Guttman Community College

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 […]

Students Learn About Local Ecology aboard Hudson Boat

October 10, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On September 30 students from Instructor Derek Tesser’s Introduction to Biology: Life in New City class visited the River Project’s boat, The Lilac, on Pier 25 in downtown Manhattan. During the class’s previous field trip to The River Project’s wetlab, students learned about the different varieties of species living in the Hudson River estuary. This […]

Students Gain Insights into Non Profit Management from Distinguished Professional

October 8, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On October 2 the College welcomed Gail B. Nayowith, Executive Director of SCO Family of Services, who gave a dynamic overview of how to start and manage a non-profit organization for the House 3 City Seminar I students. For their final City Seminar I project, students will be creating a plan to develop their own […]

Get to Know Brian Intravaia: The Artist Behind the ‘Guttman Grizzly’

October 3, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Colleges and universities across America often have animal mascots to represent their schools. Earlier this year, the Student Government Association led our College’s effort to create a mascot, and after much collaboration, the Grizzly Bear was selected as the appropriate symbol for the College. In addition to being strong and beautiful mammals, grizzly bears are famously […]

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. […]