Guttman Community College

Luca the Robot Debuts at NYC Media Lab Annual Summit

September 29, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Professor Parviz Kermani and continuing students Gulinoz Javodova and Alejandro Lopez attended NYC Media Lab’s Annual Summit on September 19 at the New School to demonstrate Luca, a robotic project they have been working on for the past year. Gulinoz an Alejandro, the only community college students present at the event, introduced Luca, a Lego […]

Guttman Speaks: Why I Vote- A Guttman Celebration of Constitution Day

September 25, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College kicked off Constitution Day on September 17th with Guttman Speaks: Why I Vote, a presentation by Marcus Allen, Associate Professor of Political Studies and Urban Studies. The discussion invoked critical discussion about why voting is important in light of the challenges and trajectory of disenfranchisement many Americans have faced. Organized and sponsored […]

Middle States Readiness Team Visits Guttman

September 22, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) Applicant Assessment Readiness team conducted a site visit at Guttman on September 10 and 11. The team was chaired by Dr. Karen Stout, President of Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania. She was joined by Dr. Cheryl Lesser, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Clinton Community […]

Guttman Featured in New Report from the CCCSE

September 18, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) has just released A Matter of Degrees: Practices to Pathways, the third in a series of reports that focuses on identifying and promoting high impact practices at community colleges. The series is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lumina Foundation. The new report […]

College Hosts Second Annual Transfer Fair

September 12, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Guttman held its second annual Transfer Fair on September 9 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This event provided continuing students with the opportunity to interact one-on-one with representatives from over 30 four-year colleges, including: Adelphi University; Baruch College (CUNY); Berkeley College; Binghamton University (SUNY); Brooklyn College (CUNY); College at Brockport (SUNY); College of Staten Island (CUNY); […]

Guttman Begins the Year with the Fall 2014 Convocation and Awards Ceremony

September 12, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On September 2, Guttman Community College welcomed its third incoming class of 414 students during a morning Convocation and honored returning students at an afternoon Award Ceremony. September 2 was also the conclusion of the 11-day Summer Bridge Program, a required introductory session for incoming students. Convocation began with an introduction and welcome from President […]

Guttman Begins the Year with the Fall 2014 Convocation and Awards Ceremony

September 12, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On September 2, Guttman Community College welcomed its third incoming class of 414 students during a morning Convocation and honored returning students at an afternoon Award Ceremony. September 2 was also the conclusion of the 11-day Summer Bridge Program, a required introductory session for incoming students. Convocation began with an introduction and welcome from President […]

Gallery Walk Encourages Students to Explore New York’s Many Neighborhoods

September 11, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On September 2, first-year Guttman students capped their two-week Summer Bridge experience by presenting their final projects as part of the Summer Bridge 2014 Gallery Walk. Students were assigned to visit different New York City neighborhoods as a group of travelers with one of the following criteria: A family with children younger than 8 A family […]

New Faculty Members Join Guttman this Fall

September 5, 2014 | Guttman Community College

This fall four faculty members who were teaching at Guttman last year are now joining the College in new, full-time roles: Forest Fisher as an Assistant Professor in Math Marcia Edwards as a Clinical Professor Geraldo Vasquez as Instructor in Business Katie Wilson as Instructor in Interdisciplinary Studies In addition, the College welcomes ten new […]

College Celebrates Inaugural Commencement

September 4, 2014 | 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 inaugural commencement on August 27. The commencement ceremony was held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater, John Jay College of Criminal […]

Introducing Luca: Guttman’s Newest Member

August 29, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Luca the robot, a Lego device with its own computer, was built by first-year students Gulinoz Javodova and Alejandro Lopez and Information Technology Professor Parviz Kermani. Luca, a work in progress, is able to self-navigate on its own through a path directed by different colors. The device has a sensor to measure color and distance […]

Guttman Student Youngest Member of Community Board No. 4

August 27, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Continuing Guttman student Austin Ochoa, who joined Manhattan’s Community Board No. 4 in April 2014 as its youngest serving member, was recently interviewed by NY Press about his experiences. Read the article.

CUNY’s New Chancellor Visits Guttman

August 26, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On August 25 CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, who joined the University on June 1, visited Guttman Community College for the first time. The Chancellor met with senior administration, toured the college, and attended a special reception with staff and faculty members who are teaching in the Summer Bridge program. Additionally, the Chancellor visited a […]

Entering Class of 2014 Begins Summer Bridge Program

August 19, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On August 18 approximately 417 new students came to Guttman Community College for their first day of the Summer Bridge. This required 11-day program, ending on September 2, 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 […]

Guttman Community College to Mark Its Inaugural Commencement on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

August 15, 2014 | Guttman Community College, The University

NEW YORK, NY, August 15, 2014–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 first commencement on August 27th. The commencement ceremony will take place on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Gerald W. […]

Guttman Students Attend Critical Race Studies in Education Association National Conference

July 31, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On May 27, 2014, eight members of the Guttman community traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, to participate in the Critical Race Studies in Education Association national conference at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Karla Fuller and Professor Katie Wilson, in collaboration with their students from House 1 City Seminar 2, presented a poster titled: “Coming to America: Teaching […]

Guttman Student Accepted into Kaplan Leadership Program

July 29, 2014 | Guttman Community College

First year Guttman student Kristina Quiles has been accepted into the Kaplan Leadership Program (KLP), part of the Kaplan Educational Foundation. KLP is a highly selective program providing its high-achieving scholars with academic advising, professional development and financial support for the remainder of their time in community college and during both the transfer process and […]

Guttman Student Produces and Directs His Own Film Series

July 11, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On July 10, Guttman screened, “The Journey Begins,” the pilot episodefrom the short-film series Repercussions created by second-year Guttman student Bobby Ashley. Bobby is a Liberal Arts major who has been practicing film professionally since the age of 12. After his first year at Guttman, Bobby began working on Repercussions, a story about an aspiring […]

College Celebrates Chartering and Induction of Students into Honor Society

June 26, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The chartering of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s chapter at Guttman Community College—Beta Phi Gamma–and student induction ceremony was held on June 19 at John Jay College. Phi Theta Kappa is an international organization that recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students. Guttman President Scott E. Evenbeck was the featured guest speaker. Graduating […]

Guttman Instructor Receives PSC-CUNY Research Grant for Hybrid Course Study

June 26, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Instructor Chet Jordan was recently awarded a $6,000 PSC-CUNY Research Grant to incorporate Second Life, a 3-D virtual world where users can socialize, connect and create, into the Foundations in the Humanities course that he will teach during the Fall I 2014 session. This hybrid-online course will ask students to examine the thoughts and […]