Two Guttman Students Honored in 2015 Phi Theta Kappa Award Ceremony

March 12, 2015 | Academics, Awards, Events

On March 9 in Albany, New York, State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, SUNY Broome President Kevin Drumm, and City University of New York Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Frank Sanchez today joined Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society CEO Dr. Rod Risley to present the 2015 PTK All-New York Academic Awards […]

Congressman José E. Serrano Honors VP Mary E. Coleman at Black History Month Event

March 6, 2015 | Awards, President's Office

Congressman José E. Serrano and New York State Senator José M. Serrano hosted their annual celebration of Black (African-American) History Month in the Bronx on Tuesday February 24, 2015. In a ceremony at the Bronx Museum of the Arts that gathered local leaders and members of the community, Representative Serrano and State Senator Serrano celebrated […]

Students Attend 44th Annual State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus

March 2, 2015 | Student Event

Five Guttman Community College student leaders attended the 44th annual NY State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus (NYSABPRL) conference in Albany during the February 14 weekend: Alba Luz Gonzalez, Karen Alvarez, Adrian Escoto, Bianca Vigo, and Rosalie Chan. The students participated in many conference activities during their three days in Albany, including […]

Guttman Hosts CUNY Student Networking Reception

February 18, 2015 | Events, Student Government

On February 6, the Guttman Student Government Association (SGA) and the University Student Senate co-sponsored a Student Leaders Networking Reception for CUNY students. CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Frank Sanchez, and Senior Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Board Secretary Jay Hershenson were in attendance along with over 80 CUNY student leaders […]

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 […]

Capital New York Publishes Article on Guttman Model

February 11, 2015 | In the Media

Capital New York publishes Scaling up intimacy at CUNY: The Guttman Community College experiment, an article explaining the Guttman model and how it is scaling up.

Human Services Students Receive Incentive Award

February 9, 2015 | Academics, Advancement, Awards

(Left to Right) Philomina Mensah, Marcus Lowenhaupt, Brian Zhinin, and Christy Martinez were the recipients of the Human Services Incentive (HSI) Award along with Micah Fuertes and Ariela Sanabria (not pictured). Students were each provided a $500 award based on their application essays, academic achievement, and financial need. HSI is given to deserving continuing students […]

Jazz Concert Energizes College

February 5, 2015 | Academics, Events, Performing Arts

Jazz music energized the Info Commons on February 5 as the Zach Lapidus Trio performed pieces from jazz luminaries Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, and Miles Davis. Part of the Arts in New York City Fall II course, this was the first concert to be performed at the College. The performers included Zach Lapidus on keyboards, […]

New Mentorship Program to Support Female First-Year Students

February 5, 2015 | Academics, Career Development, Community Service

Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) held its inaugural kick-off celebration February 3. Tracy Daraviras, Associate Professor of English, and Victoria Romero, Student Success Advocate, are administering this new mentorship program. Open to all Guttman first-year female students, participants will engage in a series of monthly workshops, enrichment programs, and mentorship opportunities to […]

Students Study Effects of Photosynthesis in Biology Lab

January 23, 2015 | Academics, Research, Technology

Students in Instructor Derek Tesser’s Fall II Introduction Biology: Life in New York City course performed a fundamental photosynthesis experiment using an innovative approach during their January 22 lab session. They studied whether photosynthesis (the process by which organisms convert light from the sun into glucose sugar molecules for energy) was occurring by measuring the […]

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