Academics

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Two Guttman Students Honored in 2015 Phi Theta Kappa Award Ceremony

March 12, 2015 | Academics, Awards, Events

On March 9 in Albany, New York, State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, SUNY Broome President Kevin Drumm, and City University of New York Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Frank Sanchez today joined Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society CEO Dr. Rod Risley to present the 2015 PTK All-New York Academic Awards […]

Guttman Global Ambassadors Presentation Highlights Berlin Trip

February 13, 2015 | Academics, Community Service, Student Feature

  On February 5 the ten continuing students who traveled to Berlin December 6-15 as part of the Guttman Global Ambassadors (GGA) Program gave a presentation about their experiences. The College’s pilot international travel initiative was a successful collaboration with Gangway, a Berlin-based government organization that provides detached street work in at-risk neighborhoods, served as […]

Human Services Students Receive Incentive Award

February 9, 2015 | Academics, Advancement, Awards

(Left to Right) Philomina Mensah, Marcus Lowenhaupt, Brian Zhinin, and Christy Martinez were the recipients of the Human Services Incentive (HSI) Award along with Micah Fuertes and Ariela Sanabria (not pictured). Students were each provided a $500 award based on their application essays, academic achievement, and financial need. HSI is given to deserving continuing students […]

Jazz Concert Energizes College

February 5, 2015 | Academics, Events, Performing Arts

Jazz music energized the Info Commons on February 5 as the Zach Lapidus Trio performed pieces from jazz luminaries Charlie Parker, Duke Ellington, and Miles Davis. Part of the Arts in New York City Fall II course, this was the first concert to be performed at the College. The performers included Zach Lapidus on keyboards, […]

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