Guttman Community College

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 […]

Two Guttman Students Receive Vice Chancellor’s Leadership Award

June 20, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On May 9, second-year Guttman students Alfajo Jallow and Tannya Luna received the CUNY Vice Chancellor’s Excellence in Leadership Award for demonstrating extraordinary leadership at Guttman through academic and service-related activities during the 2013-2014 academic year. The awards ceremony took place on May 9in the Hall of Great Americans, located at The City College of New […]

Two Guttman Students Receive Vice Chancellor’s Leadership Award

June 19, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On May 9, second-year Guttman students Alfajo Jallow and Tannya Luna received the CUNY Vice Chancellor’s Excellence in Leadership Award for demonstrating extraordinary leadership at Guttman through academic and service-related activities during the 2013-2014 academic year. The awards ceremony took place on May 9in the Hall of Great Americans, located at The City College of New […]

Five Guttman Students Receive Transfer Scholarship Awards for 2014

June 19, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Guttman students Rosellie Minier, Daphney Oliveira, Kristine Anne Perez, Gabriela Rosario and Shomari Townsend are the recipients of the Guttman Transfer Scholarship, scheduled to be awarded for the first time this fall. All five have been accepted as transfer students into CUNY senior colleges including, Lehman, City, Hunter and Brooklyn College. More than half of […]

Students Present Community-Based Research Findings to Benefit Local Organizations

June 16, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On Monday, June 9, a dozen students from House 3, Cohort 2 presented the community-based research they conducted for the Voter Engagement Committee of the Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House in Long Island City to Monique Owens, Riis’ Community Advocate, Immigration Services, and Gary Phillip Anthony, Executive Assistant. With guidance from Instructor Derek Tesser, […]

Showcase Highlights Student Work from City Seminar: Studio

June 10, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On June 4 the College held its second Studio Showcase to feature the work from first-year students and to celebrate student academic achievement. Part of the City Seminar course, Studio is a creative learning environment designed for students to practice, reflect and develop the skills essential to engaging in the craft of successful academic study. […]

Deloitte Volunteers Lead Professional Development Day for Students

June 9, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On June 6, 20 professionals from Deloitte, one of the world’s leading professional firms providing audit, tax, enterprise risk and financial advisory services, were on campus to lead a day of professional development for students as part of the organization’s annual IMPACT Day. After Deloitte’s visiting staff introduced themselves and provided a brief overview of […]

‘Express Yourself’ Fashion Brings Style to Guttman

June 4, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The catwalk came to Guttman Community College’s Atrium on May 30 as students from the Image Consulting Club (ICC) put on the “Express Yourself” Fashion Show. Led by club President Binqing Lin, a continuing student majoring in business administration, the ICC is comprised of approximately 15 members. Assistant Professor Ariana Gonzalez-Stokas is the faculty advisor […]

Five Guttman Students Selected as 2014 New York Needs You Fellows

June 3, 2014 | Guttman Community College

First-year Guttman students Ashley Allen, Rosalie Chan, Alba Luz Gonzalez, Kevin Torres, and Brian Zhinin were accepted for the highly-selective New York Needs You (NYNY) 2014 Fellowship Program. Saudia Shariff has been waitlisted for the program. The Fellows Program is an intensive mentoring and training program for first-generation college students to help them select, secure, […]

New SGA Executive Officers and Senators Elected

June 2, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The 2013-2014 Guttman Community College Student Government Association (SGA) election results are complete. Voting opened to all students on May 8 at 9 a.m. in the Atrium and concluded at 6:30 p.m. in the Information Commons. This year, there was a total of 154 student votes cast for the SGA executive body and student senators. […]

The Chronicle of Higher Education features Guttman in its Diversity in Academe 2014

May 27, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The Chronicle of Higher Education showcases Guttman’s supportive first-year educational model as part of its Diversity in Academe 2014 feature. Read more… Printer Friendly Version

Guttman Students Discuss Immigration with City Councilman Daniel Garodnick during Citizenship NOW! Call-In

May 21, 2014 | Guttman Community College

From April 28-May 2 Guttman Community College hosted the 12th annual Citizenship NOW! hotline, co-sponsored by the New York Daily News and the City University of New York (CUNY) to provide free and confidential citizenship and immigration information to thousands of callers. Many prominent New York State and city officials visited the college during the […]

Guttman Student Interviews Senator Liz Krueger during Citizenship NOW! Call-In

May 20, 2014 | Guttman Community College

From April 28-May 2 Guttman Community College hosted the 12th annual Citizenship NOW! hotline, co-sponsored by the New York Daily News and the City University of New York (CUNY) to provide free and confidential citizenship and immigration information to thousands of callers. Many prominent New York State and city officials visited the college during the […]

Speed Networking Night at Guttman Provides Students with Opportunity to Learn About Different Fields

May 16, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On May 13, President Scott E. Evenbeck welcomed a group of 22 invited professionals representing industries in finance,digital marketing, banking, human resources, non-profits, interior design, technology, public relations, child welfare, media, health and wellness, environmental services, publishing, and government to participate in Speed Networking Night at Guttman. This event was hosted by the Office of […]

Manhattan Community Board No. 4’s Newest—and Youngest– Member

May 13, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On May 7, first-year student Austin Ochoa attended his first meeting of Manhattan’s Community Board No. 4 (representing the Chelsea and Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen’s neighborhoods) as one of its new members. He also happens to be the youngest person to serve on the community board in many years. His appointment began in early April and will […]