Student Government



From Gambia to Guttman with Gumption

July 27, 2021 | Academics, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Student Achievement, Student Engagement, Student Feature, Student Government, Student Spotlight

Bashir Juwara exudes positivity. Digital and in-person encounters with the 2021-2022 Guttman Community College Student Government Association (SGA) President leave a person at ease – he radiates calm and confidence. In his four years in America, Mr. Juwara has manifested his gumption to succeed by seeking out and embracing the opportunities he’s encountered on his journey. He has big plans for the future, and wants to spread motivation and make a positive change at Guttman and beyond.

Guttman Community College – Spring ’21 Classes Online

October 21, 2020 | Academics, Student Government

Dear Guttman Students,

I hope this email finds you well and that you are making excellent progress during your fall semester.

I write to announce that for the Spring semester (March 6-August 9), all courses at Guttman Community College will continue to be conducted via distance education format. This means that all courses will be asynchronous and take place online. The College made this decision to ensure the wellbeing of our campus community.

Cesarina Checo Is Helping Change the System

November 26, 2019 | Liberal Arts and Sciences, Student Government, Student Spotlight

Cesarino Checo really enjoys helping others, and her experience at Guttman helped her make that realization. She is a second-year Liberal Arts & Sciences – Social Sciences and Humanities track student, and a Student Government Association Senator. Cesarina humbly admits that she holds a 3.9 GPA. During her first year at Guttman, she made her college experience all about academics, but a service-learning requirement in a philosophy class taught by Professor Claire King changed her perspective and made her see that being involved in other ways can affect positive change on a larger scale.

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 […]

New SGA Board Takes Oath of Office

June 21, 2016 | Student Government

Guttman’s Student Government Association’s Passing of the Torch Ceremony was held June 20 as a formal transition from the current 2015-2016 SGA board to the newly-elected 2016-2017 board. Over 130 students voted in the May election. Nate Mickelson, Assistant Professor of English, led the formal oath of office for the incoming SGA board members, who […]

Guttman Student Participates in 2016 CUNY NYS Model Senate Project

March 24, 2016 | Student Feature, Student Government

On March 19, Enya Lorimer, a Liberal Arts and Sciences major, represented Guttman at the 2016 CUNY New York State Model Senate Project. Students debated the issue of paid family care leave. The Model Senate Session, now in its 20th year, is designed to provide CUNY SOMOS student participants a unique opportunity to develop leadership […]

Guttman Student and Advisor Honored by University Student Senate

November 18, 2015 | Awards, Student Feature, Student Government

At the CUNY University Student Senate (USS) awards dinner held at John Jay College of Criminal Justice on October 29, continuing student Adrian Escoto was given an award in recognition of Excellent Leadership and Service to the University. Additionally, Manny Lopez, Guttman Associate Director of Leadership and Success, was presented with the outstanding service award […]

College Hosts 3rd Annual SGA-USS Networking Mixer

September 18, 2015 | Student Government

On September 10 Guttman hosted the third annual SGA-USS (Student Government Association- University Student Senate) Welcome Back and Networking Mixer for over 70 student leaders from 11 CUNY colleges for the fall semester. This event was a networking opportunity for student leaders to connect with one another and with leaders from CUNY and the City, […]

Guttman Hosts CUNY Student Networking Reception

February 18, 2015 | Events, Student Government

On February 6, the Guttman Student Government Association (SGA) and the University Student Senate co-sponsored a Student Leaders Networking Reception for CUNY students. CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Frank Sanchez, and Senior Vice Chancellor for University Relations and Board Secretary Jay Hershenson were in attendance along with over 80 CUNY student leaders […]

Student Government Association Launches Newsletter for Students

November 11, 2014 | Student Feature, Student Government

On November 2 the Guttman Student Government Association published the inaugural issue of The Blue Sheet, a bi-weekly newsletter created, designed, and issued by students, for students. The Blue Sheet features a calendar of important dates and other important information students need to know about what’s happening on campus. The Blue Sheet will help students […]