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Celebration of Community

You're invited to join Guilford College for a Celebration of Community on Saturday, March 18, 2023.

Activities will include:

  • Reflections on Community I 1 p.m. l Dana Auditorium: A program including a brief moment of installation, with the Guilford Board of Trustees officially delegating duties to Kyle Farmbry as president of Guilford College. This portion of the day will be available via Live Stream.
  • Memorial Tree Planting l 2 p.m. l Guilford College Quad: A tree-planting ceremony in memory of Guilford community members lost over the past year.
  • Student and Community Fair l 2 p.m. l Founders Lawn: A fair spotlighting students and community partners who have advanced social justice, civic engagement and community service. This portion of the day will include activities for families and children, so please join us on Founders Lawn for food, fun and fellowship!
  • Looking Forward Reception | 3 p.m. | Founders Terrace and Lobby: A reception to celebrate those who took a stand for Guilford through Save Guilford College, the Guilford Forward Fund and other initiatives, as well as faculty and staff who play such an important role day to day.

For more information and questions, please contact or 336.316.2146.

Read more about the event in this message from the Office of the President.

Read More About Other Activities Surrounding the Celebration of Community and Presidental Installation

We Will Offer Livestreaming Of This Event

Livestreaming will begin shortly before 1:00 pm.

Student & Community Showcase Participants

We express our deepest gratitude to our community partners for forging and maintaining meaningful relations with Guilford College.

In Memoriam

Following the Ceremony, we will be planting a tree in memory of those the Guilford College community has lost over the past year.

Register to Attend

All are welcome to join us for the day’s festivities.

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Important Information


To attend the festivities, please register at this link.

Hotel Information

Hotel accommodations for this event are available at the following properties. Please click the link for your hotel of choice to book directly. For additional hotel options, kindly email

* Rooms are selling out fast and are only available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email to check availability and to book.

For more information and questions, or 336.316.2146.

Parking Information

Parking is available in all lots on campus. Please refer to the map below for options and accessible parking.

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For more information and questions, please contact or 336.316.2146.