The Guilfordian

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...

Guilford Edge set to shake up schedule

Guilford Edge set to shake up schedule

Finn Williamson, Senior Writer

January 26, 2018


Filed under In Print, News

Through the development and implementation of a new program called the Guilford Edge, faculty members and the senior team are working to create a better experience for students. This year, President Jane Fernandes made the Guilford Edge a priority. “We are privileged, in this pivotal year, to...

Mellon Grant paves the way to digital scholarship

Mellon Grant paves the way to digital scholarship

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under In Print, News

From digitally mapping the Silk Road to attending conferences about digital scholarship, Guilford College faculty and students have been developing their digital literacy for three years. In the spring of 2014, Guilford received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, an organization...

January Term remembered as creative, ambitious opportunity

January Term remembered as creative, ambitious opportunity

Ian Penny, World and Nation Editor

February 23, 2017


Filed under In Print, Opinion, Top Stories

We gather here today to celebrate the life of a dearly beloved acquaintance, Guilford College January term. January term, or J-Term as its friends and family called it, was born in 2013 and spent its earthly time pursuing education in transformational environments. In its first year, J-Term touched...

Students are encouraged to take advantage of last January term

Students are encouraged to take advantage of last January term

Editorial Board

December 2, 2016


Filed under In Print, Opinion, Top Stories

One of the most unique things about Guilford College is our winter, or January, term, but after this year, there will no longer be a January term at the College. Both budget cuts and a lack of student interest have caused the College to discontinue January term, but while the opportunity is still available,...

‘Godspell’: the show for Guilford

‘Godspell’: the show for Guilford

Meghana Iragavarapu, Staff Writer

February 5, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Imagine Jesus, wearing Superman underwear, getting baptized by John the Baptist with a shower puff in a sky blue kiddie pool. One can only witness such an extraordinary sight in Guilford College’s production of “Godspell the Musical.” Guilford’s production features seniors Ben Evans as...

From Chile to Rwanda: Guilford goes global

From Chile to Rwanda: Guilford goes global

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under Features, Top Stories

A month of  Netflix binge-watching and sleep or a month of life-changing experiences. Anything is possible during the Guilford College January term. J-Term, headed by Professor of Chemistry Rob Whitnell and Interim Director of Study Abroad Daniel Diaz, gives students the opportunity to explore their...

Looking at the possibilities for January term

AJ Pasquale, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015


Filed under News

There are many reasons why Guilford College stands out from other colleges. One is Guilford’s J-Term pilot program, which allows students to take classes over winter break. However, the program is set to expire in 2017, and there are questions as to whether or not Guilford will renew it.  The...

Exploring January Term 2015

Exploring January Term 2015

Allison Stalberg, Staff Writer

February 13, 2015


Filed under Features

From media bingeing on Guilford College campus to making jewelry in New Mexico to rebuilding a village school in El Salvador, students return to this spring semester with newfound experiences. Guilford’s January term offers students a way to receive credit in classes that are not normally available. They...