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News in brief: Honors Program, OSLE sponsor Dinner and Discussion Monday, Nov. 4

News in brief: Honors Program, OSLE sponsor Dinner and Discussion Monday, Nov. 4

Guilfordian staff

November 1, 2019

Guilford’s Honors Program and the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement (OSLE) will welcome Dr. Bob Malekoff of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill for Dinner and Discussion at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov.4, in the Gilmer Room.  All are welcome to attend and a sign-in sheet will be available...

Law students share experience during dinner and discussion

Abigail AbantoHollans, Features Editor

February 8, 2019

On Feb. 4 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., a dinner and discussion was held in the Gilmer Room for members of the Guilford Community. This dinner and discussion focused on the experiences and advice of current and recent law students. “This is the first dinner and discussion of the spring semester,” Director...

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...

Hege library undergoes innovations, improvements

Hege library undergoes innovations, improvements

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

September 22, 2016

These are the words that adorn the first floor of Hege Library and that have guided its strategic reimagining as the “Academic Commons.” “The Academic Commons’ vision calls for bringing folks together … to support student learning … and innovations in pedagogy,” said Director of Hege Li...

Honors Program succeeds in diversifying

Chris Collins, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

Diversity. You can never have enough. It provides perspective, inspires innovation and cracks quandaries. Recently, Guilford College’s Honors Program has come under fire for its lack of diversity. “Currently the Honors Program is a white-dominated space,” said junior and Student Body President Mo...

Community scrutinizes Honors Program’s diversity

Kathryn Long, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

“We’re concerned that the Honors Program is currently white-dominated and needs to include more students of color in the academic opportunities that it offers,” said junior Molly Anne Marcotte, Community Senate president. Recently, Marcotte and other students have voiced concerns regarding a...

Hege Library modernizing with a makeover

First-year Katie Ssan Filippo reads in the lower level of the library. Library staff recently re-shelved lesser-used books in a storage space in the basement, freeing up room for new technologies on the second floor.

Harris Billings, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

The Hege Library, as we know it, is changing. “This is the most exciting time at Guilford’s library that I’ve witnessed in my 20 years here,” said Gwendolyn Erickson, Friends Historical Collection librarian and college archivist. “(There is) lots of positive momentum engaging students and...

Res. Life to create Honors dorm

Staff Reports

February 22, 2013

Residence Life intends to convert English Hall (most likely) or Shore Hall into a co-ed residence hall beginning in Fall 2013. The backstory: to re-vitalize the Honors Program at Guilford College, last spring the faculty approved radical program restructuring. Along with newly implemented requirements,...