Academics

Professor Authors Chapter in New Scholarly Book

June 22, 2015 | Academics, Publication, Research

Dr. Alia R. Tyner-Mullings, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has written a chapter for the new scholarly book Women on the Role of Public Higher Education: Personal Reflections from CUNY’s Graduate Center (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) entitled “Striving to Stay Public.” Women on the Role of Public Higher Education presents 14 auto-ethnographic essays by women who have […]

Meet Guttman’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian of the Class of 2015

June 2, 2015 | Academics, President's Office

Guttman Community College is proud to announce its Valedictorian, Rochelle Robin, and Salutatorian, Stephanie Gaviria, of the graduating class of 2015. Both students embody perseverance, dedication, and a strong desire to succeed and both will continue their studies at four-year colleges in the fall Coming from a single parent family home that values education, Rochelle […]

Faculty Research Showcase Highlights Recent Scholarship Activities

June 2, 2015 | Academics, Publication, Research

On June 2 Guttman celebrated recent faculty publications at a showcase event that served as a culmination of the Provost’s Research and Scholarship Series. Brief presentations and a Q-and-A panel discussion were made by the following faculty members whose books were published this academic year: Meagan Lacy, Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Information Literacy Services […]

Women’s Literature Course Takes Students to the Theater—and Beyond

June 1, 2015 | Academics, Performing Arts

On an early Saturday morning, when most college students are taking a much-needed additional hour in bed, students in Professor Nicola Blake’s English 214: Women in 20th Century American Literature, were making their way into midtown to see the popular Broadway show Chicago. Funded through the generosity of the Guttman Foundation, students spent the afternoon […]

Celebrating the Achievement of Human Services Fieldwork

June 1, 2015 | Academics, experiential learning

On May 28 the Human Services program celebrated the achievement of fieldwork at a special supervisor and student recognition ceremony in the Information Commons. Students who successfully completed 250 hours of fieldwork in a variety of professional settings were honored with certificates of completion. Certificates of appreciation were also given to the fieldwork instructors. A […]

College Welcomes Berlin Students as Part of Global Ambassadors Program

May 29, 2015 | Academics, experiential learning, Student Event

The Guttman Global Ambassadors Program (2014-2015) was a success thanks to the support of Guttman’s administration, faculty, staff, the Stella and Charles Guttman Foundation, and, of course, the 10 outstanding graduating students who represented the program so well.  The program ran from October 2014 through May 2015 and each of the three phases was excellent. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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