Community Outreach

Centers, institutes, and programs connecting Antioch University New England to the world

At Antioch University New England we believe that a brighter future begins with curiosity, exploration, learning, and the desire to effect change. We reach deeply into the world around us, often beginning at home in our local communities—to educate and learn from those in our towns. As a student you may find yourself developing hands-on programs as a student teacher in local public, private, and charter schools; consulting with concerned community members regarding waste management or smart-growth planning; or counseling citizens facing personal mental health challenges.

If you live near Antioch University New England, your children may have walked the woods in classes with alumni who learned of the importance of land conservation at AUNE. Or maybe your selectpersons have applied what they discussed with other officials at a Selectpersons Institute run by Antioch New England Institute. You may have met with a mental health counselor who helped you through a difficult time, or have been inspired by managers whose focus on healthy work environments have been felt by you as a consumer. Antioch University New England is committed to tackling the issues that affect local communities and its citizens.

We reach deeply into the world around us, often beginning at home in our local communities—to educate and learn from those in our towns.

Examples of that commitment are both local and international. In Keene, New Hampshire, Antioch University New England’s Psychological Services Center offers sliding-scale individual and family therapy so that community members of all incomes can get the support they need. Across the region, the Antioch Center for School Renewal offers educators assistance in tailoring experiential and problem-based learning activities for their students. Antioch University New England’s global reach includes working to protect the Central America rain forest through the Center for Tropical Ecology or helping build democratic institutions in former Soviet republics through Antioch New England Institute.