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IEC to kick off 12-week with lake celebration for Latinx Heritage Month

IEC to kick off 12-week with lake celebration for Latinx Heritage Month

Ellen Han, Guest Writer

September 12, 2019

The Intercultural Engagement Center (IEC) welcomed students back from the summer during its first meeting of the year on Friday, Aug. 30, where IEC staff revealed and discussed new initiatives to celebrate diversity at Guilford. Liz Torres Melendez, the Immigrant Student Coordinator at Guilford,...

International Club joins Guilford College in federal lawsuit

Roman Raies, World & Nation Editor

January 18, 2019

According to the Migration Policy Institute, the U.S. houses 1.1 million international students, a number greater than any other country. The top position owes to the high-quality higher education system, welcoming culture and relatively open labor market of the United States. However, according to a...

DEI Office sets emphasis on inclusion

DEI Office sets emphasis on inclusion

Ryan Brown, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

Guilford’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI Office) has begun a restructuring program which includes additional staffing and reorganization in an effort to bolster the campus’ initiative to create an inclusive environment. An umbrella organization, under which resides the Intercultural...

Workshop uplifts undocumented student experiences

Workshop uplifts undocumented student experiences

Fernando Jiménez, Photo Editor

October 5, 2018

According to the Pew Research Center, there are approximately 11.6 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States today. These individuals are present in our communities, our jobs and even on Guilford’s campus. Immigrant Student Coordinator Liz Torres Melendez led one of the first UndocuAlly...

Guilford College News in Brief

Guilford College News in Brief

Yunah Kim, News Editor

September 7, 2018

Guilford opens new academic year with Convocation and Passing of the Light Ceremony On Wednesday, Aug. 22, student and faculty leaders formally welcomed Guilford’s new students into the college community with a convocation and a candlelight ceremony. The assembly and ceremony were held as a part o...