Campus News


Accredited College Students Can Now Get From Here to There…with AUSB’s BA-to-MBA Pathway Program

Now, SBCC and other community college students with the dream of earning a graduate degree can eliminate uncertainty, save on tuition, and set their academic and professional future on the fast track to success. Through Antioch University Santa Barbara’s innovative … Learn More


Education Department Presents “Public Conversations” with
Master’s Candidates on June 5th

The Santa Barbara community is invited to join AUSB’s Master of Arts in Education students for our “Public Conversations” on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. The free event will be held in the Community Hall at … Learn More


AUSB Student Helps Girls Rock Their Self-Esteem

BA student Jen Baron is in her final year at AUSB, pursuing an undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts while mastering social media as a dynamic work-study intern for the Summer Writing Institute. But even more impressively, Jen also happens to … Learn More


Writing Mysteries From the Inside Out

Naomi Hirahara is the Edgar Award-winning author of the Mas Arai mystery series, which features a Japanese-American gardener and atomic-bomb survivor who solves crimes.  Nominated also for Macavity and Anthony awards, the novels in the series include Summer of the … Learn More


Taking in the Limelight

Cheri Steinkellner has won four Emmys, two Golden Globes, the People’s Choice, BAFTA, Writers Guild Award and a TV-Land Legend Award for writing and producing television’s “Cheers” and the Disney animated series and feature film, “Teacher’s Pet,” a 2011 Tony-nominee for Best Book of … Learn More


John Pielmeier: Adapting For The Screen

John Pielmeier began his career as an actor, working at Actors Theater of Louisville, The Guthrie Theater, Milwaukee Rep, Alaska Rep, Baltimore’s Center Stage, and the O’Neill National Playwrights’ Conference. It was at the O’Neill that his play “Agnes of … Learn More


Reserve Your Hotel for Antioch’s Summer Writing Institute Soon!

Summer is approaching fast and as we gear up for the brilliant sunshine that Santa Barbara promises, we want to remind you that reservations with our hotel blocks need to be made soon. Antioch has reserved a limited number of … Learn More


Get One Step Closer to Meeting LPCC Licensure Requirements with Our Special 10-Week Career Course

The MA in Clinical Psychology program at Antioch University Santa Barbara is presenting a special 10-week online/hybrid course, PSC 582 – Career Development Theories and Techniques, starting in July. This 4.5 unit course is designed to support Licensed Professional Clinical … Learn More


AUSB Latino Mental Health MACP Concentration Beneficial Resource for Casa Pacifica

“Many of the families we serve require bilingual/bicultural staff that are able to communicate in a meaningful way to Spanish-speaking parents and children. Antioch University’s Latino Mental Health MACP concentration has been a hugely beneficial resource.” Thomas M. SodergrenDirector of … Learn More


AUSB Presents a Trustee Forum on The Future of California: Immigration & Education, May 29

Students, alumni, colleagues, and the public are invited to explore the effects of immigration reform on education in the U.S. and California at Antioch University Santa Barbara’s next Trustee Forum—the latest in a series of community programs about the issues … Learn More


AUNE Faculty Member Defends Common Core in Education Week

Our colleague, Antioch University New England faculty member Laura Thomas, recently published an article in Education Week entitled, “The ‘Monster’ at the End of the Common Core.” This is a very thought-provoking piece that we found to be exceptionally relevant … Learn More


Bruce Hale: From Acting and Singing to Writing for Kids

Bruce Hale has written and illustrated more than 25 books for kids. His Underwhere series includes Prince of Underwhere and Pirates of Underwhere. His Chet Gecko Mysteries series includes The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse, The Big Nap, The Malted Falcon, Hiss … Learn More


Gail Tsukiyama: Poet, Novelist, Teacher

Gail Tsukiyama is the author of seven novels, the most recent of which is A Hundred Flowers. She was born in San Francisco to a Chinese mother and a Japanese father and attended San Francisco State University, where she received … Learn More


Partial Scholarships Now Available for Qualified Summer Writing Institute Participants

We are pleased to announce the availability of ten President’s Access Grants for qualified participants of AUSB’s Summer Writing Institute (SWI). These partial scholarships will provide a 20% reduction of the $975 fee, allowing grant recipients to attend for only … Learn More


AUSB Symposium on Healthy Aging a Huge Success

AUSB’s first Symposium on Healthy Aging, April 19-20, 2013, turned out to be a tremendous success with a standing-room only crowd. Presented in conjunction with the MA in Clinical Psychology’s highly regarded Healthy Aging concentration, the two-day Symposium focused on … Learn More


Maureen Murdock: Make a Commitment to Your Writing and Show Up

Maureen Murdock is an author, educator, Jungian-oriented psychotherapist and photographer. Author of the bestselling book, The Heroine’s Journey, Maureen conducts workshops on memoir writing and personal myth. She combines her interest in the mysterious workings of the psyche with a study … Learn More