Higher Education Section :: Page 19

  • 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.

  • College hosts talk on governance

    Welcome back!

    Antioch College is sponsoring a forum on college community governance on Friday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Coretta Scott King Center for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom at One Morgan Place.

  • 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.

  • Keep watching the skies!

    Pat Craig peers through his telescope at Venus (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Pat Craig of Wright State organized a stargazing event last Friday night in the Golf Course.

  • College receives $1.5M bequest

    Antioch College became the recipient of a $1.5 million bequest last week from alumnus Bernard West, who attended the college from 1932–33. The gift is part of a total $17 million in funds the college has raised since it gained its independence from Antioch University last September, college communications director Gariot Louima said last week.

  • Helping to shape a new college

    Gariot Louima is the new Director of Communications for Antioch College.

    Gariot Louima never intended to live in Ohio. In fact, he’d never been to Ohio before coming to interview for the position of director of communications at the newly-revived Antioch College. When he told his sister, who like him had grown up in the Haitian community in Miami, Florida, about the interview, she asked him if there were any black people in the state.

  • 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.

  • College honors Freedom Summer

    Antioch College Morgan Fellows Anne Bohlen, left, and Jean Gregorek designed a series of events at the college this summer in honor of the historic civil rights events of Freedom Summer, 1964. The next event on Wednesday, July 28, features the Academy-Award nominated documentary Freedom On My Mind. The events take place at 7:30 p.m. at Herndon Gallery on the Antioch campus.

    Reflecting the historic Antioch College emphasis on social justice, the revived Antioch College is sponsoring a series of events this summer focusing on the civil rights movement, especially Freedom Summer in 1964.

  • Antioch College to receive $1.5 million bequest

    Welcome back!

    A $1.5 million bequest to Antioch College from alumnus Bernard A. West was announced today by the college in a press release.

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