Student News

  • Guilford Professor and Students Awarded ASIANetwork Fellowship to Research Education in Southeastern Tibet

    Posted February 9, 2017
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  • Taryn McFadden '17

    Mutual Learning

    Posted January 19, 2017

    Mutual Learning

    Taryn McFadden ’17 engages with the Guilford College community in many ways, but she says her most meaningful experiences have been times when there has been mutual learning and friendship with professors and staff.

    An internship with the Center for Principled Problem Solving and a study abroad trip to Germany with Professor Dave Limburg helped Taryn realize she wanted to explore a career in biotech research at a company with strong connections to Munich, a city on the front lines of research and global connections.

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  • Awarding Success

    Posted January 17, 2017

    Awarding Success

    Nicole Zelniker ’17 is spending 18 days in January with eight other students in a “thesis boot camp” for Guilford College seniors, thanks to a cash award she received as the inaugural Rachel Lindner Leahy Award recipient.

    An English and creative writing major, and editor-in-chief of The Guilfordian, Nicole chose to use the award to pay tuition for the January term course. She’s completing a creative writing thesis with an analytical portion under the guidance of Mylène Dressler, assistant professor of English and creative writing.

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.