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  • Gegner event: YS civil rights legacy

    As idealistic Antioch students, Hardy Trolander, Paul Graham, Joni Rabinowitz and Prexy Nesbitt participated in local civil rights actions to desegregate Yellow Springs, culminating in the famous 1964 Gegner barbershop incident that led to the arrests of more than 100 people.

  • Denman is another Mr. Antioch

    At the Antioch College alumni reunion, longtime faculty member Al Denman received the J.D. Dawson award, for his contributions to the college. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    Al Denman could never decide whether to describe himself as a wandering wonderer or a wondering wanderer. But he hasn’t strayed far from the Antioch College he calls home since he came to Yellow Springs in 1965.

  • 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.

  • AAUP: college closing not necessary

    Last weekend the American Association of University Professors, or AAUP, officially voted to sanction Antioch University for infringements of governance standards for actions related to the closing of Antioch College.

  • College gets stimulus funds

    Antioch College was identified last week as one of 13 Ohio institutions of higher education chosen to receive federal stimulus funds for energy conservation projects.

  • Antioch alumni beautify campus

    Antioch College alumni weed a Livermore street flower bed as part of the annual pre-reunion work project on campus. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    This week 65 Antioch College alumni and supporters flocked to campus for the annual pre-reunion work project. Amidst sounds of jackhammers, drills, saws and grass cutters, the dedicated crew planted flowers, restored benches, painted walls, repaired stairs and pruned trees.

  • 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.

  • Coffee with the College

    Antioch College staff members chatted with community members yesterday at the monthly, "Coffee with the College" discussions. Topics ranged from the College's president search to the upcoming reunion to the new curriculum plan. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    To keep the community updated on the progress of Antioch College’s re-opening, the college has organized an informal monthly discussion, held every second Wednesday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Emporium. Community members can bring their questions, while Antioch provides the coffee.

  • 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.

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