Articles by Diane Chiddister :: Page 50

  • College gets stimulus funds

    Antioch College recently announced that it received federal stimulus funds to retrofit the Glen Helen building, above, for energy efficiency.

    Antioch College announced on Friday, June 11, that it was one of 13 Ohio institutions of higher education to receive federal stimulus funds for energy efficiency projects.

  • McGregor eyes green degree

    The Catholic nuns who taught Joe Cronin, director of undergraduate studies at Antioch University McGregor, as a little boy might be pleased to know they made an impression. Those milk cartons passed out to collect pennies to feed the starving people of India? He took that seriously.

  • Fishbein’s year of ‘good challenges’

    Antioch University McGregor President Michael Fishbein will be inaugurated on Saturday, June 12.

    On the job for almost a year, Antioch University McGregor President Michael Fishbein has found that his new position has offered “both a wonderful learning experience and a sense of good challenge.”

  • Visioning report to Council tonight

    Village of Yellow Springs

    Results from the local visioning effort will be presented on June 2 at a special joint meeting between Village Council and the Township Trustees.

  • College board looks at challenges, opportunity

    What the newly independent Antioch College is attempting to do — reinventing itself in a faculty-centered liberal arts model — is highly unusual, a consultant told the college pro tem board of trustees on Saturday, May 8, at the board’s first meeting held in the village since the college gained independence in September.

  • Community Summit sparks ideas on how to make schools better

    Students, teachers and community members arrived at four main recommendations during a meeting in March at a “Community Summit for Yellow Springs Schools,” an event aimed at “using respectful and innovative methods of discussion to build a successful future for Yellow Springs schools.

  • Levy timeline considered

    At their May 17 meeting, Village Council members discussed a possible timetable for a renewal or replacement of the Village five-year property tax levy, which will stop generating revenues of $876,000 per year at the end of 2010.

  • Affordability leader in YS

    The Home, Inc. community land trust organization — which creates affordable housing by having homeowners pay only for the house, with the land staying in a community trust — along with the Yellow Springs Village Council, hopes to jumpstart a conversation on affordable housing.

  • College board meets in village

    Antioch board meets in YS

    The board of the newly independent Antioch College held a three-day meeting in Yellow Springs, from Friday, May 21, to Sunday, May 23, at the Herndon Gallery of South Hall. Much of the meeting was in open session, while parts were closed to the public. The open sessions were streamed live. This was the board’s […]

  • Antioch College makes list of Top Nontraditional Colleges

    Antioch College Interim President Matthew Derr is shown in front of Main Building on campus last summer, shortly before the college became independent.

    Even with no students, the newly revived Antioch College has found its way to the list of America’s Top Non-Traditional Colleges, published by the Huffington Post Web site on May 20.

  • Feedback for visioning sought

    Yellow Springs and Miami Township community residents are encouraged to take part in an open house, “Shape Our Future,” the third public participation phase of the ongoing visioning process that began almost a year ago, and that winds up soon.

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