Connecting CA And The World
CA can better prepare students to make a difference by expanding their experiences outside the classroom. This endowment is already creating a more porous relationship between CA and the world, supporting collaborations with the local community, and enhancing students’ understanding of the environment they will help to shape.
Students in the Literature of Concord go out on the town to explore its literary legacy firsthand. On a late November morning, 10 students from Leigh Gilmore’s Literature of Concord course hot-footed it out of chapel and jumped into a pair of minivans waiting to...read more
Bringing people to campus whose life experiences are different from the majority of our population “is going to matter,” says Ayres Stiles-Hall, an English teacher and member of the Community and Equity group. “It’s going to challenge the assumptions that underpin...read more
Over the summer, the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston partnered with Concord Academy and Reggie Wilson, artistic director of Brooklyn’s Fist and Heel Performance Group, for a weeklong program that culminated in a production for 400 visitors. Last winter, Rashaun...read more
For seven years, the InSPIRE program (Interested Students Pursuing Internship and Research Experiences) has been sending CA students out into the world for summer experiences in science-related fields. Participants have shadowed neurosurgeons in hospitals, worked in...read more
In July, Concord Academy collaborated with the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston on a one-week residency for Boston-area dancers. Reggie Wilson, artistic director of Brooklyn’s Fist and Heel Performance Group, joined as the guest choreographer of honor. He arrived...read more