Markus Rogan ’14

Markus Rogan ’14 (Los Angeles, MA Clinical Psych.) gave a lecture on “maximum performance under stress” at the Castle Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria in May 2018, on what successful athletes and experienced managers have in common, and how to recognize, understand and benefit from stress. Markus is a psychotherapist and researcher in LA, and a two-time Olympic silver medalist and former world record holder in the 200 meter backstroke.

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Education Alums Connect with Other Educators at Skywalker Ranch

Antioch alums Laura Thomas, Alex Venet, and John Thomas spent a week at Skywalker Ranch connecting with other fantastic educators. The George Lucas Educational Foundation – Edutopia – reaches over 8 million educators, with a focus on sharing what works as defined by teachers and research in classrooms. Connection is a vital part of education, and Antioch University is dedicated to building communities of mission-driven educators who are preparing their students to take on the world! (and the galactic empire!)

Greg Belliveau

Online undergrad faculty member Greg Belliveau recently had his book Gods of IMAGO, the second installment of his dystopian book series IMAGO, published by Rogue Phoenix Press on August 23, 2023. Belliveau is an award-winning novelist and author of IMAGO (Rogue Phoenix Press, 2019) and Go Down To Silence (Multnomah Publishing: a Division of Penguin Random House, 2001), which was a Christy Award Finalist for Best First Novel and a collection of creative nonfiction entitled Seeds: Mediations on Grace in a World with Teeth (Crosslink Publishing, 2017). He is currently working on the TV series Go Down To Silence, based

Kate O’Neill

Kate O’Neill ’11 (GSLC, PhD) is the new Dean of the College of Business at the American University of Iraq-Baghdad. Learn more about O’Neill in a Common Thread profile Education Without Barriers here and read O’Neill’s dissertation Communication Channels Utilized by Emirati Females to Enact Leadership here.

Lauren Arienzale

New England PsyD in Clinical Psychology student Lauren Arienzale recently published her debut poetry collection, Mud Pie. “As a lifelong writer, and a psychologist in training, I am continuously fascinated by the power of written word and the therapeutic advantages that come along with it,” said Arienzale. Mud Pie is an unapologetic deep dive into grief, shortcomings, and the power of art making as a vehicle for change.

Jessica “Jess” Ballen

MFA in Creative Writing candidate Jessica “Jess” Ballen was named managing editor of submissions for Lunch Ticket, the literary magazine from Antioch’s MFA community. Ballen, who started contributing to Lunch Ticket during their first semester at Antioch as a poetry reader, expressed their excitement in helping to lead the Lunch Ticket team to a successful 24th issue. “I knew I wanted to move into a management role after my first week as a poetry reader,” says Ballen. “I fell in love with Lunch Ticket and wanted to give the publication my all.” Ballen, whose book of poetry, kosher, was released

Fayth Parks

PhD in Leadership and Change Professor of Leadership and Psychology, Fayth Parks, PhD, co-authored the newly released article entitled, “The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: HIV/AIDS Myths and Misinformation in the Rural United States” which appears in the bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal, Health Promotion Practice.

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