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Career Development

Student Reflects on Value of EOW Course and Internship

March 17, 2017 | Academics, Career Development, Experiential Learning

First-year Guttman student Onasis Cirineo reflects on the importance of the Ethnographies of Work (EOW) course, his work with Guttman’s United Men of Color (U-MOC) program, and his internship at the New York City Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC) in a blog for NYC Workforce Weekly published March 15. For his fall EOW career paper […]

College Announces Career Pathways Programs with Chase Bank

November 17, 2016 | Career Development

Guttman Community College announces a partnership with Chase bank as part of the College’s first career pathways program. Students will begin working at Chase as part-time bank tellers while continuing their studies to earn a bachelor’s degree.  Students in any major may participate. After graduation, students may engage in further professional development and training at […]

Proskauer Rose LLP Visits Guttman Community College

May 12, 2016 | Career Development, External Affairs

Proskauer Rose LLP is committed to student success. In a time when colleges are documenting a rise in food insecurity on campuses, the firm showed its commitment to removing barriers to student success by investing time and resources in Guttman students. On May 12, 2016, senior VPs, Partners, lawyers, and staff, spent the afternoon serving […]

Guttman Partners with the DO School and the NYCEDC on Program to Solve Real-World Problems

December 21, 2015 | Awards, Career Development, Community Service, Experiential Learning, Student Feature

Guttman Community College, the DO School, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), and nine other New York City Universities have come together to launch Innovate NYC, a new landmark program in New York City’s higher education system that will enable students to learn-by-doing by co-creating social innovations in order to solve real-world community problems. […]

College Receives Workforce Development Grant from Capital One

December 8, 2015 | Career Development, Grants

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College has been awarded a $50,000 Workforce Development Grant from the Capital One Foundation. The Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement (OPCE) will use the grant to develop a workforce development initiative that will become a permanent focus area for the OPCE. In addition to receiving grant funds for workforce […]

Guttman Students Attend HACU Conference

October 21, 2015 | Career Development, Events

Guttman continuing students Howlatu Sowe and Shannon McGinn attended the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) conference October 10-12 in Miami, Florida, to participate in a leadership training track and explore career options. About HACU’s Student Track: HACU’s Student Track is a three-day career development and networking symposium designed to build the career skills […]

Women of GRIT Ends Successful First Year

June 30, 2015 | Career Development, Community Service, Experiential Learning

Women of GRIT, a new campus organization that provides academic, personal, professional, community and leadership development to young women at Guttman Community College, ended its first year with two successful events. First, on May 28, Women of GRIT Co-Coordinator and Associate Professor of English Tracy Daraviras and four students–Phebeana Ojomoses, Jessica Jimenez, Mame Cisse and […]

Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement Wins CSAC Award

April 8, 2015 | Awards, Career Development

On April 7 Guttman Community College, Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement (OPCE), won the CSAC (Career Services Association) Community College 3rd Place Award,Innovative Career Service Programs in CUNY for “Connect and Inspire: Using Experiential Learning as a Driver to Bridge Students to New York City.” The award was presented during the CSAC conference  at […]

Women of GRIT Panel Showcases Successful Professionals

March 12, 2015 | Career Development, Events

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Women of GRIT (Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent) held an empowerment panel on March 10. Four leading professionals, including Andrea Davis Shapiro, CUNY Associate Vice Chancellor for Corporate, Foundation and Major Gift Development, Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Comptroller’s Office, Dorcia Goodridge-Brathwaite, Executive Director, Office of […]

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 […]