Bard College graduating senior Perry Scheetz placed 11th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase final at the NCAA Track and Field Championships on Saturday, May 25. She was the first Bard student athlete to ever qualify for the National Championships. As a graduate, this was Scheetz's last race. She will next pursue a Ph.D. in chemistry at Dartmouth College. 05-28-2013 http://www.bardathletics.com/news/2013/5/25/WTRACK_0525131214.aspx
The Bard Model United Nations Team finished the 2012-2013 season with a top 50 national ranking—one of only a handful of liberal arts colleges to do so. Team members performed well, winning awards in several tournaments. 05-21-2013 http://www.bard.edu/news/news.php?id=70
The Bard College Department of Athletics and Recreation honored student athletes, teams, and staff at the annual Athletics Awards event on the evening of May 8. Click below for a complete list of award winners. 05-10-2013 http://www.bardathletics.com/news/2013/5/8/GEN_0508134822.aspxFrom left: honorees Tytravia Riley, Trevor LaMountain, and Perry Scheetz
Dance/philosophy double major Samuel Pratt ’14 talks about the interdisciplinary study opportunities at Bard, and how his two chosen fields illuminate each other. "What I knew was that any academic pursuit was going to be integral to my growth and evolution as an artist," he says.
05-08-2013 From left: honorees Tytravia Riley, Trevor LaMountain, and Perry Scheetz
The campus contains more than 70 buildings of varied architectural styles, from 19th-century stone houses and riverfront mansions to structures designed by noted contemporary architects. Most of the College's facilities are clustered at the center of campus: Kline Commons, with its main student dining hall and meeting places for students and faculty; classrooms; libraries; the computer centers; science labs; art studios; and the gymnasium. The Bertelsmann Campus Center provides a spacious setting for social and intellectual exchange among members of the Bard community. The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts contains two theaters and offers student performances and professional music, dance, and theater. Several residence halls are located in the central campus area, while others are within easy walking or bicycling distance. A free shuttle provides regular service between the campus and the neighboring towns of Red Hook, Rhinebeck, and Tivoli.