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Clemente Course receives National Humanities Medal at White House

The Clemente Course in the Humanities, a college-level course offered at The Care Center in partnership with Bard College won the 2014 National Humanities Medal. President Obama awarded the medal at the White House on September 10, 2015. Previous recipients include Joyce Carol Oates, Toni Morrison, and John Updike.

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The medal honors those whose work has deepened the nation’s understanding of the human experience, broadened citizens’ engagement with history and literature or provided access to cultural resources.