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  • A farewell to Matthew Derr

    A crowd of Antioch College staff and supporters applaud Matthew Derr for his three years of service to the college. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    At a reception for departing Antioch College interim president Matthew Derr last week, college staff praised him for his patience, unswerving leadership and unflagging optimism.

  • Vectren grants $25,000 to Glen Helen Ecology Institute

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    Schoolchildren throughout the Miami Valley will have new opportunities to learn in Glen Helen, thanks to a partnership announced on Nov. 15 between Vectren and Antioch College.

  • VIDEO – Dayton Mandolin Orchestra plays Garcia’s “Passages through Mexico”

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    On Sunday, Nov. 7, at a joint concert with an orchestra from Kalamazoo, Mich., the Dayton Mandolin Orchestra played three songs written by locally-born composer Victor Garcia Jr., “Passages through Mexico.” See the video here.

  • Founders Day events celebrate Antioch College

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    Antioch College invites the community to join in the Founders Day celebration this weekend, Oct. 15–16, to celebrate the college’s revival.

  • One year in, college is primed for students

    On a recent tour to recruit new students, Antioch College Admissions Director Kristen Pett found that the revived college, set to open its doors to students next fall, has plenty of well-wishers.

  • Antioch College presidential candidate to visit

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    Mark Roosevelt, a finalist for the position of Antioch College president, will visit the Antioch campus next Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 13–14, to meet with the college and Yellow Springs communities.

  • Alum brings innovative theater

    As an Antioch student in the mid-1980s, Mark Greenfield staged theater productions on the college golf course, inside the mail room, and during board of trustees’ meetings. Now Greenfield returns to Yellow Springs to teach a workshop on producing theater in non-traditional and outdoor settings and put on Oedipus Rex in the Antioch amphitheater.

  • Antioch alum presents theater workshop, Oedipus Rex

    Members of the New York city-based Faux-Real Theater Company rehearsed for a production of "Oedipus Rex," to be held at the Antioch amphitheater on Aug. 20, 21 and 22. Roles in the all-male cast are available for local actors, in addition to spaces in a local workshop with the director, Antioch graduate Mark Greenfield. (Submitted Photo by Jeff Wood).

    Antioch alum Mark Greenfield returns to Yellow Springs to host a workshop on putting on theater productions in outdoor and non-traditional venues and to stage his rendition of “Oedipus Rex” in the Antioch amphitheater.

  • Steve Schwerner receives Antioch alumni award

    Steve Schwerner, a former Antioch College student, professor and Dean of Students was given the J.D. Dawson Award at this year's alumni reunion for his years of service at the college. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Former Antioch professor and dean of students Steve Schwerner received the J.D. Dawson award at this year’s alumni reunion for his decades of service to the college.

  • Alumni come to town

    A larger-than-life Arthur Morgan welcomes Antioch College alumni, who begin a four-day reunion today. About 260 have registered so far, but up to 100 more may show up as well, according to college Assistant Development Director Aimee Maruyama. Alumna Eleanor Holmes Norton, the U.S. Congresswoman from Washington, D.C., will speak at the Saturday, June 22, alumni dinner.

    A larger-than-life Arthur Morgan welcomes Antioch College alumni, who begin a four-day reunion today. About 260 have registered so far, but up to 100 more may show up as well, according to college Assistant Development Director Aimee Maruyama.

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