Archive for November, 2013

College Celebrates CUNY Month with International Food Fest

November 26, 2013 | Events, Student Event

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 diversity and served as a fitting tribute to CUNY Month. Attendees donated a favorite dish from their culture to share with everyone, such as baked spaetzle with cheese (Austria), […]

College Holds Successful Canned Food Drive

November 25, 2013 | Community Service, Events, Student Feature

Guttman Community College held its second annual canned food drive October 21-November 22. Under the leadership of second-year students Adelfa Peralta, Marc Codera and Alysha Pryce, and with support from Professors Nicola Blake and Nicole Saint-Louis, over 300 food items were collected including canned goods, boxes of cereal and other non-perishable food items, to benefit […]

Guttman Students Discuss Business Plan Development with Norwegian Business Students

November 22, 2013 | Academics

On Tuesday, November 19, Professor Naveen Seth organized a special business plan session for Guttman Business students and others interested in this area. A group of Gateway College students from Norway presented business plans for their new start-up ventures, including healthy low-carb waffles and t-shirts with innovative designs. These Norwegian students are currently in New […]

Guttman President Teaches EoW Class

November 21, 2013 | Academics, President's Office

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 questions about a variety of topics related to education and career pathways. This classroom session also enabled the President to learn more about the students’ career goals and […]

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

November 20, 2013 | Academics, Events

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 | Academics

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 | Academics

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 | Academics

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 | Academics, Events

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 […]

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