The Guilfordian

Community Service Institute training prepares community for service

Elliot Adamson, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

This year’s makeup Community Service Institute training session aimed to demonstrate the dedication of Guilford College to promoting volunteering and serving the community. Whether through presenting information and advice or helping attendees’ communication skills, the training event served to prepare...

Men’s basketball assistant recognized nationally for coaching talents

Men’s basketball assistant recognized nationally for coaching talents

Abigail Bekele, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

Guilford College assistant men’s basketball coach Ronnie Thomas was recognized by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) as a recipient of their 2016-17 Under Armour 30-under-30 honors. Thirty young and upcoming men’s basketball assistant coaches across all National Collegiate Athletic...

Campus support for refugees strong, but could still improve

José Oliva, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

In contrast to the synergy found off campus, Guilford lacks effectiveness on campus when serving refugees.

Community unites around local projects

Community unites around local projects

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

September 18, 2015

It is 9 a.m. on a Saturday, and there are already dozens of Guilford students gathered outside Founders Hall ready to tutor, bake some cakes and get their hands dirty. On Sept. 12, the Bonner Center and the Office for Student Leadership and Engagement hosted the Guilford Day of Service. The Day...

Bonner begins another semester of service

Bonner begins another semester of service

Nicole Zelniker, World & Nation Editor

September 4, 2015

The Bonner Center for Community Service and Learning is in its 24th year at Guilford College, and it is doing more than ever before. This year, Guilford’s community service organization is implementing three themes: homelessness and hunger, forced migration and food insecurity. “There are pretty c...

Class of 2019 begins at Guilford, ready to engage with community

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

Three hundred and twenty first-years arrived at this summer’s new student orientation at the College on Aug. 24. Greeted with fresh faces, full schedules and fun activities, first-years got to know Guilford. One hundred seventy-one first-year students are from North Carolina and 149 are from out...

Project Community guides students to service projects

Nicole Zelniker, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

Most Guilford students have attended volunteer fairs or participated in events such as the Soup Bowl, but few students understand the driving force behind these events. This force is Project Community, whose campus influence is widespread for such a small organization. “Project Community is the...

Bonner Center for Community Learning and Service embodies core values

Shelby Smith, Staff Writer

March 29, 2013

“Access to education; opportunity to serve.” This is the motto of the Bonner Center for Community Learning and Service. “We are a scholarship program,” said Elizabeth Baloff-Bird, Bonner Scholars coordinator. “We give students who are passionate about community service the opportunity...

Guilford earns national recognition for community service

Guilford earns national recognition for community service

Zachary Thomas, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012

Have you ever helped out at the community garden? Participated in Solarpalooza over fall break? Volunteered at the Glen Haven apartment complex? Or assisted students down the road at Newcomers School for a day? If so, you’re part of the reason why the Corporation for National and Community Service...