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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Featured Alumna: Tracey Pilch (MFAIA ’07)

Artist and amateur astronomer Tracey Pilch (MFAIA ’07) is an adjunct professor in the Liberal Studies Department of Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage, where she was honored as outstanding adjunct this year. She is also active in annual art projects which raise funds for local youth programs and charities in Alaska and Hawaii. “My time […]

Sophia Maravell earns Goddard Entrepreneur Sustainability grant

Sophia Maravell (MA ’15) received the Goddard Entrepreneur Sustainability grant for starting her business Ecología Rising. Sophia writes: “Ecología Rising grew out of my work in Community Education at Goddard College with the guidance of key faculty members Jackie Fischer and Karla Haas-Moskowitz.” The word ‘ecología’ expresses a Greek philosophy that Sophia adopted and encountered […]

An Early Learning Community Resource

Seattle’s Child Care Resources improves all children’s access to high quality early learning experiences by engaging with families, child care providers, and communities. Intrinsic to their daily work is identifying and addressing racism both internally and externally so that all children grow and develop in their early learning environments. How wonderful it is to see the […]

Thomas J. McGlinchey (BA ’15) joins Delaware school as music teacher and chorus director

Thomas J. McGlinchey (BA ’15) joined Odyssey Charter School in Wilmington, Del., as a new K-4 music teacher and chorus director. McGlinchey is currently pursing is master’s degree in Goddard’s Education Program. As Odyssey Charter School is a Greek language bilingual program. I will be incorporating Greek music, song and dance into the music program,” he […]

Goddard announces new PEN North American Centers partnership, scholarship

PLAINFIELD, Vt. — Goddard College is pleased to announce a new $10,000 scholarship that will provide writers from anywhere in North America with a pathway to earning an MFA in Creative Writing. The Goddard/PEN North American Centers Scholarship expands upon the Goddard/PEN Center USA Scholarship, which was awarded to Erik Rodgers, a student in Goddard […]