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Think Act Connect
A platform for sharing action, inspiration, work, resilience, and justice
Alumni Relations and Academic Affairs have just announced an exciting new program: Spotlight on Excellence Series. This program highlights the accomplishments of Antioch Alumni, and its first event will feature Academy Award-winning alumna Julia...
Brooke Blackmon Bryan, chair of the writing program and assistant professor of writing and digital literacy, was interviewed for a Rewire article, “Why Analog Hobbies Make Us Feel Human.”
In an article published by The Metropole, Kevin McGruder has written an excellent review of Lance Freeman’s A Haven And A Hell: The Ghetto in Black America (New York: Columbia University Press, 2019). Kevin McGruder is Vice President of Academic...
From the President: Lines of Thinking
“Lines of Thinking” is a monthly feature from College President Tom Manley. Each installment features a poem selected for its powers to transport us to some higher, lower or common ground, and, possibly in the process, provide fresh perspective and insight on the ground we occupy daily.
At year’s end, I experience a heightened awareness of time and light and their interplay. The low-slung sun moves over the edge of the backyard fence; it beams through an otherwise innocuous container on the windowsill, casting a light shadow of...
Lines of thinking easily ride the river of consciousness, below or above our level of awareness. Talk about live streaming! When the proverbial dots are connected, if they are at all, we may see patterns and relationships in our lives that appear...
“Crucial to finding the way is this: there is no beginning or end.You must make your own map.” —Joy Harjo The notion of mapmaking while journeying is potent for me. Whitman and Eliot draw upon it; Strand, Rich, Bishop and Frost as well; and Homer,...
FEATURED EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING STORIES
Antioch is the premier college for the applied liberal arts, where real-world work experience is fully integrated into the curriculum. The following student-written pieces are reflections from experiences gained through Antioch College’s flagship Cooperative Education (Co-op) program. Read more about experiential learning on Antioch Engaged, our journal of social practice & professional engagement.
Community Solution in Practice-Noah Yasgur ’19by Noah Yasgur on June 5, 2019
In a nutshell, and as seen on their website, the aim of Community Solutions “is to educate people about ways to make their communities more self-reliant and resilient.” However small this sounds in scope, I can assure you that there is A LOT that fits
Art, Interview, Translations: United States Holocaust Memorial Museumby Sarah Tibble on May 15, 2019
When I first thought of working for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the idea seemed daunting. Washington D.C. in general seems daunting, working with people I have never met before is daunting, living with people I have only briefly met before seems daunting. I
Sam Eagleburger ’19 at Center for Global Justice and Tianguis Organico in San Miguel de Allende, Mexicoby Luisa Bieri on August 11, 2018
San Miguel De Allende gets the latter part of its name from Ignacio José de Allende y Unzaga, a general in the Mexican Army and a hero of Mexico’s fight for independence from Spain. This rebellious and radical character still exists in the town to
"I'm a policy associate at the National Council for Behavioral Health in Washington DC and will also be starting a Master's degree in public policy at George Washington University this fall. The National Council is a non-profit organization that...
John A. Mills, age 66, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 18, 2020. Born in Clay County, Kentucky on August 5, 1953, John was the son of Tolman and Naomi (Martin) Mills. His family would move to Xenia, Ohio, where he would graduate with the...
Melvin Nicholas "Mel" Strawn, age 90, of Salida, CO, died May 17, 2020, at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1929, in Boise, Idaho, to Milton Rozell and Irma Belle Strawn. He was a Korean War veteran, serving in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953. He...
Ms. Judith Parry Gregorio, age 74, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Beacon Place Hospice Home in Greensboro, NC. Daughter of the late William T. Parry and Vera M. Parry (Nobbs), Judith Parry was born in London, England, on...
Dear Antiochians and Friends,
I want to begin by acknowledging the severe pain, trauma and hopelessness that has been triggered by the public murder of George Floyd, especially for the Black students, faculty, staff and alumni members of our community.