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Convocation welcomes first-years to Guilford

Left to right Edward C. Winslow III and President Jane K. Fernandes blow out candles in celebration of Guilford College’s 180th birthday. // Photo by Fernando Jimenez/The Guilfordian

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

September 8, 2017

In 1837, New Garden Boarding School first opened its doors with a total of 50 students and four teachers. Now known as Guilford College, the College is celebrating its 180th anniversary with approximately 2,000 students and over 100 faculty members. More than 350 first-year students attended the Openin...