Student Feature

Student Documents Community Life in Dominican Republic through Video and Photography

December 27, 2018 | Ethnographies of Work, Student Feature

Harry Montas, a 21-year old continuing student at Guttman, was in the Atrium proudly presenting his photos and video from a recent trip to the Dominican Republic. A closer look at the small exhibit showed schoolchildren featured in photos that were hung up on a fishing net. Harry, a photographer and filmmaker, went to the Dominican Republic with Guttman alumnus Hector Castillo to take photos and videos to build awareness of the poverty and poor learning conditions children in Las Barias, Bani deal with on a daily basis. Their goal is to raise money to provide transportation, uniforms, and better breakfasts for the kids in Las Barias.

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 Student Presents at National Conference

April 12, 2018 | Academics, Research, Student Feature

Gabrielle Blevins presented original research at the 2018 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research. The conference was held at University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, April 4-7. Gabrielle presented her research findings about “Antioxidant of the Green Tea,” focusing on the effect of brewing temperature on the available antioxidant. A […]

Guttman Student Leader Selected as Kaplan Scholar

August 17, 2017 | Academics, Awards, Scholarships, Student Feature, Student Government

Hector Castillo, a Guttman sophomore, has won the prestigious Kaplan Educational Foundation scholarship that helps high-potential associate-degree students complete their bachelor’s degrees. Hector is the first-ever Kaplan Scholar from Guttman Community Colleges since the program’s inception, and is part of a cohort of seven CUNY community college students chosen this year.  He is an active […]

Guttman Students Participate in Newest CUNY Arts Initiative Partnership

August 7, 2017 | Experiential Learning, Performing Arts, Student Feature

As part of the CUNY Arts Initiative, four Guttman Community College students are working with the New 42nd Street College Corps to gain exposure to the art world. They have paying jobs as theater ushers and receive one-on-one mentorship and counseling from the New 42nd Street staff. The College Corps is the most recent addition […]

IT Students Create Room Reservation System

March 6, 2017 | Student Feature, Technology

It was challenging to utilize the three small offices on the fifth and sixth floors created for private conversations and meetings as no reservation mechanism was in place. Guttman CIO John Stroud came up with a creative solution: He recruited six IT students to develop and implement a new room reservation App for these small […]

Guttman Students Selected for the 2017 Caucus CUNY Scholars Program

December 13, 2016 | Student Feature

Four Guttman students have been selected for the spring 2017 Caucus CUNY Scholars Program,  a local internship program for students who are interested in the service of the New York State Legislature. The 2017 recipients are: Francesco Musio, Business Administration Emerald Sanjurjo,  Liberal Arts and Sciences Ida Seck, Liberal Arts and Sciences Howlatu Sowe,  Liberal Arts […]

Two Guttman Students Build Drone to Support Scientific Research

July 14, 2016 | Academics, Student Feature, Technology

During the Spring I 2016 session, first-year Guttman students Miguel Almonte Hidalgo and Marcos Fermin Lopez were hired by Derek Tesser, Instructor in Biology, as work-study students to build a quadcopter (four propeller, multirotor copter) for environmental remote sensing research. This quadcopter will be used during the Spring II Global Guttman trip to the Itapoa […]

Women of GRIT Attend National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

June 8, 2016 | Experiential Learning, Student Feature

Huddled together at the New York Port Authority Bus Terminal at 5:20 am on June 2, 2016, were seven Guttman students as they prepared for the four-hour drive to the American Association of University Women (AAUW) NCCWSL conference at the University of Maryland, College Park. In these faces are the hopes and promises of a […]

SGA President Selected as a DREAMer Scholar

April 26, 2016 | Awards, Scholarships, Student Feature

Guadalupe Muller, Student Government President and urban studies major at Guttman, has been selected as a scholar for TheDream.US Scholarship. The Community College Graduate Scholarship, part of TheDream.US Scholarship, is available to community college students with demonstrated financial need who have earned their associate’s degrees and seek to complete their bachelor’s degrees. Guadalupe will be eligible […]