Articles About Antioch College reunion
At last Saturday’s State of the College address to college alumni, Antioch College President Tom Manley closed with a quote from South African human rights activist Nelson Mandela: “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
Michael Higginbotham, author of “Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in Post-Racial America,” is the inaugural speaker in a new seminar series named in honor of famed civil rights advocate and federal judge A. Leon Higginbotham Jr., a 1949 graduate of Antioch College and also Michael Higginbotham’s father’s first cousin.
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.
Last week about 100 Antioch College alumni returned to campus to engage in the ongoing work, both creative and backbreaking, of rebuilding their school.
At last weekend’s Antioch College reunion, students, staff and faculty painted a picture of current college life for Antiochians past.
The revived Antioch College needs to articulate a powerful sense of mission, both to attract students and to attract major funding sources, according to President Mark Roosevelt.
A $3 million bequest from the estate of longtime Antioch College faculty member Nolan Miller and his brother Richard Miller will enable Antioch College to financially support its students who wish to work in nonprofit organizations in Yellow Springs…
As idealistic Antioch students, Hardy Trolander, Paul Graham, Joni Rabinowitz and Prexy Nesbitt participated in local civil rights actions to desegregate Yellow Springs, culminating in the famous 1964 Gegner barbershop incident that led to the arrests of more than 100 people.
Al Denman could never decide whether to describe himself as a wandering wonderer or a wondering wanderer. But he hasn’t strayed far from the Antioch College he calls home since he came to Yellow Springs in 1965.
Alumni from across the country who came to Yellow Springs for the weekend reunion. The event was a celebration of the revival of Antioch College as an independent liberal arts institution, a deal finalized Sept. 4 when alumni leaders received the keys to the college from leaders of Antioch University.