Guttman Community College

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. […]

Proskauer Gives Gift to College to Support Students

May 21, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Proskauer, a leading global law firm based in New York, recently gave Guttman Community College a $5,000 gift to support students. The proceeds are being used to provide students who request food and lunch money from the Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund $25 gift cards to the Subway restaurant chain to. At […]

Guttman to Collaborate with Other CUNY Colleges on Two Grants

May 20, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Guttman will be participating with other CUNY colleges on two recently awarded grants. The Teagle Foundation approved a $27,250 one-year grant to Borough of Manhattan Community College, Hostos Community College, and Stella and Charles Guttman Community College for the project “Alignment of Learning Outcomes and Course Sequences for Remedial and Introductory College-Level Quantitative Curricula.” Through […]

Guttman Community College Hosts 13th Annual Citizenship-NOW! Call-In

April 28, 2015 | Guttman Community College

The 13th annual CUNY/Daily News Citizenship NOW! phone bank event hosted at Guttman Community College opened on April 27 and will run through May 1. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo gave the keynote remarks at a morning press conference. The Governor praised the University’s efforts on behalf of immigration: “…this is a beautiful testament to what […]

President Evenbeck Participates on Panel to Discuss Improving Community College Completion Rates

April 15, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On April 7 President Scott E. Evenbeck participated on a panel to address ways to improve community college completion rates. This event was sponsored by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Columbia’s Teachers College to mark the publication of Redesigning America’s Community Colleges: A Clearer Plan to Student Success written by Thomas Bailey, Shanna […]

Students Present Project at Urban Affairs Association Conference

April 14, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Four Guttman students in Dr. Molly Makris’s Fall I Urban Planning and Policy course–Avery Haley, Ashley Allen, Khadijah Boyer, and Reina Osorio–created and conducted an in-depth research project about privately owned public spaces in Midtown Manhattan. The students went through Human Subjects Certification, created research questions, conducted a literature review, participated in extensive data collection […]

Professor Gives Talk at Mayan Culture Conference

April 8, 2015 | Guttman Community College

At the TEDx Tulum 2015 conference in Tulum, Mexico, on February 21, Kristina Baines, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Faculty for Academic Technology, gave an inspiring talk: “The Value of Ecological Heritage for Health and Happiness (in the Maya World and Beyond).” Living in our globalizing world, it is easy to assume that the key […]

Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement Wins CSAC Award

April 8, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On April 7 Guttman Community College, Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement (OPCE), won the CSAC (Career Services Association) Community College 3rd Place Award,Innovative Career Service Programs in CUNY for “Connect and Inspire: Using Experiential Learning as a Driver to Bridge Students to New York City.” The award was presented during the CSAC conference  at […]