Guttman Community College

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 […]

Guttman Student Receives CUNY’s 1st Annual Students in Service to Women Recognition Award

April 6, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Continuing student and Urban Studies major Mirella Laure is the recipient of the 1st Annual Students in Service to Women Recognition Award. This award from the CUNY Women’s Center Council goes to a student who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, scholarship, social activism, and work in the service of women, and in furtherance of women’s issues. […]

Guttman Students Attend Somos El Futuro Spring 2015 Conference

March 30, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On March 21, Guttman students Guadalupe Muller and David Hernandez attended the Somos El Futuro Spring 2015 Conference in Albany. Both students were nominated by a Guttman personnel, completed an application, submitted a one-page essay in response to: Why are you interested in the 2015 Model NYS Senate Session Project?, and attended four mandatory training […]

Faculty Member Publishers New Book on Public Housing and School Choice

March 30, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Molly Vollman Makris, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies, has published Public Housing and School Choice in a Gentrified City: Youth Experiences in a Gentrified City (Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 9781137429155, 2015). A new title in the Palgrave Studies in Urban Education series, her book is a bold statement about education and housing policies that influence the […]

Crain’s New York Business Features Guttman

March 26, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Crain’s New York Business features Guttman in piece about community colleges and what they are doing to get students to graduate.

Guttman Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow for 2015

March 26, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Morgan Allphin, a Human Services major, is among 201 community-engaged students that Campus Compact has honored as Newman Civic Fellows for 2015. From across the country, college and university presidents⎯all members of Campus Compact⎯have nominated promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows. The Newman Civic Fellows […]

Guttman Students Participate in CUNY-Wide Microbiology Research Project

March 20, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Students in Instructor Derek Tesser’s Spring II Introduction to Biology: Life in New York City course are participating in a CUNY-wide microbiology research project investigating the New York City urban microbial community as part of Brooklyn College’s AREM (Authentic Research Experience in Microbiology) initiative. The project’s objective is to determine the influence of human activity […]

Alumni Participate in Exciting Travel Opportunities

March 19, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Three Guttman 2014 alumni are participating in exciting travel opportunities. Alfajo Jallow, currently a student at Fordham University, is participating in the Ubuntu Program in South Africa for the spring semester. As part of his study abroad experience, Alfajo is volunteering at the Soshanguve South Secondary School. ‪Part of his service learning includes visiting poor […]

Women of GRIT Panel Showcases Successful Professionals

March 12, 2015 | Guttman Community College

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Women of GRIT (Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Resilience) held an empowerment panel on March 10. Four leading professionals, including Andrea Davis Shapiro, CUNY Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate, Foundation and Major Gift Development, Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Comptroller’s Office, Dorcia Goodridge-Brathwaite, Executive Director, Office of […]