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Guttman Community College Foundation President Receives Dissertation Award

October 19, 2016 | President's Office, Research

Dr. Lisette Nieves, President of the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College Foundation, Inc., has won the Dissertation of the Year award from the National Council on Student Development (NCSD). The award recognizes an individual whose doctoral dissertation makes a substantial contribution to the literature and/or practice of community college student development. Dr. Nieves’s dissertation, […]

New Case Study Focuses on Guttman’s Model

February 4, 2016 | President's Office, Publication, Research

In Student Success by Design: CUNY’s Guttman Community College, the latest Ithaka S+R case study, authors Jessie Brown and Martin Kurzweil discuss how Guttman was designed to incorporate research-based practices for helping first-generation and low-income students at community colleges succeed, and how the institution has progressed in its early years. Read the Ithaka case study.

College Welcomes First Director of Government and External Relations

February 2, 2016 | President's Office

Lavita McMath Turner joins the College as its first Director of Government and External Relations. Lavita brings over 20 years experience in government relations and politics including nine years as the Director of Government Relations at Kingsborough Community College as its first Director of Government Relations. She worked to strengthen Kingsborough’s relationships with all levels […]

College Welcomes New Assistant VP for Financial and Business Services and Finance Budget Director

January 7, 2016 | President's Office

Donovan Thompson joins the College as Assistant Vice President for Financial and Business Services. Mr. Thompson brings with him over 27 years of CUNY experience in various areas of financial operations, accounting and accounts payable, budget, purchasing, payroll, auditing and internal controls. In his former position as the Executive Director for Financial and Business Services […]

President Evenbeck to Participate in New York State Climate Change Initiative

December 2, 2015 | President's Office

Guttman President Scott E. Evenbeck has joined the New York Presidents for Climate Action (NYPCA), a coalition of public and independent college and university presidents who are committed to collective action to solve challenges and problems stemming from climate change and from changing demographic and financial circumstances, among other risk factors. To confront climate and […]

Meet Guttman’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2015

June 2, 2015 | Academics, President's Office

Guttman Community College is proud to announce its Valedictorian, Rochelle Robin, and Salutatorian, Stephanie Gaviria, of the graduating class of 2015. Both students embody perseverance, dedication, and a strong desire to succeed and both will continue their studies at four-year colleges in the fall Coming from a single parent family home that values education, Rochelle […]

College Gathers for Spring All-College Retreat

May 8, 2015 | Events, President's Office

On May 7 during Common Hour the College held its spring All-College Meeting for faculty and staff featuring two panels. President Scott E. Evenbeck gave introductory remarks and a brief update about the College. The first panel included one co-chair from each of the seven Middle States Working Groups, who briefly discussed the focus of […]

President Evenbeck Participates on Panel to Discuss Improving Community College Completion Rates

April 15, 2015 | Events, President's Office, Publication

On April 7 President Scott E. Evenbeck participated on a panel to address ways to improve community college completion rates. This event was sponsored by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Columbia’s Teachers College to mark the publication of Redesigning America’s Community Colleges: A Clearer Plan to Student Success written by Thomas Bailey, Shanna […]

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 […]

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 […]