Guttman Community College

College Welcomes Incoming Class of 2015 to Summer Bridge Program

August 26, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On August 24, 2015, approximately 450 new students came to Guttman Community College for their first day of Summer Bridge. This required 10-day program, ending on September 4, ensures all incoming students are prepared for their coursework in the fall. During Summer Bridge, students learn what is expected of them academically and explore their strengths […]

College Welcomes New Dean and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

August 25, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Dr. Patricia L. Price joins the College as Dean of Academic Affairs in the Office of Academic Affairs in September 2015. Prior to coming to the College, Dr. Price had served for 19 years as a Professor of Geography at Florida International University in Miami. She has obtained significant federal funding for her research from […]

Faculty Member Presents at Summer Forum and Selected for National Leadership Institute

August 20, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On July 23, Assistant Professor of English Nicola Blake represented Guttman at the Lincoln Center Education’s (LCE) Summer Forum, where she participated on a panel: Action Research: Creating a Community of Practice. This three-week summer forum allowed participants to tailor a discussion of their choice ranging in topics from teaching artistry to arts and the […]

College Confers 68 Associate Degrees after Spring II Session– Exceeds Three-Year Graduation Rate Goal

August 18, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On August 14, 2015, Guttman Community College conferred 68 associate degrees: 13 were awarded to students from the inaugural 2012 cohort and 55 were awarded to students who entered in 2013. 16 students from the 2013 cohort also graduated with Honors by having cumulative GPAs of 3.5 or higher: Naef Ahmed Morgan Allphin Kraig Amundsen […]

Guttman Student Selected for CUNY Women’s Public Service Internship Program

August 17, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Continuing student and Urban Studies major Mirella Laure has been selected to participate in CUNY’s Public Service Internship Program for the fall of 2015 semester. Amanda Lopez, Human Services major was named as an alternate. Coordinated by the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government & Public Affairs, this internship program competitively selects students applying from each […]

College Holds First International Credit-Bearing Course

August 10, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Guttman students traveled to Ecuador for 12 days as part of Guttman’s first credit-bearing independent study course. Accompanying the students were professors Derek Tesser and Katie Wilson. This experiential course (LAS 298: Conservation, Culture, and Conflict in Ecuadorian Ecosystems) visited various sites in Ecuador July 10-22. The centerpiece of the trip was the exploration of […]

Guttman Student Is Contestant on Hispanic College Quiz Show

August 4, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Ramon Mendez, a Guttman continuing student and Liberal Arts and Sciences major, competed against eight other college students for scholarships as part of the 2015 Hispanic College Quiz Show. Co-sponsored by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Central City Productions (CCP), the show was taped at Central City Productions in Chicago on […]

First-Year Student Wins $10,000 Scholarship Award

July 29, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Ninoska Medrano, a first-year Guttman student majoring in Business Administration, was awarded first place in the 2015 CHW Scholarship Award given by Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP. She will receive a $10,000 scholarship. The Fund was created as an extension of the CHW mission and reflects its commitment to the affordable housing industry and community […]

Professor Discusses New Book on NJTV News

July 27, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On July 23, Molly Vollman Makris, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies at Guttman Community College, discussed the ramifications of school choice in Hoboken on NJTV News. The interview was based on research Professor Makris conducted as part of her new book, Public Housing and School Choice in a Gentrified City: Youth Experiences in a Gentrified […]

Guttman Students Gain Laboratory Experience in CUNY Research Program

July 20, 2015 | Guttman Community College

15 Guttman students participated in the 2014-2015 CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) that provides funded laboratory experiences for Associates degree students over a one-year period. Students must commit to being part of the program for one full academic year plus the summer. The goal of the program is to encourage undergraduate participation in authentic research […]

Guttman Students take off for the International Ecuador Program

July 9, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On July 10, six Guttman students will be traveling to Ecuador as part of the LAS 298 (Conservation, Culture, and Conflict in Ecuadorian Ecosystems) course for 11 days. Accompanying the students will be Professors Derek Tesser and Katie Wilson. Conservation, Culture and Conflict in Ecuadorean Ecosystems is a travel abroad course for Liberal Arts and […]

Women of GRIT Ends Successful First Year

June 30, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Women of GRIT, a new campus organization that provides academic, personal, professional, community and leadership development to young women at Guttman Community College, ended its first year with two successful events. First, on May 28, Women of GRIT Co-Coordinator and Associate Professor of English Tracy Daraviras and four students–Phebeana Ojomoses, Jessica Jimenez, Mame Cisse and […]

Professor Authors Chapter in New Scholarly Book

June 22, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Dr. Alia R. Tyner-Mullings, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has written a chapter for the new scholarly book Women on the Role of Public Higher Education: Personal Reflections from CUNY’s Graduate Center (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) entitled “Striving to Stay Public.” Women on the Role of Public Higher Education presents 14 auto-ethnographic essays by women who have […]

College Celebrates Second Commencement

June 18, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, The City University of New York’s first new community college in more than 40 years, celebrated its second commencement on June 17. The commencement ceremony was held on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater, John Jay College of Criminal […]

Guttman Community College to Celebrate Its Second Commencement on Wednesday, June 17, 2015

June 11, 2015 | Guttman Community College

NEW YORK, NY, June 11, 2015–Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, The City University of New York’s first new community college in more than 40 years, will celebrate its second commencement on June 17th with 156 graduating students. The commencement ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. […]

Meet Guttman’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2015

June 2, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College is proud to announce its Valedictorian, Rochelle Robin, and Salutatorian, Stephanie Gaviria, of the graduating class of 2015. Both students embody perseverance, dedication, and a strong desire to succeed and both will continue their studies at four-year colleges in the fall Coming from a single parent family home that values education, Rochelle […]

Faculty Research Showcase Highlights Recent Scholarship Activities

June 2, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On June 2 Guttman celebrated recent faculty publications at a showcase event that served as a culmination of the Provost’s Research and Scholarship Series. Brief presentations and a Q-and-A panel discussion were made by the following faculty members whose books were published this academic year: Meagan Lacy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services […]

Women’s Literature Course Takes Students to the Theater—and Beyond

June 1, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On an early Saturday morning, when most college students are taking a much-needed additional hour in bed, students in Professor Nicola Blake’s English 214: Women in 20th Century American Literature, were making their way into midtown to see the popular Broadway show Chicago. Funded through the generosity of the Guttman Foundation, students spent the afternoon […]

Celebrating the Achievement of Human Services Fieldwork

June 1, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On May 28 the Human Services program celebrated the achievement of fieldwork at a special supervisor and student recognition ceremony in the Information Commons. Students who successfully completed 250 hours of fieldwork in a variety of professional settings were honored with certificates of completion. Certificates of appreciation were also given to the fieldwork instructors. A […]

College Welcomes Berlin Students as Part of Global Ambassadors Program

May 29, 2015 | Guttman Community College

The Guttman Global Ambassadors Program (2014-2015) was a success thanks to the support of Guttman’s administration, faculty, staff, the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation, and, of course, the 10 outstanding graduating students who represented the program so well.  The program ran from October 2014 through May 2015 and each of the three phases was excellent. […]