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Guilford Guides introduced for students

Guilford Guides introduced for students

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Features, In Print

With the new Guilford Edge program being implemented in the Fall 2019 semester, many changes are occurring around campus. One of these changes is the new Guided Discovery program that is located on the first floor of Hege Library Academic Commons. Part of Guided Discovery is the new Guilford Guides tha...

Changes made to Study Abroad

Navya Belavadi, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

“New study away courses that represent a range of academic interests and opportunities for students and faculty to collaboratively learn together in unique and distinct ways,” read an email sent to Guilford students from the Provost’s Office. This is what Guilford’s faculty projects to offer...

WGSS holds meeting about Guilford Edge

Peter Zheng, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

With the Guilford Edge set to go into effect in the fall semester of 2019, each academic department is seeking to help students understand and prepare for the changes to come with the new curriculum. Many departments either have already held or and are currently in the process of setting up student ...

Brainstorm for Edge

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

On Thursday, Nov. 1, Guilford’s Ethical Leadership team held a community brainstorming session to discuss an upcoming Ethical Leadership program from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Gilmer Room of Founders Hall. The new program will be implemented in Fall 2019 as part of the Guilford Edge. The discussion-based...

Guilford community discusses Ethical Leadership program

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

On Thursday, Nov. 1, Guilford’s Ethical Leadership team held a community brainstorming session to discuss an upcoming Ethical Leadership program from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Gilmer Room of Founders Hall. The new program will be implemented in Fall 2019 as part of the Guilford Edge. The dis...

All-student Edge meeting brings attention to issue of transparency

All-student Edge meeting brings attention to issue of transparency

Janavi Metha and Zain Hameed

October 29, 2018


Filed under News, Web Exclusive

A mandatory all-student meeting regarding the Guilford Edge was held in Dana Auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 3 to address student questions and concerns about the new academic curriculum being implemented. The session started with a discussion about the Edge system, followed up by a Q&A session with...

Guilford Edge ambiguity confuses students, campus

Guilford Edge ambiguity confuses students, campus

Delaney Martin, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Last winter, Guilford College announced that it would be changing its course schedule from 16 credits over 15 weeks, twice a year, to a 3-12 schedule. This means that upon arrival in the fall, students would take one intensive three-week class, and after fall break, they would take three classes for...

Letter to the editor: Guilford Edge

September 28, 2018


Filed under In Print, Opinion

Guilford College is embarked on a risky experiment – a top-down, imposed curricular redesign – that violates the college handbook as well as the principles of shared governance and commonsense leadership. Across higher education, including here, faculty have authority over the curriculum. Yet,...

Campus reflects on additions to Hege Library

Lucas Collazo, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

It is not uncommon for colleges and universities to make changes in an effort to increase comfort and resources for students. With the new Guided Discovery Program, Guilford is no exception. Guilford has implemented Guided Discovery to help drive the first-year experience in efforts to transform the...