Community Service

Guttman Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow for 2015

March 26, 2015 | Awards, Community Service, President's Office, Student Feature

Morgan Allphin, a Human Services major, is among 201 community-engaged students that Campus Compact has honored as Newman Civic Fellows for 2015. From across the country, college and university presidents⎯all members of Campus Compact⎯have nominated promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows. The Newman Civic Fellows […]

Alumni Participate in Exciting Travel Opportunities

March 19, 2015 | Alumni, Community Service, Student Feature

Three Guttman 2014 alumni are participating in exciting travel opportunities. Alfajo Jallow, currently a student at Fordham University, is participating in the Ubuntu Program in South Africa for the spring semester. As part of his study abroad experience, Alfajo is volunteering at the Soshanguve South Secondary School. ‪Part of his service learning includes visiting poor […]

Guttman Global Ambassadors Presentation Highlights Berlin Trip

February 13, 2015 | Academics, Community Service, Student Feature

  On February 5 the ten continuing students who traveled to Berlin December 6-15 as part of the Guttman Global Ambassadors (GGA) Program gave a presentation about their experiences. The College’s pilot international travel initiative was a successful collaboration with Gangway, a Berlin-based government organization that provides detached street work in at-risk neighborhoods, served as […]

New Mentorship Program to Support Female First-Year Students

February 5, 2015 | Academics, Career Development, Community Service

Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) held its inaugural kick-off celebration February 3. Tracy Daraviras, Associate Professor of English, and Victoria Romero, Student Success Advocate, are administering this new mentorship program. Open to all Guttman first-year female students, participants will engage in a series of monthly workshops, enrichment programs, and mentorship opportunities to […]

Guttman’s Department of Transportation Interns Honored

January 14, 2015 | Academics, Career Development, Community Service

On December 19, 2014, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) in collaboration with the City University of New York held its inaugural cohort completion ceremony at the CUNY Central office. Sixteen CUNY students were honored with trophies and certificates for excellence in the Sidewalk Inspection Management (SIM) internship at the DOT. The Office […]

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 […]

Guttman Student Youngest Member of Community Board No. 4

August 27, 2014 | Community Service, Student Feature

Continuing Guttman student Austin Ochoa, who joined Manhattan’s Community Board No. 4 in April 2014 as its youngest serving member, was recently interviewed by NY Press about his experiences. Read the article.

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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