Guilford College News in Brief

Students tour Tunnel of Oppression at the University of North Carolina Greensboro

The Intercultural Engagement Center and Center for Principled Problem Solving hosted a field trip for students on Monday, March 25 to the Tunnel of Oppression at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG). UNCG students discussed contemporary issues of oppression in society, shedding light on the impact of systems in the 1960s and how these issues continue its relevance in today’s society. The first tour departed from the Alumni Gym parking lot at 12:30 p.m. and the second tour departed at 5:30 p.m. Pre-registration was required for the tour.

 

Siembra N.C. information session talks community organization’s work with justice

On Wednesday, March 27 from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., an information session on Siembra N.C. was held in the East Gallery of Founders Hall. Siembra N.C. is a local grassroots community organization organizing for justice through working with immigrant and migrant communities in the Triad area. The informational meeting sought to provide community members with an overview of the organization’s work and ways in which individuals may get involved with its efforts. All Guilford students, staff and faculty members were invited to the session.

 

Understanding Oppressive Systems and Introduction to WGSS collaborates for Free Press event with Guilford community

On Friday, March 29, the Center for Principled Problem Solving, WQFS, and the departments of Justice and Policy Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) and Art sponsored a free press event for the Guilford community. The t-shirt designs for the event were designed by students in the Understanding Oppressive Systems (JPS 336) and Introduction to WGSS (WGSS 110) classes. The event was held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Hege-Cox Hall 201.

 

Founder and CEO of EatsPlace visits Guilford

Katy Chang, founder and CEO of EatsPlace, a community development financial institution headquartered in Washington D.C. that provides entrepreneurs with the necessary tools to produce local foods and design food systems that work for both the community and environment, visited Guilford’s campus on Friday, March 29. The Center for Principled Problem Solving collaborated with other campus departments to sponsor the day of events, which included a community lunch and meet & greet event.

 

Lap swimming open to Guilford community

Starting from Tuesday, March 26, lap swimming at the American Hebrew Academy was made available for Guilford students, faculty and staff members. Interested Guilford community members should expect to register at least 48 hours prior to the first visit by emailing the Head Women’s Swimming Coach Brad Herndon. Questions regarding the pool or the swim team should also be directed to herndonbf@guilford.edu. Lap swimming will be open at the Academy most weekday mornings.

 

42nd annual Serendipity animates Guilford with week of events and activities

The Campus Activities Board kicked off Guilford’s 42nd Serendipity on Sunday, March 24 with a All White Day Party that was held on the tennis courts of Ragan-Brown Field House from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Events in conjunction with the week of activities ranged from a GChella Magic Show that was held on Monday, March 25 to a Wild N Out Show, which was held on Thursday, March 28. Serendipity’s GChella Concert series will be headlined by Dreezy, Blocboy JB and Wale on Saturday, March 30.