Update | College

BPI Adds a New Location at Albion Correctional Facility: Hiring New Faculty!

BPI’s newest campus at Albion Correctional Facility, a medium-security women's prison,  is now open! This spring, BPI extended a warm welcome to the inaugural cohort, who began their Bardian careers this spring, immersing themselves in the traditional Language and Thinking workshop and utilizing the… Read More 

News | Announcements

Announcing the Bard Microcollege for Just Community Leadership

Bard College Launches the Nation’s First Tuition-Free College Dedicated to Advocacy, Arts, and Sciences   HARLEM, N.Y. — The Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) has announced the launch of its third tuition-free microcollege, which will open in Harlem this fall.  The Bard Microcollege for Just Community Leadership will… Read More 

COVID-19 Communications | Alumni Affairs

Faculty Opinion: The COVID Closet: A Social History of Hidden Morbidity

This scholarship by historian and BPI Faculty Advisor Kwame Holmes was first shared as part of the Bard College "Ask an Expert" series and has been reproduced as part of the Community Voices op-ed series for the BPI Public Health Journal. Throughout the COVID-19… Read More 

COVID-19 Communications | Microcollege

Microcollege Student Opinion: A Movement Toward Transformation

This reflection by Aru Apaza '22 is part of the Community Voices op-ed series for the BPI Public Health Journal. Throughout the COVID-19 crisis,  BPI alumni, staff, and faculty and Bard Microcollege students will be posting reflections about their work, studies, and response to… Read More 

Profile | Communications

Field Notes on Pandemic Teaching

This reflection by Delia Mellis '86 Director of Program and Faculty Development originally appeared in Places Journal has been reproduced below and can found in its entirety here.   A Bard Prison Initiative student studying at the computer lab at Coxsackie Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison in… Read More 

Brooklyn Public Library with Bard Microcollege logo.
Event | Microcollege

Rethinking Education Virtual Lecture Series Presents: Gabriel N. Mendes

Join us on Zoom to Learn About the Bard at Brooklyn Micrcollege and how to apply for 2020-2021! Tuesday, April 7th 2020 4:30-5:30 PM Please email microcollege.bard.edu to register for the Zoom link Gabriel N. Mendes is Director of Public Health Programs for the Bard Prison Initiative. He… Read More 

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