Archive for 2013

Leadership Development Enhances Peer Mentor Experience at Guttman

August 21, 2013 | Student Event

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 […]

Guttman Begins Its ‘First’ Second Year Program

August 14, 2013 | Academics

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 […]

Guttman Summer Film Series to Encourage Dialogue

August 1, 2013 | Events

In August Guttman Community College will hold Summer Film Series: Providing Context for Conversations to engage students, faculty and staff in discussion and reflection about topical issues, including race, gender, economics, religion, justice and notions of fame. The film series will be offered on Thursdays from 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. when classes are not in session. […]

Guttman students celebrated the end of the Spring II semester at the White and Bright Party on July 18

July 25, 2013 | Student Event

Collaborative Class Project Connects Students with New York City’s Environment

July 15, 2013 | Academics

One of the engaging projects in Instructor Derek Tesser’s Spring II Introduction to Chemistry course this summer asked students to explore New York City’s waterways to determine the chloride levels of the water samples they collected from the local river system. The objective of the study was to provide students with an understanding of the […]

A Celebration to Honor the College’s New Name

June 20, 2013 | Events

(New York, NY): On June 18 the College achieved another milestone in its short history by holding a reception to celebrate its new name. In honor of the $15 million endowment gift to the College from the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation, the CUNY Board of Trustees on April 29 passed a resolution to rename […]

Studio Open House Showcases Student Work

June 6, 2013 | Student Event

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 […]

Two Students Selected as New York Needs You Fellows

May 29, 2013 | Student Feature

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 […]

Promoting Institutional Excellence

May 29, 2013 | Events

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 […]

College Holds First Health and Wellness Fair

May 28, 2013 | Events

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 […]

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