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A journal of social practice & professional engagement for the Antioch community

Antioch College students spend up to a 1/3rd of their undergraduate experience in the real world— testing concepts and applying theory from the classroom while reflecting on what it means to lead an impactful life.

Antioch students bring new ideas & vitality to our co-op partners, powering programs and special projects through directed full-time work and research across 15 key industries & communities of practice.

Psychology, Mindfulness, & Wellness

Above, is a photo taken by my friend Holger Bartles, a long time Buddhist practitioner and professional photographer. Holger was happy to take my photo when I asked him, his

My second Co-op in my Antioch experience is the complete opposite of my first Co-op despite them both occurring in Southwest Ohio. I am working full time as an intern

Imagine the cold wind on your face as you fly down the mountain, waist deep in snow with a beautiful blue sky over head. Everywhere you look is covered in

I am a second-year undergraduate student in Antioch College. I am currently doing my second internship for an organization called the Crotched Mountain Foundation. This is a non-profit organization which

Policy, Advocacy, & Law

For my first co-op term, I chose to do a self-designed co-op at the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. The focus of NGLCC is to

This co-op I had the opportunity to stay with and work for Antioch alumni in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I stayed with Joan Stockton, ‘65 and worked for Roger Ashodian, and spent

Kim Landsbergen, Biology and Environmental Science professor, is headed to the March for Science in Washington, D.C. this weekend, April 22nd. Kim is a dedicated advocate for environmental justice, and

On Tuesday, students returning from Winter co-ops shared their experiences at our quarterly co-op swap. This term, the event took place outside, on the steps of Main Hall. Students from

Arts & Performance

Michael Casselli, Antioch College Assistant Professor of Sculpture and Installation, shares his talents as an arts professional throughout the region. He has partnered with the Dayton Visual Arts Center (DVAC)

To read Ramone's blog post, click here! Ramone Ritzhaupt, Class of 2020, is completing their first co-op as the theater production assistant at Antioch's very own Foundry Theater. Their responsibilities on

Lamps, Clamps, and Painting - What's It Like Working as a Theater Tech The Foundry Theater at Antioch College is an old brick building adjacent to the farm and right on

Perhaps my favorite take-away from my co-op with the MFA Boston is the beginnings of a research project. In the last few weeks of my winter quarter, I've begun constructing

Media Arts & Communication

Ben Zitsman, Class of 2020, is working as a co-op student in the Office of Admissions here at Antioch College. Initially, he took on various administrative and communicative tasks, including

The saying "never look a gift horse in the mouth" has always been a favorite of mine and I really do feel that it perfectly catches the reasoning and experience

Student and faculty art collaborations are an exceptional aspect of Antioch education and culture. Last summer, media students David Blakeslee '18, Ellie Burck '18, Lillian Burke '16, Odette Chavez-Mayo '18,

Antioch College professors work to create a singular classroom experience for students, but they are also producers of cutting edge work in their fields. Whether it be through research, activism,

Food Systems, Sustainable Agriculture, & Culinary Arts

The Antioch Farm and the Farm-to-Table Program are excellent assets to the Antioch community. The Farm program works to support students who are interested in environmental science, sustainable agriculture, animal

On Tuesday, students returning from Winter co-ops shared their experiences at our quarterly co-op swap. This term, the event took place outside, on the steps of Main Hall. Students from

This March, co-op faculty member Beth Bridgeman facilitated a visit to campus from Kim Nace, the executive director of the Rich Earth Insitute. The Rich Earth Institute is an organization that

Vitamin Cottage Natural Grocers, now a wide spread health food chain, was founded by Margaret and Phillip Isely in 1955.  They were inspired to start this company by Margaret’s own

Education & Youth Empowerment

Mia Bates, Class of 2020, is currently completing her co-op quarter at the Antioch School, here in Yellow Springs, Ohio. She is a Miller Fellow for the school, and she

Faculty here at Antioch College have deep roots in the community. For professor Mario Rodriguez Garcia, this has been true for decades. Beginning in the 1970's, Mario worked closely with

Valerie Benedict, Class of 2018, completed her most recent co-op at NorthShore University HealthSystems, in Evanston, IL last Fall. She worked in a hospital where she was stationed in the

On Tuesday, students returning from Winter co-ops shared their experiences at our quarterly co-op swap. This term, the event took place outside, on the steps of Main Hall. Students from

Legend holds that an Antiochian can be parachuted anywhere, and they’ll find a job, a place to live (and some friends) within three days. Being nimble in the world requires agency and innovation, traits developed through experience at Antioch College…