Guttman Community College

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 […]

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 […]