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Guilford staff face layoffs due to budget cuts

Guilford College Staff Cuts

Hannah Shoemaker, News Editor

February 9, 2018

Assistant Director of Internships Amber Slade will no longer be working at Guilford College. Slade was laid off due to a recent round of budget cuts after working in the Career Development Center since April 2017. “Amber has communications with all of the organizations who have worked with Guilford...

Mayoral election to be held next month

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Finn Williamson, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

The race for the 49th mayor of Greensboro is underway. The primary election will be held on Oct. 10 and the general election on Nov. 7. With Nancy Vaughan’s announcement that she will be running for reelection, the mayoral race is between Vaughan, Diane Moffett and John Brown. Vaughan is the incumbent...

Board of trustees meets to discuss new directions

James Sharpe, Senior writer

March 25, 2016

“I am extraordinarily optimistic about the future of Guilford (College),” said Board of Trustees Chair Ed Winslow. “We have the right president at the right time, and the fit between Jane and Guilford is perfect. At the same time, we have a highly focused board of trustees.” On Feb. 27, the...

Administration cuts several summer courses

Tessa Wood, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

Imagine Guilford College during the summer of 2003 with over 700 students attending classes. Now, 13 years later, the scene is vastly different with 492 students enrolled last summer and 262 of them only enrolled in evening courses. In 2003, Guilford expanded the summer school program and worked to...

Teams fundraise to battle budget cuts

Nick Carratu, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

It is not uncommon for Guilford athletes and coaches to host special events to raise extra money for their sports clubs and teams. Whether it is for new equipment, uniforms or travel, fundraising has a significant impact on a team’s ability to perform over the season. “I do believe that budget...

CCE gets new home, reduced classes

Maksym Kosachevskyy, Staff Writer

September 11, 2015

Over the past six months, the Guilford College administration has rolled out groundbreaking changes to the Center for Continuing Education program due to budget cuts. One of the biggest changes has involved the adult student lounge. The administration has moved it from Hendricks Hall to the b...

Salary Inequity

Salary Inequity

Beatriz Caldas and Matthew Jones

April 17, 2015

Guilford College is currently addressing a $2 million deficit for this year and the prospect of an additional $2 million deficit for 2015-16. Positions have already been cut, and in the coming weeks President Jane Fernandes will propose further cuts in order to balance the budget. At the same time,...

The future of CCE: How Budget Cuts may affect the program

The future of CCE: How Budget Cuts may affect the program

Lily Lou, Staff Writer

April 10, 2015

“Guilford is treating (CCE students) like second- class citizens,” said CCE sophomore Jeffrey Ray at the event, “Help Save Your CCE Program,” organized by the CCE Student Government Association. The event began after rumors of Guilford College ending its CCE program emerged. “We have...

Letter to the Editor: Throughout the budget cuts, remember Guilford’s cohesion

Gia Henry, CCE senior, Guest Writer

April 10, 2015

A few weeks ago when the student body was invited to come and “plea” their clubs, organizations, causes, and interests, to the board of trustees, I received an invite from many different groups I have been and am a part of to come and speak on their behalf.  I chose not to come and speak on any...