Archive for 2014

Guttman Celebrates CUNY Month with Variety of Activities

October 31, 2014 | Events

Guttman Community College will mark CUNY Month in November with a variety of activities to engage both the college and outside communities. On November 3, from 12:00-3 p.m., the College kicks off CUNY Month with a visit from 9th grade students from the new Inwood Early College High School for Health and Information Technologies that […]

First Annual Club and Student Organization Fair Held

October 27, 2014 | Student Event

The first annual Club and Student Organization Fair was held on October 16 in the Information Commons. Sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA), the Club Fair provided an opportunity for students to engage with student life at the College. The fair featured five new student groups hoping to be registered clubs at Guttman: Not […]

Professor Publishes New Book About the Culture of Reading

October 16, 2014 | Academics, Publication

Meagan Lacy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services & Instruction, is an author and the editor of a new book, The Slow Book Revolution: Creating a New Culture of Reading on College Campuses and Beyond (ABC-CLIO, 2014). This inspiring guide shows how to implement the principles of the Slow Book movement in college […]

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Is Special Guest at Campus Event

October 14, 2014 | Events, External Affairs

On October 9 the Women’s City Club of New York held a meeting in the College’s Information Commons with special guest Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Lilliam Barrios-Paoli. The Deputy Mayor discussed the transformation of social service delivery in New York City. Attendees learned what New York City agencies are doing to improve […]

Students Learn About Local Ecology aboard Hudson Boat

October 10, 2014 | Academics

On September 30 students from Instructor Derek Tesser’s Introduction to Biology: Life in New York City class visited the River Project’s boat, The Lilac, on Pier 25 in downtown Manhattan. During the previous field trip to The River Project’s wetlab, students learned about the different varieties of species living in the Hudson River estuary. This […]

Students Gain Insights into Non Profit Management from Distinguished Professional

October 8, 2014 | Academics

On October 2 the College welcomed Gail B. Nayowith, Executive Director of SCO Family of Services, who gave a dynamic overview of how to start and manage a non-profit organization for the House 3 City Seminar I students. For their final City Seminar I project, students will be creating a plan to develop their own […]

Get to Know Brian Intravaia: The Artist Behind the ‘Guttman Grizzly’

October 3, 2014 | Student Feature

Colleges and universities across America often have animal mascots to represent their schools. Earlier this year, the Student Government Association led our College’s effort to create a mascot, and after much collaboration, the Grizzly Bear was selected as the appropriate symbol for the College. In addition to being strong and beautiful mammals, grizzly bears are famously […]

Luca the Robot Debuts at NYC Media Lab Annual Summit

September 29, 2014 | Academics, Events

Professor Parviz Kermani and continuing students Gulinoz Javodova and Alejandro Lopez attended NYC Media Lab’s Annual Summit on September 19 at the New School to demonstrate Luca, a robotic project they have been working on for the past year. Gulinoz and Alejandro, the only community college students present at the event, introduced Luca, a Lego […]

Guttman Speaks: Why I Vote- A Guttman Celebration of Constitution Day

September 25, 2014 | Events

Guttman Community College kicked off Constitution Day on September 17th with Guttman Speaks: Why I Vote, a presentation by Marcus Allen, Associate Professor of Political Studies and Urban Studies. The discussion invoked critical discussion about why voting is important in light of the challenges and trajectory of disenfranchisement many Americans have faced. Organized and sponsored […]

Guttman Featured in New Report from the CCCSE

September 18, 2014 | Academics, In the Media

The Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) has just released A Matter of Degrees: Practices to Pathways, the third in a series of reports that focuses on identifying and promoting high impact practices at community colleges. The series is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Lumina Foundation. The new report […]

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