris’s life, where she learns about poetry at Vermont’s Bennington College, and then works at the Academy of American Poets in New York City. Rather, it is more an appreciation of Betty Kray, the Academy’s first executive director, who died in 1987. Norris says that she could not have wished for a better mentor than Betty Kray. In all, the book makes me wish I could have met Betty, who believed, above all else, that poets needed community. The following quotations are all by Norris, except where indicated, which are mostly comments that Betty had made about poetry. * * * “[A] job that would require me to attend poetry readings several times a week was my idea of heaven on earth.” (p. 22) “[P]oetry . . . wa ...
accumulatio-artemis: Transgender Day of Remembrance | A Candlelit Vigil with *** at Bennington College ni…
Regardless of where I end up for my Undergrad, I think one of my short term goals might be to work towards being in a position to work on my Masters at Bennington College in Vermont. That's Bret Easton Ellis' alma mater. You can't take a first step until you give yourself a direction.
Ethan Hawke in a Bennington College t-shirt - This is a clip from the new horror film "Sinister", coming out …
Just to give my friends an update on my life plans for the next four years. I have applied to Bennington College in Vermont for a BA in conflict resolution. Peace \/
Speaking of Judith, we just learned she’s a Yalie...who transferred from Bennington College! So great.
world wide artist Paul Feeley (1910-1966) American artist & director of the Art Department at Bennington College
A man walked into the gallery; wife is taking art courses ads Bennington College. A woman walked in holding book "The Promised Land"
Last month, Peter Dinklage was set to deliver the commencement speech at Bennington College, his alma mater. After stepping to the podium, he placed a gigantic, student-made mace down in front of him.
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June 1, 2012 - Bennington, VT. The 77th Graduating Class at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont celebrated their commencement with dinner and speeches ...
There are so many good things in Peter Dinklage's commencement address to Bennington College:
"The world might say you are not allowed to do that. So don't even bother asking. Don't bother telling the world you are ready. Show it. Do it." Peter Dinklage to Bennington College graduating class
Picked up a growler of Frog Run sap beer from the Fiddlehead Brewing Company on Thursday during a Vermont Folklife Center event with NY Times Magazine "Drink" columnist Rosie Schaap reading a great chapter from her memoir 'Drinking With Men.' The chapter was from her time at Bennington College - brought back high school memories of Sun Fest on campus (too fun to describe). Thanks Andy Kolovos and the VFC staff for a really enjoyable date night.
A silent color film of Martha Graham dancing extracts of "Lamentation". Filmed in 1943 at Bennington College by Russian-born sculptor Simon Moselsio. His wif...
Roethke was born in Saginaw, Michigan and grew up on the west side of the Saginaw River. His father, Otto, was a German immigrant, a market-gardener who owned a large local greenhouse, along with his brother (Theodore's uncle). Much of Theodore's childhood was spent in this greenhouse, as reflected by the use of natural images in his poetry. The poet's adolescent years were jarred, however, by his uncle's suicide and by the death of his father from cancer, both in early 1923, when Theodore (Ted) was only 15. These deaths shaped Roethke's psyche and creative life. He attended the University of Michigan, earning A.B. and M.A. degrees. He briefly attended law school before entering Harvard University, where he studied under the poet Robert Hillyer. Abandoning graduate study because of the Great Depression, he taught English at several universities, including Lafayette College, Pennsylvania State University, and Bennington College.[3] In 1940, he was expelled from his position at Lafayette and he returned to ...
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