Guttman Community College

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 […]

Two Guttman Students Receive Phi Theta Kappa All-New York 2015 Academic Awards

March 12, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On March 9 in Albany, New York, State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, SUNY Broome President Kevin Drumm, and City University of New York Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Frank Sanchez today joined Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society CEO Dr. Rod Risley to present the 2015 PTK All-New York Academic Awards […]

Congressman José E. Serrano Honors VP Mary E. Coleman at Black History Month Event

March 6, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Congressman José E. Serrano and New York State Senator José M. Serrano hosted their annual celebration of Black (African-American) History Month in the Bronx on Tuesday February 24, 2015. In a ceremony at the Bronx Museum of the Arts that gathered local leaders and members of the community, Representative Serrano and State Senator Serrano celebrated […]

Students Attend 44th Annual State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus

March 2, 2015 | Guttman Community College

Five Guttman Community College student leaders attended the 44th annual NY State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus (NYSABPRL) conference in Albany during the February 14 weekend: Alba Gonzalez, Karen Alvarez, Adrian Escoto, Bianca Vigo, and Rosalie Chan. The students participated in many conference activities during their three days in Albany, including learning […]

Guttman Hosts CUNY Student Networking Reception

February 18, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On February 6, the Guttman Student Government Association (SGA) and the University Student Senate co-sponsored a Student Leaders Networking Reception for CUNY students. CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Frank Sanchez, and Senior Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Board Secretary Jay Hershenson were in attendance along with over 80 CUNY student leaders […]

Guttman Global Ambassadors Presentation Highlights Berlin Trip

February 13, 2015 | Guttman Community College

On February 5 the ten continuing students who traveled to Berlin December 6-15 as part of the Guttman Global Ambassadors (GGA) Program gave a presentation about their experiences. The College’s pilot international travel initiative was a successful collaboration with Gangway, a Berlin-based government organization that provides detached street work in at-risk neighborhoods, served as hosts […]

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 […]