Academics

Students’ E-Portoflios Presented at the NYC Department of Education School Technology Summit

August 6, 2018 | Academics, Conference Presentation

Guttman Community College Professors Marla A. Sole and Rodrigo Lobo along with Diana Zechowski, Career Strategist, and students Thomas Jones and Angie Cordoba gave a poster presentation on July 31st at the New York City Department of Education School Technology Summit.  The talk, entitled Electronic Portfolios: A Framework for Archiving and Assessing Students’ Educational Growth, described […]

Guttman Faculty Featured in New Collection on Writing

August 1, 2018 | Academics, Publication, Research

Guttman faculty members Dr. Nate Mickelson, Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Daniel Collins, Associate Professor of English, and Dr. Claire King, Assistant Professor of English, are featured in the new book Writing as a Way of Staying Human in a Time that Isn’t, a collection from Vernon Press that advocates for using writing as a […]

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Induction Ceremony Celebrates Student Achievement

July 26, 2018 | Academics, Awards, Student Event

PTK honor society inductees 2017-2018. On July 24, 35 Guttman students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, at special ceremony for Guttman’s Beta Phi Gamma chapter. Career Strategist Janine Agarwal, who serves as the PTK advisor, organized the event. PTK recognizes and encourages scholarship among community college students. […]

Student Research Showcase Takes On Interdisciplinary Approach

July 23, 2018 | Academics, Campus Events, Research

Fifty-six Students in two sections of Dr. Nicola Blake’s Composition II course created individual research proposals on a variety of topics and presented those topics to the college community on July 19, 2018. The purpose of Composition II is to enhance students’ abilities to write in different genres, with an emphasis on developing a project […]

Three Professors Honored as 2018 Outstanding Educators

July 11, 2018 | Academics, Awards

Professors Claire King, Molly Makris, and Angelina Tallaj  were among the Outstanding Educators of the Year 2018. They were honored at Education Update’s annual awards ceremony held June 22 at the Harvard Club.

Conference Explores Ethnographies of Work Framework to Improve Education Equity and Social Mobility

July 2, 2018 | Academics, Events

On Tuesday, June 26, with the generous support of HERE to HERE, a Bronx-based organization that links employers, educators, and community partners to build employment opportunities among young New Yorkers, Guttman Community College hosted over 75 individuals from high schools, community colleges, four-year colleges and national organizations throughout the country for the Ethnographies of Work […]

Guttman’s First Year Curriculum Situates Students Within Their Communities

June 28, 2018 | Academics, Publication, Research

Guttman’s interdisciplinary and experiential First Year Experience is a place of transformation not only for students but also for faculty members who teach these anchor courses. Dr. Nicola Blake, Associate Professor of English and Special Assistant to the Provost, reflects on her own transformation in her article Using Visual “Bait” to Hook, Engage, and Empower New […]

Guttman Professors and Students Present at EDxED 2018 NYC Conference

June 11, 2018 | Academics, Research

Guttman Community College Professors Marla A. Sole, Tracy Daraviras, and Rodrigo Lobo along with Diana Zechowski, Career Strategist, and students Thomas Jones, Sheuly Begum and Angie Cordoba gave a presentation on June 7 at the EDxED 2018 NYC Professional Learning Conference, for Educators by Educators. The talk, entitled Setting Students Up to Succeed: How Collaborative […]

Guttman Student Conducts Ethnographic Research in Belize

May 29, 2018 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Research

Tasreen Rahman, an Urban Studies major and part of the CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP), traveled to Belize in April with Professor Kristina Baines to conduct field research on perceptions of happiness in a rural Maya community in southern Belize. She conducted participant observation and semi-formal ethnographic interviews and also co-facilitated a PAR workshop with […]

Human Services Program Holds Fourth Annual Fieldwork Recognition Ceremony

May 22, 2018 | Academics, Experiential Learning

On May 21, 2018, the Human Services program held its fourth annual Fieldwork Recognition Ceremony. The event honored the student interns who achieved an important milestone in their academic careers– completing 250 hours of field placements. The agencies that hosted the students during the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters were also acknowledged. Please see the […]