Community Service

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 […]

Community Days Focus on Climate Change and Public Service

October 30, 2013 | Academics, Community Service

The fall semester’s Community Days focused on climate change as a central theme. On October 22, six concurrent workshops provided students opportunities to participate in interactive sessions and to meet experts and advocates to learn about a broad range of topics, including transportation options, recycling and the science behind climate change. Tara DePorte, Founder and […]

The Democracy Commitment (TDC) Recognizes Two Guttman Initiatives

October 9, 2013 | Academics, Community Service, In the Media

Guttman Community College recently received recognition from The Democracy Commitment (TDC), a national initiative providing a platform for the development and expansion of community college programs, projects and curricula to engage students in civic learning and democratic practice across the country. Two Guttman Community programs were featured: Trending News Update, a forum for Guttman students […]

Verizon Wireless Provides College with $10,000 Grant Award

May 3, 2013 | Advancement, Community Service

(New York, NY): On Thursday, May 2, 2013, Verizon Wireless presented a $10,000 HopeLine® check to The New Community College at CUNY in recognition of the college’s participation in the HopeLine campaign during fall 2012. This national program turns no-longer used cell phones into support for domestic violence victims and survivors. As part of a student-led […]

NCC Students Distribute Books in the Rockaways for World Book Night U.S.

April 24, 2013 | Community Service

On April 23, 2013, a group of New Community College at CUNY’s first-year students participated in World Book Night U.S., an ambitious campaign to give free, specially-printed books to light or non-readers across America. NCC student volunteers promoted reading by handing out free copies of four different books in the late afternoon at the Rockaway […]

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