#MyGuilfordStory

Student News

  • Awarding Success

    Posted January 17, 2017
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  • Guilford Mourns Death of Devin Seaverson ’19

    Posted January 6, 2017

    The Guilford College community is deeply saddened by the death of student Devin Seaverson ’19. A sophomore from Fuquay-Varina, N.C., he was killed Thursday, Jan. 5, in a head-on vehicle collision near Kipling.

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  • A Career for the Birds

    Posted December 22, 2016

    A Career for the Birds

    Ask Meredith Hudson ’17 what three words define her Guilford College experience and she might say, adventure, inspiration and connection.

    “My Guilford experience has been shaped by incredible professors and courses and a caring student body,” she says. “I’ve established deep connections with my professors and fellow students, and I’ve gained an understanding of what hands-on learning really means.”

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Core Values

Community

We are committed to the cultivation of positive relationships between, and common experiences among, students, faculty, and staff.

Diversity

We are committed to creating an academic institution where a variety of persons and perspectives are welcome. We are committed to providing an environment where students from all cultures and backgrounds may succeed.

Equality

We are committed to creating an institution and a society where everyone is appreciated and judged based on their contributions and performance rather than gender, race, religion, physical abilities, sexual identity, or socio-economic condition. Through the work of this institution, we will both create awareness of, and work to eliminate, individual and institutional racism.

Excellence

We are committed to setting high standards of academic rigor in courses and creating high expectations for achievement by everyone. We seek the personal and intellectual transformation of our students through the liberal arts.

Integrity

We are committed to creating a community that acts with honesty and forthrightness, holding ourselves to high academic and ethical standards, and dealing with everyone with respect.

Justice

We are committed to the peaceful resolution of conflict, sharing of economic and natural resources, and parity in educational opportunity.

Stewardship

We are committed to making decisions that will ensure the long-term survival of this institution. We must maximize the value of our human, financial, and physical resources in ways consistent with our Quaker heritage.