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Higher Education Section

  • A look at Antioch Farm— ‘The fruits of our labor’

    On a June morning this year, local photographer James Luckett captured the chickens, geese and ducks on the Antioch farm. Luckett is now an assistant chef in the Antioch kitchens. (Submitted Photo by James Luckett)

    The concept of sustainability has been central to Antioch’s mission since its rebirth in 2011. And the farm remains at the heart of the school’s curriculum and identity.

  • A look at Antioch Farm— ‘The fruits of our labor’

    The Antioch Farm came under scrutiny this summer when a villager campaigned against the college’s plan to butcher nine farm lambs as part of the school’s farm-to-table program. The ensuing controversy over the fate of the animals opens an opportunity to look at the Antioch Farm and its role in the college’s sustainability efforts.

  • WYSO now independent nonprofit

    Local public radio station 91.3 FM-WYSO, started by three Antioch College students in 1958, is now independent and community-owned. On Aug. 30, the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, gave final approval for the transfer of the station’s broadcast license from longtime owner Antioch College to Miami Valley Public Media, Inc., a newly created nonprofit governed by a seven-member community board.

  • Antioch College: Couple donates historic building

    Villagers Dr. Esther and David Battle recently donated their multi-use historic building at 403 Xenia Ave. to Antioch College. The Battles have owned the building for more than 30 years, and seek to benefit Antioch College with the gift, which also includes a historic preservation conservation easement through Tecumseh Land Trust. Antioch plans to sell the property. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Villagers Dr. Esther and David Battle recently donated their historic downtown building at 403 Xenia Avenue to Antioch College.

  • Antioch College — Kevin McGruder new academic affairs VP

    Associate Professor of History Kevin McGruder steps into the role of vice president of academic affairs at Antioch Collage later this month, replacing Lori Collins-Hall in that position. A tenured faculty member, McGruder was hired by the college in 2012. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    A widely respected history professor at Antioch College is stepping into a new role. Associate Professor of History Kevin McGruder has been named vice president of academic affairs at the college, replacing Lori Collins-Hall.

  • Antioch College Summer Institute — Exploring ways of knowing

    Antioch College’s Mental Health Counselor Nzingha Dalila has organized a day-long symposium Saturday, July 27, titled “Flow 2019: Ways of Knowing,” as part of the college’s inaugural Summer Institute. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    As a therapist in an academic setting, Nzingha Dalila sees learning and knowledge through the eyes of a wellness practitioner.

  • Antioch College receives building donation

    Villagers Dr. Esther and David Battle recently gifted their building, a historic property located at 403 Xenia Avenue, to Antioch College.

  • An Antioch alum’s journey to the bench

    The Honorable LaShann DeArcy Hall, a federal judge and 1992 Antioch College graduate, addressed alumni and villagers last Friday as the second annual speaker for the Honorable A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Distinguished Seminar Series Presentation. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Growing up poor in New York City, the daughter of a teenage single mom, the Honorable LaShann DeArcy Hall didn’t expect to become a federal judge.

  • Antioch College — Summer Institute series debuts

    Taking advantage of its new academic calendar, Antioch College is introducing a set of public programs under the organizational umbrellas of Summer and Winter Institutes.

  • Antioch Reunion — Talking town-gown links

    A worker went atop Antioch College’s Main Building Wednesday, July 3, to repair wind damage. See sidebar on page 7 for more on its restoration. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The new collaboration between Antioch College and the village is both a symbol of strong town-gown ties and a likely topic of conversation at this year’s Antioch College Reunion.