College Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by Holding First Film Festival

October 13, 2015 | Academics, Events

Hispanic Heritage Month (October) recognizes the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanics and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrates their heritage and culture. This year, Guttman marks Hispanic Heritage month by launching its first film festival. Since approximately 55% of the students at Guttman Community College identify themselves as Latino/Hispanic, this […]

Economics Students Participate in Federal Reserve Bank Macro Boot Camp

September 24, 2015 | Academics

Professor Sebastien Buttet and nine students from his Principles of Macroeconomics 201 course participated in the College Fed Challenge sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on September 18. This “Macro Boot Camp” is the first part of the Fed Challenge, an outreach program run by the Federal Reserve Bank where college students […]

College Welcomes New Full-Time Faculty Members

September 14, 2015 | Academics

Guttman Community College welcomes the following new full-time faculty in Fall 2015: Jane Hindman, Professor of English, holds Ph.D. in Rhetoric, Composition, and the Teaching of English from the University of Arizona where she also received Masters degrees in ESL and in Literature. She taught previously at San Diego State University. Her scholarly work, which […]

College Awarded 3-Year EDUCAUSE iPASS Grant

September 11, 2015 | Academics, Advancement, Grants

Guttman Community College has recently been awarded a $214,172 EDUCAUSE iPASS (Integrated Planning & Advising for Student Success) grant in higher education. A total of 24 institutions from across the country were awarded grants. Created with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, the […]

College Welcomes New Dean and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs

September 2, 2015 | Academics

Dr. Patricia L. Price joins the College as Dean of Academic Affairs in the Office of Academic Affairs in September 2015. Prior to coming to the College, Dr. Price had served for 19 years as a Professor of Geography at Florida International University in Miami. She has obtained significant federal funding for her research from […]

College Welcomes 2015 Incoming Class to Summer Bridge Program

August 26, 2015 | Academics

On August 24, 2015, approximately 450 new students came to Guttman Community College for their first day of Summer Bridge. This required 10-day program, ending on September 4, ensures all incoming students are prepared for their coursework in the fall. During Summer Bridge, students learn what is expected of them academically and explore their strengths […]

Faculty Member Presents at Summer Forum and Selected for National Leadership Institute

August 20, 2015 | Academics, Awards

On July 23, Assistant Professor of English Nicola Blake represented Guttman at the Lincoln Center Education’s (LCE) Summer Forum, where she participated on a panel: Action Research: Creating a Community of Practice. This three-week summer forum allowed participants to tailor a discussion of their choice ranging in topics from teaching artistry to arts and the […]

College Holds First International Credit-Bearing Course

August 10, 2015 | Academics, Study Abroad

Guttman students traveled to Ecuador for 12 days as part of Guttman’s first credit-bearing independent study course. Accompanying the students were professors Derek Tesser and Katie Wilson. This experiential course (LAS 298: Conservation, Culture, and Conflict in Ecuadorian Ecosystems) visited various sites in Ecuador July 10-22. The centerpiece of the trip was the exploration of […]

Professor Discusses New Book on NJTV News

July 27, 2015 | Academics, In the Media, Publication

On July 23, Molly Vollman Makris, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies at Guttman Community College, discussed the ramifications of school choice in Hoboken on NJTV News. The interview was based on research Professor Makris conducted as part of her new book, Public Housing and School Choice in a Gentrified City: Youth Experiences in a Gentrified […]

Guttman Students Gain Laboratory Experience in CUNY Research Program

July 20, 2015 | Academics, Research

15 Guttman students participated in the 2014-2015 CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) that provides funded laboratory experiences for Associates degree students over a one-year period. Students must commit to being part of the program for one full academic year plus the summer. The goal of the program is to encourage undergraduate participation in authentic research […]

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