IMMERSIVE AND INTERDISCIPLINARY “Part site-based performance, part running tracker, part audio experience tour”. This is how Adrienne Mackey describes TrailOff, an innovative project partnering with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC), app developer Toasterlab, and ten storytellers from diverse backgrounds to
From “Sea to Shining Sea” Poet and writer Synnika Lofton teaches Literature, creates poetry, and operates a music and media production company in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Donnelle McGee writes poetry, operates a small publisher, and teaches at Mission College in
In first grade, Bárbara Martínez-Griego received Ds and Fs on her report card while in other areas, such as effort, courtesy, and conduct, she always got A’s. “The only comment made -every grading period- was, “Needs to speak more English
The writers who teach in the Goddard MFA in Creative Writing Program have been published and produced internationally, and are recognized in their fields. They are active writers. Collectively, current and recent faculty members have published more than 150 books,
by Elena Georgiou “I think we often think of freedom as a destination. Freedom as a noun, freedom as a settled place, freedom as being settled. And this image to me is very much in line with, I think what my
The sudden shift to remote instruction has caused a needed moment of critical interrogation in higher education. Colleges, universities, and the students that attend them are all making difficult choices about the Fall semester. At the heart of these decisions lies
We are a diverse learning community founded in the belief that democratic education creates positive change. We are committed to social justice, to human rights, to agency and protection for all people, and to thoughtful action to save our earth.
Pugs (Daniel Seung) Pugliese, along with a couple of his peers, reflects on his his experience at Goddard’s low residency MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program. All photographs were taken by Pugs during graduating weekend, which took place in January 2020.
Willi Singleton in Conversation with MFAIA Lead Faculty, Ruth Wallen Willi Singleton has been wood-firing his climbing kiln in Kempton, Pennsylvania for thirty-three years, using mostly clay taken from Hawk Mountain mixed with Stancill’s clay from the northern Chesapeake coast. Willi
By Kathleen Kesson, former Director of Education at Goddard College. Families who unschool, or home school (at least 2 million kids in the U.S.) usually reach this decision after much deliberation, and after weighing innumerable factors: available time and energy,
We are delighted to announce that Goddard recently received an anonymous gift of $200,000 (plus an additional $30,000 to cover grant administration costs) to establish an emergency fund for students in the MFA in Writing Program. MFAW students will be able to
It would become an iconic moment in sports history and the American Civil Rights Movement. Tommie Smith ascended the dais at the 19th Olympiad in Mexico City to receive the gold medal for the Men’s 200 meters. As the Star-Spangled
A conversation with Goddard alum Hartman Deetz In the end of March, Secretary David Bernhardt of the Department of the Interior ordered the Bureau of Indian Affairs to take the Mashpee Wampanoag’s 321-acre reservation out of trust. This removed it
While we all are destined to reach a point of stop-breath finality, our routes towards this summit traverse different topographies, navigate different twists of watercourse, and feel different illuminations of heat. Still, we mark similar paths: we all are, simply,
The current discussion about the future of democracy in the United States is, beneath its surface, also a conversation about the preservation of a settler-colonial project. It is about assuring settler futurity. Colonization is fundamentally achieved through the material theft
Read the Aug. 26th article in Seven Days Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism (VCIH) recently signed a contract with Goddard College to move its school and clinic from Montpelier to the historic Greatwood campus in Plainfield this June. VCIH will