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Guttman Professor Wins Two-Year College Biology Teaching Award

November 8, 2016 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

Guttman Students Present at the American Educational Studies Association Conference

November 7, 2016 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

Associate Dean Publishes Article about Eportfolio Practice

November 3, 2016 | Guttman Community College

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 Celebrates CUNY Month 2016

October 31, 2016 | Guttman Community College

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, […]

Ethnographies of Work Course Featured in Article

October 21, 2016 | Guttman Community College

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

Guttman Community College Foundation President Receives Dissertation Award

October 19, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Dr. Lisette Nieves, President of the Stella and Charles Guttman Community College Foundation, Inc., has won the Dissertation of the Year award from the National Council on Student Development (NCSD). The award recognizes an individual whose doctoral dissertation makes a substantial contribution to the literature and/or practice of community college student development. Dr. Nieves’s dissertation, […]

Guttman Awarded Title V HSI Grant

October 17, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Guttman was recently awarded a five-year, $1.8 million dollar Title V grant to support Project GLEAM, Guttman’s Learning, Engagement, and Advising Model. Project GLEAM will enable Guttman to improve and integrate its comprehensive academic support model to increase the persistence and success of our most academically at-risk students. Laura M. Gambino, Associate Dean of Assessment […]

Guttman Featured in Robin Hood Foundation Article

October 4, 2016 | Guttman Community College

The Robin Hood Foundation, an early advocate for the College through its support of the Bridge Program and first-year experience, highlights Guttman’s innovative educational model in its Fall 2016 newsletter article: Ahead of the Curve. “With an innovative and nurturing curriculum, CUNY’s Guttman Community College is helping under-prepared NYC students get to graduation and beyond.” […]

Restorative Justice at Work: Guttman’s Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct Launches #JustAskOSC Campaign

October 3, 2016 | Guttman Community College

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards kicked off its Weeks of Welcome Event (WOW) with a #JustAskOSC Campaign on Thursday, September 22, 2016. The launch was designed to create awareness and involvement about other campaigns, facilitate discussions about the role of the office, and invite community engagement between the Office of Conduct and […]

College Welcomes New Students at the Fall 2016 Convocation Ceremony

September 9, 2016 | Guttman Community College

On September 2, Guttman Community College welcomed its fifth incoming class of 432 students during an afternoon Convocation at The Town Hall. Convocation marked the end of the 10-day Summer Bridge Program, a required introductory session for incoming students. Convocation began with an introduction from the Master of Ceremony and Dean of Student Engagement Charles H. […]

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

EDsmart.org, 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 […]