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Diana Nyad to speak at next Bryan Series

Yunah Kim, News Editor

April 5, 2019

U.S. long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad will be speaking at the last Bryan Series installment for the 2018-2019 academic year at the Greensboro Coliseum on Thursday, April 11. The main event will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Q&A session with Guilford students, staff and faculty members will...

2019-2020 Bryan Series speakers announced

Yunah Kim, News Editor

March 15, 2019

The Bryan Series team is preparing for the 2019-2020 speaker series season and has announced the lineup of five speakers that are scheduled to speak in the upcoming season. The announcement was made by Associate VP for Alumni and Constituent Relations Ty Buckner at the end of the last Bryan Series...

Dr. Paul Farmer speaks as part of Guilford College’s Bryan Series

Dr. Paul Farmer speaks as part of Guilford College’s Bryan Series

Yunah Kim, News Editor

February 22, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, Chief Strategist and Co-Founder of Partners in Health (PIH) Dr. Paul Farmer spoke at the first 2019 installment of the Guilford Bryan Series at the Greensboro Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. PIH is an international nonprofit organization that has provided health care services since 1987,...

Guilford College students excited for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Bryan Series event

Amber Dubois, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

NBA legend, NY Times best-selling author, and activist are just a few things that describe the second Bryan Series speaker of the academic year. The 7-foot-2-inch NBA all-time leading scorer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spoke at the Greensboro Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Speakers for the Bryan Series are...

NBA legend Abdul-Jabbar visits Guilford

NBA legend Abdul-Jabbar visits Guilford

Finn Williamson, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018

For the second event of the 2018 season of the Guilford College Bryan Series, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talked about both his basketball career and post-NBA life. The event was held at the Greensboro Coliseum on Tuesday, Oct. 23. Abdul-Jabbar is a former Hall of Fame college and professional basketball...

Axelrod, Rove to debut 2018 Bryan Series

Axelrod, Rove to debut 2018 Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Assistant Web Editor

September 7, 2018

Editor's Note: The Bryan Series event has been postponed until October 1 because of Hurricane Florence.  Kicking off the Guilford College Bryan Series will be the duo of David Axelrod and Karl Rove. The event will be held on Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum. Both speakers are successf...

Koppel looks to make mark on Bryan series

Koppel looks to make mark on Bryan series

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

February 16, 2018

“I don’t remember a time in my life where I didn’t want to be a reporter,” said broadcast journalist and author Ted Koppel in a phone interview with The Guilfordian. Koppel will be speaking as part of the Guilford College Bryan Series on Feb. 20 at the Greensboro Coliseum. Koppel has been...

Leslie Odom Jr. closes the curtain on Bryan Series 2017

Leslie Odom Jr. closes the curtain on Bryan Series 2017

Beatriz Caldas, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017

“We are all in the presence of greatness,” said President Jane Fernandes on Nov. 15 as she introduced the last Bryan Series speaker of the fall semester. “He had his Broadway debut when he was only 17 … and is the winner of a Tony Award … and a Grammy Award. … Please help me welcome him.” As...

Bryan Series starts off with Jill and Joe Biden at the Coliseum

Bryan Series starts off with Jill and Joe Biden at the Coliseum

Mae Wood, Abigail Bekele, and Beatriz Caldas

September 22, 2017

“The greatest sin anyone can commit is the abuse of power, and the greatest abuse of power is segregation,” said Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States, at the Greensboro Coliseum last Sunday. On Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m., Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden, a career educator and n...