Co-op News & Achievements
“I’d probably tell people that it's okay to worry about how you're doing. But don't put too much stress on yourself. Because when you put too much stress on yourself, that's when you burn out and you feel like quitting. So just always take a step back when you feel like you need to take a step back.”
Although Jen Ruud ’18 majored in Environmental Science at Antioch, their Co-ops provided opportunities for exploration in different fields.
Her Voice Rises; a transnational arts exchange between Antioch College and Mujeres de Artes Tomar (MAT) was an arts residency three years in the making, spearheaded by Yellow Springs-native and Associate Professor of Cooperative Education Luisa Bieri.
For Black History Month, the 365 Project will share one video each week that takes viewers on a journey through Yellow Springs to learn about land ownership of Blacks in the past up to the present. In their most recent video, the 365 Project take a walk through Antioch College’s campus and the surrounding area.
For 100 years, a central component of Antioch’s progressive education model has been its flagship Cooperative Education (Co-op) Program, the first to be established as a core component in an undergraduate liberal arts program.
Gabe Iglesia ’16 majored in Political Economy at Antioch and has been working for the State Department for four and a half years (two of which were with the Foreign Service).