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Articles About Antioch College :: Page 3

  • Music for music’s sake: Piano Fest to continue

    Pianist Karen Gardner and cellist Polly Case-Lohrer, shown above, will perform, along with pianist Sam Reich at the second concert in the Yellow Springs Piano Fest series. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The second concert of the Yellow Springs Piano Fest will be held Sunday, July 24, 7 p.m., in the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College.

  • Antioch College receives accreditation

    Three weeks ago, the class of 2016 cheered each other on during commencement exercises, the second graduation ceremony of the reopened Antioch. The college received word of its accreditation from the Higher learning Commission on Monday, July 11. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Antioch College President Tom Manley got the word around 1 p.m. this past Monday. An email showed up in his inbox from the Higher Learning Commission, or HLC. It contained the biggest of big news.

  • Antioch College receives accreditation

    Three weeks ago, the class of 2016 cheered each other on during commencement exercises, the second graduation ceremony of the reopened Antioch. The college received word of its accreditation from the Higher learning Commission on Monday, July 11. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Antioch College learned on Monday, July 11, that it had received accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. The college has been working toward accreditation since reopening in 2009.

  • Herndon Gallery exhibit urges encounters with nature

    Antioch College is welcoming international environmental artist Shinji Turner-Yamamoto to campus this summer as an artist-in-residence who will play a major role in a collaborative, interdisciplinary exploration of our relationship with and in nature.

  • Goal of concerts is to restore Antioch College grand piano

    Pianist Sam Reich stands in front of the Antioch College’s Foundry ­Theater, which houses the college’s Steinway concert grand piano. Reich hopes to fund the restoration of the piano to peak form through the proceeds of the Yellow Springs Piano Fest, a series of performances he envisons over the next year. Reich will kick off the series with a performance of J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations, Sunday, July 24, at 7 p.m. at the Herndon Gallery. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Locally based pianist Sam Reich had an idea, and now he’s seeing where it leads. The idea: Raise enough money to rehabilitate the grand piano at Antioch College’s Foundry Theater.

  • All campus presidents fired— Antioch University restructures leadership

    Antioch University leaders announced on Monday a bold restructuring that includes eliminating all of the university campus’s boards of trustees along with the presidents of each AU campus.

  • YSKP’s focus on feisty Alice

    A troupe of young actors recently rehearsed for this year’s YSKP summer production “Alice, Although.” The musical chronicles the life of socialite and influential political force Alice Roosevelt Longworth, the daughter of President Teddy Roosevelt. This year marks YSKP’s 22nd production, all of which have featured original stories and music. Front row, left to right, is Zoe Hamilton, Oskar Dennis, Kian Barker (standing), Miles Gilchrist. Next row is Ben McKee, Sophia Lawson, Violet Babb, Carina Basora, Luka Sage-Frabotta. Third row is Greer Faust and Lily Rainey. On the back platform is Izzana Speck-Almanzar and Zan Holtgrave. On the right platform is Camryn Strolger, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Hannah Hall. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    On a hot summer day last week, the Antioch Amphitheater was filled with kids singing and dancing in the midday sun. If someone missed their cue, the actors went back to their starting places and began the musical number anew. The temperature was in the upper 80s, and the day’s rehearsal was just getting started.

  • A spotlight on local black history

    Antioch Professor of History Kevin McGruder, left, and Mills Lawn School Counselor John Gudgel, former principal of Yellow Springs High School, helped develop the new brochure, “Blacks in Yellow Springs,” highlighting the rich history of African Americans in the village. Undertaken by the 365 Project, the brochure is available at the Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce, the Train Station and elsewhere in the village. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    “If it weren’t for the role blacks have played in Yellow Springs, Yellow Springs wouldn’t be what it is today,” noted Yellow Springer John Gudgel recently.

  • Bee-friendly land management— Antioch College bans ‘neonics’

    The lawn in front of Antioch Hall, known as the horseshoe, is covered with clover this time of year. In years past, that meant bees — hundreds of them — buzzing underfoot. But now the clover field is silent.

  • Antioch College — Visiting dancer dares defy gravity

    submitted photo by Jack Mitchell “Radical choreogrrapher” Elizabeth Streb of New York City will visit the Antioch College campus next Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10. She will answer questions following a documentary film of her work, “Born to Fly,” on Thursday at 7 at the college Arts and Science building. (Submitted photo)

    A MacArthur “genius” award winner, Elizabeth Streb is described in a 2015 New Yorker article as a “radical choreographer.” But Streb isn’t sure that her creations are actually dance.

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