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.
On June 7, Jose Hernandez Lozano, Human Services major, gave a presentation about his spring semester independent study project, Chicanos: Forgotten in NYC.
On May 20, the Human Services program held its fifth annual Fieldwork Recognition Ceremony in partnership with the Guttman Offices of AccessABILITY and Partnerships and Community Engagement. The event celebrated the 42 Human Services interns who successfully completed their required 250 hours of fieldwork placement during the 2018-2019 academic year, their supervisors, and the program’s […]
The Guttman Community College Undergraduate Scholars Oral Histories Collection officially launched on March 5 with a reception honoring four Guttman first-year students who conducted oral history interviews in Adjunct Professor Samuel Roger Finesurrey’s City Seminar course: Stephanie Brown, Virginia Fuentes, Jay Mercado, and Dawney Wilson. The digital exhibit is part of an Oral History […]
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.
On January 10, Guttman held its fifth Annual Alumni Transfer Panel discussion in the Atrium. The event featured two panel sessions with a networking hour in between. Guttman graduates Haley Balouch (Marymount), Dominick Hull (Brooklyn), Faatou Jobe (Stony Brook), Tasha McCalla (City College), Migulissa Martinez (USC), Phebe Ojomoses (Syracuse), Sabrina Ramsahai (John Jay), and Joseph […]
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 […]
Guttman’s Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) is growing! The New Member Orientation held this fall welcomed the newest recruits with introductions and activities. First, the students met the leadership – Co-Founders Dr. Tracy Daraviras and Ms. Victoria Romero, Co-Coordinator Ms. Patricia Jean, and Executive Committee member Dean Nicola Blake – and received […]
PTK honor society inductees 2017-2018. On July 24, 35 Guttman students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, at special ceremony for Guttman’s Beta Phi Gamma chapter. Career Strategist Janine Agarwal, who serves as the PTK advisor, organized the event. PTK recognizes and encourages scholarship among community college students. […]
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.