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Actor Leonard Nimoy, famous for his role as Spock in "Star Trek" has died. He was 83. Nimoy earned his M.A. from Antioch University Austin in 1978. He was awarded an honorary degree from Antioch University McGregor in 2000. He remained a friend of Antioch College until his death. He will be missed by Antiochians all over the world.

Antioch College set to develop a strategic plan to ensure and support diversity

Open houses are a meaningful opportunity to experience what it is like to be a student at Antioch. Visiting Antioch is your chance to ask questions about our rigorous academics as well as our cooperative education program. Chat with faculty and staff and hear from students about their favorite classes and co-op adventures. Tour our beautiful historic grounds, guided by a current student who will offer the inside scoop on their experience at Antioch. There’s something special about visiting our campus that helps people better picture whether Antioch is the right place for them.

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—February 19, 2015—Antioch College invites the Yellow Springs community to participate in a planning charrette that will include several public events to share ideas and help plan for future development within the campus and its immediate surroundings. The College is considering developing new multigenerational housing on its campus to be called the Antioch College Village. The charrette will be held on the Antioch College campus in its newly renovated Wellness Center, March 1–5, 2015. The public is welcome and invited.

Full Moon Opening Reception: Thursday, March 5th, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Exhibition runs from March 5–May 15, 2015

The Herndon Gallery at Antioch College is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibition, AgriCULTURE. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, March 5, from 6:00–9:00 p.m. in collaboration with Antioch Farm & Kitchens. The exhibition will continue through May 15, 2015. All events are free and open to the public.

Russell Holdrege Hollister died of old age on Feb. 16, 2015 at St. Paul’s Retirement Community, where he had resided since 2008. He was 102 years old. He was the first of four children born to Robert Russell and Susan Holdrege Hollister, Omaha, Nebraska, on Sept. 5, 1912 (the year of the Titanic, as he liked to say).

Read his official obituary.

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—February 9, 2015—Antioch College will host a brief dedication ceremony and plaque unveiling at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 6, at the Wellness Center. At the direction of the Antioch College Board of Trustees, the East Gym will be rededicated as Curl Gymnasium during the ceremony, after Joe Curl, former Antioch College baseball coach. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and Yellow Springs community members are invited to attend.

Antioch College is saddened by the loss of alumnus Ned Lauterbach '45. Ned and his wife, Albe, were longtime loyal alums and have been very active through the years. They married while they were students at Antioch. They helped to organize the Chicago alumni, and for years, Ned was secretary of the Chicago Alumni Club. Ned served as Antioch’s National Annual Fund Chairman in 1966. He and Albe have also helped with Alumni Fund solicitation and entertained co-ops.

The Revitalization of Antioch College: Campus Renovations video

In September 2011, College leadership launched a campus master planning process with Pittsburgh-based architecture firm, MacLachlan, Cornelius & Filoni. Part of that process included an institutional commitment to sustainability and green energy in all renovation and construction projects the College undertook, from that point forward.

In October 2012, historic North Hall opened with LEED Gold certification as the College’s second residence hall. In 2013, Phase 1 of the Art & Science Building renovation was completed and construction began on the Wellness Center, formerly Curl Gymnasium, that June. The newly renovated Wellness Center opened to a huge crowd of both Yellow Springs and Antioch community members in September 2014. Phase 2 of the Art & Science Building renovation was completed in December 2014. Renovations to the Foundry Theater were set in motion in July 2013 and completed most recently in January 2015.

Here is a look at the transformation of Antioch College following completion of these renovations:

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