Student Feature

Five Guttman Students Receive Transfer Scholarship Awards for 2014

June 19, 2014 | Academics, Awards, Student Feature

Guttman students Rosellie Minier, Daphney Oliveira, Kristine Anne Perez, Gabriela Rosario and Shomari Townsend are the recipients of the Guttman Transfer Scholarship, scheduled to be awarded for the first time this fall. All five have been accepted as transfer students into CUNY senior colleges including, Lehman, City, Hunter and Brooklyn College. More than half of […]

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, […]

Showcase Highlights Student Work from City Seminar: Studio

June 10, 2014 | Academics, Student Feature

On June 4 the College held its second Studio Showcase to feature the work from first-year students and to celebrate student academic achievement. Part of the City Seminar course, Studio is a creative learning environment designed for students to practice, reflect and develop the skills essential to engaging in the craft of successful academic study. […]

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, […]

Guttman Students Discuss Immigration with City Councilman Daniel Garodnick during Citizenship NOW! Call-In

May 21, 2014 | Student Feature

From April 28-May 2 Guttman Community College hosted the 12th annual Citizenship NOW! hotline, co-sponsored by the New York Daily News and the City University of New York (CUNY) to provide free and confidential citizenship and immigration information to thousands of callers. Many prominent New York State and city officials visited the college during the […]

Guttman Student Interviews Senator Liz Krueger during Citizenship NOW! Call-In

May 20, 2014 | Events, Student Feature

From April 28-May 2 Guttman Community College hosted the 12th annual Citizenship NOW! hotline, co-sponsored by the New York Daily News and the City University of New York (CUNY) to provide free and confidential citizenship and immigration information to thousands of callers. Many prominent New York State and city officials visited the college during the […]

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 […]

Austin Ochoa is Newest West Side Community Board Member

April 10, 2014 | In the Media, Student Feature

DNAinfo features 19-year-old Guttman first-year student Austin Ochoa, who was recently appointed to Community Board 4 by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s office. He will be among the youngest members in the Board’s history. Read more…

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 […]

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