Goddard College News

November 2018

New Human Animal Interaction Studies Concentration in Psychology Program

The Goddard College Psychology Program is proud to announce a new concentration in Human Animal Interaction Studies. Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) and Animal-Assisted Activities (AAA) have grown exponentially in popularity in recent years. Animal-assisted therapists work as professionals and volunteers in a variety of settings, treating issues such as relationship conflict, depression, and trauma, with children, […]

October 2018

PEN North American Centers Scholarships Now Open for Creative Writers

Goddard College is pleased to announce that applications are open for a $10,000 scholarship that will provide creative writers from anywhere in North America a pathway to earning a master’s degree in creative writing. The Goddard/PEN North American Scholarship, now in its third year, is the result of a partnership between Goddard’s low-residency MFA in […]

Dr. Bernard Bull Announced as New Goddard College President

Academic Innovation Expert Starts November 1 The Goddard College Board of Trustees has named Dr. Bernard Bull as Goddard College’s next president, the trustees announced on Monday. Dr. Bull most recently served as Chief Innovation Officer, Vice Provost of Curriculum and Innovation, and Professor of Education at Concordia University Wisconsin. There he led a University-wide […]

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 […]