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Antioch College’s North Hall awarded prestigious LEED Gold certification


YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—July 29, 2013—Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced today that one of the College’s three original buildings, North Hall, has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The College completed a $5.7 million, state-of-the-art renovation project on the dormitory, which was constructed in 1853.

Antioch College completes search for 11 new faculty members

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio — July 19, 2013 — Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt announced today that 11 new professors will be joining the College community this summer and fall. These new hires will arrive on campus in the coming months, building capacity in history, literature, math, psychology, performance, visual art, Spanish, cooperative education, political economy, and reference library services.

Antioch College hosts two-day writing workshops for veterans and allies

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—July 9, 2013—On Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27, Antioch College will host a series of free writing and art workshops for veterans and local allies. The workshops will be facilitated by Lovella Calica, founder of Warrior Writers, an organization that fosters artistic expression through workshops and retreats for veterans.

“Art-making becomes the creative tool through which veterans understand and transcend experiences of trauma and emotional disruptions that are not easily identified but constantly felt,” said Calica.

Antioch College finalizes purchase of WYSO and Kettering Building, termination of reversion rights

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio— July 3, 2013—The finalized agreement to transfer ownership of the non-commercial FM radio station WYSO from Antioch University to Antioch College was completed today, July 3. This new agreement releases Antioch University’s reverter rights to campus real estate, Glen Helen, and the College’s continuation fund.

Antioch College names Brian Williams as new vice president for advancement

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio — June 12, 2013 —Antioch College President Mark Roosevelt today announced that Brian Williams has been hired as the vice president for advancement, effective August 1.

Williams will be responsible for organizing, leading, and aligning the fundraising efforts of the College to best utilize the strengths of the institution’s donors, leaders, and staff in furthering its long-term sustainable fundraising operation. He replaces Reid. W. Crawford, who was appointed interim vice president for advancement in January.

Antioch College Wellness Center renovation to strengthen town-gown ties

YELLOW SPRINGS, OH – May 16, 2013 – Construction will begin in late spring or early summer on the renovation of Antioch College’s Health and Wellness Center, the former Curl Gymnasium, located on the southwest end campus.

Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery to present "Coming Home"

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—May 14, 2013—Antioch College is pleased to announce the opening of the newest exhibition at the Herndon Gallery, Coming Home, which will present visual art and written works from recent military veterans.  

Antioch alumnus, media arts teacher receives Ohio Arts Council award

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio –May 15, 2013—Antioch College alumnus, media coordinator, and adjunct media arts faculty Michael Casselli ‘87 is the recipient of an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council.

Casselli is one of three artists from Yellow Springs, and 47 statewide, to receive the award, which recognizes work that advances or exemplifies the discipline and the larger artistic community, and are meant to support the growth and development of talented artists.

Antioch College farm manager receives service grant to farm in Ethiopia

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio— May 1, 2013—Antioch College is pleased to announce that Kat Christen, Antioch farm manager, has recently been awarded the All People Be Happy Volunteer Service Award and provided matching funds from individual donors to travel to Ethiopia in May with the Kossoye Development Program.