Guttman Community College

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 […]

Master Teachers Inspire a Career Choice

May 25, 2016 | Guttman Community College, Salute to Scholars

IF CHRISTINA WIRSING (Guttman Community College, ’16) had not always liked children, she might have had a hard time as she was growing up. After all, her mother owns a day care center and her normal summer employment involves being a counselor at a camp, where she teaches arts and crafts to children. Luckily, youngsters always delighted her.

Alia Tyner-Mullings: Exploring New Approaches To Learning and Evaluation

May 12, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Alia Tyner-Mullings, Guttman Community College When CUNY announced it would be opening an innovative new community college in 2011, Alia Tyner-Mullings knew she wanted to be part of it. The college, now Guttman Community College, was conceived to try new approaches to help students graduate and move on to four-year colleges — “a multimillion dollar experiment […]

College Ends Women’s History Month Celebration with Symposium on Feminism

April 4, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Throughout the month of March, Guttman Community College held several events in celebration of Women’s History Month. The final event was a symposium on Thursday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. entitled “We Should All Be Feminists: Feminism and Masculinity in the Age of Beyoncé and Drake.” Along with Guttman students, faculty and staff, there were […]

Guttman Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow for 2016

March 31, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Cecilia Mendez, a first-year generation student majoring in Urban Studies, has been selected as a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow for her demonstrated commitment to public leadership and her community. Student leaders across the country like Cecilia are nominated for using their college experiences to better understand themselves, the root causes of social issues, and effective […]

Guttman Student Participates in 2016 CUNY NYS Model Senate Project

March 24, 2016 | Guttman Community College

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 […]

Two Guttman Students Are 2016 Phi Theta Kappa Award Recipients

March 21, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Guttman students Luz Cepeda, a Human Services major, and Christina Wirsing, a Liberal Arts and Sciences major, were among 14 CUNY students to receive the 2016 Phi Theta Kappa All-New York Academic Awards at the New York State Museum in Albany on March 8. Both students also received certificates of recognition from their respective New […]

GRIT Launches Its Second Cohort of Students

March 21, 2016 | Guttman Community College

The Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) mentorship program held its second annual kickoff event for incoming mentors and mentees on February 23. Mentors for the 2016-2017 academic year are women who have excelled in their careers and have a deep commitment to service. The GRIT program welcomes Lisa Bova-Hiatt, Executive Director, NY […]

Professor’s Op-Ed Looks at Restaurant Workers’ Wages

March 18, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Associate Professor of Sociology Mary Gatta has published a compelling op-ed in the Asbury Park Press based on her research on restaurant workers.

Guttman Showcased on Second WNYC Segment about Community Colleges

March 17, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Guttman Community College is among five community colleges featured on the Community College Challenge series produced by WNYC’s The Takeaway with John Hockenberry. The Community College Challenge showcases the diversity of community colleges, the role they play in advancing opportunity, and the challenges they and their students face. Using a City as An Innovative Teaching […]

College Opens Food Pantry for Students

March 17, 2016 | Guttman Community College

The College celebrated the opening of the new Student Food Pantry in partnership with the Single Stop office and the Food Bank for New York City on March 15. A special ceremony was held in the Atrium. Charles H. Pryor, II, Dean of Student Engagement, welcomed attendees and stressed the importance of having a food […]

Professor Wins Anthropology Grant to Produce Web Documentary

March 11, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Kristina Baines, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Faculty for Academic Technology, has been awarded an Innovations in Public Awareness of Anthropology (IPAA) grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation for her proposal Shifting Stereotypes: Confronting the Intersection of Power and Assumption. The $20,000 one-year grant will fund an interactive web documentary based on the research and installation […]

College Hosts Graduate NYC Event

March 3, 2016 | Guttman Community College

On March 2, the Graduate NYC and the College Completion Innovation Fund’s Advisory Board held a meeting for the CCIF’s funded projects and guests at Guttman Community College. The event featured a breakfast and an introduction of the newly selected Round Two funded projects, followed by presentations from Guttman Community College, Hostos Community College, and […]

College Launches Winter Bridge Program

March 2, 2016 | Guttman Community College

Guttman welcomed 47 incoming students to its first Winter Bridge Program on February 29. Participants included CUNY Start students who competed their program on February 18 at the end of the Fall II 2015 session and those who deferred admission. The Guttman Bridge Program is a high-impact practice that seeks to support students as they […]

Guttman Students Visit Washington, DC

March 2, 2016 | Guttman Community College

On February 26, 30 Guttman students traveled to Washington, DC, for the Hollowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories trip as part of Guttman’s celebration of Black History Month. The program was funded through the Guttman endowment and planned by Karla Fuller, Assistant Professor of Science, and Marcus Allen, Associate Professor of Urban Studies and […]

Fashion Show Highlights African Diaspora

February 23, 2016 | Guttman Community College

On February 11 Guttman presented Black to the Future: African Diaspora Fashion to showcase modern fashions of the African Diaspora and to support and give more exposure to fashion designers of African descent. The event was part of Guttman’s celebration of Black History Month. The show focused on the diverse cultures of the African Diaspora […]