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Higher Education Section :: Page 20
It’s been a good summer for Antioch University, which has recently received national recognition for fiscal stability along with an opportunity to take a leadership role in a national conference on educational innovation, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Photographer Andy Snow points out a photo to Antioch University Midwest President Ellen Hall from his exhibit on the 100-year anniversary of the Dayton flood
What do toilets and politics have in common? Potential metaphors aside, they both figured prominently in the recent co-op placements of Antioch’s first-year students, who returned just a few weeks ago from their first Antioch co-op experience.
Everyone has something to learn, and everyone has something to teach. That’s the idea behind skill-sharing, a type of education described as community-based, non-competitive and intergenerational.
Today’s blog showcases Saturday’s opening of Antioch Midwest alum Andy Snow’s award-winning photo exhibit “Then and Now” featuring historic images from the 1913 Dayton flood contrasted with his photos from the same locations 100 years later.
Everyone has something to learn, and everyone has something to teach. That’s the idea behind a skill-sharing, a type of education described as community-based, non-competitive and intergenerational. At a skill-sharing workshop organized by Antioch College students from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, in McGregor Hall.
After hearing from many concerned neighbors at their Aug. 5 meeting, Village Council members unanimously voted to allow Antioch College to create a farm on its property as a conditional rather than permitted use.
The farming activity on what is affectionately known as the Antioch golf course is just beginning, and it’s the heart of what Antioch College envisions for its sustainability program, one of the key components of the college curriculum.
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.
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.