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Guilford hosts second annual Shifting Worlds institute

Latinx singer-songwriter, Quilla, performed personal pieces addressing migration.

Kathryn Hurst, Features Editor

May 29, 2020

On Friday, Jan. 17, Guilford’s Gilmer Room was host to the second annual institute “Shifting Worlds: Displacement and Forced Migration in Modern Times.” The conference, sponsored in collaboration with Elon University and UNCG, brought together a wide range of speakers to address immigration and...

Narratives offer insight into immigrant journeys

Alesha Garcia, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Nov. 13, Immigrant Student Coordinator Liz Torres Melendez and the Intercultural Engagement Center hosted an evening where staff, visitors and students met for dinner in the Gilmer Room to hear the stories of faculty and staff members who immigrated into the United States. Among the faculty and staff members w...

Faculty and staff discuss immigration

immigration panel

Shania Lao, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

On Nov. 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Gilmer room, the Honors Program and OSLE hosted a dinner and discussion on the topic of immigration justice at Guilford. The speakers in attendance were Associate Professor of English Diya Abdo, Assistant Director of Multicultural Education Irving Zavaleta...

Guilford celebrates World Quaker Day in Founders

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Jhanna Vasser, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

“Lets begin with a moment of silence,” said Director of Friends Center Wes Daniels. On Oct. 2, 2017, members of QLSP and the greater Guilford College community, gathered in the Gilmer room of Founders Hall for the World Quaker Day Panel. “We wanted to highlight some of the global aspects...