Guttman Community College

College Celebrates CUNY Month with International Food Fest

November 26, 2013 | Guttman Community College

President Scott E. Evenbeck assisting students in serving.
The Trending News Update (TNU) club with support from college faculty and staff presented the GuttmanInternational Food Fest 2013. This potluck lunch celebrated the college’s wonderful divers…

College Holds Successful Canned Food Drive

November 25, 2013 | Guttman Community College

L to R: Students Marc Codero and Adelfa Perlata; President Scott E. Evenbeck; Assistant Professor Nicole Saint-Louis
Guttman Community College held its second annual canned food drive October 21-November 22. Under the leadership of second-year students…

Guttman Students Discuss Business Plan Development with Norwegian Business Students

November 22, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Guttman and Gateway College students from Norway listen to the business plan presentations.
On Tuesday, November 19, Professor Naveen Seth organized a special business plan session for Guttman Business students and others interested in this area. A gro…

Guttman President Teaches EoW Class

November 21, 2013 | Guttman Community College

President Evenbeck talks to Ethnography of Work students about career options.
Guttman President Scott E. Evenbeck taught a section of Ethnography of Work I class on November 18. First-year students were given the opportunity to ask the President quest…

New York State Senators Gustavo Rivera and Liz Krueger Host Roundtable on the Impact of SNAP Cuts

November 20, 2013 | Guttman Community College

On Tuesday, November 19, New York State Senators Gustavo Rivera and Liz Krueger hosted a Roundtable at Guttman Community College. NYS Senators from the Democratic Conference including State Senator Brad Hoylman and advocates from a variety of organizations such as City Harvest and the Farm Bureau of New York also attended. The Roundtable examined the impact of […]

IBM Executive Offers Students Helpful Career Advice

November 15, 2013 | Guttman Community College

On November 7, Marisa Viveros, Vice President, Cyber Security Innovation at IBM, gave a presentation to the college community, focusing much of her talk to students interested in IT careers. She first discussed the challenges of growing up and attending college in Chile before moving to southern California to work as a consultant while completing her […]

Former New York Lt. Governor Ravitch Guest Speaker at Guttman Class

November 12, 2013 | Guttman Community College

On November 12, Richard Ravitch, former Lieutenant Governor of New York, served as the guest speaker for the Politics of New York City class taught by Dr. Larian Angelo, Guttman Vice President for Administration and Finance, and Marc V. Shaw, CUNY Vice Chancellor of Budget, Finance and Fiscal Policy.  Mr. Ravitch gave students a detailed […]

Guttman’s Office of Academic Affairs Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

November 7, 2013 | Guttman Community College

As Guttman Community College entered its “first second year” of the college, the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has welcomed a group of stellar and enthusiastic new faculty and staff this fall. Joining OAA’s Student Engagement team this semester are two wonderful additions: Student Success Advocate Alicia Brizzi  and Career Strategist Lauren DiMartino.  Alicia comes […]

Guttman Peer Mentors Present Workshop at National Symposium

November 1, 2013 | Guttman Community College

The National Mentoring Symposium  was held at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) from October 18-20. Two Guttman Community College staff members and four Peer Mentors attended, where they led a workshop and peer mentor panel discussion. The conference was geared towards undergraduate and graduate students from around the country who serve as peer educators […]

Guttman Students Launch College’s First Campus Newspaper

October 31, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Since last year a group of enthusiastic Guttman second-year students have worked alongside English Instructor Chet Jordan to design and launch the College’s first campus newspaper, “FastTimes N.Y.C”.  The goal of FastTimes N.Y.C is to provide a platform for all students– those who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism as well as those […]

Community Days Focus on Climate Change and Public Service

October 30, 2013 | Guttman Community College

The fall semester’s Community Days focused on climate change as a central theme. On October 22, six concurrent workshops provided students opportunities to participate in interactive sessions and to meet experts and advocates to learn about a broad range of topics, including transportation options, recycling and the science behind climate change. Tara DePorte, Founder and […]

New Report on Guttman’s Instructional Teams

October 25, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Instructional Teams at Guttman Community College: Building a Learning Community of Students, Faculty, and Staff by Alexandra Weinbaum, Camille Rodríguez and Nan Bauer-Maglin has just been published. This briefing paper examines the instructional team experience during the inaugural year of the college (2012–2013). A key feature of Guttman Community College’s model is the mandatory full-time first […]

Students Get Firsthand Look at City Budgeting Process

October 24, 2013 | Guttman Community College

On October 22, students from Dr. Larian Angelo’s Fall I class, The Politics of New York City, were given a firsthand opportunity to learn the workings of the city’s budgeting process by visiting the City Council Finance Division. Jeff Rodus, First Deputy Director, and John Russell, Senior Financial Analyst, provided an overview of the capital […]

Guttman Student to Serve in University Student Senate

October 22, 2013 | Guttman Community College

On October 20 Guttman second-year student Alfajo Jallow was voted in as the Vice Chair for International Student Affairs for the University Student Senate (USS) of the City University of New York. Founded in 1972, USS is the official governance organization that represents the interests of all CUNY students. Chairpersons of the USS represent CUNY […]

Guttman Kicks Off Participation in CUNY Campaign 2013

October 18, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College officially kicks off its participation in the 2013 CUNY Campaign on October 24 in the Atrium from 12:00-2:00 p.m. The CUNY Campaign for Voluntary Charitable Giving is a long-standing CUNY tradition now in its 30th year and is the University’s annual charitable fundraising drive. It takes place throughout the City University of […]

Guttman Professor Gives Plenary Talk at Harvard Graduate School of Education

October 16, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Professor Nicola Blake was the plenary speaker at the Pathways to Prosperity Network Institute, a joint initiative of Jobs for the Future and the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The three-day conference, held on October 2-4, 2013, brought together state and regional leadership teams and stakeholders from the private sector to gain insight into in […]

Lumina Foundation President Praises Guttman for Innovative Leadership

October 15, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Jamie P. Merisotis, President and CEO of Lumina Foundation, discussed Guttman Community College as a good example of change-oriented institutional leadership in his keynote address, Can We Win the Global Access Challenge?, at the Inaugural World Congress on Access to Postsecondary Education, October 7, Montreal, Canada. Read Jamie P. Merisotis’s full talk. Lumina Foundation is providing […]

The Democracy Commitment (TDC) Recognizes Two Guttman Initiatives

October 9, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College recently received recognition from The Democracy Commitment (TDC), a national initiative providing a platform for the development and expansion of community college programs, projects and curricula to engage students in civic learning and democratic practice across the country. Two Guttman Community programs were featured: Trending News Update, a forum for Guttman students […]

Visit to High Line Park Offers Instructive Lessons in Urban Sustainability

October 9, 2013 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

AAC&U News Feature Story on Guttman’s Innovative Model

October 3, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Read AAC&U News feature story about Guttman’s innovative educational model.