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Poem Written by a Student in Tribute to David Frisby

Tue, 2013-08-27 23:16 -- Anonymous (not verified)
Something, Sometimes

        by Diana Abath

Something told me to move towards you
A camaraderie of the skin—yet not that simple

A connection of the heart, the mind
No—for I knew neither about yours or mine in that moment

Something told me to move towards you
A message—in your stance, your sitting, your comfort to just be

Sometimes we need others to show us how to just
Be—with our selves, in our work, in our worlds

Pamela S. Booker, MFA, MA's picture

Summer Reports from the Field: Conversations on Race, Place & Refueling


Between our challenging spaces of academic “doing” over the summer months, there is also the need for periods of renewal, that allow us to experience the season’s measured plodding and time to contemplate how our studies, practices and social commitments might be deepened and refueled.

Michael Klein, MFA's picture

July 2013 Achievements

Students and Alumni

Kyle Bella (MFAW ’14) had an essay called "Queering racialized bodies," which explores the relationship between the poetry of Akilah Oliver, Ronaldo Wilson, and the intersections of queer identity and race published online at the Jacket2.

Donelle McGee (MFAW ’12) had two poems published in the summer issue of Brainchild Magazine.

Joint Statement Regarding Presidential Transition

Mon, 2013-07-29 12:14 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Dr. Barbara Vacarr, President of Goddard of College, and the Goddard Board of Trustees announced on Thursday, July 25, 2013, that Dr. Vacarr will be stepping down as President at the end of the 2013 calendar year. 

Dr. Vacarr joined the College in 2010 after a distinguished career as a leader in developing innovative programs for adult learners.  In addition to her leadership, she brought to Goddard an academic background as a psychologist and adult educator.

Fundraising Success in Fiscal Year 2013

Mon, 2013-07-29 11:22 -- Anonymous (not verified)


We can't thank you enough! With the support of alumni, parents, friends, students, faculty, staff, foundations, and corporations, Goddard College raised a total of $602,558.83 in charitable gifts, grants,  sponsorships and miscellaneous income or the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013.

We were also successful in:

Matching a $50,000 challenge gift made by 3 anonymous donors.
Securing 50 new donors to help us secure a $5,000 challenge gift.

Jacqueline Fischer, MA's picture

Graduation Tribute to David Frisby

This speech was given at the July 14, 2013 Education Program graduation ceremony in tribute to the late faculty member, David Frisby III. (photo of the author and David above).

On behalf of the Education faculty, I offer homage this morning to our beloved friend, colleague, wise elder and mentor, Dr. David Allen Frisby III.  

Karen Werner, PhD, MEd's picture

The Power of Indigenous Documentaries

A highlight for me of the Spring 2013 Port Townsend Undergraduate residency was our guest presenter Tracy Rector (photographed above by David Conklin.) Tracy is Executive Director and Co-Founder of Longhouse Media whose mission “is to catalyze indigenous people and communities to use media as a tool for self-expression, cultural preservation, and social change.”


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