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Student News

  • Soy un Líder

    Posted November 21, 2016

    Irving Zavaleta ’08 helped organize the first Soy un Líder conference in 2007 when he was a student at Guilford. (“Soy un líder” is Spanish for “I’m a leader.”) The daylong event empowered and prepared Latino high school students to apply to college.

    “We created the Soy un Líder conference thinking about you, thinking of the next generation,” Irving told attendees on Nov. 19 at the 10th annual Soy un Líder conference. “We want to let you know that college is possible. Higher education is possible.”

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  • Journal Publishes Article by Chessy Quigley ’16

    Posted November 17, 2016
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  • Panelists Discuss Access, Social Justice

    Posted November 11, 2016

    Alumni Michael Delson and Bryan Dooley and student Logan Wilson shared their experiences and wisdom at a panel discussion Thursday on access and social justice.

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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.