Academics

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, […]

New Mentorship Program to Support Female First-Year Students

February 5, 2015 | Academics, Career Development, Community Service

Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) held its inaugural kick-off celebration February 3. Tracy Daraviras, Associate Professor of English, and Victoria Romero, Student Success Advocate, are administering this new mentorship program. Open to all Guttman first-year female students, participants will engage in a series of monthly workshops, enrichment programs, and mentorship opportunities to […]

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 […]

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