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Antioch University was recently honored for its innovative community service programs.

Antioch University honored for community service

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Antioch University is one of 600 colleges and universities nationwide recently honored for “exemplary, innovative and effective” community service programs by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

The annual Honor Roll awards are given based on a variety of selction factors, including the scope and innovation of service projects, the percentage of student participation in service projects, incentives for service and the extent to which the school offers academic service-learning courses, according to a May 17 press release.

The corporation oversees the Honor Roll in collaboration with the Department of Education, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Campus Compact and the American Council on Education.

In Ohio, the General Community Service award went to Otterbein University, and Antioch University was one of six learning institutions to receive an Honor Roll with Distinction. The other five schools were Wright State University, Ohio State University, Oberlin College, Ohio Wesleyan University and Bowling Green State University.

About 25 Ohio colleges and universties received the Honor Roll award, including Wilmington College, Miami University, Sinclair Community College, the University of Dayton and Wittenberg University.


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