Guttman Community College

College Holds First Health & Wellness Fair

May 28, 2013 | Guttman Community College

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 [...]

Meet the Student Government Association

May 10, 2013 | Guttman Community College

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

Co-curricular Biodiversity Research in Bryant Park

May 8, 2013 | Guttman Community College

(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).

Two Students to Receive Student Leadership Award

May 6, 2013 | Guttman Community College

(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 [...]

Verizon Wireless Provides College with $10,000 Grant Award

May 3, 2013 | Guttman Community 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 [...]

CUNY Receives $25 Million from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation

April 29, 2013 | Guttman Community College

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

April 29, 2013 | Guttman Community College

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 [...]

Author Jean Kwok Meets with NCC Students

April 26, 2013 | Guttman Community College

(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 Evenbeck Discusses NCC on Gates Foundation Blog

April 26, 2013 | Guttman Community College

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. 

NCC Students Distribute Books in the Rockaways for World Book Night U.S.

April 24, 2013 | Guttman Community College

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 [...]

Case Study Published about Creation of The New Community College at CUNY

April 22, 2013 | Guttman Community College

(New York, NY): The New Community College at CUNY (NCC) announces the publication of a case study with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation–Rethinking Community College for the 21st Century. The report describes how The NCC was developed from its initial planning in 2008 to its opening in August 2012 with the goal [...]

NCC Students Visit New York State Supreme Court Judge

April 16, 2013 | Guttman Community College

On Tuesday, April 9, members of the New Community College’s Ethnographies of Work II class visited New York State Supreme Court to meet with Justice Eduardo Padró. Accompanied by José Luis Morín, NCC’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs who helped organize the trip, the 14 NCC students had a unique opportunity to experience [...]

NCC’s Community Days to Focus on Immigration and Public Service

April 16, 2013 | Guttman Community College

The spring semester’s Community Days will focus on immigration as a central theme and be held on two consecutive days during New York’s Immigrant Heritage Week (April 17-24). On April 17 Community Day Workshops will offer students opportunities to participate in interactive sessions and meet experts and advocates to learn about a broad range of [...]

NCC Observes National Poetry Month

April 12, 2013 | Guttman Community College

The New Community College celebrates National Poetry Month with educational and entertaining events to recognize the importance and excitement of poetry and to build community through poetic expression. The Academy of American Poets established National Poetry Month in 1996 as a month-long, national celebration of poetry to increase the visibility and availability of poetry in [...]

NCC to Host Citizenship NOW!

April 10, 2013 | Guttman Community College

The New Community College at CUNY will host the 11th annual Citizenship NOW! immigration hotline April 22-26. Co-sponsored by The New York Daily News and the City University of New York (CUNY), the hotline provides free and confidential citizenship and immigration information to thousands of callers. To learn more about the Citizenship NOW! call-in event, [...]

NCC Provost is Guest Editor of CENTRO Journal

April 5, 2013 | Guttman Community College

José Luis Morín, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and at The New Community College at CUNY, is the Guest Editor of CENTRO Journal’s fall 2012 edition and author of the introduction, “The Social Condition of Stateside Puerto Ricans: Critical Needs and Public Policy Implications.” An underlying theme featured throughout the new special issue [...]

NCC Students Ratify Student Government Association Constitution

March 19, 2013 | Guttman Community College

NCC President Scott Evenbeck (far left) congratulates the NCC’s Student Government Association (SGA) officers and advisors on the ratification of the SGA Constitution. Top row: (L to R) Stephen Icaza, SGA President; Sherine Smith, SGA Vice-President; Alfajo Jallow, SGA Treasurer; Henesse Molina, SGA Secretary; and Randy Moore, Student Success Advocate and SGA advisor. Seated: Richard [...]

NCC Students Visit the New York City Council

March 5, 2013 | Guttman Community College

On Monday, March 4, members of the New Community College’s Ethnographies of Work II class visited City Hall for the New York City Council’s fiscal year 2014 budget hearings. Accompanied by Larian Angelo, NCC’s Vice President for Administration who helped organize the trip, 14 students toured the beautiful and historic corridors of City Hall. As [...]

Four Events Warm NCC Hearts on Valentine’s Day

February 15, 2013 | Guttman Community College

Friday, February 15, 2013 (New York, NY): The New Community College at CUNY’s Office of Student Engagement and the Student Government Association co-sponsored four events to warm the hearts of the NCC community on Valentine’s Day, February 14. The day kicked off with distribution of special “NCC Warms My Heart” stickers and chocolates around campus. [...]

NCC Supports Ongoing Hurricane Relief Effort on MLK Day

January 23, 2013 | Guttman Community College

January 23, 2013 (New York, NY): On January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, first-year students Gibsy Lino and Alfajo Jallow volunteered eight hours to support the ongoing Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in the Rockaways as part of the college’s MLK Day of Service and in partnership with New York Cares. Despite [...]