This year’s Salute to Graduates virtual ceremony honoring the Guttman Community College Class of 2021 will feature two distinguished guest speakers. Mr. Michael Lawrence Collins, vice president at JFF, and Mr. Joshua “J1” Raiford, Director of Hip Hop at Pandora and Program Director at SXM Pandora, will deliver their messages to graduating students during the June 17th ceremony, broadcast on YouTube at 2:00 pm.
Guttman SPARK (Students Promoting Attitudes of Kindness and Respect) Club had a flurry of activities this semester that held true to its purpose and objectives. The SPARK Club aims to give all Guttman students an opportunity to enhance campus climate and to engage in positive behaviors that promote a sense of community and belonging.
The Office of Student Conduct completed its annual Civility Campaign on October 31, 2019, with a total of 75 participants. The campaign theme, Conflict Resolution, focused on strategies participants could use to diffuse conflict. There were several activities that facilitated engagement, including a conflict resolution wheel, a social media campaign designed to bring awareness about strategies, and workshops on how to resolve conflict at school and work.
April 3, 2019 | Campus Events
On April 2, Guttman held its kick-off ceremony for Disability Awareness Month. This year’s theme is DiverseABILITY.
On Wednesday, March 13th, Guttman Community College hosted “Leadership, Peace & Self-Love,” a panel discussion in honor of Women’s History Month. The panelists, three female Latina entrepreneurs, discussed their career journeys, the importance of networking, and shared tips on self-care with the captive audience.
On February 14, Guttman Community College hosted Diversidad del Chocó: Music, Culture and Biodiversity from the Colombian Pacific Coast, a campus event bringing together musicians, scientists and students to raise awareness of the Itapoa Project’s conservation efforts in the wonderfully biodiverse Chocó Region of Colombia and Ecuador.
On January 30, 2019, the third annual awards were presented to faculty and staff in recognition of their outstanding service, commitment and dedication to the College during the All-College Faculty-Staff Meeting. Awardees were nominated by their colleagues.
February 5, 2019 | Campus Events
On January 30, Guttman Community College faculty and staff gathered for the annual All-College Meeting. Continuing the College’s efforts to be an equitable and inclusive environment and developing as a Hispanic-Serving Institution were the key themes of this year’s gathering.
The Office of Partnerships and Community Engagement (OPCE) and the Advising team are hosting a Career Exploration Challenge (CEC). This collaborative program will assist students with major selection and career exploration. Students will participate in a series of workshops, lunches with a professional, and site visit tours. The workshops will allow students to explore different resources as part of their career exploration process.
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.