Experiential Learning

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 […]

Guttman Student Selected for the 2017 Innovate NYC Program

April 10, 2017 | Community Service, Experiential Learning

Melisa Castro, a Guttman Liberal Arts and Sciences major, has been selected for the 2017 Innovate NYC program. This landmark initiative, run by the DO School and supported by the Newman’s Own Foundation, is a collaboration among 11 New York City area universities. The program empowers students with skills for the 21st century economy through […]

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 […]