Building a strong network, making close friendships, and learning how to be adaptable are vital skills in today’s increasingly global culture. Here at Goucher, we put a lot of emphasis on community—and we are proud of our close-knit campus.

Our Campus Community

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Alton '19

History Major

“My favorite Goucher tradition is every other Thursday we have an open mic night and its always great to see what different Goucher Students will do.”

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Brooke '19

Sociology & Anthropology Major & Public Health Minor

"Don’t be afraid to not know what you want to do; you will definitely figure it out. Ask questions, talk to professors, join clubs, and push yourself outside your comfort zone.”

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Chris '19

International Relations & French Major

“I chose Goucher because I loved its focus on having a global perspective.”

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Clara '20

History Major

"My favorite place on Goucher's campus is the Info Commons in the library. It has a great space for homework, for studying. You can hang out with friends here, work on projects. It's a very nice, open space with lots of natural light."

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Daevon ’19

Psychology Major

“It’s amazing what you can do when you think analytically and critically about everything.”

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De' Asia '20

Peace Studies Major

"Be yourself! Do not strip away who you are your first year, just add to who you are."

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Emma '20

Peace Studies Major, History Minor

"Get out and about! The public transportation is pretty easy to use once you get the hang of it and there are so many cool things to do and places to go."

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Gabe '19

"Coming into college as a junior is sometimes tough, but it was really awesome coming to Goucher and being immediately accepted not only by the guys on the basketball team but by everyone at the school."

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Gabi '19

Biology Major

“Goucher has great science and dance programs, plus the ability to be involved without having to major in that specific discipline.”

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George Greco

Associate Professor of Chemistry

"The class is about solving problems, not regurgitating content."

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Javaunte '20

Communications and Women and Gender Studies Double Major

"Stay focused on your academics, but when you get stressed out or sick take care of yourself. Self-care is very important."

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Jen Macko

Campus Recreation Coordinator

“I like to take road trips. I’m not a person who sits still very well. If I’m going somewhere, I want to be doing activities. I want to be biking through towns, even if it’s on a little beach cruiser.”

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Jill Zimmerman

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

"You really have to be a lifelong learner. I constantly have to make sure that I’m learning what’s going on and updating the curriculum so that it reflects the changes. I love that challenge."

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Justine Chasmar

Director of The Quantitative Reasoning Center

“I have an interest in how students view their future and their career goals, and how that impacts what they do in the present and while they’re here in school.”

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Kyle '18

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Major

“I knew that it was easy to make strong connections and get involved at Goucher and that is something I really felt I was missing.”

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Leigh ’18

Psychology Major

“The connections I made in our Goucher community were the most important takeaways."

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Marlee '19

American Studies Major

“My favorite Goucher memory is meeting my best friend my first day here. We lived across the hall from one another and got along immediately. Three years later, our friendship is still going strong.”

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Mikaela '20

Special Education Major

"Be patient. Stay Organized. Reflect often."

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Monica Neel

Director of Student Counseling Center

“Supporting personal wellness allows students to fully participate in academic life.”

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Owen '19

Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Major

“My favorite Goucher tradition is GIG—Get Into Goucher. Classes are canceled for food, a mechanical bull, bounce houses, live music, and various other activities.”

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Pets of Goucher

Meet the hardworking pets and animals of Goucher College!

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Pilar '18

Sociology Major with Public Health Minor

"One of the most important aspects of the Goucher experience is how supportive and socially conscious the student body and faculty are."

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Robin Cresiski

Director of the Center for Advancement of Scholarship and Teaching

"We will always be helping the students find intersections with the things that they care about while they are getting that exposure to the breadth of the liberal arts."

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Rory Turner

Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Master of Arts in Cultural Sustainability Program

Students "allow their spirit to shine in way that has not been beaten down... It really does inspire me."

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Sam '18

Psychology Major

"Going to a school that is internationally minded has been a good fit for me since I took a gap year after high school."

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Scott Sibley

Interim Provost, Professor of Chemistry

“I really value the trails here. I think it’s one of the best things about the campus. It’s nice to just take a little break and get outside the building for a few minutes. You really can feel like you’re not quite in an urban setting.”

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