On October 7 Ms. Katie Wilson, Drs. Karla Fuller, Tracy Daraviras, and Nicola Blake took approximately 75 Guttman Community College first-year students on a field trip to explore the High Line as part of their City Seminar I course. This public park is built on an historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on […]
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Guttman Community College held its first annual Transfer Fair on September 26 in the Atrium and Information Commons. Over 25 local and regional colleges and universities participated, including CUNY, SUNY, the New School, Marymount Manhattan College, St. John’s University, New Jersey City University and Rutgers University. After a warm welcome greeting from President Scott […]
On September 4 Guttman Community College held two special events to honor entering and returning students to the college. A morning Convocation marked the start of the new academic year as the college officially welcomed the entering class of 2013. September 4 was also the conclusion of the 12-day Summer Bridge Program, a required introductory […]
On Wednesday, September 4, Guttman Community College’s incoming class presented interpretive exhibits as the culminating assignment of this year’s Summer Bridge program. Students conducted field research assignments on August 27 to explore the unique aspects of 15 New York City neighborhoods, including Brooklyn Heights, Chinatown, Roosevelt Island and the South Bronx. Each exhibit addressed the […]
The Peer Mentor Program is a hallmark of the academic and student life experience at Guttman Community College. Peer Mentors are current students who have completed at least one year at Guttman or another CUNY community or senior college. The program held its first two week Mentor Leadership Development (MLD) program for new and returning […]
Stella and Charles Guttman Community College will welcome its second entering class of approximately 324 students on August 19 as part of the Summer Bridge Program. This required 12-day session is a hallmark of the College’s educational model. It provides first-year students a smooth transition between high school and college by ensuring they are prepared […]
On May 30 the College held its first Studio Showcase to feature the work from the inaugural class 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 [...]
First-year students Maria Lissete Estrada and Khalifa Ndiaye were accepted for the highly-selective New York Needs You (NYNY) Fellowship Program. The Fellows Program is an intensive mentoring and training program for first-generation college students to help them select, secure, and succeed in their careers. NYNY Fellows earn a $2,500 professional development grant, participate in two [...]
On May 23 the Center for College Effectiveness (CCE) officially launched its new space in Room 611. The CCE is an on-campus resource and work space dedicated to promoting a campus culture of inquiry and excellence. The CCE serves as a resource for effective practices in assessment, data collection and analysis and program evaluation. Its [...]
On Thursday, May 23, Guttman Community College held its first annual Health & Wellness Fair in the Atrium from 12:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. This one-day event helped students, faculty and staff set on a path toward improved health and wellness. Comprised of representatives from New York’s healthcare, mental health and nutrition areas, the fair provided excellent [...]
Congratulations to the new members: Alfajo Jallow — President Angie Urena — Vice President Jessica Leung — Treasurer Reina Osorio — Secretary Senators: Samuel Van Der Swaag Daphne Oliveira Christopher Sanchez Hussein Nasrallah Student Representatives to the Faculty-Student Disciplinary Committee Sherine Smith Stephen Icaza Henesse Molina Sean Charles Jr. Tamika Marshall
(New York, NY): On Tuesday, May 7, President Evenbeck, Professor Derek Tesser, and students went on a late afternoon bird walk in Bryant Park with ecologist Robert DeCandido (aka Birding Bob).
(New York, NY): First-year students Gibsy Lino and Samuel van der Swaagh are each slated to receive a Student Leadership Award from the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Frank D. Sanchez at the Excellence in Leadership Award Ceremony. This award is given to students who have displayed outstanding leadership within their respective CUNY college [...]
(New York, NY): On Thursday, May 2, 2013, Verizon Wireless presented a $10,000 HopeLine® check to The New Community College at CUNY in recognition of the college’s participation in the HopeLine campaign during fall 2012. This national program turns no-longer used cell phones into support for domestic violence victims and survivors. As part of a student-led [...]
Foundation’s Largest Gift Endows Community College Programs and Transfer Scholarships The City University of New York has received a $25 million gift from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation to support The New Community College at CUNY and two other community college initiatives to boost student retention and graduation rates. In honor of the gift, [...]
CUNY RECEIVES $25 MILLION FROM THE STELLA AND CHARLES GUTTMAN FOUNDATION Foundation’s largest gift endows community college programs and transfer scholarships The City University of New York has received a $25 million gift from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation to support The New Community College at CUNY and two other community college initiatives to [...]
(New York, NY): On April 24, Jean Kwok, author of Girl in Translation, visited The NCC to speak with students who are currently reading her novel in Composition I, a semester-long course focused on the theme of immigration. The novel chronicles the immigration of a young girl, Kim, and her mother from Hong Kong to [...]
President Scott E. Evenbeck discusses The New Community College at CUNY on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Impatient Optimists blog. Click here to read the blog.
On April 23, 2013, a group of New Community College at CUNY’s first-year students participated in World Book Night U.S., an ambitious campaign to give free, specially-printed books to light or non-readers across America. NCC student volunteers promoted reading by handing out free copies of four different books in the late afternoon at the Rockaway [...]