Campus News


Antioch University Receives 10-Year Reaccreditation from the Higher Learning Commission

Antioch University is proud to announce that on December 9, 2013, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) formally approved Antioch University for reaccreditation for a ten-year period. The formal approval is the culmination of a three-year process that included a substantial … Learn More

AUSB Honors Nelson Mendela

AUSB Honors Mandela

Antioch University Santa Barbara is honored to exhibit artist James Paul Brown’s iconic mixed-media portrait of the late Nelson Mandela, revered leader and human rights activist of South Africa. Mandela’s profound commitment to social justice, peace, and equality resonates with … Learn More


Transformations: AUSB’s New Online Alumni Magazine

AUSB proudly presents the Fall 2013/Winter 2014 issue of Transformations, marking the inauguration of AUSB’s online alumni magazine. This issue showcases a breadth of students, faculty, and alumni profiles, and reveals how their experience at Antioch transformed them and how, … Learn More

A Day with the Horses

“Horse Wisdom For the Soul” Field Trip

AUSB Bachelor of Arts core faculty member Lillian Seldeen led her Anthrozoology class on a field trip to Laurel Springs Ranch last month. The class spent the morning engaging with the topic “Horse Wisdom for the Soul,” taught by MaryAnn … Learn More

Elizabeth Wolfson, PhD

AUSB Trustee Forum Tackles End-of-Life Issues

Antioch University Santa Barbara is committed to exploring hard issues, and the Trustees Forum on October 29th dealt with one of the hardest. Entitled “Living Well to the End: Challenges & Choices,” the topic engendered deeply felt emotions from the … Learn More


AUSB Program Presents: Climate Change – Facts Not Fiction

Open to the Public – No Reservations Required. Saturday, November 9, 2013 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. (Free) Discuss matters about the impacts of climate change in Santa Barbara. Learn from community experts about prevention and adaptation to the challenges of … Learn More

Stand Tall: Teach Respect and Prevent Bullying workshop

Antioch University Santa Barbara presents an event benefitingThe Carmen Alexander Memorial Scholarship An evening workshop with Suzanne Peck the filmmaker and author of: STAND TALL: Teach Respect & Prevent Bullying STAND TALL is a solution-based multi media program that teaches students, teachers, parents, … Learn More


Antioch University Santa Barbara Campus Mourns the Loss of Hollywood Talent Agent and Beloved Trustee, Susan Smith

“Susan was a gem, a one-of-a kind woman,” says Chair of the Board of Trustees, Victoria Riskin, “devoted, honest, and with a sense of integrity in a business where ethics are often compromised.  The people who were lucky enough to be … Learn More


Book Ends Café – A Hidden Gem on AUSB’s Rooftop

At Antioch University Santa Barbara, you can now not only pursue higher learning, but you can also grab lunch at a higher altitude. Nestled next to the campus building’s rooftop patio is the new Book Ends Café, which was opened … Learn More


AWC-SB Hosts Discussion of Creative Commons on October 7 at AUSB

Have you ever wondered how to harness the power of creative collaboration without veering into plagiarism? The Association for Women in Communications – Santa Barbara chapter (AWC-SB) will host “What’s a Wiki? Creative Commons, a New Perspective on Intellectual Property” … Learn More


PsyD Faculty Dr. Salvador Treviño Presents at Two Conferences

Salvador Treviño, Ph.D., Clinical Faculty and Director of Practicum for AUSB’s Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, presented on Thursday, September 12 at the Latino Behavioral Health Institute’s Annual Conference in downtown Los Angeles. His presentation was entitled “Latino Immigration, Cultural … Learn More


PsyD Program Members Elected to CAPIC Board

AUSB’s Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology is delighted to announce that core faculty member and Director of Clinical Training, Sharleen O’Brien, PsyD, and student/doctoral candidate A. Courtney Stallings, MA, have been elected to the board of directors for the California … Learn More


Antioch University Santa Barbara Mourns Michelle Falvey

The entire Antioch community mourns the sudden passing of Michelle Falvey on September 14th after a rigorous 6-week battle with aggressive cancer. For many years, Michelle served as a valued instructor in the Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology program … Learn More


AUSB & Dr. Leffert Featured in Santa Barbara Community Builders

Antioch University Santa Barbara is proud to be among a very select group of more than 60 local organizations profiled in Santa Barbara Community Builders, a new book published by Jeff Boehm. Author Michael Bowker interviewed President Nancy Leffert, PhD, … Learn More


PsyD Core Faculty Steve Kadin, PhD, Featured on APA Website

AUSB core PsyD faculty member Dr. Steve Kadin spoke at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) annual convention in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 3, sharing his wisdom about male infidelity. An article about his presentation is featured at the following link … Learn More

Martin Luther King

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 Years After “I Have a Dream”

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s inspiring and influential speech “I Have a Dream.” We at Antioch University hold the spirit of his message in mind as we ponder how we can continue the dream of … Learn More