Awards

Guttman Community College Student Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

March 8, 2019 | Awards, Scholarships, Student Engagement

Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 262 students who will make up the organization’s 2019-2020 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Guttman student Gugeeta Cheetram.

Guttman Professor Selected as ELEVATE Fellow

February 22, 2019 | Academics, Awards

Vivian Lim, Guttman Assistant Professor of Mathematics, was selected to join the fifth cohort of ELEVATE fellows. The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) will be hosting the fifth annual early career faculty training program, ELEVATE (Enriching Learning, Enhancing Visibility & Training Educators), in Philadelphia, PA, May 29-May 31, 2019. ELEVATE is a three-day […]

2018 Faculty and Staff Awards Presented

February 5, 2019 | Awards, Campus Events

On January 30, 2019, the third annual awards were presented to faculty and staff in recognition of their outstanding service, commitment and dedication to the College during the All-College Faculty-Staff Meeting. Awardees were nominated by their colleagues.

Guttman Professor Wins Grand Challenge

January 14, 2019 | Awards, Faculty, Research

Dr. Dara Pir, Assistant Professor of Information Technology, achieved the 20th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI) 2018’s Top Performance in Eating Analysis and Tracking (EAT) Grand Challenge, Food Type Sub-Challenge. Dr. Pir was awarded with the Food Type Sub-Challenge Prize. His work is described in the ICMI 2018 Proceedings paper entitled “Functional-Based Acoustic Group Feature Selection for Automatic Recognition of Eating Condition.”

Guttman Student Selected as Caucus CUNY Scholar

January 10, 2019 | Awards, Experiential Learning, Scholarships

Guttman student Farah Reynoso, Human Services major, was selected to join the Caucus CUNY Scholars Program through the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs. As a New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus Scholar, she will receive an award of $2,000 and represent Guttman at the 48th Annual Legislative Conference, which convenes February 15-17, 2019 in Albany, New York. Farah will be assigned as an intern to a district office based on her residence, policy interests, and skill sets. Once assigned, she will perform substantive tasks such as constituent case management and legislative research and assistance.

Guttman Professor Part of $550,000 Mellon Foundation Grant to Study Transfer

December 18, 2018 | Awards, Faculty, Grants, Research

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Robin Hood Honors Guttman and Its Alumnus Bobby Ashley with 2018 Heroes Award

December 5, 2018 | Alumni, Awards, Grants, Student Feature

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, part of The City University of New York, was honored at Robin Hood’s 29th annual Heroes Breakfast on December 4 along with two other organizations—Good Call and NEW (Non-traditional Employment for Women)—as exemplars of Robin Hood’s work to combat poverty.  Robin Hood selected Guttman alumnus Bobby Ashley as the face of Guttman for this award.

Guttman Ranked No. 2 Community College in WalletHub Study

August 29, 2018 | Awards, In the Media

WalletHub, a personal finance website, ranked Guttman Community College the No. 2 best community college in the U.S. in 2018 based on factors for cost and financing (for which the College was ranked No. 1), education outcomes, and career outcomes. To determine where students can receive the best education at the lowest price, WalletHub compared […]

Guttman Ranked No.1 Community College in New York State

August 8, 2018 | Awards, In the Media

Guttman Community College has been ranked the Best Community College in New York State by BestColleges.com. With ranking based on academic quality and affordability, Guttman led other institutions with a high score of 94.4 out of 100. The runners up, Nassau Community College and Columbia-Greene Community College obtained scores of 78.25 and 69.56, respectively. The […]

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Induction Ceremony Celebrates Student Achievement

July 26, 2018 | Academics, Awards, Student Event

PTK honor society inductees 2017-2018. On July 24, 35 Guttman students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, at special ceremony for Guttman’s Beta Phi Gamma chapter. Career Strategist Janine Agarwal, who serves as the PTK advisor, organized the event. PTK recognizes and encourages scholarship among community college students. […]