College Convenes Academic Senate

February 15, 2018 | Academics

With the implementation of Guttman’s new Governance Plan on February 1, 2018, the College convened its inaugural meeting of the Academic Senate on February 14. The Academic Senate will provide a forum to discuss, review, and recommend procedures, policies, and practices related to academic matters. Recommendations will be referred to the College Council or one […]

Faculty Scholarship – Fall 2017– Scholarly Publications

February 2, 2018 | Academics, Publication, Research

Guttman Community College faculty members have published a variety of outstanding scholarly articles, books, and reviews this fall. Below are the highlights.   Marcus Allen, Professor of Political Science and Urban Studies, co-authored “Survey of African American Portrayal in Introductory Textbooks in American Government/Politics: A Report of the APSA Standing Committee on the Status of […]

Faculty Scholarship –Fall 2017– Conference Presentations

February 2, 2018 | Academics, Research

Guttman Community College faculty members presented their research at leading national and international academic conferences this fall. Below is a summary. Ria Banerjee, Assistant Professor of English, presented “Weddings and Marriages: Mary Butts and English Responses to Stability and Change” at the Modernism Studies Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in August 2017. This paper argues […]

Guttman Students Capture Their Communities through Photographs

January 26, 2018 | Academics

Guttman students majoring in Liberal Arts and Sciences will graduate with direct and thorough exposure to photojournalism after Fall II in Dr. Nicola Blake’s capstone course, LASC 254 – The Witness: Lending Lens to a Social Issue. On January 17, New York-based documentary photographer Laylah Amatullah Barrayn ran an immersive in-class workshop, sharing her path to […]

2nd Annual Global Learning Summit Engages Participants

January 26, 2018 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Global Guttman, Study Abroad

The College held its second Global Learning Summit (GLS) on January 10 for students who have traveled globally (including alumni). Co-sponsored by the Office of Partnerships and Community Engagement and the Office of Academic Affairs, the summit brought students together to re-visit what they learned about themselves, one other and the world. Discussions centered on […]

4th Alumni Transfer Panel Offers Valuable Insights to Students

January 24, 2018 | Academics, Alumni

On January 9th Guttman held its fourth Annual Alumni Transfer Panel discussion in the Info Commons. During this event, Guttman graduates Christina Wirsing (Hunter College), Suzanne Herrera (Boston University), Shomari Townsend (Brooklyn College), Tahir Mitchell (SUNY New Paltz),, Brian McCollough (York College) and Gabby Rosario (Hunter and Baruch Colleges) provide insights about their experiences transferring […]

Guttman President Publishes First Editorial Blog

November 30, 2017 | Academics, Career Development, In the Media

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.

Guttman Students Find Connections with Local Author

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 […]

Guttman Students Compete in National Fed Challenge

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”

November 13, 2017 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Study Abroad

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 […]