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Education project aims to build brighter future for refugee children

Susan May
January 6, 2020

On May 12, 2018, a fire swept through apartment G in the Summit-Cone complex, located at the busy intersection of Cone Boulevard and Summit Avenue in Greensboro. Tragically, Emmanuel and Furaha Mugabo,...

Salvini Decree hindering immigration

October 5, 2018

On Monday, Sept. 24, the Italian government issued a strict decree on immigration, calling for tougher standards in order to qualify for humanitarian protection. The decree, also known as the Salvini Decree,...

US cuts funding for Palestinian refugees

September 14, 2018

On August 31, the Trump administration cut all aid to the UNWRA, a UN agency that provides support and assistance to Palestinian refugees. “We pay the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars...

Guilford College News in Brief

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February 23, 2018

WUNC’s “The State of Things” broadcasts at Triad Stage On Tuesday, Feb. 20, North Carolina Public Radio WUNC’s “The State of Things” broadcasted live from Triad Stage in downtown Greensboro....

Every Campus a Refuge recommended by UN

Diya Abdo signs the UN Together Campaign Action Charter in New York on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018// Photo Courtesy of Mark Von Holden
January 26, 2018

Every Campus a Refuge was represented and recognized by the United Nations at the U.N. Together Campaign Summit in New York on Jan. 9. The event sought to promote refugee resettlement efforts and the...

Guilford College News in Brief

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December 1, 2017

Faculty offers panel on Catalonia At Guilford’s Nov. 29 panel discussion on the Catalan independence movement, faculty discussed the history of Catalonia, current events in Spain and other separatist...

ECAR invites refugees into community

During the fall semester, student volunteers, faculty, and community members created welcoming signs for the newly arrived refugee family.
April 29, 2016

“Important update: Guilford College is now a refuge!” reads the banner on everycampusarefuge.org. Diya Abdo, associate professor of English and founder of Every Campus a Refuge, issued a global...

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