Guttman Community College

Capital New York Publishes Article on Guttman Model

February 11, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Capital New York publishes Scaling up intimacy at CUNY: The Guttman Community College experiment, an article explaining the Guttman model and how it is scaling up.

Human Services Students Receive Incentive Award

February 9, 2015 | Guttman Community College

(Left to Right) Philomina Mensah, Marcus Lowenhaupt, Brian Zhinin, and Cristy Martinez were the recipients of the Human Services Incentive (HSI) Award along with Micah Fuertes and Ariela Sanabria (not pictured). Students were each provided a $500 award based on their application essays, academic achievement, and financial need. HSI is given to deserving continuing students […]

Jazz Concert Energizes College

February 5, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Jazz music energized the Info Commons on February 5 as the Zach Lapidus Trio performed pieces from jazz luminaries Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, and Miles Davis. Part of the Arts in New York City Fall II course, this was the first concert to be performed at the College. The performers included Zach Lapidus on keyboards, […]

New Mentorship Program to Support Female First-Year Students

February 5, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) held its inaugural kick-off celebration February 3. Tracy Daraviras, Associate Professor of English, and Victoria Romero, Student Success Advocate, are administering this new mentorship program. Open to all Guttman first-year female students, participants will engage in a series of monthly workshops, enrichment programs, and mentorship opportunities to […]

Students Study Effects of Photosynthesis in Biology Lab

January 23, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Students in Instructor Derek Tesser’s Fall II Introduction Biology: Life in New York City course performed a fundamental photosynthesis experiment using an innovative approach during their January 22 lab session. They studied whether photosynthesis (the process by which organisms convert light from the sun into glucose sugar molecules for energy) was occurring by measuring the […]

Guttman’s Department of Transportation Interns Honored

January 14, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On December 19, 2014, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) in collaboration with the City University of New York held its inaugural cohort completion ceremony at the CUNY Central office. Sixteen CUNY students were honored with trophies and certificates for excellence in the Sidewalk Inspection Management (SIM) internship at the DOT. The Office […]

Guttman Holds Third Annual All-College Faculty-Staff Meeting

January 13, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On January 7 Guttman Community College held its third annual All-College Faculty-Staff meeting. Organized by Stuart Cochran, Dean of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, the all-campus retreat provided members of the College community an opportunity to share stories and to discuss ideas and concerns. President Scott E. Evenbeck began the meeting with the State of […]

College Hosts Advisory & Research Council Meeting

December 18, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College held its Advisory & Research Council Meeting on December 11, welcoming 9 “critical friends” to the campus. Members of the Council, who are leading figures in U.S. education, rotated through two concurrent presentations on key aspects of the College. They reviewed relevant data and challenges in each area, with Q&As, small group […]

Guttman Staff Member Receives IT Service Award

December 9, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Michael Evangelou, an IT Assistant at Guttman Community College, was awarded the CUNY Excellence in Service Award at this year’s CUNY IT Conference on December 4. Michael was the driving force behind the College’s new computer rollout and imaging project in 2014 and managed the many computer moves and rollouts at the beginning of the […]

Visiting Author Discusses Food Sustainability and Urban Food Justice

December 9, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On December 3, author and illustrator Eric-Shabazz Larkin presented two workshops to first-year City Seminar I students from House Five. Reading from his latest book, A Moose Boosh, featuring whimsical poems about food sustainability and urban food justice, Larkin interspersed his multi-media presentation with sage advice about healthful eating and the correlation between high sugar […]

College Welcomes New VP for Administration and Finance

December 5, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Mary E. Coleman has joined the Senior Staff at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College to serve as the Interim Vice President for Administration and Finance. She is a dedicated and long-serving CUNY administrator. Most recently, she served for 17 years as the Vice President for Finance and Administration at Bronx Community College. Before working […]

Guttman Student Wins CUNY’s 2014 Intramural Chess Championships

December 3, 2014 | Guttman Community College

After an intense competition, Andres Lopez, a first-year student at Guttman Community College, took home the trophy at this year’s CUNY 2014 Intramural Chess Championships, held November 21 at Baruch College. “It feels great, “Lopez said, “and I don’t even remember how I learned to play.” Chess is among the twelve sports represented at the […]

City Seminar Guest Speaker Discusses New Housing Initiative for Recent College Graduates

December 2, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 21, Chris Bledsoe, a real estate developer and founding partner of Stage 3 Properties, spoke to all three City Seminar I House Four cohorts. His firm is creating a housing solution for recent college graduates by providing more affordable housing options for younger first-time urban renters as based in income. These new developments […]

Guttman’s Global Ambassadors Take Off for Germany

December 2, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On December 6, ten Guttman Community College students will be traveling to Berlin, Germany, for eight days of research and exploration as part of the Guttman Global Ambassadors (GGA) program. This pilot travel program is the first initiative of what is being developed to become a more embracing program, known as the Guttman Global Travel […]

Guttman’s Office of Student Engagement Celebrates CUNY Month

November 26, 2014 | Guttman Community College

The Office of Student Engagement (OSE) at Guttman Community College launched its first annual OSE Fair on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Dubbed ASK ME! I am Student Engagement, the event resonated with over 150 students as SSAs, Career Strategists, Office of Leadership & Success, Office of Wellness & Access, Single Stop, Partnerships, and Peer Mentoring […]

Guttman Students Attend NBC’s Meredith Vieira Show

November 25, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 18, Tiffany Bailey, Academic Internship Specialist, Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement, accompanied 13 Guttman students to NBC’s Meredith Vieira Show to be audience members. Basketball superstar Shaquille “SHAQ” O’Neal was the featured guest. The former basketball player spoke about his life as a single parent, hosting SNL, and one of his greatest […]

Guttman Hosts Annual Fall Fest for Students

November 19, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 18, Guttman celebrated one of its annual traditions– the Fall Fest. With the Thanksgiving holiday a week away, College members were reminded of the importance of community and serving others. Guttman faculty and staff honored students for their hard work by providing them with a buffet lunch as the holiday season begins, serving dishes such […]

Guttman Peer Mentors Attend National Mentoring Symposium

November 19, 2014 | Guttman Community College

Bindi Patel, Assistant Director for Mentoring and Student Success at Guttman, accompanied Vikki Franco, Leadership and Service Peer Mentor, and Noy Kruvi, Academic Success Studio Peer Mentor, to the National Mentoring Symposium held at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis (IUPUI) on October 11. The symposium provided an opportunity to network with other undergraduate and graduate […]

Student Government Association Launches Newsletter for Students

November 11, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 2 the Guttman Student Government Association published the inaugural issue of The Blue Sheet, a bi-weekly newsletter created, designed, and issued by students, for students. The Blue Sheet features a calendar of important dates and other important information students need to know about what’s happening on campus. The Blue Sheet will help students […]

Guttman Celebrates Writing Month

November 10, 2014 | Guttman Community College

On November 6, the Office of Student Engagement, in collaboration with Guttman writing professors Drs. Nicola Blake and Lori Ungemah, hosted “Guttman Celebrates Writing Month: If You Show Me Yours, I Will Show You Mine” in the Atrium. Participating students each selected the name of an historic or famous person or a fictional character, including […]