Archive for 2013

Guttman Student Selected to Participate in the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program

December 23, 2013 | Student Feature

Ms. Talia Arif, a Guttman second-year student, has been selected to participate in the Caucus CUNY Scholars Program, a local internship program for students who are interested in the service of the New York State Legislature. Talia will take part in the prestigious Edward T. Rogowsky (ETR) Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs: Black, […]

Students Study Sustainability Issues for City Seminar Final Project

December 17, 2013 | Academics

During the end of the Fall I semester, first-year students in the City Seminar I course gave presentations as part of their final projects based on the theme of maintaining a sustainable New York City. Students in House I, for example, were given a scenario-based assignment to reconstruct New York’s infrastructure after a catastrophic seismic […]

Guttman’s Dean of Academic Affairs Publishes New Book and Research Articles

December 16, 2013 | Academics, Research

Reuben Mikhael Castagno, Dean of Academic Affairs at Guttman Community College, has published The Psychology of Cinematic Popular Culture and Educators’ Reflective Practices (Bentham Science, 2014). This is an important and crucial work in the systematic study of educators’ cinematic reflections and explores to what extent they can be interpreted in terms of the theoretical […]

The Hellenic American Bankers Association Donates to Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement

December 12, 2013 | Events

On December 5, 2013, the Hellenic American Bankers Association (HABA) in collaboration with the Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement (OPCE), hosted a networking event and panel discussion titled Show Me the Money: Film Production featuring Sophia Antonini and Stavroula Toska from Orama Pictures and Entertainment Attorney and  Independent Film Producer George Stephanopoulos. Vice President […]

Cutrone Wins Award for Excellence in IT Service

December 10, 2013 | Awards, Technology

On December 5 Jason Cutrone was presented the CUNY Campus Award for Excellence in Service for exemplary IT work on behalf of Guttman Community College during 2013. This was one of four CUNY Excellence in Technology Awards presented to recognize achievement and excellence in the use of information technology across CUNY.  These awards acknowledge IT […]

New York Needs You Presents at College’s Industry Insiders on Liberal Arts

December 6, 2013 | Academics, Events

On November 21, 2013, New York Needs You (NYNY), in collaboration with the Office of Partnerships & Community Engagement, held an Industry Insider event focused on the Liberal Arts. This Industry Insiders is the first of five workshops to be held for students to meet professionals from different industries related to the majors offered at […]

Using Social Networking Technology to Facilitate Global Collaboration

December 3, 2013 | Academics, Technology

Learning communities, reflection, ePortfolios and collaboration are central to Guttman Community College’s educational model. By leveraging Guttman’s high tech environment, an authentic learning experience in global collaboration was recently conducted to enhance student learning outcomes in Instructor Katie Wilson’s Sociology class. The Information Commons utilizes Mediascape technology that integrates furniture and technology to allow students […]

College Celebrates CUNY Month with International Food Fest

November 26, 2013 | Events, Student Event

The Trending News Update (TNU) club with support from college faculty and staff presented the GuttmanInternational Food Fest 2013. This potluck lunch celebrated the college’s wonderful diversity and served as a fitting tribute to CUNY Month. Attendees donated a favorite dish from their culture to share with everyone, such as baked spaetzle with cheese (Austria), […]

College Holds Successful Canned Food Drive

November 25, 2013 | Community Service, Events, Student Feature

Guttman Community College held its second annual canned food drive October 21-November 22. Under the leadership of second-year students Adelfa Peralta, Marc Codera and Alysha Pryce, and with support from Professors Nicola Blake and Nicole Saint-Louis, over 300 food items were collected including canned goods, boxes of cereal and other non-perishable food items, to benefit […]

Guttman Students Discuss Business Plan Development with Norwegian Business Students

November 22, 2013 | Academics

On Tuesday, November 19, Professor Naveen Seth organized a special business plan session for Guttman Business students and others interested in this area. A group of Gateway College students from Norway presented business plans for their new start-up ventures, including healthy low-carb waffles and t-shirts with innovative designs. These Norwegian students are currently in New […]

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