Student Reflects on Value of EOW Course and Internship

March 17, 2017 | Academics, Career Development, Experiential Learning

First-year Guttman student Onasis Cirineo reflects on the importance of the Ethnographies of Work (EOW) course, his work with Guttman’s United Men of Color (U-MOC) program, and his internship at the New York City Employment & Training Coalition (NYCETC) in a blog for NYC Workforce Weekly published March 15. For his fall EOW career paper […]

IT Students Visit Grand Central to View Earliest Known Computer

December 5, 2016 | Academics, Experiential Learning

On November 29, Jinzhong Niu, Assistant Professor of Information Technology, took IT students from his hardware, software, and programming classes to Grand Central Terminal. They visited what some consider to be the earliest computer in the world, 103 years old. The computer was built by Westinghouse and is preserved in the sub-basement of Grand Central […]

Building Internships for 21st Century Work Experiences

June 17, 2016 | Academics, Experiential Learning

Since 2011, long before the College opened, President Scott Evenbeck has made providing internships a core long term goal to ensure students have contextualized work experiences that build on the learning outcomes of both the general education and major courses they take at Guttman Community College. Three of the five majors at the College offer […]

Human Services Program Hosts Recognition Ceremony for Students

June 15, 2016 | Academics, Experiential Learning

On June 8, 2016, the Human Services Program celebrated its Second Annual Recognition Ceremony. Students who successfully completed 250 hours of fieldwork in a variety of human services agencies were honored with certificates of completion. Fieldwork instructors were recognized for their significant contributions to the education of Guttman students. In attendance were agency leaders, supervisors, […]

Women of GRIT Attend National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

June 8, 2016 | Experiential Learning, Student Feature

Huddled together at the New York Port Authority Bus Terminal at 5:20 am on June 2, 2016, were seven Guttman students as they prepared for the four-hour drive to the American Association of University Women (AAUW) NCCWSL conference at the University of Maryland, College Park. In these faces are the hopes and promises of a […]

College Hosts Its First CUNY-Wide Conference

May 6, 2016 | Academics, Events, Experiential Learning

On May 6, 2016, Guttman Community College held its inaugural CUNY-wide Experiential Learning Symposium, Breaking Boundaries: Experiential Learning Opportunities in the 21st Century Classroom. CUNY’s Experiential Learning Opportunities (ELO) initiative represents an opportunity for practitioners to examine and reflect on the variety of pedagogies of engagement that are employed in experiential education across CUNY and […]

Spring Community Days Feature Social Justice and Democracy-Centered Activities

April 19, 2016 | Academics, Experiential Learning

This spring’s Community Days on April 13 and 14 offered students a variety of civic engagement opportunities coordinated by faculty, staff, and the Office of Partnerships and Community Engagement led by Director Valora Blackson. Many students participated in one of New York Cares’ volunteer activities throughout the city. Tiffany Bailey, Academic Internship Specialist, took a […]

GRIT Launches Its Second Cohort of Students

March 21, 2016 | Experiential Learning, Student Event

The Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) mentorship program held its second annual kickoff event for incoming mentors and mentees on February 23. Mentors for the 2016-2017 academic year are women who have excelled in their careers and have a deep commitment to service. The GRIT program welcomes Lisa Bova-Hiatt, Executive Director, NY […]

Fashion Show Highlights African Diaspora

February 23, 2016 | Events, Experiential Learning

On February 11 Guttman presented Black to the Future: African Diaspora Fashion to showcase modern fashions of the African Diaspora and to support and give more exposure to fashion designers of African descent. The event was part of Guttman’s celebration of Black History Month. The show focused on the diverse cultures of the African Diaspora […]

Guttman Partners with the DO School and the NYCEDC on Program to Solve Real-World Problems

December 21, 2015 | Awards, Career Development, Community Service, Experiential Learning, Student Feature

Guttman Community College, the DO School, New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), and nine other New York City Universities have come together to launch Innovate NYC, a new landmark program in New York City’s higher education system that will enable students to learn-by-doing by co-creating social innovations in order to solve real-world community problems. […]