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Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery to present Tossed & Found

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—August 22, 2013— The Herndon Gallery at Antioch College is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibition, titled Tossed and Found: Mining the Material Stream, presenting the work of artists who, through the manipulation of discarded matter, reveal its intrinsic qualities while transcending its aesthetic and cultural boundaries.

Antioch College to host reading by visiting poets

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio – August 16, 2013 – Antioch College is pleased to announce an evening of readings by two exciting voices in contemporary literature: Heather Christle and Rachel B. Glaser. The reading will be held in the Herndon Gallery in South Hall, on Friday, September 13, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The event is free of charge and open to the public.

Antioch College to screen documentary film "Maestra"

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—August 13, 2013—Antioch College is pleased to announce a film screening of Maestra, a short documentary film about an ambitious literacy campaign in Cuba in the early 1960s. The screening will be held on Thursday, August 22, at 8:00 p.m. in McGregor Hall, room 113 on the Antioch College campus.

Antioch College to host National Bronze Sculpture Symposium, October 13-26

Yellow Springs, OH—August 5, 2013—Antioch College announced today that it is proud to be hosting the National Bronze Sculpture Symposium, which will take place October 13-26, 2013, on the College campus (outdoor foundry area on Corry Street). It was announced on August 1, 2013, that four national and area artists have been selected for the symposium.

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.