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Higher Education Section :: Page 2

  • New pathways for a B.A. at Antioch University Midwest

    In December, Antioch University Midwest announced a partnership with Southern State Community College in November that allows students to earn associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in four years while saving on tuition costs. Nicole Roades, Southern State’s vice president of academic affairs, pictured left, and AUM Provost Marian Glancy signed the partnership agreement at a press conference. (Submitted Photo)

    Antioch University Midwest’s new “3-plus-1” programs are aiming at creating a four-year undergraduate degree option that gives more students access to college, while lowering overall college costs.

  • Annual MLK lecture features voice for social change

    The Coretta Scott King Center will present a keynote by Rev. Traci Blackmon, a national voice for social justice, on Tuesday, Jan. 17. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Wellness Center.

  • Art for listening, understanding

    Standing in front of a wall-size poem by Umvikeli G. Scott Jones are Herndon Gallery Curater Jennifer Wenker, center, and student assistants Daniel Cox and Kathryn Olson. The poem is part of the new exhibit, “Living in Divided States,” which features the work of 50 area artists at Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Those entering the Herndon Gallery’s “Living in Divided States” exhibit will first hear the voices, female and male, rising and falling in pitch, in intensity.

  • 2016: Yellow Springs year in review — higher education

    The 50 members of Antioch College’s Class of 2016, the second graduating class of the revived college, celebrated their commencement last June. Newly minted graduates Jasmine Lindquist, Sylvia Newman and Ozrich Sable crossed “the Mound” in their own dramatic ways, carrying on an Antioch tradition. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    2016: Yellow Springs year in review — higher education

  • Antioch College cuts costs, jobs

    For the first time since reopening to students in 2011, Antioch College is reducing its budget, a move college leaders say is necessary to bring expenses in line with revenues that have grown more slowly than expected.

  • Antioch College enacts budget measures

    Antioch College President Tom Manley announced a series of cost-cutting measures on Friday, including pay cuts for executive and senior staff and a reduction in the total workforce, largely through attrition and reorganization.

  • Antioch College to hold post-election teach-in

    Antioch College will hold a post-election teach-in on Friday, Dec. 2, to address concerns that have arisen since the Nov. 8 presidential election.

    Antioch College will host a post-election teach-in on Friday, Dec. 2, 2–9 p.m. The event is open to all in the community.

  • ‘Nagasaki’ author to speak at AUM

    Susan Southard, author of “Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,” will speak in the multipurpose room of Antioch University Midwest on Saturday, Nov. 19, from noon to 1:30 p.m. (Submitted photo by Susan Santi)

    Susan Southard, who will be awarded the Dayton Literary Peace Prize this week for her nonfiction book on the survivors of the Nagasaki atomic bomb, will speak in Yellow Springs this Saturday.

  • Horseplay at school

    Pictured is horse Iggy with handler Jennifer Lawson, together with, from left, student Jonah Martindale, Antioch Farm Manager Kat Thomas and student Mia Bates. (Photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    Three horses from the Riding Centre and one from Funderburg Farms visited Antioch College on Tuesday, spreading equine peace, love and happiness.

  • New Antioch College class, smaller than hoped

    Antioch College President Tom Manley spoke with freshman Eva Westermeyer at a meet-and-greet event earlier this month during welcome week. Westermeyer is one of 44 students in this year’s incoming class, hailing from 15 states. Thirty-nine percent of the class of 2020 are students of color, and 46 percent are the first in their family to attend college. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    At just 44 students, Antioch College’s incoming class, the class of 2020 represents a moment of both promise and peril for the college.

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