Student Feature

Guttman Students Launch College’s First Campus Newspaper

October 31, 2013 | Academics, Student Feature

Since last year, a group of enthusiastic Guttman second-year students have worked alongside English Instructor, Chet Jordan, to design and launch the College’s first campus newspaper, “FastTimes N.Y.C”.  The goal of FastTimes N.Y.C is to provide a platform for all students — those who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism as well as […]

Guttman SGA President to Serve in University Student Senate

October 22, 2013 | Student Feature

On October 20 Guttman second-year student Alfajo Jallow was voted in as the Vice Chair for International Student Affairs for the University Student Senate (USS) of the City University of New York. Founded in 1972, USS is the official governance organization that represents the interests of all CUNY students. Chairpersons of the USS represent CUNY […]

Two Students Selected as New York Needs You Fellows

May 29, 2013 | Student Feature

First-year students Maria Lissete Estrada and Khalifa Ndiaye were accepted for the highly-selective New York Needs You (NYNY) Fellowship Program. The Fellows Program is an intensive mentoring and training program for first-generation college students to help them select, secure, and succeed in their careers. NYNY Fellows earn a $2,500 professional development grant, participate in two […]

Meet the Student Government Association

May 10, 2013 | Student Feature

Congratulations to the new members: Alfajo Jallow — President Angie Urena — Vice President Jessica Leung — Treasurer Reina Osorio — Secretary Senators: Samuel Van Der Swaag Daphne Oliveira Christopher Sanchez Hussein Nasrallah Student Representatives to the Faculty-Student Disciplinary Committee Sherine Smith Stephen Icaza Henesse Molina Sean Charles Jr. Tamika Marshall

Two Students to Receive Student Leadership Award

May 6, 2013 | Student Feature

(New York, NY): First-year students Gibsy Lino and Samuel van der Swaagh are each slated to receive a Student Leadership Award from the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Frank D. Sanchez at the Excellence in Leadership Award Ceremony. This award is given to students who have displayed outstanding leadership within their respective CUNY college […]

NCC Students Visit the New York City Council

March 5, 2013 | Student Feature

On Monday, March 4, members of the New Community College’s Ethnographies of Work II class visited City Hall for the New York City Council’s fiscal year 2014 budget hearings. Accompanied by Larian Angelo, NCC’s Vice President for Administration who helped organize the trip, 14 students toured the beautiful and historic corridors of City Hall. As […]

NCC Supports Ongoing Hurricane Relief Effort on MLK Day

January 23, 2013 | Student Feature

January 23, 2013 (New York, NY): On January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, first-year students Gibsy Lino and Alfajo Jallow volunteered eight hours to support the ongoing Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in the Rockaways as part of the college’s MLK Day of Service and in partnership with New York Cares. Despite […]

Eight NCC Students Selected for Mobilizer Academy’s Inaugural Class

January 17, 2013 | Student Feature

Thursday, January 17, 2013 (New York, NY): Eight students from The New Community College at CUNY have been selected to join an inaugural class of 20 students for’s Mobilizer Academy: Talia Arif, Jakeline Arteaga, Maria Lissete Estrada, Stephen Icaza, Alfajo Jallow, Cassandra Ortiz, Richard Persaud, and Angie Urena. Students were selected as part of […]

Student Finds Joy in Creating Art

November 7, 2012 | Student Feature

New York, NY: First-year student Alphajo Jallow started painting three years ago while still living in Gambia, West Africa, as “…a way to communicate my ideas in a beautiful, captivating way.” The self-taught artist continued painting after moving to New York, where he graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School.  A friend introduced him to Adarsh […]

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