President Scott E. Evenbeck is a guest editorial blogger for Education Update Online. His first editorial, It’s Time to Focus on Work, discusses how Guttman Community College supports both students’ aspirations to continue their education and to prepare for careers.
November 15, 2017 | Academics
On November 13, author and lawyer Elizabeth Jaikaran discussed her new collection of short stories and ran a creative writing workshop in two upper level English courses taught by Guttman Associate Professor Nicola Blake, PhD. Students enjoyed the unique opportunity to meet and interact with an acclaimed, local author whose heritage closely resembles many of […]
November 15, 2017 | Academics
On November 1, 2017, six Guttman students enrolled in Professor Seth and Professor Buttet’s macroeconomics course competed in the Maiden Lane division of the Fed Challenge. The College Fed Challenge, sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, is a competition designed to bring real world economics into the classroom. During the competition, teams […]
Student Travelers Share Their Research from Ecuador During “Global Guttman Presents: A Night in the Chocó”
In July 2017, eight Guttman Community College students accompanied by Professor Derek Tesser traveled throughout Ecuador to explore the Itapoa Reserve as part of the Global Guttman initiative. On November 9th, students presented their multifaceted research on deforestation, endemic/new species and conservation, and shared memories of the unforgettable trip at a special evening event–Global Guttman […]
October 31, 2017 | Academics
On a balmy fall day, students in the Liberal Arts and Sciences major Internship elective met in the Provost’s Conference room at The City College of New York with Celia Lloyd, Assistant Vice President for Academic Momentum and Student Success. AVP Lloyd spoke to students about building the ladder of success through strategic choices and […]
October 18, 2017 | Academics
Guttman is proud to welcome 12 new faculty members for the 2017-2018 academic year: Shadisadat Ghaderi, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, earned her Ph.D. in mathematics from West Virginia University (WVU), and her M.Sc. in mathematics from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Her research interests include combinatorics, graph theory, matroid theory, and their applications. Her […]
Marla A. Sole, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has published “Financial education: Increase your purchasing power” in the September 2017 issue of Mathematics Teacher. The article is an outgrowth of her work linking research and practice. In the article, Dr. Sole discusses the importance of students today being financially literate, which in large part depends […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.