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Student Feature

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 […]

Guttman Students Present Their Research at National Conference

April 12, 2016 | Academics, Research, Student Feature

Guttman continuing students Regis Esteves, Lawrencia Cobbinah, and Jasline Deleon presented their research findings at the 30th annual NCUR (National Conference on Undergraduate Research) conference April 7-9 at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. The conference was sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research; Guttman is an institutional member. Regis Esteves and Lawrencia Cobbinah’s […]

Guttman Contingent Participates in Student Policy Summit

April 5, 2016 | Academics, Student Feature

On April 2 and 3, Sebastien Buttet, Associate Professor of Business Administration, and Student Success Advocates Marlene Leo and Nelson Castro accompanied 18 students from the Economics of Social Issues course to attend A Ticket to the Middle Class: A Student Public Policy Summit on Higher Education. This two-day event was coordinated by Keene State […]

Guttman Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow for 2016

March 31, 2016 | Awards, Student Feature

Cecilia Mendez, a first-year generation student majoring in Urban Studies, has been selected as a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow for her demonstrated commitment to public leadership and her community. Student leaders across the country like Cecilia are nominated for using their college experiences to better understand themselves, the root causes of social issues, and effective […]