Meet Guttman’s Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2017

May 22, 2017 | Academics, Commencement

Guttman Community College is proud to announce its Valedictorian, Daniel Plastrik, and Salutatorian,  Miralem Dervisevic, for the 2017 graduating class. Both students embody perseverance, dedication, and a strong desire to succeed and both will continue their studies at four-year colleges in the fall. Daniel Plastrik is a New Yorker who chose to attend Guttman Community […]

Professor Receives CUNY Grant

May 4, 2017 | Academics, Grants, Research

Ria Banerjee, Assistant Professor of English, is the recipient of a CUNY Summer Collaborative Research Opportunity Grant for 2017 for her project: On the Page and Embodied: Fostering the Revised Taxonomy of Learning through Drama in Two Literature Classrooms. The research study seeks to fill a gap in current studies of student experiences encountering drama […]

Guttman Students Present at Anthropology Forum

May 3, 2017 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Research

On May 1, Guttman students Shenice Greene, Onasis Cirineo and Dwayne McCallum traveled with Professor Kristina Baines and Cool Anthropology Co-Director Victoria Costa to the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, to discuss their collaborative work on the Shifting Stereotypes project at the anthropology departmental colloquium. At the invitation of the department, the Shifting Stereotypes team presented […]

College Welcomes New Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

May 2, 2017 | Academics

Howard M. Wach has joined Guttman Community College as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. Dr. Wach began his academic career as a historian, completing his doctorate at Brandeis University after undergraduate studies at Nassau Community College and the State University of New York at Albany. Prior to joining Guttman, Dr. Wach […]

Professor Co-Authors Science Article with Student

April 27, 2017 | Academics, Publication, Research

Chulsung Kim, Professor of Science, has co-authored the article Application of Commercial Coffee for the Remediation of Hexavalent Chromium-Contaminated Water with Regis Esteves, Guttman Class of 2016, in the journal Water, Air, & Soil Pollution (April 2017, 228:161). Regis is now enrolled at SUNY Buffalo.

Student Reflects on Value of EOW Course and Internship

March 17, 2017 | Academics, Career Development, Experiential Learning

First-year Guttman student Onasis Cirineo reflects on the importance of the Ethnographies of Work (EOW) course, his work with Guttman’s United Men of Color (U-MOC) program, and his internship at the New York City Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC) in a blog for NYC Workforce Weekly published March 15. For his fall EOW career paper […]

Instructor is Contributor to Research Report on School Integration

December 12, 2016 | Academics, In the Media, Publication, Research

Ryan Coughlan, Instructor of Sociology, is a contributor to the research report Remedying School Segregation: How New Jersey’s Morris School District Chose to Make Diversity Work published by The Century Foundation. The report looks at the successful school integration efforts in the Morris School District in northern New Jersey. The study was also featured in […]

IT Students Visit Grand Central to View Earliest Known Computer

December 5, 2016 | Academics, Experiential Learning

On November 29, Jinzhong Niu, Assistant Professor of Information Technology, took IT students from his hardware, software, and programming classes to Grand Central Terminal. They visited what some consider to be the earliest computer in the world, 103 years old. The computer was built by Westinghouse and is preserved in the sub-basement of Grand Central […]

College Holds First Annual Faculty Awards Ceremony

December 2, 2016 | Academics, Awards

On November 30, 2016, Guttman Community College held its first annual Faculty Awards ceremony to honor outstanding teaching, scholarship, and community engagement. Four awards were given: Lori Ungemah, Assistant Professor of English, received the Paul Naish Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award recognizes exceptional teaching that contributes to student learning, pedagogical innovation, and operationalization […]

Guttman Faculty Member Enjoys Publication Success

November 28, 2016 | Academics, Publication, Research

This fall, Dr. Nicola Blake, Assistant Professor of English and an ACE Fellow, has published three articles on the Guttman Community College model and one article in her disciplinary field, medieval literature. “How to Peel a Prologue” in Transformative Dialogues (Volume 9 Issue 2 November 2016) assesses how instructors can use small reading excerpts to […]