Guttman Community College

Professor Has Students Create ePortfolio Image Galleries to Visualize Scientific Concepts

February 27, 2017 | Guttman Community College

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 Civility Week: Promoting Respect, Engagement, and Inclusion

February 2, 2017 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

Article Focuses on Guttman’s Innovative Approach to Developmental Support

January 31, 2017 | Guttman Community College

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 Celebrates Black History Month 2017

January 18, 2017 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

2016 Staff Awards Presented

January 13, 2017 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

College All-Campus Meeting Focuses on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

January 13, 2017 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

Professor Authors New Sociology Textbook

January 12, 2017 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

Professor Discusses Jobs Employing Mainly Women on News Segment

January 10, 2017 | Guttman Community College

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.

Guttman Students Selected for the 2017 Caucus CUNY Scholars Program

December 13, 2016 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

Instructor is Contributor to Research Report on School Integration

December 12, 2016 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

IT Students Visit Grand Central to View Earliest Known Computer

December 5, 2016 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

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 […]