Student Feature

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 […]

Guttman Student Wins CUNY’s 2014 Intramural Chess Championships

December 3, 2014 | Student Event, Student Feature

After an intense competition, Andres Lopez, a first-year student at Guttman Community College, took home the trophy at this year’s CUNY 2014 Intramural Chess Championships, held November 21 at Baruch College. “It feels great, “Lopez said, “and I don’t even remember how I learned to play.” Chess is among the twelve sports represented at the […]

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 […]

Get to Know Brian Intravaia: The Artist Behind the ‘Guttman Grizzly’

October 3, 2014 | Student Feature

Colleges and universities across America often have animal mascots to represent their schools. Earlier this year, the Student Government Association led our College’s effort to create a mascot, and after much collaboration, the Grizzly Bear was selected as the appropriate symbol for the College. In addition to being strong and beautiful mammals, grizzly bears are famously […]

Introducing Luca: Guttman’s Newest Member

August 29, 2014 | Academics, Student Feature

Luca the robot, a Lego device with its own computer, was built by first-year students Gulinoz Javodova and Alejandro Lopez and Information Technology Professor Parviz Kermani. Luca, a work in progress, is able to self-navigate on its own through a path directed by different colors. The device has a sensor to measure color and distance […]

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.

Guttman Students Attend Critical Race Studies in Education Association National Conference

July 31, 2014 | Academics, Student Feature

On May 27, 2014, eight members of the Guttman community traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, to participate in the Critical Race Studies in Education Association national conference at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Karla Fuller and Professor Katie Wilson, in collaboration with their students from House 1 City Seminar 2, presented a poster titled: “Coming to America: Teaching […]

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