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Welcome to Guilford College Magazine, the College's biannual publication for alumni, families and friends. In each issue you'll find a message from the President, news and features about the College and its alumni, faculty, staff and students, and sections for Community Notes (celebrations) and In Memoriam (obituaries).

The magazine is delivered in print and electronically. It is emailed to all alumni and friends for which Guilford has an email address. Story ideas or questions about the magazine should be directed to the editor, Robert Bell '11, at

Seeking Guilford's Why

A Letter from the President

The “Guilford Why” project was designed, in part, to help the College better communicate its value to potential students and philanthropic supporters. Here's some of our findings.

Kyle Farmbry

Lifting Up Our Liberal Arts

Featured Article

Across the country, small colleges are rethinking their commitment to the liberal arts. Not at Guilford, where we're celebrating our roots.

Tinyah Ervin

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Writing Director Parag Budhecha Teaches All the Write Stuff

A liberal arts education is grounded in strong communication skills. Parag helps her first-year students improve their writing, one sentence at a time.

Every year Guilford turns 18 tons of leaves into nutritional compost,  for the College’s farm and landscaping.
The Late Ted Benfey was a Champion of Guilford's Liberal Arts

Drawing connections between two disparate fields is one of many gifts of a liberal arts education. Alumni say few did that better than the late professor.

Jean Bordewich
Get to Know Jean Bordewich, Guilford's new Trustees Chair

The former Congressional staff member says she is committed to helping President Kyle Farmbry upholding Guilford's strong liberal arts reputation.

Cayce Burch
Cayce Burch '16 Feels at Home in Guilford Woods

The College's woods mean many things to many people. Over the years for Cayce, the woods and wildlife have proven to be therapeutic.

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Image shows the front of the October 2022 issue of Guilford College magazine.