Reunion 2015 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

    

MONDAY, JUNE 15 – THURSDAY, JUNE 18            

ALL DAY VOLUNTEER WORK PROJECT
   
   

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17

6-9 p.m. VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION DINNER (by invitation only)
   
   

THURSDAY, JUNE 18

12-6 p.m. REUNION REGISTRATION

6-9 p.m. ALUMNI LEGACY DINNER 
   
   

FRIDAY, JUNE 19

8 a.m.-6 p.m.

REUNION REGISTRATION

7:30-9:30 a.m.

C-SHOP BREAKFAST

8-9 a.m. HIKE IN GLEN HELEN

8-9 a.m. MORNING CHORES
Take a tour of the geothermal plant and solar array and then join farm manager Kat and student farm workers to  help with the morning chores. We will even make you an omelet from the eggs and herbs you harvest!

9-10:30 a.m.

BUILDING ALUMNI: STUDENT NETWORKS
This is an opportunity to connect with students, learn about their recent
co-ops, and senior projects. Help students build networks and
connections for future co-ops or become a mentor. 
(organized by Jack Matthews & Elijah Blanton Class of 2015)

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

WYSO OPEN HOUSE

10-11:30 a.m.

ANTIOCH COLLEGE VILLAGE INFO SESSION
Inspired by our drive for sustainability and community building, the
Antioch College Village is the vision of a inter-generational,
multi-purpose, mixed income community on our campus. In this
session learn more about the planning and community feedback process.

11-11:45 a.m.

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MEETING

11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Q&A WITH PRESIDENT MARK ROOSEVELT


12:30-1:30 p.m.

COMMUNITY PICNIC

12:30-2 p.m. SCIENCES MEET UP
Grab some lunch and join fellow alumni of the Sciences and Antioch
faculty to discuss ways to connect with eachother, support the Science
program and co-ops at Antioch. Organized by Aimee Maruyama ‘96
and Dr. Bernard Guyer ’65. Call Bernie at 410-218-5379

1-3 p.m. CHANGEMAKERS CAFE
Join our lively Changemakers Café to actively engage with Antiochians
and friends of all generations around our meanings of social change
and how we individually and collectively strive to “win victories for humanity”.

1-3 p.m.    HERNDON GALLERY OPENING: DANNY LYON'S
"MEMORIES OF THE SOUTHERN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT" EXHIBIT
Artist, Danny Lyon, will be joined by Steve Schwerner ’60 and David Goodman ’69
to reflect on the SNCC and the Civil Rights Movement. Copies of his book will be
available for purchase and book signing.

 

1-2:30 p.m. MEDIA ARTS ACADEMY FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
RACISM THROUGH THE EYES OF THE YOUTH

Presentation by youth film makers and the Founder and Director,
Deborah Warfield '94. Media Arts Academy students learn interviewing
techniques, camera operation, cinematography and editing skills as well
as participate in Media Literacy and Social Change.

1-3 p.m.

TRANSALLY WORKSHOP

2-3:15 p.m.

YOGA CLASS
All-levels yoga class taught by Karen Eisenberg Sheingold '65. Mats and props provided.

2:30-3:30 p.m. FRIDAY FORUM: BLACK LIVES MATTER
Organized by Coretta Scott King Center and Community Life

3:30-5:30 p.m.

ALUMNI AWARDS PRESENTATION PLENARY & HORACE TALKS
Moderated by Sylvia Law '64

5:30-6:30 p.m. DECADES RECEPTION
Reconnect with friends of all decades. Special recognition
for 10, 20, 30, 40, & 50 year anniversaries.

6:30-9 p.m. ALUMNI ASSOCIATION DINNER & KEYNOTE SPEAKER MIA MCKENZIE
The class of 2015 and families have been invited as guests as the Alumni
Association on the eve of officially becoming alumni.

7 p.m.

FREE GENERAL ADMISSION SEATING OPENS FOR KEYNOTE ADDRESS

7:30-10 p.m. WYSO BROADCASTERS BALL
Help WYSO open their radio archives by participating in a
live recreation of radio programming. All proceeds benefit WYSO.

