Community Mapping Has Its Rewards
Crocheted “Reef” Project
The Spirit of ’71
Apr. 14, 2021
With the class of 1971’s landmark Reunion approaching, Jill Troy Werner ’71 created an Endowment for Research and Teaching on Climate Change and Sustainability, and Mary Price ’71 along her husband, Nick Waser—both of whom are field ecologists—made a gift to support “people and programs” at the Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve. These gifts inspired their class to fund the Class of 1971 Gateway to the Old Vassar Farm as its 50th Reunion gift.
Vassar to Rename Cultural Center Building
Apr. 12, 2021
Vassar College’s ALANA Center, which provides resources and programs for students of color, will be named for Professor Jeh Vincent Johnson, the pioneering African American architect and former Vassar faculty member who designed it. President Elizabeth H. Bradley made the announcement as part of the recent African American Alumnae/i of Vassar College (AAAVC) Triennial, which celebrates the contributions of African American alumnae/i, students, faculty, administrators, and staff of Vassar College. Johnson died in January.
‘Mindful and Reflective Moments’ Podcast Ready to Debut
Community Works Campaign Exceeds Goal, Thanks to Generosity of Vassar Employees
Returning Students Greeted by Campus Improvements
Vassar Extends Test-Optional Policy for Two More Years
2020 Community Works Campaign Kicks Off
Vassar’s 2020 Climate Action Plan: Carbon Neutrality and Beyond
Vassar Brings Evocative Quilt Project to Campus, Community
Community Care Day: A Chance to “Exhale”
Oct. 15, 2020
Seven months after the COVID-19 pandemic changed the lives of everyone in the Vassar community, the College took a day to exhale. Classes were suspended to celebrate Community Care Day October 7 as Vassar paused to reflect on the hard work and sacrifices many had made to keep the campus safe.
Generous Parents Power Sustainability on Campus
Student Volunteers Transform Former Storage Site Into Budding Forest
Vassar Online Exhibit Honors College’s Contributions to Women’s Suffrage
Families Weekend to Feature Live Concert and Haitian Art Sale
Candlelight Vigil Honors RBG
College Renovates 10 Student Rooms in Main
Vassar Summer Institute Examines Race, Power, and Resources
Sep. 16, 2020
A commitment to collaboration and the willingness of leaders to cede some of their power are the keys to fostering racial justice and equitable economic progress. That was the message from academicians, philanthropists, and community activists at a two-day conference hosted by the Vassar Summer Institute for the Liberal Arts.