Partners in Learning and Leading
Antioch is a college of collaboration, where the idea of working in common cause involves students in innovative partnerships well beyond the immediate boundaries of campus and community.
The following are a few of our closest collaborators where students and faculty engage in meaningful ways to extend learning beyond the confines of academia, and into the real world.
Agraria is an educational and research center in Yellow Springs that explores and demonstrates the benefits of regenerative practices at multiple levels—from the environmental, economic, psychological and social, to their impact on human health and well-being. Soil regeneration is the root-bed of this work.
Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions
Arthur Morgan—Antioch College president from 1920 to 1936—founded Community Service, Inc., in 1940 in Yellow Springs. The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions seeks to educate people around the world about ways to make their communities more resilient, vital, and capable of withstanding dramatic shifts due to climate and economic disruptions.
Glen Helen Nature Preserve
Ohio’s first educational forest, the beautiful Glen Helen Nature Preserve is located immediately adjacent to the Antioch campus. The Glen is a natural classroom and outdoor laboratory where students engage in ecological and environmental research that helps us better understand the world around us.
Oral History in the Liberal Arts (OHLA) is interdisciplinary collaborative of faculty and professional staff representing seven GLCA-affiliated institutions aims to support and inspire innovative, community-engaged undergraduate teaching using oral history and digital storytelling. Its overarching goal is to give faculty traction on “high impact practices” and undergraduate participatory research frameworks.
Yellow Springs Community Foundation
Antioch students participate in The Miller Fellowship Program of the Yellow Springs Community Foundation where they engage in service to the community in which they live; Yellow Springs and the Miami Township.
The Millers Fellowship is funded by the Nolan J. and Richard D. Miller Endowment Fund. Nolan Miller (d. 2006) was Associate Editor of The Antioch Review, a noted writing teacher and a beloved Antioch College professor. His brother, Richard (d. 2009), was a highly regarded artist working in many different media.
WYSO in an NPR affiliate radio station broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week reaching fourteen counties in southwest Ohio with a potential audience of nearly two million. WYSO also streams programming online to audiences all over the world. WYSO was founded by Antioch College students in 1958, and continues to broadcast from our campus tocay.
Our voices carry around the world
Students come to Antioch College not to retreat from the world but to engage in the world.
At multiple points in the curriculum, students go on Co-op, working in organizations around the globe as they apply their knowledge and skills to real problems in the world.