9 p.m. BARGER-EASTMAN FOLK DANCE

9:30 p.m. FUNK AND ROCK CONCERT
Ohio Brass & Electric - Join Emily Seibel '06 and the OBE to enjoy a wide
variety of danceable funk, rock, and R&B tunes from the '70s through today.

Duke Dewey & Band - legendary drummer for Joe & the Country Fish, Duke Dewey
had the rhythm and rock to keep you on your feet. 

   

SATURDAY, JUNE 20

7:30-9:30 a.m.
C-SHOP BREAKFAST

8:30-9:30 a.m. CHAPTER ORGANIZERS MEET UP
Grab some breakfast and join fellow organizers for a skill share and goal setting. 
12-6 p.m. REUNION REGISTRATION
(Closed during Commencement Cermony. Please join us at The Mound!)

10 a.m.

2015 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
WITH SPEAKER CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS

1:00 p.m.

COMMENCEMENT CELEBRATION 

2 p.m.  SOFTBALL GAME
The most collaborative that a competitive sport has ever been played.
No football team doesn’t mean we can’t play softball!

2 p.m. ARTHUR MORGAN INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNITY SOLUTIONS
Power of Community Screening and Earth Island Trailer followed by Q&A.
Following the loss of food and oil imports in 1990, Cuba transitioned to a
low-energy society. In this documentary, see how communities of Cubans
organized to implement renewable energy projects, organic farms, urban
gardens and new modes of transportation. Meet with the filmmakers after
the screening to discuss their new film, Earth Island: Cuba, Energy
and Community. 

2 p.m. HOME, INC. AFFORDABILITY TOURS
 
Join Emily Seibel ’06 for a van tour of Yellow Springs affordable homes.
Learn about the housing and affordability issues facing the Village and
the work of Home, Inc.

2 p.m. CORETTA SCOTT KING CENTER OPEN HOUSE
Stop by the Coretta Scott King Center to enjoy light refreshments, meet
the Director and current students, take a commemorative photograph
and view our special Civil Rights Exhibition.

2-4 p.m.

SCREENING OF "LEGACY OF A DREAM " FOLLOWED BY Q&A WITH CREATOR 
RICHARD KAPLAN '49
A powerful and deeply moving film, Legacy of a Dream is an accurate account
of Marin Luther King’s nonviolent Civil Rights Movement. The film summarizes
Dr. King’s public life and delineates his central role in the civil rights campaigns.

4 p.m. GOODMAN, CHANEY, SCHWERNER STORY
Fifty-one years ago in 1964 three civil rights workers were murdered on the
night of June 21–22 in Neshoba County, Mississippi. They were James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael "Mickey" Schwerner  who were abducted, shot at
close range and killed. The three young men had been working on the
"Freedom Summer" campaign, attempting to prepare and register African
Americans to vote. This story intersects with Antioch in a number of ways and
is one more example how in the fight for justice ordinary, everyday people play
their part in extraordinary events. Panelists David Goodman ’69 and
Steve Schwerner ’60 and moderated by Mila Cooper, CSKC Director.

3:30-5:30 p.m.

DISMANTLING THE SYSTEM
Young Alumni panelists are joined by students and faculty to explore the intersectionality of identities, oppressions and social justice movements. Participants will engage in exploration of how we work together for common goals while honoring distinct experiences and inequalities.

5-6 p.m. MINGLE & WINE: LOCAL WINE AND CRAFT BEER TASTING

6:30-9 p.m.

CELEBRATION DINNER & STATE OF THE COLLEGE ADDRESS


9 p.m. MOVIE NIGHT

 9:30 p.m.

DIV DANCE

   
 

SUNDAY, JUNE 21

9-11 a.m.  FAREWELL BRUNCH

11 a.m.  MEMORIAL FOR ANTIOCHIANS AND FRIENDS 

9 a.m.-2 p.m.  WYSO: JUSTICE & RADIO
Tour the WYSO Audio Archives at the WYSO studios on campus
where 300 hours of programming about Civil Rights and social
justice are stored. Go into a WYSO recording studio with a facilitator
and make a recording of your memories with a classmate, family 
member or friend. Do you remember a significant event at Antioch
College or in the Village? Do you have memories that should be
preserved for future generations? 



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Please note, we do not have dormitory space available this year because we are at full student capacity. Please click here for lodging options.

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