Proskauer Gives Gift to College to Support Students

May 21, 2015 | Advancement, External Affairs

Proskauer, a leading global law firm based in New York, recently gave Guttman Community College a $5,000 gift to support students. The proceeds are being used to provide students who request food and lunch money from the Carroll and Milton Petrie Student Emergency Grant Fund $25 gift cards to the Subway restaurant chain to. At […]

Guttman to Collaborate with Other CUNY Colleges on Two Grants

May 20, 2015 | Academics, Grants

Guttman will be participating with other CUNY colleges on two recently awarded grants. The Teagle Foundation approved a $27,250 one-year grant to Borough of Manhattan Community College, Hostos Community College, and Stella and Charles Guttman Community College for the project “Alignment of Learning Outcomes and Course Sequences for Remedial and Introductory College-Level Quantitative Curricula.” Through […]

Guttman Praised in Washington Post Opinion Piece

May 12, 2015 | In the Media

Thomas Bailey, Director of the Community College Research Center at Teachers College, Columbia University, praises Guttman Community College’s new approach to community college education in his Washington Post (May 11, 2015) opinion piece.

College Gathers for Spring All-College Retreat

May 8, 2015 | Events, President's Office

On May 7 during Common Hour the College held its spring All-College Meeting for faculty and staff featuring two panels. President Scott E. Evenbeck gave introductory remarks and a brief update about the College. The first panel included one co-chair from each of the seven Middle States Working Groups, who briefly discussed the focus of […]

CUNY, Donors Give $30M to Help Dreamers Get College Degree

May 7, 2015 | External Affairs, In the Media

The City University of New York partnered with The Dream U.S. Foundation last year to provide scholarships to undocumented students who have filed for temporary legal status. On May 5 The Dream U.S. founder and former Washington Post owner Donald Graham and hedge fund manager Bill Ackman announced at the CUNY Graduate Center in Midtown […]

Professor Enjoys Recent Publication Success

May 6, 2015 | Academics, Publication, Research

Marla A. Sole, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has recently published several articles in noteworthy publications, including: Financial Literacy: An Essential Component of Mathematics Literacy and Numeracy. Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 5(2), 55-62, defines financial literacy and justifies its place in the mathematics curriculum. After describing the gaps in young people’s understanding of […]

College Hosts 13th Annual Citizenship-NOW! Call-In

April 28, 2015 | Alumni, Events, External Affairs

The 13th annual CUNY/Daily News Citizenship NOW! phone bank event hosted at Guttman Community College opened on April 27 and will run through May 1. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo gave the keynote remarks at a morning press conference. The Governor praised the University’s efforts on behalf of immigration: “…this is a beautiful testament to what […]

President Evenbeck Participates on Panel to Discuss Improving Community College Completion Rates

April 15, 2015 | Events, President's Office, Publication

On April 7 President Scott E. Evenbeck participated on a panel to address ways to improve community college completion rates. This event was sponsored by the Community College Research Center (CCRC) at Columbia’s Teachers College to mark the publication of Redesigning America’s Community Colleges: A Clearer Plan to Student Success written by Thomas Bailey, Shanna […]

Students Present Project at Urban Affairs Association Conference

April 14, 2015 | Academics, Research

Four Guttman students in Dr. Molly Makris’s Fall I Urban Planning and Policy course–Avery Haley, Ashley Allen, Khadijah Boyer, and Reina Osorio–created and conducted an in-depth research project about privately owned public spaces in Midtown Manhattan. The students went through Human Subjects Certification, created research questions, conducted a literature review, participated in extensive data collection […]

Professor Gives Talk at Mayan Culture Conference

April 8, 2015 | Academics, Research

At the TEDx Tulum 2015 conference in Tulum, Mexico, on February 21, Kristina Baines, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Faculty for Academic Technology, gave an inspiring talk: “The Value of Ecological Heritage for Health and Happiness (in the Maya World and Beyond).” Living in our globalizing world, it is easy to assume that the key […]

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