The Guilfordian

FYE is redesigned to meet new students’ needs

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Laura Hay, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

Guilford College faculty and staff are in the process of redesigning the College’s First Year Experience and First Year Seminar programs to better reflect the ever-changing needs of Guilford students. The FYE and FYS programs are intended to orient first-year students to Guilford through exposure...

Orientation could better reflect our values

Kathleen Herbst, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

Orientation: a staple of the college experience. Often dismissed as days of pointless sessions, it has the potential to be an introduction to life as a Guilford College student. However, does Guilford’s orientation accurately represent the College? As a transfer student, I attended a modified...

Class of 2019 begins at Guilford, ready to engage with community

Brenna Walsh, Staff Writer

September 4, 2015

Three hundred and twenty first-years arrived at this summer’s new student orientation at the College on Aug. 24. Greeted with fresh faces, full schedules and fun activities, first-years got to know Guilford. One hundred seventy-one first-year students are from North Carolina and 149 are from out...

Celebrating diversity in the Class of 2018

Celebrating diversity in the Class of 2018

Clare Forrister, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

On Aug. 21, hundreds of new students from different places, backgrounds and experiences flooded Guilford’s campus. While they appreciated the diversity of their group, there is one thing these smart first-years didn’t know: their class is likely the most diverse that Guilford College has ever...