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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...

Accessibility on campus needs improvement

Accessibility on campus needs improvement

Sonia McLamb, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

Guilford College emphasizes understanding and accommodation for all kinds of students from all kinds of circumstances. This has, over the past few years, come to include students with disabilities more than ever before. Though there is still much work to be done, Guilford is currently doing a lot to...

Many methods in place to up retention

Many methods in place to up retention

DaeQuan Fitzgerald, Staff Writer

February 19, 2016

Every year, Guilford College brings in new students from many different backgrounds. However, getting people to enroll at the school seems like the easy part when put against keeping them here. During the last school year, the College lost 94 first-year students from the fall and spring semester....

Learning Commons enhances student support with online tutoring program

Rebecca Dou, Staff Writer

April 11, 2014

Most courses allow students to dip their toes in the water before getting into the core of the class, but in some courses, students can feel like they’re thrown straight into the deep end almost from the beginning. Within a day, some classes have students knee- deep in new vocabulary and foreign concepts. For...

Accessibility at Guilford is a major accomplishment

Christianna Van Dalsen, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

While Guilford College’s goal to achieve total accessibility for all students has bloomed, look forward to it blossoming. I hope to see Guilford keep growing and to continue to see both faculty and students working to make Guilford as accessible as possible from many angles. Thankfully, the Accessibility...

Kim Burke departs after 14 years of service

Bryan Dooley, Senior Writer & Diversity Coordinator

September 22, 2013

Not many people can say they had the impact on Guilford College that Kim Burke had. Fourteen years ago, she arrived on campus. Back then, there was not a single door opener on campus.  Now, Guilford is known as an accommodating place, with a large population of students with some type of disability. ...