Sokthea Phay, a student in the MA in Nonprofit management, has been named the next Executive Director of the Wang YMCA of Greater Boston. He is the first individual of…
Susie Halsell ’18, ’23 (Santa Barbara, BA, Online, MA) was appointed by UNICEF to the role of Technical Expert for the establishment of a skateboarding program for street children in…
Becky Elias’s quest to understand and improve our food system has taken her from restaurant kitchens to food policy leadership
When Bob Lazzarini was president of the Pasadena Pacers, a running club that meets at the iconic Rose Bowl, he met a lot of people who said they couldn’t run….
It was a feeling more than a reason that compelled David Greco to pack his apartment into a storage unit and buy a one-way ticket to Kyiv, Ukraine, in May 2023. The memories of crouching beneath his elementary school desk during nuclear drills amid heightened tensions between the United States and the former Soviet Union flashed back to him.
Antioch University’s Master of Business Administration in Sustainability (MBA) was ranked as one of the top programs by Intelligent.com on its list of Best Online MBA in Sustainability Degree Programs, ranking tenth in “Academic Influence” for the year 2024.
Have you noticed that the more you expand your leadership role, the less time you have? The hours keep piling up, and the number of projects you need to manage…
“How can there be such a thing as a nonprofit in a capitalist economy?” asks David Norgard. It’s a bold question as it stands, but it’s even bolder considering it’s central to a class Norgard teaches in Antioch’s MA in Nonprofit Management and in the MBA’s Nonprofit Leadership Concentration.
A few years ago, Mary Ann Short called an HR representative to resolve an insurance issue. It was one of those phone calls that you put off, and then on the day you actually make the call, as the phone rings, you prepare yourself for a complex negotiation. To say she was not expecting a life-changing experience would be an understatement.
John Whittemore’s job as the Senior Director of Program Operations at Aspire Living and Learning is all about helping people reach their full potential. He takes seriously the work of helping lead an organization that for forty years has sought to bring person-centered support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism, behavioral health challenges, and complex medical needs.
For Coretta Bliss, kindergarten was a hard year. Her parents—activists living on a Catholic Worker Farm—were viewed as outsiders by the local community. She ended up feeling unwelcome even in her classroom. As she explains, “I just sat at my desk and kept my mouth shut and was scared of the teacher.”
Business is always about profit. That’s the bottom line. Unless you’re talking about Ken Baker’s class, “Strategy, Innovation, and Resilience,”—then it’s time to think bigger. This class doesn’t have one bottom line, but three. “The triple bottom line is not about regular ‘business as usual,’” explains Baker. “It’s about taking a more holistic approach, where we talk about people, the planet, and profits.” This framework is changing how students conceptualize what it means to be successful.