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 […]

Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement Wins CSAC Award

April 8, 2015 | Awards, Career Development

On April 7 Guttman Community College, Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement (OPCE), won the CSAC (Career Services Association) Community College 3rd Place Award,Innovative Career Service Programs in CUNY for “Connect and Inspire: Using Experiential Learning as a Driver to Bridge Students to New York City.” The award was presented during the CSAC conference  at […]

Guttman Student Receives CUNY’s 1st Annual Students in Service to Women Recognition Award

April 6, 2015 | Awards, Student Feature

Continuing student and Urban Studies major Mirella Laure is the recipient of the 1st Annual Students in Service to Women Recognition Award. This award from the CUNY Women’s Center Council goes to a student who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, scholarship, social activism, and work in the service of women, and in furtherance of women’s issues. […]

Guttman Students Attend Somos El Futuro Spring 2015 Conference

March 30, 2015 | Events, Student Feature

On March 21, Guttman students Guadalupe Muller and David Hernandez attended the Somos El Futuro Spring 2015 Conference in Albany. Both students were nominated by a Guttman staff or faculty member, completed an application, submitted a one-page essay in response to: Why are you interested in the 2015 Model NYS Senate Session Project?, and attended […]

Faculty Member Publishers New Book on Public Housing and School Choice

March 30, 2015 | Academics, Publication, Research

Molly Vollman Makris, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies, has published Public Housing and School Choice in a Gentrified City: Youth Experiences in a Gentrified City (Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN 9781137429155, 2015). A new title in the Palgrave Studies in Urban Education series, her book is a bold statement about education and housing policies that influence the […]

Crain’s New York Business Features Guttman

March 26, 2015 | In the Media

Crain’s New York Business (March 24, 2015) features CUNY’s ASAP program and Guttman Community College in a piece about how community colleges are trying to get more students to graduate. Read online: Trying to get community-school students to graduation (CUNY ASAP Program) No more waiting for education results (Guttman)  

Guttman Student Selected as Newman Civic Fellow for 2015

March 26, 2015 | Awards, Community Service, President's Office, Student Feature

Morgan Allphin, a Human Services major, is among 201 community-engaged students that Campus Compact has honored as Newman Civic Fellows for 2015. From across the country, college and university presidents⎯all members of Campus Compact⎯have nominated promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community to be Newman Civic Fellows. The Newman Civic Fellows […]

Guttman Students Participate in CUNY-Wide Microbiology Research Project

March 20, 2015 | Academics, Research

Students in Instructor Derek Tesser’s Spring II Introduction to Biology: Life in New York City course are participating in a CUNY-wide microbiology research project investigating the New York City urban microbial community as part of Brooklyn College’s AREM (Authentic Research Experience in Microbiology) initiative. The project’s objective is to determine the influence of human activity […]

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