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 […]

Guttman’s Department of Transportation Interns Honored

January 14, 2015 | Academics, Career Development, Community Service

On December 19, 2014, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) in collaboration with the City University of New York held its inaugural cohort completion ceremony at the CUNY Central office. Sixteen CUNY students were honored with trophies and certificates for excellence in the Sidewalk Inspection Management (SIM) internship at the DOT. The Office […]

Guttman Holds Third Annual All-College Faculty-Staff Meeting

January 13, 2015 | Events, President's Office

On January 7 Guttman Community College held its third annual All-College Faculty-Staff meeting. Organized by Stuart Cochran, Dean of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness, the all-campus retreat provided members of the College community an opportunity to share stories and to discuss ideas and concerns. President Scott E. Evenbeck began the meeting with the State of […]

College Hosts Advisory and Research Council Meeting

December 18, 2014 | Academics, Research

Guttman Community College held its Advisory & Research Council Meeting on December 11, welcoming 9 “critical friends” to the campus. Members of the Council, who are leading figures in U.S. education, rotated through two concurrent presentations on key aspects of the College. They reviewed relevant data and challenges in each area, with Q&As, small group […]

Guttman Staff Member Receives IT Service Award

December 9, 2014 | Awards, Events, Technology

Michael Evangelou, an IT Assistant at Guttman Community College, was awarded the CUNY Excellence in Service Award at this year’s CUNY IT Conference on December 4. Michael was the driving force behind the College’s new computer rollout and imaging project in 2014 and managed the many computer moves and rollouts at the beginning of the […]

Visiting Author Discusses Food Sustainability and Urban Food Justice

December 9, 2014 | Academics

On December 3, author and illustrator Eric-Shabazz Larkin presented two workshops to first-year City Seminar I students from House Five. Reading from his latest book, A Moose Boosh, featuring whimsical poems about food sustainability and urban food justice, Larkin interspersed his multi-media presentation with sage advice about healthful eating and the correlation between high sugar […]

College Welcomes New VP for Administration and Finance

December 5, 2014 | External Affairs, President's Office

Mary E. Coleman has joined the Senior Staff at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College to serve as the Interim Vice President for Administration and Finance. She is a dedicated and long-serving CUNY administrator. Most recently, she served for 17 years as the Vice President for Finance and Administration at Bronx Community College. Before working […]

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 […]

City Seminar Guest Speaker Discusses New Housing Initiative for Recent College Graduates

December 2, 2014 | Academics

On November 21, Chris Bledsoe, a real estate developer and founding partner of Stage 3 Properties, spoke to all three City Seminar I House Four cohorts. His firm is creating a housing solution for recent college graduates by providing more affordable housing options for younger first-time urban renters as based on income. These new developments […]

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