News and Announcements

August 2012

Goddard Concert Series presents Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

Plainfield, Vt.— Saturday, September 1st, Goddard College Concerts presents Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars at the Haybarn Theatre at Goddard College. Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars (SLRAS), originally from Freetown, formed in the late 1990s at a time when the West African country of Sierra Leone was in a war that forced millions to flee their […]

July 2012

Grammy Award Winner Suzanne Vega Performed a Goddard College

MONTPELIER, VT – Sunday, July 29, Goddard College hosted the Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter Suzanne Vega. The concert was hosted under an outdoor pavilion on the beautiful campus of Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont. The event, presented by WGDR/WGDH Radio and part of the Goddard College Concert Series. Widely regarded as one of the most brilliant songwriters […]

Bread & Puppet Founder Receives Presidential Award for Activism

Plainfield, Vt. — Peter Schumann, the founder of the Internationally renowned Bread & Puppet Theater, will be honored at Goddard College with a special award to recognize his life and work in the arts and the social justice movement. Goddard President Barbara Vacarr will present Schumann with the Second Annual Presidential Award for Activism at […]

Goddard College Launches New Bachelor of Arts Degrees

Port Townsend, WA — By the time Nicole J. Persun graduated from high school, she had signed a book contract for her debut novel A Kingdom’s Obsession. A graduate of Jefferson Community School in Port Townsend, she had spent a few productive quarters at Peninsula Community College and the book came out in August 2011. […]

May 2012

Internationally Acclaimed Piano Virtuoso Ang Li to Play at Goddard College

Plainfield, Vt. — International award-winning pianist Ang Li is appearing live in concert on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at the historic Haybarn Theatre at Goddard College, presented by WGDR/WGDH Goddard College Community Radio. Li is among the top 30 pianists in the world as ranked by the Van Cliburn Foundation in 2009. She has appeared at […]

Goddard College Appoints New Advancement Officer

Plainfield, Vt. – Goddard College today announced the hiring of Lauren Geiger Moye as chief advancement officer at the iconic low-residency college. “Lauren brings a remarkable performance history of driving institutional fundraising, and we are thrilled to have her join our leadership team,” said Goddard College President, Dr. Barbara Vacarr. “She has a clear passion […]

March 2012

Goddard College Names Three Trustees

Plainfield, Vt. – Goddard College today announced significant additions to the college’s board of trustees. At a recent board meeting, the nominations for Suzanne Forsyth, Carole Marks, and Carl Taylor were unanimously approved. “We are honored to welcome these trustees to the board,” said Barbara Vacarr, president of Goddard College. “We appreciate their experience, expertise, and commitment […]

February 2012

Film Industry Veterans Christine Vachon and Todd Haynes Visit Port Townsend

Port Townsend, Wash. – On February 22nd, Goddard College and the Port Townsend Film Institute will co‐host a screening of the first two episodes of the HBO miniseries, Mildred Pierce, at 7pm at the Rose Theatre in Port Townsend. A Q&A with the writer/director Todd Haynes and producer Christine Vachon of the award‐winning drama will follow. Co‐sponsored […]

Occupy! – Goddard: The Conference

Plainfield, Vt. — Goddard College will host a first-in-the-nation conference to explore the ramifications of the Occupy Wall Street movement for higher education and the nation. Les Leopold, author of “The Looting of America,” will kick off the conference as keynote speaker, followed by three discussion panels featuring activists who have shaped the movement. A “General Assembly’’ […]

January 2012

Goddard College Radio Broadcasts Al-Jazeera

Plainfield, Vt. — On Wednesday, January 25, WGDR/WGDH Goddard College Community Radio (91.1 and 91.7 fm) went live with al-Jazeera English World News (AJE) in place of the ubiquitous BBC. The 30-minute program will air on weekdays from 8:00 – 8:30 am. WGDR/WGDH joins the short list of 33 public radio stations that currently air […]