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Diana Nyad closes 2018-2019 Guilford College Bryan Series season

Diana Nyad closes 2018-2019 Guilford College Bryan Series season

Yunah Kim, News Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories, Web Exclusive

On Thursday, April 11, journalist and now-retired long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad spoke to the Guilford and Greensboro community at the Greensboro Coliseum, closing the 2018-2019 Bryan Series season. President Jane Fernandes opened the final installment of the season reflecting on the year’s speakers...

2019-2020 Bryan Series speakers announced

Yunah Kim, News Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under In Print, News

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


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

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,...

Scuppernong Books hosts “Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man who would Cure the World” discussion

Scuppernong Books hosts “Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man who would Cure the World” discussion

Kathryn Hurst, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

On Thursday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m., Scuppernong Books in Downtown Greensboro was packed full with subscribers of the Guilford College Bryan Series. This might look strange to the passerby, but taking a closer look, each subscriber had something common in hand. They each have a copy of Pulitzer Prize winning...

Axelrod, Rove to debut 2018 Bryan Series

Axelrod, Rove to debut 2018 Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Assistant Web Editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

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...

Stanton discusses HONY roots, storytelling

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

Seven years. 10,000 portraits. Photographer Brandon Stanton has traveled the world with the goal of capturing 10,000 portraits. The “Humans of New York” founder spoke about his experience and answered questions with students in a session on Tuesday, April 10, in the East Gallery of Founders Hall. Starting...

Journalist Ted Koppel leads talk at Bryan Series

Journalist Ted Koppel leads talk at Bryan Series

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under In Print, News, Top Stories

Telling jokes, personal stories and hard truths, broadcast journalist and author Ted Koppel spoke to the audience of the Guilford Bryan Series on Feb. 20 at the Greensboro Coliseum. “Ted is one of the most trusted and revered voices on current events and issues of global importance,” said President...

Koppel looks to make mark on Bryan series

Koppel looks to make mark on Bryan series

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

“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. sets up third Bryan Series to be a hit

Leslie Odom Jr. sets up third Bryan Series to be a hit

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under In Print, News, Uncategorized

Leslie Odom Jr.’s career exploded in 2015 when Hamilton premiered on Broadway. Combining a traditional Broadway atmosphere with hip-hop songs and a historical storyline, the show gained a massive following and won 11 Tony Awards in 2016. Odom Jr. carved out his own piece of this spotlight starring...