Academics

Guttman Celebrates Writing Month

November 10, 2014 | Academics, Student Event

On November 6, the Office of Student Engagement, in collaboration with Guttman writing professors Drs. Nicola Blake and Lori Ungemah, hosted “Guttman Celebrates Writing Month: If You Show Me Yours, I Will Show You Mine” in the Atrium. Participating students each selected the name of an historic or famous person or a fictional character, including […]

Students Engage in Meaningful Community Service as Part of Community Days

November 10, 2014 | Academics, Community Service

Continuing the Community Days tradition of linking community-based service to what students are learning in the City Seminar course, Guttman first-year students once again “gave back” to New York City on October 28 and 29. In large groups of 45 or by volunteering individually, students engaged in a variety of activities, including repacking donated food […]

Our Lives Have Value: A Roundtable Discussion of Michael Brown in Context

November 6, 2014 | Academics, Events

On October 23, the College held a roundtable discussion about the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown. The event moderators included Associate Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies Marcus Allen, Career Strategist Jovanny Suriel, and Assistant Director of Mentoring & Student Success Andrew Bennett. They developed the program to offer a space where students could […]

Early College High School Students Visit Guttman Campus

November 5, 2014 | Academics, Events

On November 3, 87 students and eleven staff and faculty members from the Inwood Early College High School for Health and Information Technologies (IECHS) visited to Guttman Community College. The IECHS is one of CUNY’s 17 early college high schools and is affiliated with Guttman Community College. This was the first visit to the Guttman […]

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); […]

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