Guttman Community College

College Hosts Advisory & Research Council Meeting

December 18, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College held its Advisory & Research Council Meeting on December 11, welcoming 9 “critical friends” to the campus. Members of the Council, who are leading figures in U.S. education, rotated through two concurrent presentations on key aspects of the College. They reviewed relevant data and challenges in each area, with Q&As, small group […]

Guttman Staff Member Receives IT Service Award

December 9, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Michael Evangelou, an IT Assistant at Guttman Community College, was awarded the CUNY Excellence in Service Award at this year’s CUNY IT Conference on December 4. Michael was the driving force behind the College’s new computer rollout and imaging project in 2014 and managed the many computer moves and rollouts at the beginning of the […]

Visiting Author Discusses Food Sustainability and Urban Food Justice

December 9, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On December 3, author and illustrator Eric-Shabazz Larkin presented two workshops to first-year City Seminar I students from House Five. Reading from his latest book, A Moose Boosh, featuring whimsical poems about food sustainability and urban food justice, Larkin interspersed his multi-media presentation with sage advice about healthful eating and the correlation between high sugar […]

College Welcomes New VP for Administration and Finance

December 5, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Mary E. Coleman has joined the Senior Staff at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College to serve as the Interim Vice President for Administration and Finance. She is a dedicated and long-serving CUNY administrator. Most recently, she served for 17 years as the Vice President for Finance and Administration at Bronx Community College. Before working […]

Guttman Student Wins CUNY’s 2014 Intramural Chess Championships

December 3, 2014 | Guttman Community College

After an intense competition, Andres Lopez, a first-year student at Guttman Community College, took home the trophy at this year’s CUNY 2014 Intramural Chess Championships, held November 21 at Baruch College. “It feels great, “Lopez said, “and I don’t even remember how I learned to play.” Chess is among the twelve sports represented at the […]

City Seminar Guest Speaker Discusses New Housing Initiative for Recent College Graduates

December 2, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 21, Chris Bledsoe, a real estate developer and founding partner of Stage 3 Properties, spoke to all three City Seminar I House Four cohorts. His firm is creating a housing solution for recent college graduates by providing more affordable housing options for younger first-time urban renters as based in income. These new developments […]

Guttman’s Global Ambassadors Take Off for Germany

December 2, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On December 6, ten Guttman Community College students will be traveling to Berlin, Germany, for eight days of research and exploration as part of the Guttman Global Ambassadors (GGA) program. This pilot travel program is the first initiative of what is being developed to become a more embracing program, known as the Guttman Global Travel […]

Guttman’s Office of Student Engagement Celebrates CUNY Month

November 26, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The Office of Student Engagement (OSE) at Guttman Community College launched its first annual OSE Fair on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Dubbed ASK ME! I am Student Engagement, the event resonated with over 150 students as SSAs, Career Strategists, Office of Leadership & Success, Office of Wellness & Access, Single Stop, Partnerships, and Peer Mentoring […]

Guttman Students Attend NBC’s Meredith Vieira Show

November 25, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 18, Tiffany Bailey, Academic Internship Specialist, Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement, accompanied 13 Guttman students to NBC’s Meredith Vieira Show to be audience members. Basketball superstar Shaquille “SHAQ” O’Neal was the featured guest. The former basketball player spoke about his life as a single parent, hosting SNL, and one of his greatest […]

Guttman Hosts Annual Fall Fest for Students

November 19, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 18, Guttman celebrated one of its annual traditions– the Fall Fest. With the Thanksgiving holiday a week away, College members were reminded of the importance of community and serving others. Guttman faculty and staff honored students for their hard work by providing them with a buffet lunch as the holiday season begins, serving dishes such […]

Guttman Peer Mentors Attend National Mentoring Symposium

November 19, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Bindi Patel, Assistant Director for Mentoring and Student Success at Guttman, accompanied Vikki Franco, Leadership and Service Peer Mentor, and Noy Kruvi, Academic Success Studio Peer Mentor, to the National Mentoring Symposium held at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis (IUPUI) on October 11. The symposium provided an opportunity to network with other undergraduate and graduate […]

Student Government Association Launches Newsletter for Students

November 11, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 2 the Guttman Student Government Association published the inaugural issue of The Blue Sheet, a bi-weekly newsletter created, designed, and issued by students, for students. The Blue Sheet features a calendar of important dates and other important information students need to know about what’s happening on campus. The Blue Sheet will help students […]

Guttman Celebrates Writing Month

November 10, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 6, the Office of Student Engagement, in collaboration with Guttman writing professors Drs. Nicola Blake and Lori Ungemah, hosted “Guttman Celebrates Writing Month: If You Show Me Yours, I Will Show You Mine” in the Atrium. Participating students each selected the name of an historic or famous person or a fictional character, including […]

Students Engage in Meaningful Community Service as Part of Community Days

November 10, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Continuing the Community Days tradition of linking community-based service to what students are learning in the City Seminar course, Guttman first-year students once again “gave back” to New York City on October 28 and 29. In large groups of 45 or by volunteering individually, students engaged in a variety of activities, including repacking donated food […]

Our Lives Have Value: A Roundtable Discussion of Michael Brown in Context

November 6, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On October 23, the College held a roundtable discussing the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown. Moderators of the event, Associate Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies Marcus Allen, Career Strategist Jovanny Suriel, and Assistant Director of Mentoring & Student Success Andrew Bennett, developed the event to offer a space where students can discuss the […]

Early College High School Students Visit Guttman Campus

November 5, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 3, 87 students and eleven staff and faculty members from the Inwood Early College High School for Health and Information Technologies (IECHS) visited to Guttman Community College. The IECHS is one of CUNY’s 17 early college high schools and is affiliated with Guttman Community College. This was the first visit to the Guttman […]

Guttman Celebrates CUNY Month with Variety of Activities

October 31, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College will mark CUNY Month in November with a variety of activities to engage both the college and outside communities. On November 3, from 12:00-3 p.m., the College kicks off CUNY Month with a visit from 9th grade students from the new Inwood Early College High School for Health and Information Technologies that […]

First Annual Club and Student Organization Fair Held

October 27, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The first annual Club and Student Organization Fair was held on October 16 in the Information Commons. Sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA), the Club Fair provided an opportunity for students to engage with student life at the College. The fair featured five new student groups hoping to be registered clubs at Guttman: Not […]

Professor Publishes New Book About the Culture of Reading

October 16, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Meagan Lacy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services & Instruction, is an author and the editor of a new book, The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond (ABC-CLIO, 2014). This inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in college […]

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Special Guest at Campus Event

October 14, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On October 9 the Women’s City Club of New York held a meeting in the College’s Information Commons with special guest Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Lilliam Barrios-Paoli. The Deputy Mayor discussed the transformation of social service delivery in New York City. Attendees learned what New York City agencies are doing to improve […]