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Incoming Students Begin the 2016 Summer Bridge Program

August 23, 2016 | Guttman Community College

On August 22, approximately 431 new students began the required 10-day 2016 Summer Bridge Program at Guttman Community College. The program, ending September 2, prepares incoming students for their transition to their first year at Guttman. During Summer Bridge, students learn what is expected of them academically and explore their strengths and challenges as learners. […]

Guttman Ranked No. 1 Among New York State Community Colleges

August 22, 2016 | Guttman Community College, a nationally recognized publisher of college resources and rankings, has released the 2016-2017 edition of Best Community Colleges in New York. 121 community colleges in New York were evaluated and ranked based on four publicly available data points dealing with accreditation, affordability, academic quality, and student satisfaction, the highest possible ranking score being 100. […]

Professor Publishes New Article on the Importance of Statistics in Education

August 12, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Marla A. Sole, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has been published in the August 2016 issue of Mathematics Teacher by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCMT). In “Statistical literacy: Data tell a story”, Dr. Sole discusses the importance of statistics in education and how it is closely related to important decision making, and data and the interpretation of descriptive […]

Two Guttman Students Build Drone to Support Scientific Research

July 14, 2016 | Guttman Community College

During the Spring I 2016 session, first-year Guttman students Miguel Almonte Hidalgo and Marcos Fermin Lopez were hired by Derek Tesser, Instructor in Biology, as work-study students to build a quadcopter (four propeller, multirotor copter) for environmental remote sensing research. This quadcopter will be used during the Spring II Global Guttman trip to the Itapoa […]

Guttman’s Women’s History Month: A Celebration and Reflection on Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement

July 11, 2016 | Guttman Community College

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards collaborated with the Women’s Resource Center, United Men of Color (UMOC)—a CUNY Black Male Initiative affiliate, Guttman’s Women against Violence (GWAV) and Guttman’s Men against Violence (GMAV) to present two major events in March 2016. These events served the dual purpose of continuing thought-provoking conversations raised in […]

College Celebrates Third Commencement

June 30, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, The City University of New York’s first new community college in more than 40 years, celebrated its third commencement on June 23. The commencement ceremony was held on Thursday, June 23, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, New York, N.Y. […]

Guttman Faculty Member Named An Outstanding Educator of the Year

June 29, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Nate Mickelson, Assistant Professor in English, was one of five local professors honored as Outstanding Educator of the Year for 2016 by Education Update. Dr. Mickelson, a Faculty Fellow for Excellence in Teaching at Guttman (2014-2015), has served as the co-director of the College’s Summer Bridge program since August 2012. He has also taken the […]

Professor Co-Authors Article

June 28, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Marcus D. Allen, Associate Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies, has recently co-authored with Sherri L. Wallace, University of Louisville, Affirmative Action Debates in American Government Introductory Textbooks (Journal of Black Studies, May 23, 2016, doi: 10.1177/0021934716649645). In this study, Professors Allen and Wallace examine affirmative action policy in American government introductory textbooks published […]

Global Guttman: Participants Share Their Experience in Alaska and Nicaragua

June 28, 2016 | Guttman Community College

On June 10, Global Guttman participants who visited Alaska and Nicaragua during their spring break, shared their experience with the Guttman Community. The two groups took off for Alaska and Nicaragua on April 21 and are now ambassadors of the program, encouraging their classmates to apply for future programs. Alaska: Professors Lori Ungemah and Katie […]

Institute Focuses on Intentional Assignment Design for Student Success

June 28, 2016 | Guttman Community College

In its most recent article on results-driven student success at The City University of New York (CUNY), The New York Times cited Stella and Charles Guttman Community College as an institution at the forefront of innovative models shifting the landscape of community college education delivery. The College’s unprecedented 49% three-year graduation rate for its inaugural […]

College Featured in New York Times Article

June 23, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College is featured in The New York Times article (June 22): Revamping Community Colleges to Improve Graduation Rates.

New SGA Board Takes Oath of Office

June 21, 2016 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

AAC&U President to Receive President’s Medal at 2016 Commencement

June 20, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Carol Geary Schneider, President of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), will be the recipient of the President’s Medal at Guttman Community College’s 2016 commencement on June 23. The President’s Medal honors those whose work or generosity has supported the College in an extraordinary way.  “Carol has been a good friend to the […]

Building Internships for 21st Century Work Experiences

June 17, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Since 2011, long before the College opened, President Scott Evenbeck has made providing internships a core long term goal to ensure students have contextualized work experiences that build on the learning outcomes of both the general education and major courses they take at Guttman Community College. Three of the five majors at the College offer […]

Guttman to Celebrate Third Commencement and Student Success

June 16, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, The City University of New York’s newest community college, will hold its third and largest commencement ceremony on June 23 at The Town Hall, 123 West 43rd Street, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 176 students will be graduating with associate degrees. Along with celebrating student achievement and a commitment to […]

Human Services Program Hosts Recognition Ceremony for Students

June 15, 2016 | Guttman Community College

On June 8, 2016, the Human Services Program celebrated its Second Annual Recognition Ceremony. Students who successfully completed 250 hours of fieldwork in a variety of human services agencies were honored with certificates of completion. Fieldwork instructors were recognized for their significant contributions to the education of Guttman students. In attendance were agency leaders, supervisors, […]

College Inducts Students into PTK Honor Society

June 10, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Guttman’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter—Beta Phi Gamma—held its student induction ceremony on June 9. Phi Theta Kappa is an international organization that recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students. Guttman President Scott E. Evenbeck was the featured guest speaker and Chet Jordan, Instructor of English, was master of ceremonies. There were 32 […]

A Showcase for Faculty Scholarship

June 9, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Guttman held its annual Faculty Scholarship Showcase on June 7 to celebrate the faculty’s scholarly achievements. Six Ignite presentations showcased the breadth of scholarship in a variety of genres, including books, peer-reviewed journals, and conference presentations: Karla Fuller, Nicole Saint-Louis, Naveen Seth Curriculum Integration: The Experience of Three Founding Faculty at a New Community College […]

Women of GRIT Attend National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

June 8, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Huddled together at the New York Port Authority Bus Terminal at 5:20 am on June 2, 2016, were seven Guttman students as they prepared for the four-hour drive to the American Association of University Women (AAUW) NCCWSL conference at the University of Maryland, College Park. In these faces are the hopes and promises of a […]

Professor Publishes Book about Maya Community

June 3, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Kristina Baines, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, has recently published Embodying Ecological Heritage in a Maya Community: Health, Happiness, and Identity (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016). The book provides an ethnographic account of life in a rural farming village in southern Belize, focusing on the connections between traditional ecological practices and the health and wellness of the […]