Co-op News & Achievements
Dr. Jane Fernandes, former Guilford College President, has been selected as the second female—first deaf—president, in Antioch College’s 170-year history.
Antioch College will be partnering in support of Agraria’s Black Farming Conference to be held September 10-11, 2021.
After reading “In The Matters of Color: Race and the American Legal Process” by A. Leon Higginbotham ‘49, a group of Purdue alumni started a petition on Change.org to rename Elliot Hall – named for former president Edward C. Elliot who opposed improving the living conditions of Black student housing at Purdue University.
Stories Happen in Forests is an internationally recognized and award-winning short documentary produced and directed by Amanda Rodriguez ‘04 in association with Videographer Andrea Desky of Call to Action Creative. Stories is Amanda’s first film, and due to the pandemic, premiered online in 2020. It will have its first in-person premiere on September 26th, 2021 at Dogwood Alliance’s 25th Anniversary event in Asheville, NC.
Shadia Alvarez ’96, Senior Vice President for Equity and Strategic Development and Executive Director of the Coretta Scott King Center discusses what Juneteenth means on the Antioch campus, how it is celebrated, and what Antioch is doing to acknowledge and reflect on denouncing racism on campus.
“Loud As The Rolling Sea” is a new series starting this week on WYSO that will be hosted by Vice President of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of History, Dr. Kevin McGruder.
A plan to bring students back to campus this year meant creating remote and hybrid course options to accommodate a safe learning environment. Staff, faculty, and students adjusted accordingly to move forward.