Academics

Guttman Students Attend Critical Race Studies in Education Association National Conference

July 31, 2014 | Academics, Student Feature

On May 27, 2014, eight members of the Guttman community traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, to participate in the Critical Race Studies in Education Association national conference at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Karla Fuller and Professor Katie Wilson, in collaboration with their students from House 1 City Seminar 2, presented a poster titled: “Coming to America: Teaching […]

College Celebrates Chartering and Induction of Students into Honor Society

June 26, 2014 | Academics, Awards, Events, Student Event

The chartering of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s chapter at Guttman Community College—Beta Phi Gamma–and student induction ceremony was held on June 19 at John Jay College. Phi Theta Kappa is an international organization that recognizes and encourages scholarship among two-year college students. Guttman President Scott E. Evenbeck was the featured guest speaker. Graduating […]

Guttman Instructor Receives PSC-CUNY Research Grant for Hybrid Course Study

June 26, 2014 | Academics, Research

Guttman Instructor Chet Jordan was recently awarded a $6,000 PSC-CUNY Research Grant to incorporate Second Life, a 3-D virtual world where users can socialize, connect and create, into the Foundations in the Humanities course that he will teach during the Fall I 2014 session. This hybrid-online course will ask students to examine the thoughts and […]

Five Guttman Students Receive Transfer Scholarship Awards for 2014

June 19, 2014 | Academics, Awards, Student Feature

Guttman students Rosellie Minier, Daphney Oliveira, Kristine Anne Perez, Gabriela Rosario and Shomari Townsend are the recipients of the Guttman Transfer Scholarship, scheduled to be awarded for the first time this fall. All five have been accepted as transfer students into CUNY senior colleges including, Lehman, City, Hunter and Brooklyn College. More than half of […]

Students Present Community-Based Research Findings to Benefit Local Organizations

June 16, 2014 | Academics, Community Service, Student Feature

On Monday, June 9, a dozen students from House 3, Cohort 2 presented the community-based research they conducted for the Voter Engagement Committee of the Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House in Long Island City to Monique Owens, Riis’ Community Advocate, Immigration Services, and Gary Phillip Anthony, Executive Assistant. With guidance from Instructor Derek Tesser, […]

Showcase Highlights Student Work from City Seminar: Studio

June 10, 2014 | Academics, Student Feature

On June 4 the College held its second Studio Showcase to feature the work from first-year students and to celebrate student academic achievement. Part of the City Seminar course, Studio is a creative learning environment designed for students to practice, reflect and develop the skills essential to engaging in the craft of successful academic study. […]

International Higher Education Leaders Visit Guttman

May 7, 2014 | Academics

On April 30, a group of 20 distinguished higher education leaders from countries around the world, including Armenia, Ethiopia and Nicaragua, visited Guttman Community College as part of the International Visitor Leadership Program under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The purpose of this program is to […]

Spring Community Days Focuses on Immigration

May 2, 2014 | Academics, Community Service, Student Event

The spring 2014 Community Days focused on the topic of immigration. Linked to the City Seminar course, Community Days are becoming a Guttman tradition. Students learn from the rich community of New York City and apply what they have learned in the classroom and from service opportunities as a way to give back to New […]

Guttman Students Participate in First-Year Pilot Program with The New York Times

March 26, 2014 | Academics

During the Fall 1, 2013 semester, first-year Guttman students in House Three began working with the New York Times as part of a campus partnership developed in spring 2013. The collaboration allowed students to have full access to daily articles in the Times through  a number of different outlets, including online, email, and social media, […]

Pilot Program Brings Working Artists to the Classroom

March 13, 2014 | Academics

During the Fall II session, the Artist in Residence pilot program was held as part of the Arts in New York City course. Coordinated by Assistant Professor of English Lori Ungemah, three different artists were hired to lead three sections of this class. The program’s goal was for students to learn directly from artists about […]

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