Multicultural Education

Diversity in Action

The Multicultural Education Department (MED) educates and celebrates diversity and multiculturalism at Guilford with an inclusive approach that also seeks to build relationships on campus and in the greater Greensboro community. The department supports the educational, spiritual, cultural, physical and emotional development of students of color and LGBTQQA students in order to promote their sense of belonging and community.

Find Yourself at Guilford

Guilford College is a liberal arts college in Greensboro, N.C., providing tomorrow's leaders with innovative problem-solving skills, experiences and global perspectives to actively create change in the world.

What is #BlackLivesMatter?

Guilford College students and the co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, Patrisse Cullors, share their perspective on the BLM movement. Patrisse visited campus as a part of a weeklong series of events sponsored by the Blacks Unifying Society, MED, Hispanos Unidos de Guilford and others.

Multicultural Leadership Scholar Program

The Multicultural Leadership Scholars Program (MLSP) is designed to develop a student's understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion and their impact on society as well as at Guilford College. Students are given the opportunity to gain experience in the practical application of these concepts through community-based projects that help the College achieve its goal of becoming a more inclusive, equitable and affirming institution. MLSP students receive a scholarship for the academic year.

For more information, contact the MED director at 336.316.2447.

Soy Un Líder

Soy Un Líder is a daylong conference focused on empowering and preparing students from the Latino and International community to apply to college. Along with their families, students are invited to attend workshops on such topics as financial aid, the college application process and choosing the right college.

To attend, please fill out the English application or the Spanish application. If you have questions, email We will be in touch as we get closer to the day of conference.


The Bayard Rustin Center

The Bayard Rustin Center for LGBTQA Activism, Education and Reconciliation is a space dedicated to affirming the lives, histories and experiences of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning and Allied students, faculty and staff at Guilford and beyond.

The center holds an annual symposium that includes workshops and a keynote speaker. The daylong event is designed to address the struggles the LGBTQIAA+ community faces while also celebrating the community’s triumphs and recognizing its resiliency and the contributions its members have made in the United States.

MED Clubs

  • Blacks Unifying Society (BSU)
  • Hispanics United at Guilford (HUG)
  • Lesbians, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual and Queer (LGBTQ)
  • Students Allied Against Privilege and Supremacy (SAPS)
  • Transaction (Support for Transgender Students)
  • Queer People of Color (QPAC)

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I add my preferred name and pronoun?

Guilford recognizes that some members of our community prefer to use names other than their legal name to identify themselves. We encourage individuals to register their preferred name in BannerWeb. You can also indicate your preferred gender pronoun (him, her, them, etc.) and name prefix (Mr., Ms., Miss, etc.) within BannerWeb.

Can I work at the Multicultural Education Department?

Job openings are posted on the Guilford College Employment page. All Guilford students are eligible for work study regardless of their financial status.

Contact Us

Krishauna Hines-Gaither

Krishauna Hines-Gaither

Director of Multicultural Education Department

Irving Zavaleta Jimenez

Irving Zavaleta Jimenez

Assistant Director for Multicultural Education/Latino Community Coordinator

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