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Antioch University Section :: Page 3

  • AUM to train caregivers

    A patient in the American health care system has many needs, only some of which can be met by a doctor. In fact, before even seeing a physician, some patients must make a dozen decisions regarding health care options, providers and facilities, insurance, transportation and home front support…

  • Vindicated local grad Shirley Sherrod pioneered land trusts adopted here

    Shirley Miller Sherrod graduated from the institution now known as Antioch University Midwest in 1989 (Photo courtesy of Rural Development Leadership Network).

    Before rural farming and land trust crusader Shirley Miller Sherrod was thrust into the national spotlight when she was forced to resign this week from her position at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), she studied at Antioch University Midwest in Yellow Springs.

  • McGregor is Antioch Midwest

    As of July 1, Antioch University McGregor will be known by its new name, Antioch University Midwest. The name change was announced last Saturday, June 12.

  • 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.

  • McGregor eyes green degree

    The Catholic nuns who taught Joe Cronin, director of undergraduate studies at Antioch University McGregor, as a little boy might be pleased to know they made an impression. Those milk cartons passed out to collect pennies to feed the starving people of India? He took that seriously.

  • Fishbein’s year of ‘good challenges’

    Antioch University McGregor President Michael Fishbein will be inaugurated on Saturday, June 12.

    On the job for almost a year, Antioch University McGregor President Michael Fishbein has found that his new position has offered “both a wonderful learning experience and a sense of good challenge.”

  • McGregor students learn philanthropy for nonprofits

    Last Friday Antioch University McGregor students in the Health Services Systems class presented the final installment of a grant to three regional non-profit organizations as part of the statewide Pay-it-Forward program, which teaches Ohio college students to how to be philanthropists. From left to right are McGregor students and representatives of the agencies they selected, including Pat Moeller, student, Elaine England, student, John O’Bryan, Womanline of Dayton, Tim Voltz, Springfield Youth Ministries, Lisa Beair, Pregnancy Resource Center of Springfield and Lori Tuttle, student.

    Last semester some students in a class at Antioch University McGregor went beyond learning about pressing social problems to financing the local organizations that address them.

  • Antioch University refocuses on adult education

    Under the leadership of Chancellor Toni Murdock, Antioch University spent the past year restructuring the administration of its satellite campuses and learning to function as "a university of one." (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    No longer limited to just the physical campuses, Antioch University is exploring how to increase capacity by making the strengths of each campus available to the university as a whole. Click on the headline to read the story.

  • AU refocusing on adult education

    Under the leadership of Chancellor Toni Murdock, Antioch University spent the past year restructuring the central administration and management of its satellite campuses. After officially separating from Antioch College last summer, the university is now a five-campus school focused on developing and broadening its degree completion and graduate degree programs.

    Eight months after severing ties to the college that bred it, Antioch University is looking deeply at itself and clarifying its mission as a single system that serves adult students at multiple campuses around the country.

  • Antioch McGregor dean to give keynote

    Dr. Iris Weisman will take up her new post as vice chancellor for academic affairs at Antioch University on July 1.

    Iris Weisman, executive dean at Antioch University McGregor, will present the keynote address for Edison Community College’s 35th annual commencement on Friday, May 14.