Research

Professor’s Research on Aging and Economic Insecurity Featured in The Lily

August 2, 2018 | In the Media, Research

Mary Gatta, Guttman Associate Professor of Sociology, has conducted extensive research on Florida’s elderly women suffering from economic insecurity. Her scholarship was featured in the article “Women are facing economic instability in retirement age. And it shows no signs of improvement” published by The Lily, a Washington Post publication. Professor Gatta’s report shows that women […]

Guttman Faculty Featured in New Collection on Writing

August 1, 2018 | Academics, Publication, Research

Guttman faculty members Dr. Nate Mickelson, Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Daniel Collins, Associate Professor of English, and Dr. Claire King, Assistant Professor of English, are featured in the new book Writing as a Way of Staying Human in a Time that Isn’t, a collection from Vernon Press that advocates for using writing as a […]

Student Research Showcase Takes On Interdisciplinary Approach

July 23, 2018 | Academics, Campus Events, Research

Fifty-six Students in two sections of Dr. Nicola Blake’s Composition II course created individual research proposals on a variety of topics and presented those topics to the college community on July 19, 2018. The purpose of Composition II is to enhance students’ abilities to write in different genres, with an emphasis on developing a project […]

Guttman’s First Year Curriculum Situates Students Within Their Communities

June 28, 2018 | Academics, Publication, Research

Guttman’s interdisciplinary and experiential First Year Experience is a place of transformation not only for students but also for faculty members who teach these anchor courses. Dr. Nicola Blake, Associate Professor of English and Special Assistant to the Provost, reflects on her own transformation in her article Using Visual “Bait” to Hook, Engage, and Empower New […]

Community College Professors Present Mathematics Research at CADE Conference

June 25, 2018 | Research

Professors Marla A. Sole (Guttman Community College), Edmé L. Soho (Hostos Community CoOllege) and Yevgeniy Milman (Borough of Manhattan Community College) presented at the Annual Conference on Acceleration in Developmental Education on June 16. Their talk, Rethinking Mathematics Remediation: A Faculty-Led Project to Assess Placement, Redesign Curricula, and Streamline Mathematics Pathways, focused on how faculty at these three CUNY […]

Guttman Professors and Students Present at EDxED 2018 NYC Conference

June 11, 2018 | Academics, Research

Guttman Community College Professors Marla A. Sole, Tracy Daraviras, and Rodrigo Lobo along with Diana Zechowski, Career Strategist, and students Thomas Jones, Sheuly Begum and Angie Cordoba gave a presentation on June 7 at the EDxED 2018 NYC Professional Learning Conference, for Educators by Educators. The talk, entitled Setting Students Up to Succeed: How Collaborative […]

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 […]

Professor Co-Authors Study about New Jersey School Integration

May 1, 2018 | In the Media, Publication, Research

Ryan W. Coughlan, Guttman Assistant Professor of Sociology, is co-author with Paul Tractenberg, Rutgers University School of Law, of a five-year report: The New Promise of School Integration and the Old Problem of Extreme Segregation: An Action Plan for New Jersey. This study on integration in New Jersey’s public schools, issued by the Center on Diversity […]

Librarian Co-Authors Children’s Literature Guide

April 17, 2018 | Publication, Research

Meagan Lacy, Guttman Information Literacy Librarian, is the co-author with Pauline Dewan, Wilfrid Laurier University, Ontario, of Connecting Children with Classics: A Reader-Centered Approach to Selecting and Promoting Great Literature (ABC-CLIO, 2018, ISBN 978-1-4408-4439-3). This readers’ advisory and collection development guide identifies hundreds of books that can help children connect with books and develop into […]

Students and Faculty Participate at CUNY Critical Pedagogies Conference

April 16, 2018 | Academics, Conference Presentation, Research

Guttman students Roesha Biggs (Liberal Arts major), Argentina Maria-Vanderhorst (Urban Studies major), and Jose Hernandez (Human Services major) gave a presentation with Guttman professors Jane E. Hindman, Dan Collins, and Nate Mickelson at the Critical Pedagogies at CUNY: Learning Through Writing conference. Held at LaGuardia Community College on April 13, 2018, and organized by LaGuardia’s English […]