Skip to main content
The Powerhouse Apprentice Company performs in Hello! My Baby. Applications are being accepted now for this year’s program. Check it out. Photo: Buck Lewis
Kitchen workers in the Retreat are always glad to see you, especially on Chili Day. See a video about the making of this campus favorite.
New England building has been looking like a paper lantern recently. Read about the renovation, which is part of the new science building project. Photo: Tamar Thibodeau
Private First Class Eugene Davis paints over a swastika on a railroad car in Germany. The experiences of African-American GIs in Germany during WWII is the topic of a book by Prof. Maria Höhn, and now also a documentary, Breath of Freedom. Read more.
Ever wonder what it takes to keep Vassar ticking? A lot of folks! Second in the video series “What are you doing?” -- take a quick tour of the archives with Laura Streett, college archivist. Photo: Karl Rabe
Share the love. Send a Vassar Valentine - new on the Postcard site.
Dr. Milfred Fierce talks with a crowd during the takeover of Main Building in 1969. Read an account by Claudia Lynn Thomas ’71 of what it was like to be part of this historic moment.
The Hudson River and Poughkeepsie were once ice yachting centers. Learn about this topic and others in “Winters Past,” a soundwalk series by Isaac Kestenbaum ’03 and Josie Holtzman ’06.
Ken Levine ’88 is known for combining good storytelling with cutting-edge technology to create video games. Learn how his Vassar experience helped him get where he is today.
In 1969, Vassar’s first Black Studies program was housed in Poughkeepsie at the Urban Center for Black Studies. Learn more about the history of this program, now called Africana Studies.
Isabella Kosmacher ’14 and Michael Graceffa ’14 perform with the Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre. VRDT’s annual gala at the Bardavon Theater is March 1 & 2. Get your tickets before it’s too late. Photo: Rachel Garbade ’15
What does it take to keep Vassar ticking? Lots of folks! Third in the video series “What Are You Doing?” -- Challah for Hunger students bake and sell challah every week and donate the profits to Dutchess Outreach.
Portraits of Vassar staff by Bruce Bundock who pays tribute to his coworkers in the exhibition Faces of Vassar: An Appreciation, in the Palmer Gallery through Mar. 13.
Vassar College Office of Communications
124 Raymond Ave
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604
Late 1800s - 2015
Browse and enjoy.
Starting in 2011, Vassar’s 150th anniversary, the college’s homepages have been available for browsing in this archive. Each image is captioned, and the caption links to related information. Enjoy!