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The Newsroom is a monthly online publication dedicated to sharing Bard College at Simon’s Rock news and thought leadership. It is published on the first Friday of each month by the Office of Communications.

News media, alumni, prospective students, Simon’s Rock community members, and other site visitors may subscribe to the Newsroom by entering their email address in the subscribe box on the Newsroom homepage. Readers may suggest a story idea or offer feedback by emailing editors@simons-rock.edu.

About the Office of Communications

The Office of Communications is the primary communications arm of Bard College at Simon’s Rock. We communicate news, information, and ideas relevant to our institution, our educational partners, and our unique position in higher education to a wide range of external audiences.

Bard College at Simon’s Rock is the nation’s only college designed expressly to educate bright, highly motivated students of high school age in the liberal arts and sciences. Founded in 1966 by Elizabeth Hall, Simon’s Rock joined the Bard College system in 1979. It maintains its own campus in Great Barrington, Massachusetts (the heart of the culture-rich Berkshires), and unique identity as a supportive intellectual home for early college students. Bard College at Simon’s Rock enrolls approximately 400 full-time students, and grants both Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees in more than 40 academic concentrations.

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Nancy Yanoshak, faculty in history and women’s studies, and 29 Simon's Rock faculty members and alumni collaborated to develop Educating Outside the Lines: Bard College at Simon's Rock on a "New Pedagogy" for the Twenty First Century. | more |

Most writers at Bard College at Simon’s Rock—a.k.a. most of campus—know about the annual Leslie Sander Writing Contest. Not everyone knows the history... | more |

Midway into the spring semester, students at Bard College at Simon’s Rock start to look to the future and plan for summer internships and work. This year, the offices of Career Services and Institutional Advancement teamed up... | more |

See Who's Making News... | more |

Thesis talk tends to ramp up as the spring semester draws closer to the end and seniors are in the thick of presentations, performances, and exhibits. At any given moment, you can still hear seniors discussing the inspiration for their thesis topic... | more |

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