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YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—January 30, 2015—The Antioch College Board of Trustees voted unanimously this month to elect alumna Elise Roenigk ’64 as new trustees of the College, Frances Degen Horowitz ’54, Board chair, announced.
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—January 12, 2015—Antioch College in Yellow Springs Ohio recently received a generous anonymous donation that will fund full-tuition scholarships for a select number of admitted first generation college students and environmental science majors, respectively. The gift, worth over $1 million supports the College’s two-fold commitment to environmental sustainability and to the idea that diversity in all its manifestations is a fundamental component of excellence in education.
Reunion and Commencement 2015 events will be held June 18-21, 2015.
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—January 23, 2014—Antioch College announced today that award-winning writer Mia McKenzie will serve as the keynote speaker on Friday, June 19, for the College’s Reunion and Commencement Dinner. McKenzie will deliver her speech the evening before Congressman John Lewis takes the stage as the College's official Commencement speaker on Saturday, June 20.
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—January 28, 2015—Antioch College’s Coretta Scott King Center, in conjunction with Antioch’s performance program, will present a staged reading of “The Meeting,” a one-act play by Jeff Stetson at the Foundry Theater on Tuesday, February 17, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and the performance is open to the public.
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—January 15, 2015—The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) today announced that the Antioch Review is a National Magazine Awards 2015 finalist. Winners will be announced on Monday, February 2, 2015.
Antioch College President Roosevelt and former Ohio Governor Bob Taft are both the great-grandsons of American Presidents. Roosevelt's great grandfather was Theodore Roosevelt, President from 1901 to 1909. He was succeeded by William Howard Taft of Cincinnati. >> More
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—November 25, 2014— Antioch College will present “Softcops” by Caryl Churchill at the Foundry Theater on December 5, 6, 12 and 13, 2014 at 8 00 p.m. Antioch’s performance of “Softcops” is directed by Louise Smith, associate professor of performance, with musical direction by student Seth Kaplan ’15.
YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio—December 1, 2014—The Herndon Gallery at Antioch College is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibition, TAG! Territorial Negotiations, an exhibition curated from the street art of Yellow Springs, Ohio, and exploring the territorial claims and negotiations inherent in public art.
The gallery will host an opening reception/DJ party on Thursday, December 11, 2014, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. The exhibition will continue through February 13, 2015.
Antioch College is deeply saddened by the loss of Mark Strand '57, whose spare, deceptively simple investigations of rootlessness, alienation and the ineffable strangeness of life made him one of America’s most hauntingly meditative poets, died on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, at his daughter’s home in Brooklyn, NY. He was 80.