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Falzone presents Senior Thesis under Guilford History Department

The History department invited Guilford students, staff and faculty members to attend senior Jacob Falzone’s honors thesis presentation titled, “The White Rose: Fables and the Politics of Memory of War.” The presentation was given on Friday, Feb. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in King Hall 123 and was open to the campus community. Falzone’s thesis focused on the anti-Nazi resistance work of the White Rose, a student activist group from Munich, and the resonance of the resistance in Germany after the war.

Wallace details experiences with career in veterinary medicine for students

Katherine Wallace ‘11 shared with students on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m. in Frank Science Center her experiences in transitioning from being a Guilford student to a practicing veterinarian. Wallace graduated from Guilford with majors in biology and health science, earning her doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University in 2017. She currently works at King’s Crossing Animal Hospital. Students interested in veterinary medicine careers were invited to join the event.

Guilford transactions to digital projects with workshop session for faculty

On Friday, Feb. 22 in the Experimental Classroom located in Hege Library, Guilford faculty and staff members were invited to attend a workshop that delved into the possibilities of website tools and digital scholarship. The session was held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and provided those in attendance with information on digital projects with students and collaborative class websites that can be used as platforms to display and make student work public.

Information session discusses plans for the Fall 2019 three week course “Social Justice in the Southern U.S.”

On Wednesday, March 13, an information session for the Fall 2019 three-week study abroad opportunity, “Social Justice in the Southern U.S.” was held at 1:30 p.m. in King Hall 126. The course will provide Guilford students with the opportunity to travel throughout the Southern U.S. while learning about intersectional social justice and movement-building from community organizers and activists in Greensboro, Atlanta, Montgomery, New Orleans, Little Rock and Nashville.

Second-half of spring semester kicks off with Underground Railroad Tour

An open tour of the Underground Railroad Tree and its history with Guilford’s woods was held for interested Guilford students, staff and faculty members on Wednesday, March 13. The tour session departed from the Alumni Gym parking area at 3:00 p.m. and provided attendees with the opportunity to learn more about the history of the campus’ deep roots that stood witness to the Underground Railroad activities. More tours are to come and advanced registration is requested, but not required.

Guided Discovery talks resumes and cover letters for Career Action Week

Guided Discovery hosted a resume clinic as a part of Career Action Week on Thursday, March 14 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Hege Library. The clinic was presented by Guilford Alumni from Global Executive Search Firm Charles Aris and was followed by an opportunity for students to have their resumes and cover letters reviewed in preparation for the Opportunities Fair to follow. Career Action Week also brought several other events to prepare students for long-term careers after college.