Archive for 2013

Guttman SGA President to Serve in University Student Senate

October 22, 2013 | Student Feature

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 | Advancement

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 | Academics, Research

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 | Advancement, In the Media

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 | Academics, Community Service, In the Media

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 | Academics

On October 7 Ms. Katie Wilson, Dr. 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 a historic freight rail line elevated above the streets on […]

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

October 3, 2013 | In the Media

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

Guttman Students Gain Insights into Four-Year Colleges at Transfer Fair

September 26, 2013 | Academics, Student Event

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 E. […]

Guttman Begins New Academic Year with Two Special Events

September 11, 2013 | Awards, Events

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 […]

Gallery Walk Highlights Summer Bridge Students’ Final Project

September 4, 2013 | Academics, Student Event

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 […]

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