Red Hook Together
Red Hook Together works to blend endeavors in culture, agriculture, education, business, and tourism in order to create a sustainable community. Bard College, the Red Hook Chamber of Commerce, the school district, and the towns and villages of Red Hook and Tivoli share a vision to enhance the lives of those who live, work, and study in Red Hook. Our goal is to strengthen relationships between people in this community, striving to preserve resources and develop businesses. For more information e-mail Erin Cannan.
Elections at Bard
facilitates voter registration for local students, provides information about candidates, hosts forums in which candidates and students can meet, and protects the rights of students to vote and have their votes counted.
"All Politics Is Local"
This venture enables Bard faculty and students to engage with local, county, and state officials. The program helps arrange internships and service learning opportunities.
West Point−Bard Exchange
The West Point−Bard Exchange allows civilians and future officers of the United States Army to learn together. Students and faculty from Bard and the United States Military Academy exchange ideas in classrooms, public presentations, and in informal settings. Bard students and West Point cadets participate in joint seminars in international relations and hold mixed-team debates on a range of issues. West Point faculty teach courses at Bard in counter-insurgency, military history, and international relations.
Erin Cannan on Local Engagement
Associate Director for CCE speaks to the links between learning and engagement.
Bard Upbeats: Bringing the Joy of Music to Children
Student leader Lindsay Stanley introduces the Bard Upbeats, offering music instruction to local children.