Experience-based science education
Experiential learning is a core value of Antioch College and a strong emphasis in the sciences program. We offer small class sizes and individualized mentorship with faculty who teach all of our classes. Students pursue their own interests in the sciences as they design their own majors. Our renowned Cooperative Education program provides students with multiple opportunities to explore professional scientific experiences. We prepare students for a wide variety of post-graduation opportunities, such as employment, graduate and professional schools.
Compassionate Care: Jamison Watkins ’24 at Visiting Angels in Sacramento, Californiaby Sara Marsh on September 17, 2021
I am currently out in California working for Visiting Angels, an in-home care franchise whose mission is to provide a workplace that gives caregivers love and respect while providing compassionate care to clients. They have been providing companionship and care to those in need since
Adventures at Whiterock: Olivia Simmons ’24 at Whiterock Conservancy in Coon Rapids, Iowaby Olivia on September 15, 2021
Over the past month and a half, I’ve been participating in a co-op at Whiterock Conservancy, a unique non-profit organization in Coon Rapids, Iowa that has three main goals: to promote environmental preservation and the use of sustainable agriculture, and to give a recreational and
Valerie Benedict ’18 at Northshore University Health System in Chicago, ILby Valerie Benedict on February 4, 2021
At the beginning of this co-op, I embarked on a journey into a foreign world. I had next to no experience with allopathic medicine and all of my experience in health care was from my practice of bodywork therapies (more specifically, craniosacral therapy). Previously, I
Emergency Medical Technician Training: Ben Timmester ’22 at Miami Township Fire and Rescueby Ben Timmester on May 27, 2020
This winter I’ve had the opportunity to serve as the Special Projects Coordinator at Miami Township Fire-Rescue (MTFR), located in Yellow Springs. MTFR is mostly a volunteer-based department that provides “Advanced Life Support (ALS) emergency medical transportation, fire prevention and suppression, rescue services, and safety
Learning about Life in Bellows Falls, Vermont: Morgan Hayslip ’21 at Chroma Technology Inc.by Morgan Hayslip on March 21, 2020
I have been in Bellows Falls, Vermont, at Chroma Technology, Inc., a company founded by Antioch alumnus Paul Millman, ’68. To say that this has been an experience is an understatement. I have started to grow as a person. I have made some new friends
Finding Purpose Close to Home: Sophie Singer ’22 at Glen Helen’s Trailside Museumby Sophie Singer on January 28, 2020
Glen Helen Nature Preserve was donated to Antioch College by alumnus Hugh Taylor Birch in 1929, in memory of his daughter Helen. 90 years later, it still stands as a testament to the values that Antioch students seek to uphold: community, experiential learning, and diversity
Science News & Achievements
Associate Professor of History, Dr. Kevin McGruder, featured on Critical Race Theory panel discussion at the Columbus Metropolitan Club
After graduating with a self-designed major in Bachelor of Science: Ecology and the Human Environment with Spanish Language focus and earning magna cum laude, Richard Hauck ’17 has been accepted into two master’s programs at Arizona State University.
Although Jen Ruud ’18 majored in Environmental Science at Antioch, their Co-ops provided opportunities for exploration in different fields.