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For the first class of the revived Antioch College, the last nine months have been intense.
For the past 25 years, Greene County’s special education provider has sat quietly at the western edge of the village, growing.
To succeed with the revival of Antioch College, its leaders, alumni and community members must create a new culture grounded in “ownership, fearlessness and love,” President Mark Roosevelt told college alumni Saturday night.
Not only does U.S. law not protect Americans seven generations from now, it allows the continued creation of environmental toxins that will be hazardous to those in the ten-thousandth generation, according to environmental lawyer Carolyn Raffensperger.
At last weekend’s Antioch College reunion, students, staff and faculty painted a picture of current college life for Antiochians past.
The 2012 Antioch College reunion, Regeneration,will feature a keynote address from Majora Carter on Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the reunion tent on campus.
Venus will transit across the sun on Tuesday, June 5, a rare astronomical event that will next occur in 2117. Watch it at the Antioch amphitheater.
This week Dean of Admissions Cezar Mesquita sealed the deposits of 69 students who have committed to becoming the second class of Antioch College students since the school reopened in 2009.
About 25 birders tallied 85 bird species in the Glen last Saturday, during the annual “Make It Count for the Birds” event, which also raised about $10,000 for the nature preserve.
The day-to-day operations of Antioch University Midwest are under a new leader, since President Michael Fishbein, while still maintaining his title, is no longer on the premises. Dr. Ellen Hall, who was recently named provost of Midwest, is now responsible for running the school.