Guttman Awarded $2.9M Grant to Advance Latinx and Underrepresented Students by Strengthening Financial Literacy, Transfer Performance & Career Preparation.
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Niesha Ziehmke and Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs Dr. Nicola Blake have been awarded a U.S. Department of Education Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Title V Grant for Project Adelante: Advancing Latinx and Underrepresented Students by Strengthening Financial Literacy, Transfer Performance & Career Preparation. The Project aims to offer Latino/a/x and underrepresented students a coordinated set of culturally responsive experiences designed to improve their financial literacy, preparation to transfer to a four-year institution, and preparation to enter a career, and in so doing boost their academic performance and degree completion, thereby advancing their economic security and mobility.
The Robin Hood Foundation, an early advocate for the College through its support of the Bridge Program and first-year experience, highlights Guttman’s innovative educational model in its Fall 2016 newsletter article: Ahead of the Curve. “With an innovative and nurturing curriculum, CUNY’s Guttman Community College is helping under-prepared NYC students get to graduation and beyond.” […]
Guttman Community College has recently been awarded a $214,172 EDUCAUSE iPASS (Integrated Planning & Advising for Student Success) grant in higher education. A total of 24 institutions from across the country were awarded grants. Created with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, the […]
Proskauer, a leading global law firm based in New York, recently gave Guttman Community College a $5,000 gift to support students. The proceeds are being used to provide students who request food and lunch money from the Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund $25 gift cards to the SUBWAY restaurant chain to purchase […]
(Left to Right) Philomina Mensah, Marcus Lowenhaupt, Brian Zhinin, and Christy Martinez were the recipients of the Human Services Incentive (HSI) Award along with Micah Fuertes and Ariela Sanabria (not pictured). Students were each provided a $500 award based on their application essays, academic achievement, and financial need. HSI is given to deserving continuing students […]
Continuing students Daniel Malvey and Raul Ramirez served as excellent ambassadors for Guttman Community College at a fundraiser for the New York’s Police Athletic League (PAL) on February 26, 2012. Accompanying Dr. Larian Angelo, Vice President for Administration and Finance, and Dr. Kathleen Sullivan Alioto, Consulting Vice President for Development, they met New York City […]
Guttman Community College is pleased to celebrate the appointment of Dr. Larian Angelo, Vice President of Administration and Finance, and to welcome distinguished staff members Dr. Kathleen Sullivan Alioto, Consulting Vice President of Development, and Dr. Joan M. Lucariello, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Since joining the Senior Staff in March 2012, […]
October 18, 2013 | Advancement
Guttman Community College officially kicks off its participation in the 2013 CUNY Campaign on October 24 in the Atrium from 12:00-2:00 p.m. The CUNY Campaign for Voluntary Charitable Giving is a long-standing CUNY tradition now in its 30th year and is the University’s annual charitable fundraising drive. It takes place throughout the City University of […]
Jamie P. Merisotis, President and CEO of Lumina Foundation, discussed Guttman Community College as a good example of change-oriented institutional leadership in his keynote address, Can We Win the Global Access Challenge?, at the Inaugural World Congress on Access to Postsecondary Education, October 7, Montreal, Canada. Read Jamie P. Merisotis’s full talk. Lumina Foundation is providing […]
(New York, NY): On Thursday, May 2, 2013, Verizon Wireless presented a $10,000 HopeLine® check to The New Community College at CUNY in recognition of the college’s participation in the HopeLine campaign during fall 2012. This national program turns no-longer used cell phones into support for domestic violence victims and survivors. As part of a student-led […]