Academics

Students Study Effects of Photosynthesis in Biology Lab

January 23, 2015 | Academics, Research, Technology

Students in Instructor Derek Tesser’s Fall II Introduction Biology: Life in New York City course performed a fundamental photosynthesis experiment using an innovative approach during their January 22 lab session. They studied whether photosynthesis (the process by which organisms convert light from the sun into glucose sugar molecules for energy) was occurring by measuring the […]

Guttman’s Department of Transportation Interns Honored

January 14, 2015 | Academics, Career Development, Community Service

On December 19, 2014, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) in collaboration with the City University of New York held its inaugural cohort completion ceremony at the CUNY Central office. Sixteen CUNY students were honored with trophies and certificates for excellence in the Sidewalk Inspection Management (SIM) internship at the DOT. The Office […]

College Hosts Advisory and Research Council Meeting

December 18, 2014 | Academics, Research

Guttman Community College held its Advisory & Research Council Meeting on December 11, welcoming 9 “critical friends” to the campus. Members of the Council, who are leading figures in U.S. education, rotated through two concurrent presentations on key aspects of the College. They reviewed relevant data and challenges in each area, with Q&As, small group […]

Visiting Author Discusses Food Sustainability and Urban Food Justice

December 9, 2014 | Academics

On December 3, author and illustrator Eric-Shabazz Larkin presented two workshops to first-year City Seminar I students from House Five. Reading from his latest book, A Moose Boosh, featuring whimsical poems about food sustainability and urban food justice, Larkin interspersed his multi-media presentation with sage advice about healthful eating and the correlation between high sugar […]

City Seminar Guest Speaker Discusses New Housing Initiative for Recent College Graduates

December 2, 2014 | Academics

On November 21, Chris Bledsoe, a real estate developer and founding partner of Stage 3 Properties, spoke to all three City Seminar I House Four cohorts. His firm is creating a housing solution for recent college graduates by providing more affordable housing options for younger first-time urban renters as based on income. These new developments […]

Guttman’s Global Ambassadors Take Off for Germany

December 2, 2014 | Academics

On December 6, ten Guttman Community College students will be traveling to Berlin, Germany, for eight days of research and exploration as part of the Guttman Global Ambassadors (GGA) program. This pilot travel program is the first initiative of what is being developed to become a more embracing program, known as the Guttman Global Travel […]

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 […]

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