Community Service

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 […]

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, […]

Manhattan Community Board No. 4’s Newest—and Youngest– Member

May 13, 2014 | Community Service, Student Feature

On May 7, first-year student Austin Ochoa attended his first meeting of Manhattan’s Community Board No. 4 (representing the Chelsea and Clinton/Hell’s Kitchen’s neighborhoods) as one of its new members. He also happens to be the youngest person to serve on the community board in many years. His appointment began in early April and will […]

Spring Community Days Focuses on Immigration

May 2, 2014 | Academics, Community Service, Student Event

The spring 2014 Community Days focused on the topic of immigration. Linked to the City Seminar course, Community Days are becoming a Guttman tradition. Students learn from the rich community of New York City and apply what they have learned in the classroom and from service opportunities as a way to give back to New […]

Students Distribute Free Books as Part of World Book Night

April 29, 2014 | Community Service, Student Event

On April 23, 2014, a group of Guttman Community College students from House 4 participated in World Book Night U.S., an ambitious campaign across America to give free, specially-printed books to light or non-readers and for those lacking easy access to books. This was the second year Guttman participated in the World Book Night; Assistant […]

Guttman Student Gibsy Lino is Frank Newman Civic Fellow

March 31, 2014 | Awards, Community Service, Student Feature

Second-year Guttman Community College student Gibsy Lino received the 2014 Campus Compact Frank Newman Civic Fellows Award. The Newman Civic Fellows Award is named for Dr. Frank Newman, one of the founders of Campus Compact, who dedicated his life to creating opportunities for student civic learning and engagement. Campus Compact is a national coalition of […]

Guttman Students Participate in 2014 New York State Model Senate Session Project

March 28, 2014 | Community Service, External Affairs, Student Feature

Guttman second-year students Jessamine del Rosario, Tannya Luna, Juan Pulla served in the CUNY New York State Model Senate Project in Albany March 22 and 23. This annual event is organized by the New York State Assembly & Senate Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force and is part of the annual Somos el Futuro (We are the […]

College Holds Successful Canned Food Drive

November 25, 2013 | Community Service, Events, Student Feature

Guttman Community College held its second annual canned food drive October 21-November 22. Under the leadership of second-year students Adelfa Peralta, Marc Codera and Alysha Pryce, and with support from Professors Nicola Blake and Nicole Saint-Louis, over 300 food items were collected including canned goods, boxes of cereal and other non-perishable food items, to benefit […]

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