Guttman launched its celebration of Black History Month on February 2 with Hip-Hop as Social Activism, a roundtable discussion featuring a group of distinguished scholars, musicians, and activists discussing the intersections between hip-hop (music, culture and pedagogies) and social activism (social justice). Jarritt Sheel, an adjunct instructor at the College, served as moderator. The discussion […]
In Student Success by Design: CUNY’s Guttman Community College, the latest Ithaka S+R case study, authors Jessie Brown and Martin Kurzweil discuss how Guttman was designed to incorporate research-based practices for helping first-generation and low-income students at community colleges succeed, and how the institution has progressed in its early years. Read the Ithaka case study.
Lavita McMath Turner joins the College as its first Director of Government and External Relations. Lavita brings over 20 years experience in government relations and politics including nine years as the Director of Government Relations at Kingsborough Community College as its first Director of Government Relations. She worked to strengthen Kingsborough’s relationships with all levels […]
On January 29, the Obama administration announced a new effort to require companies to tell the government what they pay employees. Associate Professor of Sociology Mary Gatta was interviewed on NPR Marketplace about this new initiative.
Nicola Blake, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, has published an essay in the Journal of Pedagogy, Pluralism and Practice (Fall 2015, Issue VII, Volume I) on the Guttman required first year course, Ethnographies of Work. In this poignant reflection on work, students grapple with the constraints and opportunities of work, career, passion and purpose. Students […]
On January 6 Guttman faculty, staff, and administrators gathered for the semi-annual All-College Faculty-Staff Meeting. All-campus gatherings are now part of our College’s fabric. We meet to exchange ideas, deepen and understand better t he College’s culture and practices, and identify possible areas for improvement. We are proud of our tradition since it is highly […]
Marla A. Sole, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has recently published several articles in noteworthy publications and has also been featured in the media. Peer Reviewed Journal Articles Sole, M. A. (2015). Engaging Students: Survey Design and Data Collection. Mathematics Teacher, 109(5), 334-340. Her article, Engaging Students in Survey Design and Data Collection, published in the […]
Donovan Thompson joins the College as Assistant Vice President for Financial and Business Services. Mr. Thompson brings with him over 27 years of CUNY experience in various areas of financial operations, accounting and accounts payable, budget, purchasing, payroll, auditing and internal controls. In his former position as the Executive Director for Financial and Business Services […]
Marcus Allen, Associate Professor, Political Science and Urban Studies, Chet Jordan, Instructor in English, and Vanita Naidoo, Instructor in ESL/ELL, have received a Diversity Projects Development Fund grant for $5,000. They will host an event to promote awareness about issues in the LGBTQ community. The event will continue the development of a climate of inclusiveness […]
Guttman Community College, the DO School, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), and nine other New York City Universities have come together to launch Innovate NYC, a new landmark program in New York City’s higher education system that will enable students to learn-by-doing by co-creating social innovations in order to solve real-world community problems. […]
Stella and Charles Guttman Community College has been awarded a $50,000 Workforce Development Grant from the Capital One Foundation. The Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement (OPCE) will use the grant to develop a workforce development initiative that will become a permanent focus area for the OPCE. In addition to receiving grant funds for workforce […]
Guttman Community College is among five community colleges featured on the Community College Challenge series produced by WNYC’s The Takeaway with John Hockenberry. Community College Challenge showcases the diversity of community colleges, the role they play in advancing opportunity, and the challenges they and their students face. Introducing Guttman Community College aired nationally on December […]
Guttman President Scott E. Evenbeck has joined the New York Presidents for Climate Action (NYPCA), a coalition of public and independent college and university presidents who are committed to collective action to solve challenges and problems stemming from climate change and from changing demographic and financial circumstances, among other risk factors. To confront climate and […]
Guttman continuing students Shenice Greene, Sade Miles and Maria Isabel Parada and Kristina Baines, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Faculty for Academic Technology, attended the American Anthropological Association Conference in Denver, CO. On November 19 they presented a multi-media interactive project, “Shifting Stereotypes” with Victoria Costa, Director of Cool for Cool Anthropology. The students also […]
On November 3 Guttman received three Strategic Investment Grants from CUNY as part of Chancellor Milliken’s and CUNY’s Strategic Investment Initiative. Campuses were invited to submit up to three proposals for promising initiatives related to university priorities and the performance management process goals. A number of staff and faculty worked together to submit three proposals […]
Guttman Community College congratulates Professors Blake, Buttet, and Naish for the recent publication of their articles in leading research journals: Nicola Blake, Assistant Professor and Liberal Arts and Sciences Coordinator Interdisciplinary Teams Are the Heart of Guttman’s First-Year Experience Program eSource, Volume 13, No. 1, October 2015 National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience® and […]
Two Guttman Community College staff members and four Peer Mentors attended the National Mentoring Symposium at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) October 9-11 where they led a workshop and peer mentor panel discussion. The conference was geared toward undergraduate and graduate students from around the country who serve as peer educators in various capacities as […]
Guttman Community College was one of the featured community colleges in the University Business (October 2015) article: Paving the Path to College Completion: How community colleges can reorganize programs to focus on the end goal of getting to graduation and a successful career.
Professor Sebastien Buttet and nine students from his Principles of Macroeconomics 201 course participated in the College Fed Challenge sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on September 18. This “Macro Boot Camp” is the first part of the Fed Challenge, an outreach program run by the Federal Reserve Bank where college students […]
On September 21 Associate Professor of Sociology Mary Gatta was interviewed on KCBS radio, San Francisco, about the major provision of the Fair Pay Act prohibiting wage discrimination based on sex, race, or national origin among employees for work in “equivalent jobs.” These are jobs deemed equivalent in skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions, even […]