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Welcome to “Lines of Thinking," a monthly feature from College President Tom Manley. Each installment will feature 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.  

As the only Coretta Scott King Center in the world, we strongly object to the silencing of Senator Elizabeth Warren yesterday on the U.S. Senate floor as she attempted to read a letter penned by Coretta Scott King to members of the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1986.

Antioch College is pleased to announce the following additions to its Advancement team.

The Herndon Gallery at Antioch College announces the opening of Schizomaica, an immersive solo exhibition of new large-scale work by Antioch College Visiting Assistant Professor of Visual Art Kamar Thomas, of Port Antonio, Jamaica. The exhibition, which opened Monday, February 20, has been extended through Fri., May 5, 2017.

The Herndon Gallery will host a reception with the artist on Thursday, February 23rd, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Thomas will present a gallery talk on his work beginning at 7:00 p.m. The reception and talk are free and open to the public.

(Yellow Springs, Ohio) – The Herndon Gallery at Antioch College concludes its timely Living in Divided States exhibition with "The Longest Table," a free community-building shared meal and dialoguing experience, on Saturday, February 11t at 12:00 p.m.,

Antioch College has received a two-year, $80,000 grant from The Endeavor Foundation, providing support for its strategic planning process.

The grant will support continued development of initiatives arising from the Framework for Antioch College’s Transition (FACT) process, begun last year. FACT seeks to develop a new operational model for the College, with additional and enhanced revenue streams diversifying the College’s sources of revenue.

Pre-publication reviews are praising Antioch Review author Peter LaSalle and his new short story collection, Sleeping Mask: 

“Haunting and evocative. . . . LaSalle’s prose is lyrical, at times rhapsodic, and his characters memorable.”

—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

(Yellow Springs, Ohio, Jan. 12, 2017) – A nationally known figure in the social justice movement will be the keynote speaker at the Coretta Scott King Center (CSKC) for Cultural and Intellectual Freedom’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Tues., Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Wellness Center, South Gym, on the campus of Antioch College.

(Yellow Springs, Ohio) – Antioch College’s plan to develop community housing on College-owned land was featured in an article published on Wednesday by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

“A Better Use of Space,” written by Lawrence Biemiller, discusses the current status of Antioch College Village, a mix of cohousing and conventional housing envisioned as an additional revenue stream for Antioch. The project is still in the planning stage.

Al & Donna Denman become inaugural contributors

(Yellow Springs, Ohio, Jan. 11, 2017) – Antioch College has established the New Generations Scholarship Program, a new scholarship fund enabling future students to receive an Antioch education. Al and Donna Denman, two longtime pillars of the Antioch and Yellow Springs communities, are the fund's inaugural contributors, and encourage others to join them.