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Academics

Guttman Student Leader Selected as Kaplan Scholar

August 17, 2017 | Academics, Awards, Scholarships, Student Feature, Student Government

Hector Castillo, a Guttman sophomore, has won the prestigious Kaplan Educational Foundation scholarship that helps high-potential associate-degree students complete their bachelor’s degrees. Hector is the first-ever Kaplan Scholar from Guttman Community Colleges since the program’s inception, and is part of a cohort of seven CUNY community college students chosen this year.  He is an active […]

Professor Leads Panel Discussion at AACC Summer Institute

August 9, 2017 | Academics, Research

Guttman faculty member, and ACE Fellow, Dr. Nicola Blake, facilitated an important panel discussion at this year’s American Association of Community College Summer Presidents Academy Summer Institute (PASI). The AACC Presidents Academy Summer Institute (PASI) is an annual professional development program for CEOs and presidents of member community colleges, providing intensive focus on current challenges, […]

Two Guttman Professors Honored as Outstanding Educators of the Year

June 26, 2017 | Academics, Awards

Karla Smith Fuller, Assistant Professor of Biology, and Lori Ungemah, Assistant Professor of English, were among the Outstanding Educators of the Year 2017. They were honored at Education Update’s annual awards ceremony held June 23 at the Harvard Club.

College Celebrates Fourth Commencement

June 20, 2017 | Academics, Commencement, Events

Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, The City University of New York’s first new community college in more than 40 years, celebrated its fourth commencement on Monday, June 19, 2017. The commencement ceremony was held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center/BMCC, 119 Chambers Street, New York, N.Y. Associate degrees […]

Professor Appointed a Manhattan Community Board Member

June 8, 2017 | Academics

Chet Jordan, Instructor of English and newly appointed Human Research Protection Program Coordinator at Guttman, has been chosen as a member of Manhattan Community Board 5, serving midtown Manhattan, the Fashion, Flower, Flatiron and Diamond Districts, as well as Bryant and Union Square Parks. As a board member, Chet hopes to advocate for public higher […]

Students Give EoW Presentations to Society for Human Resource Management Staff

June 6, 2017 | Academics, Experiential Learning

On June 5, students from Professor Mary Gatta’s Ethnographies of Work class presented their research on the many challenges employees face in the workplace to members of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The presentations were part of the students’ semester-long ethnographic research project. Four groups presented their findings on issues facing today’s workforce: […]

Professors Publish Article about Hybrid Course Learning

June 2, 2017 | Academics, Publication, Research

Kristina Baines, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Faculty for Academic Technology, Sebastien Buttet, Associate Professor of Economics, Forest Fisher, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Vanita Naidoo, Instructor of English, and Paul Naish, Assistant Professor of History, have authored Students as Producers in Hybrid Courses: Case Studies from an Interdisciplinary Learning Circle in IJSoTEL (International Journal for […]

College Holds First Global Learning Summit

May 25, 2017 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Study Abroad

On May 19, The Global Learning Summit (GLS), a pilot project between Global Guttman and the Office of Partnerships and Community Engagement, was held. The event encouraged students to reflect on their transformative global experiences (8-24 months post travel) and to begin to translate their experiences into marketable skills for the workforce. 62 Global Guttman […]

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 […]