Alumni & Friends

Our extended community

The Antiochian community encompasses not just those on campus, but also the Village of Yellow Springs, families of students and former students, and an alumni network which extends around the world. The strong partnerships which exist between alumni, friends, community organizations in Yellow Springs, and Co-op employers around the world offer incredible educational and work experiences. And participation of our alumni and friends through mentoring, engaging through events and activities, supporting student scholarships, and much more enriches the Antioch community.

For Alumni

Antioch alumni are nothing short of remarkable. The victories won by our alumni continue to inspire students today.

The Antioch College Alumni Association is comprised of Antiochians around the world are change-makers and achievers, from small communities to the global stage. And, Antioch College exists today because of the unprecedented and heroic efforts of its alumni who mobilized support in every form to gain independence from Antioch University, and to reopen and revitalize the College.

Register on the Alumni Association website where you may update your contact information, connect with other Antiochians, share stories and photos, find helpful information, and more.

For Family & Friends

Family of current students and friends of Antioch College are an important part of our community who contribute in many ways: by providing co-op opportunities for our students, volunteering (at Work Project, on the Farm, at Glen Helen, at WYSO, and more), through philanthropic support with makes an Antioch education possible for deserving students, and much more. You are also welcome at many events on campus and at “alumni” events across the country.

Thank you to parents, family, and friends for your love and care of Antioch College!

Nominate a future Antiochian

Tell us about a student who is the kind of changemaker who would thrive at Antioch College.


Antioch Switchboard is an easy-to-use, community bulletin board exclusively for Antioch students, alumni, parents, faculty, and staff. Switchboard lets you ASK for what you need and OFFER what you have within the Antioch community. Ask. Offer. Connect. with the Antiochian community!

Learn more about Switchboard

Antioch College Village

Antioch College Village is conceived as an environmentally sustainable, multi-generational, mixed-income community on the campus of Antioch College, near the vibrant downtown of the Village of Yellow Springs.

Learn more about the vision for the Antioch College Village and the pilot pocket neighborhood project of eight tiny home.

Alumni News & Stories
Larry Pearl ’55 on the Real History of Fair Housing
Larry Pearl ’55 on the Real History of Fair Housing

Larry Pearl '55 spent nearly 40 years working in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under 10 HUD Secretaries from 1961 until 1998. He is the feature of a recent podcast by TrailBlazers Impact (embedded below). Larry offers a...

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Alumni Association Events
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October 15 - October 18

Reunion 2020


In Memoriam
Ann Heckethorn ’49

Ann C. Heckethorn died Friday, March 27, 2020 surrounded by loved ones at the Manor at Seneca Hill, NY. She was born in Oswego, NY, June 9, 1927, and named Elizabeth Ann Coppernoll by her parents, the late Ethel (Lower) Coppernoll and Lloyd B....

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Violet E. Rutledge ’50

On Monday, December 30, 2019, Violet E. Rutledge of Silver Spring, MD, passed away. She was 95. She was the loving wife of 55 years to the late Philip J. Rutledge; beloved mother of Phyllis Caldwell (Barry), Janet Rutledge (Norman Fortenberry),...

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Dr. Orest L. Pelech ’69

Dr. Orest Lubomyr Pelech, age 73, died at home March 13, 2020, after a long illness. He was born stateless in a German refugee camp in 1947 following his parents’ escape from Ukraine. His family emigrated to Argentina and later to the United States....

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