Higher Education Section :: Page 7

  • Antioch College, Glen Helen begin reforestation

    Antioch College environmental science professor Linda Fuselier, left, and Glen Helen extension naturalist Jennifer Lang will use a grant from the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement to launch an education and action program this fall to replace the Glen’s invasive honeysuckle with native understory species. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    If one of the key components of an effective education is giving people the tools to make positive change, then Antioch College, Glen Helen and the host of conscientious villagers here are in a strong position to help save the environment.

  • From conflict to community at college

    Five Antioch students were allowed to continue taking summer classes three days into the session after an agreement was worked out last Thursday between students and administrators over overdue room and board fees.

  • A college village in Antioch’s future?

    On a recent visit to Antioch College, architects from MacGlachlan, Cornelius and Filoni, who have designed for dozens of schools in the Northwest, noted the unique level of integration between the college and the village of Yellow Springs.

  • Antioch College fundraiser takes challenge

    If fundraising is critical to Antioch College’s future, then a lot rests on the shoulders of Brian Williams, its new vice president of advancement.

  • Antioch College begins renovation to theater and gym

    Last week about 100 Antioch College alumni returned to campus to engage in the ongoing work, both creative and backbreaking, of rebuilding their school.

  • Weisman named vice chancellor at Antioch University

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

    Antioch University has named Iris Weisman, Ed.D., vice chancellor for academic affairs. Dr. Weisman will begin her new role on July 1 when the current vice chancellor, Dr. Laurien Alexandre, embarks on a new position within the university.

  • Roosevelt envisions ‘Antioch village’

    As the only liberal arts college in the country in the process of starting up, Antioch College must find new and better ways of operating, and the village of Yellow Springs could play a pivotal role.

  • Midwest, union still at odds

    Almost two years have passed since Antioch University Midwest and its 13-member union staff began negotiating a new contract, which is yet to be reconciled. After dozens of meetings and mediation sessions, last month Midwest gave the union a deadline of Friday, May 24, to accept its best final offer. According to representatives of United […]

  • BLOG – Garden Time!

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    The nooks and crannies throughout the Village that often get overlooked. Today’s blog is showcasing a few pictures from last weekend at Antioch’s Farm and from the community garden at Bill Duncan Park last summer.

  • BLOG – Tea Pavilion

    It was a perfect weekend to work on the Tea Pavilion at the Antioch College farm. From left to right is.... (photos by Suzanne Szempruch)

    The nooks and crannies throughout the Village that often get overlooked. Today’s blog showcases the tea pavilion that is being rebuilt on the farm on Antioch College’s campus. This weekend volunteers worked to complete the wood wall.