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  • Professor Publishes Book about Aging and Economic Insecurity

    December 6, 2018

    Mary Gatta, Associate Professor of Sociology, has published a new book: Waiting on Retirement: Aging and Economic Insecurity in Low-Wage Work (Stanford University Press, Studies in Social Inequality series, 2018). Professor Gatta takes the case of restaurant workers to examine the experiences of low-wage workers who are middle-aged, aging, and past retirement age. She deftly […]

  • 2018-2019 Women of GRIT New Member Orientation

    December 6, 2018

    Guttman’s Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) is growing! The New Member Orientation held this fall welcomed the newest recruits with introductions and activities. First, the students met the leadership – Co-Founders Dr. Tracy Daraviras and Ms. Victoria Romero, Co-Coordinator Ms. Patricia Jean, and Executive Committee member Dean Nicola Blake – and received […]

  • Robin Hood Honors Guttman and Its Alumnus Bobby Ashley with 2018 Heroes Award

    December 5, 2018

    Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, part of The City University of New York, was honored at Robin Hood’s 29th annual Heroes Breakfast on December 4 along with two other organizations—Good Call and NEW (Non-traditional Employment for Women)—as exemplars of Robin Hood’s work to combat poverty.  Robin Hood selected Guttman alumnus Bobby Ashley as the face of Guttman for this award.

  • Professor Publishes Study about School Segregation in 100 Largest U.S. Cities

    December 3, 2018

    Ryan Coughlan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, has published a new article in the Peabody Journal of Education: Divergent Trends in Neighborhood and School Segregation in the Age of School Choice. This study seeks to identify changes in neighborhood and school segregation during the age of rapidly expanding school choice. Prior to 1991, public-school choice was […]

  • Guttman Receives $50K Grant

    November 28, 2018

    New York, NY, November 28, 2018: Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, part of The City University of New York, has received a $50,000 grant from the HERE to HERE fund at the James and Judith K. Dimon Foundation. The grant will enable the College to restructure its existing Information Technology program to offer students […]

  • Journalist Visits College to Discuss Global Reporting Career

    November 19, 2018

      Guttman continues its partnership this year with the Pulitzer Center to increase access to global learning opportunities on campus. As part of this partnership, journalist, producer, and writer Danny Gold, who covers crime, conflict, and politics. As one of the founding correspondents and producers for Vice News, Danny has reported from 17 countries. His […]

  • Professor Publishes Second Book

    November 13, 2018

    Dr. Nate Mickelson, Assistant Professor of English and Guttman Founding Faculty, has published his second book: City Poems and American Urban Crisis, 1945-Present, part of Bloomsbury’s Critical Poetics Series. Dr. Nate Mickelson’s second book analyzes the work of poetic luminaries such as William Carlos Williams, Allen Ginsberg, and Gwendolyn Brooks alongside such important, yet understudied poets […]

  • Dr. Angelina Tallaj, Assistant Professor of Arts and Humanities

    November 5, 2018

    Dr. Angelina Tallaj, Assistant Professor of Arts and Humanities and FYE Course Coordinator for Arts in New York City, dances in the classroom. A required first year course, Arts in NYC exposes students to the creative movements, artistic genres, and cultural institutions of the city. Anchored in Guttman’s unique  , this course includes and emphasizes the students’ own experiences. Their eyes light up, says Dr. Tallaj, “when I dance bachata and then teach how the steps reflect gender history. I love having my students dance because I want them to know that their bodies have histories and that those histories are legitimate.”

  • Instructor’s Photography Featured in Magazine

    November 1, 2018

    Guttman Lecturer Tau Battice’s photography book project, HARLEM (IN) FLUX, is featured in HYCIDE magazine. “As a photographer, I look for the noble commoners, the grassroots. I like grit,” notes Tau. He is based in Harlem and spends his time cataloging the neighborhood through the faces of Harlemites in his work.  “I strive to convey […]

  • Guttman Students Participate in Fed Challenge

    October 26, 2018

    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, […]