Archive for June, 2014

College Celebrates Chartering and Induction of Students into Honor Society

June 26, 2014 | Academics, Awards, Events, Student Event

The chartering of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s chapter at Guttman Community College—Beta Phi Gamma–and student induction ceremony was held on June 19 at John Jay College. Phi Theta Kappa is an international organization that recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students. Guttman President Scott E. Evenbeck was the featured guest speaker. Graduating […]

Guttman Instructor Receives PSC-CUNY Research Grant for Hybrid Course Study

June 26, 2014 | Academics, Research

Guttman Instructor Chet Jordan was recently awarded a $6,000 PSC-CUNY Research Grant to incorporate Second Life, a 3-D virtual world where users can socialize, connect and create, into the Foundations in the Humanities course that he will teach during the Fall I 2014 session. This hybrid-online course will ask students to examine the thoughts and […]

Two Guttman Students Receive Vice Chancellor’s Leadership Award

June 20, 2014 | Awards, Community Service, Student Feature

On May 9, second-year Guttman students Alfajo Jallow and Tannya Luna received the CUNY Vice Chancellor’s Excellence in Leadership Award for demonstrating extraordinary leadership at Guttman through academic and service-related activities during the 2013-2014 academic year. The awards ceremony took place on May 9in the Hall of Great Americans, located at The City College of New […]

Five Guttman Students Receive Transfer Scholarship Awards for 2014

June 19, 2014 | Academics, Awards, Student Feature

Guttman students Rosellie Minier, Daphney Oliveira, Kristine Anne Perez, Gabriela Rosario and Shomari Townsend are the recipients of the Guttman Transfer Scholarship, scheduled to be awarded for the first time this fall. All five have been accepted as transfer students into CUNY senior colleges including, Lehman, City, Hunter and Brooklyn College. More than half of […]

Students Present Community-Based Research Findings to Benefit Local Organizations

June 16, 2014 | Academics, Community Service, Student Feature

On Monday, June 9, a dozen students from House 3, Cohort 2 presented the community-based research they conducted for the Voter Engagement Committee of the Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House in Long Island City to Monique Owens, Riis’ Community Advocate, Immigration Services, and Gary Phillip Anthony, Executive Assistant. With guidance from Instructor Derek Tesser, […]

Showcase Highlights Student Work from City Seminar: Studio

June 10, 2014 | Academics, Student Feature

On June 4 the College held its second Studio Showcase to feature the work from first-year students 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 study. […]

Deloitte Volunteers Lead Professional Development Day for Students

June 9, 2014 | Career Development, Community Service, Student Event

On June 6, 20 professionals from Deloitte, one of the world’s leading professional firms providing audit, tax, enterprise risk and financial advisory services, were on campus to lead a day of professional development for students as part of the organization’s annual IMPACT Day. After Deloitte’s visiting staff introduced themselves and provided a brief overview of […]

‘Express Yourself’ Fashion Brings Style to Guttman

June 4, 2014 | Events, Student Event

The catwalk came to Guttman Community College’s Atrium on May 30 as students from the Image Consulting Club (ICC) put on the “Express Yourself” Fashion Show. Led by club President Binqing Lin, a continuing student majoring in business administration, the ICC is comprised of approximately 15 members. Assistant Professor Ariana Gonzalez-Stokas is the faculty advisor […]

Five Guttman Students Selected as 2014 New York Needs You Fellows

June 3, 2014 | Awards, Career Development, Community Service, Student Feature

First-year Guttman students Ashley Allen, Rosalie Chan, Alba Luz Gonzalez, Kevin Torres, and Brian Zhinin were accepted for the highly-selective New York Needs You (NYNY) 2014 Fellowship Program. Saudia Shariff has been waitlisted for the program. The Fellows Program is an intensive mentoring and training program for first-generation college students to help them select, secure, […]

New SGA Executive Officers and Senators Elected

June 2, 2014 | Student Event

The 2013-2014 Guttman Community College Student Government Association (SGA) election results are complete. Voting opened to all students on May 8 at 9 a.m. in the Atrium and concluded at 6:30 p.m. in the Information Commons. This year, there was a total of 154 student votes cast for the SGA executive body and student senators. […]

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