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  • New Herndon director on job

    Jennifer Wenker is the new creative director of the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. (Photo by Jen Wheeler)

    Jennifer Wenker is the new creative director of the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus.

  • Tour the Antioch food forest

    The Antioch College food forest, located on the Antioch Farm, includes locust, plum and pawpaw trees, hazelnut bushes, jostaberries, wild chives and more, including this oregano. Take a tour on July 17. (Photo from antiochcollege.org)

    A tour of the newly planted food forest on the Antioch Farm will be held Thursday, July 17, 7–8 p.m.

  • Wellness Center launches fundraiser

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    Last week, Antioch launched $1 million community fundraising campaign to cover some of the $7.8 million cost of renovating its 44,000-square-foot Wellness Center.

  • Antioch College gets OK on solar array

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    Antioch College cleared a major hurdle this week in its plan to build a 1-megawatt solar array on campus.

  • A sneak peek of the new Antioch Wellness Center

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    Antioch College opened to the public last weekend its 44,000-square foot Wellness Center currently undergoing a $7.8 million renovation. See more photos.

  • College wins victory on path to accreditation

    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced to college alumni and community members that the college had just the day before been named by the Higher Learning Commission a candidate for accreditation, culminating a multi-year effort. Following the announcement, renowned college President Horace Mann came back from the dead in a golf cart to present Roosevelt with the good news from the HLC. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Antioch College recently achieved a significant victory on its path to accreditation, President Mark Roosevelt told a cheering audience of alumni and community members on Saturday evening.

  • College big news: wins victory on path to accreditation

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    Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced Saturday night that the college was awarded candidacy status in its pursuit of accreditation, a significant victory in the college’s rebirth.

  • Parent help in digital world

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    Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube.

    Social media — digital formats that promote virtual interactions — have become a ubiquitous part of our children’s lives

  • Applause, pleas at farm forum

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    In some ways last week’s public forum regarding the Antioch College farm was a pep rally for environmental sustainability and the resurgence of a unique liberal arts college. Upwards of 200 villagers attended the event in the Bryan Center gym on Wednesday, May 7, mostly clapping and cheering for the seven administrators, staff and student representatives who spoke of the model production farm and planned solar array on the 36 acres known as the college golf course.

  • Wellness for body, mind, community

    Newly hired Antioch College Wellness Center Director Monica Hasek, left, and Project Lead Dorothy Roosevelt beside the center’s almost-completed pool, in the natatorium that features a wall of windows on the south side, with a patio beyond. The center is scheduled to be completed in late summer or early fall. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Nearing the end of its $8 million, yearlong renovation, the new Antioch College Wellness Center will have an abundance of light. And that light serves many purposes, according to project lead Dorothy Roosevelt.

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