News and Announcements

September 2018

David and Tracy Grisman Concert

Goddard College is proud to present David and Tracy Grisman at Goddard College’s historic Haybarn Theatre on Friday, October 5, for a fundraiser to support Goddard College. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. The show starts at 8:00 p.m. David Grisman is a brilliant mandolinist who is known far and wide for his unique sound, which […]

August 2018

John Chater Remembers the Goddard College Fire Department

In the Winter 2018 Clockworks, we wrote about the Goddard College Fire Department and invited alumni to share their stories. One, John Chater, responded with this write-up and update. We’re glad to share it here. If you have a fire department story or photos to share, please do so in the comments below! “Upon arrival […]

July 2018

Congratulating 2018 Recipients of Goddard/PEN North American Scholarships

An additional $20,000 in Creative Writing Scholarships Awarded The Goddard College MFA in Creative Writing Program congratulates Steven Dunn, recipient of the $10,000 2018 Goddard/PEN North American Scholarship, and second-place $5,000 awardee Masha Sukovic. Ten additional scholarship candidates received Engaged Artist Awards of $2,000 each: PEN America members Amy Barnes, Lisa Chambers, Will Duprey, Ron […]

June 2018

Why I Give to Goddard

Goddard College is home to more than 20,000 alumni globally. Our alumni tell us that their unique experience here is central to their approach to their work and has had a transformative effect on their life. Patricia Shepherd (IBA ’08, MFAW ’10) is a two-time graduate and Boston Chapter Co-Chair. Here is a statement on […]

New Social Innovation and Sustainability Grant for Students of Color

The Impact Project is an initiative intended to increase enrollment of students of color from underserved and / or marginalized communities in the Goddard Graduate Institute’s MA in Social Innovation and Sustainability, who are working on social innovation and sustainability projects that will benefit their communities. With faculty, staff, and peer guidance and instruction, students […]

May 2018

New Sexuality Studies Concentration in Undergraduate Programs

Goddard College has launched a new Sexuality Studies Concentration within the Undergraduate Studies Program. Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary field ranging from gender studies to biology, ethnic studies to public policy, and theology to economics. Founded by Drs. H. “Herukhuti” Sharif Williams and Zelaika Hepworth Clarke, we are the only sexological program specifically designed to […]

Indigenous & Decolonial Art and Performance Creation – Two New Concentrations – Launch in the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts

Goddard College’s MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts Program has developed two innovative concentrations for artists, performers, and culture-keepers. The Indigenous and Decolonial Art Concentration, offered on our Port Townsend, WA campus, is one of the first academic initiatives in the United States to emphasize the arts in the decolonization process, bringing together Indigenous, settler, and forcibly […]

Goddard College Launches First Graduate-Level Concentration in Embodiment Studies

“…a practice of exquisite awareness is revolutionary in its very approach.”* Goddard College, a pioneer in progressive and innovative education, has launched a master’s-level concentration in Embodiment Studies. This concentration honors the intelligence of the body and its capacity for insight and liberation with respect to lived bodies, social bodies, and the living earth. “This […]

April 2018

Make Action Arts

Make Action Arts – Goddard hosts Radical Art-Making Event In May, Goddard College will host Make Action Arts for a radical art-making intensive. This Vermont-based group of artist activists has hosted successful art-making events in support of direct action campaigns in Vermont and New York, including a “bomb train” blockade in the Port of Albany […]

Goddard College MFA in Creative Writing Program Announces Publication: Alchemy of the Word (2nd Edition)

Goddard College is pleased to announce the 2018 release of a new edition of Alchemy of the Word: Writers Talk About Writing, published by GenPop Books. This anthology consists of thirty essays by faculty members in Goddard’s MFA in Creative Writing Program. All were originally delivered as keynote or commencement addresses between 2000 and 2018. […]