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Articles About Antioch College alumni :: Page 3

  • Alumni celebrate their new college

    About 500 Antioch College alumni from across the country came to Yellow Springs last weekend to celebrate the college revival. Shown above, from top left, alumni cheered college leaders Lee Morgan and Matthew Derr, right, at the State of the College address Friday afternoon. Bottom left, the Main Building bell was rung and the building lit on Friday evening; the Nonstop Antioch community was honored with a plaque on Main Building.

    Alumni from across the country who came to Yellow Springs for the weekend reunion. The event was a celebration of the revival of Antioch College as an independent liberal arts institution, a deal finalized Sept. 4 when alumni leaders received the keys to the college from leaders of Antioch University.

  • Alumni housing needed for Antioch College reunion

    Villagers who want to contribute to enhancing the relationship between Yellow Springs and the recently-revived Antioch College have an opportunity to do so by opening their homes to alumni for the upcoming Antioch College alumni reunion. “The idea is to keep building the network between town and gown,” said Steven Duffy, the assistant director of […]

  • Antioch College alive and independent again

    “I’ve waited a long time to say this,” Matthew Derr, chief transition officer for the Antioch College Continuation Corporation, said to hundreds of villagers on Friday afternoon. “Welcome to Antioch College.” The event was the Sept. 4 signing ceremony that transformed Antioch College from a part of Antioch University to an independent liberal arts institution, and brought the college, which has been closed for a year, back to life.

  • On Friday, Antioch independent once again

    “There’s never been a story like this in higher ed.”

  • Trolander’s lifetime of triumphs

    Longtime villager and YSI Incorporated founder Hardy Trolander was honored last month when he was inducted into Dayton’s Engineering and Science Hall of Fame. Trolander’s childhood love of taking radios apart, to which he has returned in his retirement, led to his lifelong interest in invention.

    The early radio was one of the simplest electric circuits that existed in the 1930s, but for a monumentally curious 10-year-old Hardy Trolander, that mysterious machine was the door to a lifetime of inventing and improving the art of problem-solving.

  • Learning, creating, Nonstop style

    Some faculty, staff, students and Antioch College alumni associated with the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute recently gathered for a community potluck at a village home. Pictured are, from left front row, alums Shawn Goyner and Gerry Bello and faculty Chris Hill; second row, faculty Dennie Eagleson, student Johnny No Estes, faculty Nevin Mercede and alum Michael Casselli; third row, on swings, students Molly Thornton and Ned Burnell, faculty Isabella Winkler with alum Ellen Borgersen behind and student James Russell; fourth row, standing from left, faculty Hassan Rahmanian, staff Donna Evans and Carol Braun, student John Hempfling, staff Steve Duffy and Aimee Maruyama, faculty Beverly Rodgers, student Lincoln Alpern, and faculty Jill Becker and Anne Bohlen.

    A month and a half after its launch, the students, staff and teachers of the Nonstop Liberal Arts Institute face many unknowns. They don’t know how long Nonstop will stay funded. They don’t know if their beloved Antioch College will reopen.

  • Trustees reject final AC3 offer, Antioch College to close

    In what appears to be the final act of the long, complex and heartwrenching saga around efforts to save Antioch College, the Antioch University Board of Trustees on Thursday, May 8, rejected the offer of the Antioch College Continuation Corporation, or AC3, of almost $16 million to keep the college open.

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