Student Engagement

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’s Women of GRIT Holds 4th Annual Meet and Greet Event with Mentors

February 26, 2019 | Career Development, Student Engagement

At the 4th Annual Meet and Greet Event with Mentors, the accomplished and dedicated mentors of Guttman’s Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) were formally introduced to their student mentees for the first time.

Memorial Meals Create Healing Space for Sharing about Loss and Bereavement

February 15, 2019 | Student Engagement, Student Event

In the spirit of building community as a means of supporting human well-being, Guttman recently held the first of its Memorial Meals. This gathering provided our students, Wellness Office professionals, and interested faculty and staff the space to “break bread” together and share remembrances of deceased family members and friends in a comfortable and safe setting.

Guttman’s Women of GRIT and UMOC Enjoy an Evening of Dinner and Dialogue with Epiphany Blue

January 15, 2019 | Campus Events, Student Engagement

Conversation among colleagues and friends naturally complemented the delicious meal served at the Dinner and Dialogue event held by the Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) and the United Men of Color (UMOC) in December 2018. Students involved in either organization were in attendance for an educational and entertaining dining experience curated by Epiphany Blue.

The 2018-2019 Women of GRIT Meet their Mentors

December 27, 2018 | Career Development, Events, Student Engagement, Student Event

The Meet & Greet with Mentors event was full of firsts: the first meeting between Guttman’s Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) and their new professional mentors; the first step by the mentors and mentees into their respective roles; and the official kick-off to the 2018-2019 Women of GRIT mentorship cycle. The mentors […]

College Ceremony Celebrates Student Achievement

May 15, 2018 | Academics, Awards, Campus Events, Student Engagement, Student Event

On May, 10, 2018, Guttman Community College held the 2018 Student Awards & Recognition Ceremony to honor student academic and campus achievement. Nestor I. Melendez, Director of Student Leadership and Campus Life, served as Master of Ceremonies. Please review the complete list of student award and recognition recipients. Please visit the ceremony’s photo album.

#MeToo @ Guttman – A Sexual Assault Awareness Event

May 8, 2018 | Student Engagement, Student Event

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Office of Student Conduct at Guttman Community College in collaboration with Jeenie Yoon of NYC Alliance and the Guttman Women’s Resource Center presented the documentary play “A Bad Night” on April 19, 2018. The event, titled #MeToo @Guttman, recognized the empowering effect of the National #MeToo Movement. […]

Stamping Out Despair: Guttman Students Find Meaning in Service Learning Activity

April 26, 2018 | Community Days, Community Service, Student Engagement

  Imagine being held in immigrant detention and having no way to communicate with anyone outside of the detention facility? On April 24, 150 students led by Rebecca Walker, Professor of Mathematics, and April Burns, Assistant Professor of Psychology, partnered with First Friends of New Jersey and New York to create and assemble 400 writing […]

College Celebrates AccessABILITY Month

April 11, 2018 | Awards, Campus Events, Student Engagement, Student Event

April is officially AccessABILITY Awareness Month throughout CUNY. To celebrate its commitment to supporting students, faculty, and staff with disabilities, Guttman’s Office of AccessABILITY has planned a series of events in the spirit of embracing disability as diversity, bringing awareness to the experiences of people with disabilities, and inspiring advocacy and equitable practices so all […]

College Holds First Peer-to-Peer Conference for Students

February 14, 2018 | Peer Mentoring, Student Engagement, Student Event

Guttman’s first annual Peer-to-Peer Leadership Conference was held February 14. The conference focused on developing students’ leadership abilities and related skills. Attendees also learned more about what being a Peer Mentor entails, and how the skills and experience gained from this work can enhance their professional development. The conference opened with greetings from Daniel Ambrose, […]