Experiential Learning

Guttman Students Participate in Fed Challenge

October 26, 2018 | Academics, Experiential Learning

On October 23, 2018, four students from Professor Sebastien Buttet’s ECON 201 Macroeconomics class participated in the College Fed Challenge, a competition organized by the Federal Reserve Bank that aims to bring real-world economic analysis into the classroom. As part of the Challenge, students presented a case analysis of macroeconomic indicators for the U.S. economy, […]

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 […]

College Hosts “Hackathon” Workshop

March 23, 2018 | Academics, Campus Events, Experiential Learning, Technology

The College hosted an innovative workshop on March 17– #AnthoHack Guttman 2018. The goal of this “hackathon” event was to make an anthropology research tool called a “pile sort” as a WordPress plugin to be used as a digital, open educational and research tool. Although this tool has its origins in cognitive anthropological research, it […]

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 […]

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 […]

Guttman Students Participate in Newest CUNY Arts Initiative Partnership

August 7, 2017 | Experiential Learning, Performing Arts, Student Feature

As part of the CUNY Arts Initiative, four Guttman Community College students are working with the New 42nd Street College Corps to gain exposure to the art world. They have paying jobs as theater ushers and receive one-on-one mentorship and counseling from the New 42nd Street staff. The College Corps is the most recent addition […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]