Guttman held its second Winter Bridge program February 27 through March 3, welcoming 75 new students who will begin classes in Spring I. Classes were held daily from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm; students also participated in co-curricular activities, and conducted an interview at a non-profit organization on the Bridge theme of the American Dream. […]
It was challenging to utilize the three small offices on the fifth and sixth floors created for private conversations and meetings as no reservation mechanism was in place. Guttman CIO John Stroud came up with a creative solution: He recruited six IT students to develop and implement a new room reservation App for these small […]
Forest Fisher, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has co-authored the article Using Technology to Prompt Good Questions about Distributions in Statistics in Mathematics Teacher (March 2017, Vol. 110., Issue 7) published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
The third annual Transfer Panel was held January 12. Current students had a unique opportunity to hear firsthand from Guttman alumni what is involved in applying, transferring, and adjusting to life at a senior college. The six alumni panelists included: Ife Akinseye- University of Buffalo/SUNY (Nursing) Reshma Jaigobin- Queens College/CUNY (Sociology) Alejandro Lopez- Pace University […]
Karla Smith Fuller, Assistant Professor of Biology, has published an article in The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy about having students create digital storyboards using ePortfolio image galleries to help them visualize and better understand muscle contraction and related scientific concepts.
Guttman’s Inaugural Civility Week 2017 concluded on January 19 with an action-oriented workshop focused on the collective challenge of responding to the incivility of the recent presidential campaign. During this historic time in the nation, the Civility Task Force presented seven events over the course of the week designed to raise awareness about the functions […]
A Hechinger Report article from January 30 highlights Guttman’s innovative approach to providing developmental support within the curriculum rather than offering separate, non-credit-bearing remedial courses to enhance student success.
Guttman Community College observes Black History Month with an array of activities focusing on Black Excellence. Organized by the Black History Month Committee, led by Assistant Director of Peer Mentoring Andrew Bennett, activities will include social events, film screenings, performances, lectures and more. To greet the celebratory month, the college will host a kick-off event […]
On January 11, 2017, at the All-College Faculty-Staff Meeting, staff awards were presented for the first time to recognize outstanding service, dedication and commitment to the College community. President Awards: Elisa Hertz- Rising Leader Jason Cutrone- Community Service and Collaboration Elie Yoesoep- Community Service and Collaboration Janine Harris- Individual Development Melissa Arias- PROS Collaboration: Melissa […]
On January 11 Guttman faculty, staff, and administrators gathered for the semi-annual All-College Faculty-Staff Meeting. All-campus gatherings are now a College tradition; most institutions do not hold joint meetings with the administration and faculty. The community gathered to exchange ideas, deepen and understand better Guttman’s culture and practices, and identify possible areas for improvement. President […]
Alia R. Tyner-Mullings, Assistant Professor for Sociology, has co-authored The Sociology Student’s Guide to Writing, Second Edition (SAGE Publishing, 2017) with Angelique Harris, Marquette University. This brief, economical reference work gives practical advice about the writing tasks and issues that undergraduate students face in their first sociology courses. Along with more traditional topics, it incorporates […]
Mary Gatta, Associate Professor of Sociology, discussed how men still avoid taking jobs that traditionally have been viewed as female jobs on an NJTV News segment. ‘Pink collar’ work employs a majority of women and includes the 15 fastest-growing jobs.
Four Guttman students have been selected for the spring 2017 Caucus CUNY Scholars Program, a local internship program for students who are interested in the service of the New York State Legislature. The 2017 recipients are: Francesco Musio, Business Administration Emerald Sanjurjo, Liberal Arts and Sciences Ida Seck, Liberal Arts and Sciences Howlatu Sowe, Liberal Arts […]
Ryan Coughlan, Instructor of Sociology, is a contributor to the research report Remedying School Segregation: How New Jersey’s Morris School District Chose to Make Diversity Work published by The Century Foundation. The report looks at the successful school integration efforts in the Morris School District in northern New Jersey. The study was also featured in […]
On November 29, Jinzhong Niu, Assistant Professor of Information Technology, took IT students from his hardware, software, and programming classes to Grand Central Terminal. They visited what some consider to be the earliest computer in the world, 103 years old. The computer was built by Westinghouse and is preserved in the sub-basement of Grand Central […]
Karla Smith Fuller, Assistant Professor of Biology, is the 2016 recipient of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Two-Year College Biology Teaching Award for Excellence in Biology Education. Sponsored by NABT’s Two-Year College Section, this award recognizes a two-year college biology educator who employs new and creative techniques in his/her classroom teaching. The primary […]
On Saturday, November 5, Guttman students Brandon Ramirez, Leonardo Cedillo, Menahem Haike, and Deena Hossain attended the American Educational Studies Association Conference in Seattle, Washington, where they participated on a panel called “Teaching and Learning in the Community College: Lessons and Opportunities.” Students were accompanied by Professors Ryan Coughlan and Molly Makris. Professor Ryan Coughlan […]
Laura M. Gambino, Associate Dean for Assessment and Technology, has recently co-authored with Bret Eynon, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY, Professional Development for High-Impact Eportfolio Practice in Peer Review (Summer 2016, Vol. 18, No. 3; Association of American Colleges and Universities). The article discusses why a high-impact eportfolio initiative depends upon […]
Guttman Community Colleges celebrates CUNY Month with events for prospective and current students and friends of the College: Fall Fest 2016: Thanksgiving Lunch for Guttman Students, November 15, 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. In the spirit of giving back, the College will provide students with a Thanksgiving luncheon to celebrate the holidays. Group Information Session, November 15, […]
Guttman’s first-year course, Ethnographies of Work, is featured in CHANGE magazine (July/August 2016): Guttman Community College Puts “Work” at the Center of Learning: An Approach to Student Economic Mobility by Nancy Hoffman