About

The national Guilford College Alumni Association is a family of over 23,000 alumni spanning the globe each with ties to a transformative liberal arts college, deeply rooted with Quaker values and nestled in the beautiful Piedmont of North Carolina.

We are critical thinkers prepared to develop innovative solutions to new and existing problems in whatever place we find ourselves. We are social entrepreneurs creating paths that will sustain the world in which we live and make a positive impact on those whom we serve. We are grounded by a sense of altruism and guided by our convictions - that is, the testimony of our Guilford experience.

We are a city mayor, underwater archaeologist, U.S. Congressman, NBA player, award-winning author and blogger, CEO of Fortune 1000 company, pediatrician and clinic operator, wildlife biologist, software developer, religious studies professor, metals sculptor...we are YOU.

News

  • Homecoming & Reunion 2014

    Posted November 10, 2014

    Hundreds of Guilfordians and their families came back to campus earlier this month to enjoy a variety of programming and community. Thanks to all who participated and those that helped to make it such a success. Save the dates for next year, October 9-11, 2015.

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  • Richie Zweigenhaft Quoted by New York Times

    Posted November 6, 2014

    Faculty member Richie Zweigenhaft, an expert on diversity among business leaders, spoke with The New York Times for a story about Apple CEO Tim Cook, the first publicly gay chief executive of a Fortune 500 company.

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  • Challenge Accepted

    Posted November 4, 2014

    President Jane Fernandes has accepted an Annual Fund participation challenge from Emory & Henry College's president leading up to our season finale football game.

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  • Jim, Daniel Hood Present at Victorians Institute Conference

    Posted November 3, 2014

    Professor of English Jim Hood ’79 and his son, Daniel Hood ’11, presented a paper at the Victorians Institute Conference in Charlotte Oct. 24-25.

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  • Homecoming Attendees View Alumni Art, Meet Alumni Artists

    Posted October 30, 2014

    As part of Homecoming festivities, the Art Gallery and the Art Department hosted the Fifth Alumni Art Exchange

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  • Forum Renamed to Honor Howard Coble

    Posted October 29, 2014

    The new name of the annual event – the J. Howard Coble Leadership Forum – pays tribute to the Guilford alumnus who will retire in January after serving 30 years in Congress.

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  • Mylène Dressler Publishes Essays, Novels

    Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Recent Alumni Association Advisory Board Accomplishments

    Posted October 24, 2014

    The Alumni Association Advisory Board (GCAAB) has many initiatives on its plate for the coming year: strengthen and expand alumni chapters, connecting alumni with students who are preparing to enter the job market, hosting a spring event for seniors, partnering on projects with the Black Alumni of Guilford College (BAGC) Advisory Board, and enhancing in the use of social media.

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  • Bryan Series in the News

    Posted October 24, 2014

    Filmmaker Ron Howard’s Oct. 23 appearance in the Bryan Series was covered by an article in the News & Record and a blog post by critic Leonard Maltin, who interviewed Ron during the event.

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  • Celebrate Homecoming & Reunion Oct. 30-Nov. 2

    Posted October 23, 2014

    Guilfordians from near and far will return to campus for Homecoming & Reunion 2014.

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Alumni advisory boards

Guilford College alumni are represented to the College by two Advisory boards - Guilford College Alumni Association Board of Directors (GCAAB) & Black Alumni of Guilford College Advisory Board (BAGC).

Learn more about how the boards function and how you can get involved.