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  • Freedom Summer, 50 years later

    Antioch College students, faculty, and staff on their way to Jackson, Mississippi sit in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Change in Atlanta, Georgia.

    50 years ago in the summer of 1964, a number of Antioch College students and alumni participated in the Freedom Summer project by traveling to Mississippi to help organize and operate Freedom Schools and to register African-American voters. During their most recent break this June, several current Antioch students, faculty, and staff traveled to Jackson, Mississippi to participate […]

  • A lifetime of co-op for Ken Carter

    Ken Barker, a 1952 graduate of Antioch College, currently volunteers in the office of cooperative education.

    Ken Carter was taken with the idea of cooperative education when he first encountered the co-op program in an Antioch College course catalog in his high school library in 1948. In 1956, just four years after his graduation from Antioch, he was drawn back to the co-op office by a job offer from J.D. Dawson, […]

  • New Herndon Gallery director— An artist of ‘scrappy resourcefulness’

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

    After leaving the art world behind for two decades to pursue a career as a registered nurse, Jennifer Wenker, the new creative director of the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College, has returned to art with an enthusiasm that can be seen reflected in her involvement in a wide range of art organizations in Dayton and […]

  • 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.