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Ronald and Belmont Pitkin receive posthumous Goddard Award for Excellence

PLAINFIELD, Vt. — Goddard College President Robert Kenny presented Ronald and Belmont Pitkin with the posthumous Goddard Award for Excellence during a public memorial service to celebrate Ronald Pitkin’s life on Saturday, Aug. 12, in the Haybarn Theatre on Goddard’s Plainfield Campus. The Goddard College Award for Excellence recognizes individuals who have given exceptional service […]

Nicole Emma Meistrich receives 2017 Goddard/PEN North American Scholarship

PLAINFIELD, Vt. – Goddard College is pleased to award the 2017 Goddard/PEN North American Scholarship to Nicole Emma Meistrich of Boulder, Colo. Meistrich is an Advocate member of PEN America. She attended Warren Wilson College, but later earned a bachelor’s in sociology at Binghamton University. Meistrich is a technical coordinator at an IT consulting firm. […]

‘An American Noel’ by alumna Marianna Boncek to be staged at the Hudson Valley Short Play Festival

An American Noel by Marianna Boncek (MA EDU ’98) will be staged at the Hudson Valley Short Play Festival at the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, New York. The festival runs September 15-17, 2017. Marianna  is an English teacher, author, and poet. She has a particularly keen interest in “lost” local history. Her two […]

Goddard faculty member Rogelio Martinez named 2017 Guggenheim Fellow

PLAINFIELD, Vt. – Rogelio Martinez, a faculty member in Goddard College’s MFA in Creative Writing Program, has been named a 2017 Drama and Performing Art Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Appointed on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise, the 173 Guggenheim Fellows were chosen from a group of almost 3,000 […]

Goddard faculty member Arisa White a Lambda Literary Award finalist

PLAINFIELD, Vt. – Arisa White, a faculty member in Goddard’s BFA in Creative Writing Program, is a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award. Her collection, You’re the Most Beautiful Thing That Happened (Augury, 2016), is one eight books nominated for the Lesbian Poetry prize. Lambda Literary, the nation’s oldest and largest literary arts organization advancing […]

Jane Sanders to give commencement speech at Goddard College

PLAINFIELD, Vt. – Goddard College announced today that Jane O’Meara Sanders, a Goddard alumna and entrepreneur in the public realm for most of her career, was selected by the spring 2017 graduating class of the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program to be the speaker at the Feb. 5 Commencement Ceremony. Sanders, who is married to U.S. Sen. […]

Visiting Writer Dinaw Mengestu

Monday, January 9, 2017, 7pm in the Haybarn  (Reading, Q &A, Book signing and Reception). ​Dinaw ​Mengestu came to the United States with his family from Ethiopia at the age of two. Since earning his M.F.A. at Columbia University in 2005, he has published three novels, all of them New York Times Notable Books, including The Beautiful […]

Visiting Writer Kevin Sampsell

Tuesday, February 14, 2017, Port Townsend, Washington. Kevin Sampsell is an American writer living in Portland, Oregon. He has worked at Powell’s Book Store since 1998 as an events coordinator and the head of the small press section.  His memoir, A Common Pornography, was published by Harper Perennial in January 2010. Tin House published his novel, This Is Between Us (2013), about a man […]

2015-2016 Fundraising Report

On behalf of the students, faculty, and staff of the College, we thank you for your continued support. Contributions from alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the College, as well as grants, equaled $422,577.92, an increase of 18.8% over the previous year. Please see this comparison chart: FUND 2016 2015 Annual Fund $173,151.61 $132,042.52 Building […]

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