11-14-2017: Bard alumna and editor of the Bard-sponsored Spanish language magazine La Voz Mariel Fiori ’05 has won the Woman of the Year Award from the American Association of University Women. Read the full article
10-25-2017: Bard Prison Initiative alumnus Darren Mack was recently honored with the 2017 Citizens' Social Action Award from Citizens Against Recidivism in recognition of the accomplishments and contributions he has made since his release from prison. Currently pursuing his master of social work at Hunter College, Darren has been involved with the CUNY Black Male Initiative at City College, became a member of the Education from the Inside Out Coalition, is an active member of Just Leadership USA and its Close Rikers campaign, and is a 2016–2017 New York Civil Liberties Union–Community Organizing Institute Fellow as well as a Beyond the Bars Fellow.
10-25-2017: Alyssa Greenberg MA '12, who received her Ph.D. in art history from the University of Illinois at Chicago this year, has been named a Leadership Fellow at The Toledo Museum of Art. This recently established program cultivates membership of the next generation of museum leaders through an innovative, experiential program that also builds partnerships across the broader industry and community.
Melissa Riebe McCaffrey MA '10 has been named regional director of New York Fine Art Appraisers' newly opened New England office in Boston. Assisted by a team of appraisers and experts in a range of specialties—including jewelry, Americana, modern and contemporary art, and antique furniture—she provides onsite appraisal services to local and New England clientele.
01-25-2017: How the Citizen Science Teaching Fellows Program Challenges and Supports Students and Alumni/ae A remarkable group of students and alumni/ae has played an essential role supporting Bard first-years in the labs during Citizen Science. Now celebrating its fifth year, the Citizen Science Teaching Fellows Program is having a big impact on the lives of Bardians on campus and after graduation. Read the full article
01-24-2017: The fifth annual Bard Works program runs from Sunday, January 22, to Friday, January 27, offering opportunities for students to gain valuable career tools as they near graduation. Juniors and seniors participate in a series of workshops, networking events, and other professional development activities. With the support of mentors from the campus community and beyond, students hone their business etiquette and job searching skills, work on public speaking and workplace leadership, and explore how to translate their undergraduate education to the global marketplace. Participants include 60 students and more than 100 alumni/ae, parents, and local professionals. Visit website
12-08-2016: Mariel Fiori, Bard alumna and cofounder/editor of La Voz, was selected as one of Hudson Valley Magazine's 2015 Women in Business. The 2015 and 2016 honorees were recognized at a luncheon on Thursday, December 8 at Villa Borghese in Wappingers Falls. Senator Sue Serino was the keynote speaker at the event. Fiori cofounded La Voz, a Spanish-language magazine for the Hudson Valley, with Emily Schmall '05 as a student TLS project in 2004. She has been celebrated for her work as a journalist and local activist. Learn More
11-21-2016: Last week, Bard brought more than 50 students to the nation's capital for Bard Works D.C. During the three-day program, students heard from alumni/ae, parents, and friends in the Bard network who are living and working in the D.C. area. Panel topics included politics, government, nonprofit, private sector, and arts-related careers. Networking receptions were held throughout the program so that students had the opportunity to meet and mingle with panelists and other program participants. Bard Works 2017, a weeklong professional development event for Bard juniors and seniors, will take place January 22–27 in Annandale. Bard Works is made possible by a generous grant from an anonymous donor and is a collaboration between the Bard Center for Civic Engagement, the Bard Career Development Office, the Dean of Student Affairs Office, the Office of Development and Alumni/ae Affairs, and the Bard College Alumni/ae Association Board of Governors.
11-18-2016: Work by several Bard alumnae and faculty members will be featured in the Whitney Biennial this spring. Bard alumnae include Celeste Dupuy Spencer (Studio Arts), Dani Leventhal MFA '10 (Film/Video), Carrie Moyer MFA '02 (Painting), and Leila Weinraub (MFA). Faculty artists include Susan Cianciolo (MFA visiting artist in Painting), Kevin Everson (MFA Film/Video faculty), An-My Lê (Photography), Ulrike Müller (MFA Painting cochair), and Cauleen Smith (MFA Film/Video faculty).