Archive for 2013

Guttman President Teaches EoW Class

November 21, 2013 | Academics, President's Office

Guttman President Scott E. Evenbeck taught a section of Ethnography of Work I class on November 18. First-year students were given the opportunity to ask the President questions about a variety of topics related to education and career pathways. This classroom session also enabled the President to learn more about the students’ career goals and […]

New York State Senators Gustavo Rivera and Liz Krueger Host Roundtable on the Impact of SNAP Cuts

November 20, 2013 | Academics, Events

On Tuesday, November 19, New York State Senators Gustavo Rivera and Liz Krueger hosted a Roundtable at Guttman Community College. NYS Senators from the Democratic Conference including State Senator Brad Hoylman and advocates from a variety of organizations such as City Harvest and the Farm Bureau of New York also attended. The Roundtable examined the impact of […]

IBM Executive Offers Students Helpful Career Advice

November 15, 2013 | Academics

On November 7, Marisa Viveros, Vice President, Cyber Security Innovation at IBM, gave a presentation to the college community, focusing much of her talk to students interested in IT careers. She first discussed the challenges of growing up and attending college in Chile before moving to southern California to work as a consultant while completing her […]

Former New York Lt. Governor Ravitch Guest Speaker at Guttman Class

November 12, 2013 | Academics

On November 12, Richard Ravitch, former Lieutenant Governor of New York, served as the guest speaker for the Politics of New York City class taught by Dr. Larian Angelo, Guttman Vice President for Administration and Finance, and Marc V. Shaw, CUNY Vice Chancellor of Budget, Finance and Fiscal Policy.  Mr. Ravitch gave students a detailed […]

Guttman’s Office of Academic Affairs Welcomes New Faculty and Staff

November 7, 2013 | Academics

As Guttman Community College entered its “first second year” of the college, the Office of Academic Affairs (OAA) has welcomed a group of stellar and enthusiastic new faculty and staff this fall. Joining OAA’s Student Engagement team this semester are two wonderful additions: Student Success Advocate Alicia Brizzi  and Career Strategist Lauren DiMartino.  Alicia comes […]

Guttman Peer Mentors Present Workshop at National Symposium

November 1, 2013 | Academics, Events

The National Mentoring Symposium  was held at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) from October 18-20. Two Guttman Community College staff members and four Peer Mentors attended, where they led a workshop and peer mentor panel discussion. The conference was geared towards undergraduate and graduate students from around the country who serve as peer educators […]

Guttman Students Launch College’s First Campus Newspaper

October 31, 2013 | Academics, Student Feature

Since last year, a group of enthusiastic Guttman second-year students have worked alongside English Instructor, Chet Jordan, to design and launch the College’s first campus newspaper, “FastTimes N.Y.C”.  The goal of FastTimes N.Y.C is to provide a platform for all students — those who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism as well as […]

Community Days Focus on Climate Change and Public Service

October 30, 2013 | Academics, Community Service

The fall semester’s Community Days focused on climate change as a central theme. On October 22, six concurrent workshops provided students opportunities to participate in interactive sessions and to meet experts and advocates to learn about a broad range of topics, including transportation options, recycling and the science behind climate change. Tara DePorte, Founder and […]

New Report on Guttman’s Instructional Teams

October 25, 2013 | Academics, Publication, Research

Instructional Teams at Guttman Community College: Building a Learning Community of Students, Faculty, and Staff by Alexandra Weinbaum, Camille Rodríguez and Nan Bauer-Maglin has just been published. This briefing paper examines the instructional team experience during the inaugural year of the college (2012–2013). A key feature of Guttman Community College’s model is the mandatory full-time first […]

Students Get Firsthand Look at City Budgeting Process

October 24, 2013 | Academics

On October 22, students from Dr. Larian Angelo’s Fall I class, The Politics of New York City, were given a firsthand opportunity to learn the workings of the city’s budgeting process by visiting the City Council Finance Division. Jeff Rodus, First Deputy Director, and John Russell, Senior Financial Analyst, provided an overview of the capital […]

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