Guttman Student Selected for the 2017 Innovate NYC Program

April 10, 2017 | Community Service, Experiential Learning

Melisa Castro, a Guttman Liberal Arts and Sciences major, has been selected for the 2017 Innovate NYC program. This landmark initiative, run by the DO School and supported by the Newman’s Own Foundation, is a collaboration among 11 New York City area universities. The program empowers students with skills for the 21st century economy through […]

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. […]

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 […]

Guttman Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow for 2015

March 26, 2015 | Awards, Community Service, President's Office, Student Feature

Morgan Allphin, a Human Services major, is among 201 community-engaged students that Campus Compact has honored as Newman Civic Fellows for 2015. From across the country, college and university presidents⎯all members of Campus Compact⎯have nominated promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows. The Newman Civic Fellows […]

Alumni Participate in Exciting Travel Opportunities

March 19, 2015 | Alumni, Community Service, Student Feature

Three Guttman 2014 alumni are participating in exciting travel opportunities. Alfajo Jallow, currently a student at Fordham University, is participating in the Ubuntu Program in South Africa for the spring semester. As part of his study abroad experience, Alfajo is volunteering at the Soshanguve South Secondary School. ‪Part of his service learning includes visiting poor […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Students Engage in Meaningful Community Service as Part of Community Days

November 10, 2014 | Academics, Community Service

Continuing the Community Days tradition of linking community-based service to what students are learning in the City Seminar course, Guttman first-year students once again “gave back” to New York City on October 28 and 29. In large groups of 45 or by volunteering individually, students engaged in a variety of activities, including repacking donated food […]

Guttman Student Youngest Member of Community Board No. 4

August 27, 2014 | Community Service, Student Feature

Continuing Guttman student Austin Ochoa, who joined Manhattan’s Community Board No. 4 in April 2014 as its youngest serving member, was recently interviewed by NY Press about his experiences. Read the article.