Academics

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

College Hosts Second Annual Transfer Fair

September 12, 2014 | Academics, Events

Guttman held its second annual Transfer Fair on September 9 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This event provided continuing students with the opportunity to interact one-on-one with representatives from over 30 four-year colleges, including: Adelphi University; Baruch College (CUNY); Berkeley College; Binghamton University (SUNY); Brooklyn College (CUNY); College at Brockport (SUNY); College of Staten Island (CUNY); […]

Guttman Begins the Year with the Fall 2014 Convocation and Awards Ceremony

September 12, 2014 | Academics, Events

On September 2, Guttman Community College welcomed its third incoming class of 414 students during a morning Convocation and honored returning students at an afternoon Award Ceremony. September 2 was also the conclusion of the 11-day Summer Bridge Program, a required introductory session for incoming students. Convocation began with an introduction and welcome from President […]

Gallery Walk Encourages Students to Explore New York’s Many Neighborhoods

September 11, 2014 | Academics

On September 2, first-year Guttman students capped their two-week Summer Bridge experience by presenting their final projects as part of the Summer Bridge 2014 Gallery Walk. Students were assigned to visit different New York City neighborhoods as a group of travelers with one of the following criteria: A family with children younger than 8 A family […]

New Faculty Members Join Guttman this Fall

September 5, 2014 | Academics

This fall four faculty members who were teaching at Guttman last year are now joining the College in new, full-time roles: Forest Fisher as an Assistant Professor in Math Marcia Edwards as a Clinical Professor Geraldo Vasquez as Instructor in Business Katie Wilson as Instructor in Interdisciplinary Studies In addition, the College welcomes ten new […]

College Celebrates Inaugural Commencement

September 4, 2014 | Academics, Awards, Events, External Affairs, President's Office

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, The City University of New York’s first new community college in more than 40 years, celebrated its inaugural commencement on August 27. The commencement ceremony was held on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Gerald W. Lynch Theater, John Jay College of Criminal […]

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