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Guttman Student Selected as 2019 America Needs You Fellow

July 2, 2019 | Academics, Awards, Fellowships, Information Technology, Student Feature

First-year student Britney Puma has been selected as a 2019 America Needs You Fellow. The America Needs You (ANY) Fellows Program is a highly competitive, intensive, two-year program for high-achieving, low-income, first-generation college students. The program has four components: Intensive Career Development, One-on-One Mentorship, Robust Networks, and Holistic Support.

Student Documents Chicano Community through Interviews and Photos

June 11, 2019 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Human Services, Student Event, Student Feature

On June 7, Jose Hernandez Lozano, Human Services major, gave a presentation about his spring semester independent study project, Chicanos: Forgotten in NYC.

Guttman Student Selected as 2019 Pulitzer Center Student Reporting Fellow

May 29, 2019 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Fellowship, Global Guttman, Student Feature, Urban Studies

Ayanna Dickinson, a Guttman Urban Studies major, was selected to join the 2019 cohort of the Pulitzer Center student fellows. Ayanna will travel to Ecuador in July with Global Guttman and will report on the conservation efforts in the Chocoan Rainforest.

Inaugural Amadou Diallo Memorial Scholarship Awarded

May 8, 2019 | Academics, Awards, Information Technology, Scholarships, Student Feature

On May 2, Guttman Information Technology students Jacqueline Areas, Kouadio Serge Kouame, and Britney Puma were awarded the inaugural Amadou Diallo Memorial Scholarship, each receiving a $500 award. Established by Mrs. Kadi Diallo and the Amadou Diallo Foundation, this scholarship is named in honor of Amadou Diallo, who came to the United States in 1996 […]

Guttman Community College Student Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

March 8, 2019 | Awards, Fellowships, Human Services, Scholarships, Student Engagement, Student Feature

Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 262 students who will make up the organization’s 2019-2020 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including Guttman student Gugeeta Cheetram.

Guttman Community College Students visit Infor

February 6, 2019 | Career Development, Experiential Learning, Information Technology, Student Feature

Guttman students taking Introduction to Management Information System were given a tour of the development lab (nicknamed “The Garage”) at Infor. Infor is the largest privately held technology company in the world. Some of their clients include the Brooklyn Nets, McDonald’s and the MTA.

Guttman Student Selected as Caucus CUNY Scholar

January 10, 2019 | Academics, Awards, Experiential Learning, Human Services, Scholarships, Student Feature

Guttman student Farah Reynoso, Human Services major, was selected to join the Caucus CUNY Scholars Program through the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs. As a New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus Scholar, she will receive an award of $2,000 and represent Guttman at the 48th Annual Legislative Conference, which convenes February 15-17, 2019 in Albany, New York. Farah will be assigned as an intern to a district office based on her residence, policy interests, and skill sets. Once assigned, she will perform substantive tasks such as constituent case management and legislative research and assistance.

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 Students Participate in Fed Challenge

October 26, 2018 | Academics, Business Administration, Experiential Learning, Student Feature

On October 23, 2018, four students from Professor Sebastien Buttet’s ECON 201 Macroeconomics class participated in the College Fed Challenge, a competition organized by the Federal Reserve Bank that aims to bring real-world economic analysis into the classroom. As part of the Challenge, students presented a case analysis of macroeconomic indicators for the U.S. economy, […]