The Guilfordian

Extending J-Term pilot will allow program improvements

Matthew Jones, Staff Writers

September 5, 2014

How did you spend your January term last year? Building a chair in woodworking class? Bird-watching in the Galapagos? Sleeping on the couch? According to the faculty, you should be able to continue to enjoy these activities as a part of the J-Term pilot program, which was set to expire after this...

J-Term 2014 fixes prior glitches, exceeds expectations

Sukyun Chung, Staff Writers

February 7, 2014

Ninety percent of you, whether it was at home relaxing and spending time with family or travelling with friends, did not take a J-Term course. Ninety percent of you missed out on what could have been the experience of a lifetime. January Term 2014 was Guilford College’s best one yet. Albeit there...

Earn credits, take J-Term classes

Lek Siu, Staff Writer

November 8, 2013

It is almost the end of the Fall semester and you might be wondering if you want to take a class during J-Term. You start asking yourself: Can it help me graduate on time and have a smaller course load at the end of senior year? Should I take this opportunity? First, you ask yourself: What is J-Term? “It’s...

J-term predicted to be a success due to enrollment rates

Allison Debusk, Staff Writer

December 7, 2012

This year, Guilford is trying something new: January term. J-term offers students the opportunity to study away, study abroad or domestically, take an on-campus seminar, launch an independent project, or intern for a company. The enrollment deadline for J-term was extended from Nov. 2 to Nov. 19,...

January Term enrollment increases as deadlines near

L.A. Logan, Staff Writer

October 5, 2012

This year, for the first time, the Strategic Long-Range Plan is implementing a January term so students can maximize their experience from the moment they arrive on campus until graduation. As the registration inches closer, the success of Guilford College’s maiden J-Term will be put to the test....

What are your January 2013 plans? Consider J-Term

Haejin Song, Staff Writer

April 20, 2012

As you soak up the sun over summer break, do not ditch your thoughts about January term for next year. In 2013, the January term pilot, an optional three-week experience for Guilford students, will officially commence. As an innovative way for students to get more hands-on learning experience and...

Study Abroad program expanded, transformed

Study Abroad program expanded, transformed

Ellen Nicholas, Staff Writer

February 3, 2012

“If we want a new generation of leaders and innovators who can be effective in an ever more globalized world, sending our students overseas is not a luxury,” travel writer Rick Steves wrote in USA Today on Jan. 18. “It’s a necessity.” Which is why Guilford is expanding its study abroad program. “You’re...