Archive for 2014

Guttman Hosts Annual Fall Fest for Students

November 19, 2014 | Events

On November 18, Guttman celebrated one of its annual traditions– the Fall Fest. With the Thanksgiving holiday a week away, College members were reminded of the importance of community and serving others. Guttman faculty and staff honored students for their hard work by providing them with a buffet lunch as the holiday season begins, serving dishes such […]

Guttman Peer Mentors Attend National Mentoring Symposium

November 19, 2014 | Peer Mentoring, Student Feature

Bindi Patel, Assistant Director for Mentoring and Student Success at Guttman, accompanied Vikki Franco, Leadership and Service Peer Mentor, and Noy Kruvi, Academic Success Studio Peer Mentor, to the National Mentoring Symposium held at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis (IUPUI) on October 11. The symposium provided an opportunity to network with other undergraduate and graduate […]

Student Government Association Launches Newsletter for Students

November 11, 2014 | Student Feature, Student Government

On November 2 the Guttman Student Government Association published the inaugural issue of The Blue Sheet, a bi-weekly newsletter created, designed, and issued by students, for students. The Blue Sheet features a calendar of important dates and other important information students need to know about what’s happening on campus. The Blue Sheet will help students […]

Guttman Celebrates Writing Month

November 10, 2014 | Academics, Student Event

On November 6, the Office of Student Engagement, in collaboration with Guttman writing professors Drs. Nicola Blake and Lori Ungemah, hosted “Guttman Celebrates Writing Month: If You Show Me Yours, I Will Show You Mine” in the Atrium. Participating students each selected the name of an historic or famous person or a fictional character, including […]

Students Engage in Meaningful Community Service as Part of Community Days

November 10, 2014 | Academics, Community Service

Continuing the Community Days tradition of linking community-based service to what students are learning in the City Seminar course, Guttman first-year students once again “gave back” to New York City on October 28 and 29. In large groups of 45 or by volunteering individually, students engaged in a variety of activities, including repacking donated food […]

Our Lives Have Value: A Roundtable Discussion of Michael Brown in Context

November 6, 2014 | Academics, Events

On October 23, the College held a roundtable discussion about the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown. The event moderators included Associate Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies Marcus Allen, Career Strategist Jovanny Suriel, and Assistant Director of Mentoring & Student Success Andrew Bennett. They developed the program to offer a space where students could […]

Early College High School Students Visit Guttman Campus

November 5, 2014 | Academics, Events

On November 3, 87 students and eleven staff and faculty members from the Inwood Early College High School for Health and Information Technologies (IECHS) visited to Guttman Community College. The IECHS is one of CUNY’s 17 early college high schools and is affiliated with Guttman Community College. This was the first visit to the Guttman […]

Guttman Celebrates CUNY Month with Variety of Activities

October 31, 2014 | Events

Guttman Community College will mark CUNY Month in November with a variety of activities to engage both the college and outside communities. On November 3, from 12:00-3 p.m., the College kicks off CUNY Month with a visit from 9th grade students from the new Inwood Early College High School for Health and Information Technologies that […]

First Annual Club and Student Organization Fair Held

October 27, 2014 | Student Event

The first annual Club and Student Organization Fair was held on October 16 in the Information Commons. Sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA), the Club Fair provided an opportunity for students to engage with student life at the College. The fair featured five new student groups hoping to be registered clubs at Guttman: Not […]

Professor Publishes New Book About the Culture of Reading

October 16, 2014 | Academics, Publication

Meagan Lacy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services & Instruction, is an author and the editor of a new book, The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond (ABC-CLIO, 2014). This inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in college […]

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