Guilford College News in Brief

Gaither and Erickson facilitate talk and workshop on Complicating Legacies

On Monday, April 1, the Friends Center sponsored a Judith Weller Harvey Quaker lecture in the Carnegie Room of Hege Library, and on Tuesday, April 2, an interactive workshop titled “Complicating Legacies: Studying Slavery, Equity & Inclusion on a Southern Quaker Campus” followed and was held in the Gilmer Room. Associate Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Krishauna Hines-Gaither and Quaker Librarian and College Archivist Gwen Erickson facilitated the lecture and workshop events.

 

CMJS Capstone discusses research on “Understanding Community perceptions of Immigration Policies in Alamance County”

On Wednesday, April 3 in King Hall, students from CMJS Capstone presented some research findings from their study titled “Understanding Community perceptions of Immigration Policies in Alamance Community,” encouraging Guilford community members to take advantage of the event as an opportunity for collaborative data analysis. The study delves into the impact of 287(g), an immigrant policy which allows police to function as ICE, as well as the details of ICE detainers in Alamance County Jail.

 

Day for Guilford rallies campus support for upcoming projects and work

Wednesday, April 3, marked Day for Guilford. Guilford students, faculty and staff were invited to Boren Lounge, located on the first floor of Founders Hall, to pie Director of Study Abroad and International Student Advisor Daniel Diaz and Assistant Director of Study Abroad Robbie Van Pelt at 12:00 p.m. Seniors were also invited to bring any questions for The Office of Registrar and Student Accounts to the Lounge. Community members were encouraged to help donate to Guilford’s work around campus.

 

Guilford welcomes Kate Bernheimer for night of fiction reading

The Anderson Creative Writing Program hosted a fiction reading event with Author and Associate Professor of English at the University of Tucson Kate Bernheimer in Hege Library at 7:00 p.m. on April 3. Founder of Fairy Tale Review, Bernheimer continues to edit for the literary journal. Bernheimer’s work has been published in the New York Times, the LA Times and the New Yorker, and includes “How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales” and “My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me.”

 

Health Professions Club meeting calls for Guilford students with interests in health care

On Friday, April 5 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Health Professions Club held a meeting for Guilford students, staff and faculty members with an interest in the field of health professions and work with respective health professionals. The meeting was open to all interested community members and was held in the grassy area in front of Hege Library, weather permitting. Questions regarding the health professions club and its work can be directed toward darbyvj@guilford.edu.

 

Triad History Day to highlight local history and stories of the past

Triad History Day will be held on Saturday, April 6, at the Greensboro History Museum from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The public, one-day festival will focus on the stories of the Triad’s history as well as the stories of those who preserve them. The day of events will feature a “History Hall,” with displays from history organizations, series of talks and community discussions on local history and booths focusing on oral history and the digitalization of community materials.

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