Estel Arias, a second-year student majoring in Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities track, has been selected to join the 13th cohort of the Kaplan Leadership Program Scholars. The program aids high-potential associate degree students to earn their bachelor’s degrees removing financial burdens and providing advising, transfer, and mentoring support.
- July 11, 2019
Guttman Professor’s New Article Analyzes African-Based Spiritual Traditions in Award-Winning Contemporary FictionJuly 3, 2019
The digital journal Religions has recently published Dr. James Mellis’ article analyzing the National Book Award-winning fiction of two contemporary African American writers. In “Continuing Conjure: African-Based Spiritual Traditions in Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad and Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing,” Dr. Mellis argues that both novels invoke African-based spirituality in order to create literary sites of resistance within their narratives and American culture at large.
- July 3, 2019
The EDLAB of Maastricht University, the Netherlands’ newest institution of higher education, met with administrators, professional staff and faculty on Thursday, June 27, 2019 in a Guttman/Maastricht Innovation Exchange workshop to discuss best practices in innovative teaching and learning.
- July 2, 2019
First-year student Britney Puma has been selected as a 2019 America Needs You Fellow. The America Needs You (ANY) Fellows Program is a highly competitive, intensive, two-year program for high-achieving, low-income, first-generation college students. The program has four components: Intensive Career Development, One-on-One Mentorship, Robust Networks, and Holistic Support.
- June 26, 2019
In the June 26, 2019, Inside Higher Ed feature story Expanding Beyond NYC’s 5 Boroughs, Guttman’s Ethnographies of Work course and the CUNY Start, ASAP, and the ACE programs are cited for their strong impact on student success and for the University’s efforts to expand these initiatives throughout the system and beyond.
- June 21, 2019
- June 19, 2019
“Life is good, life is beautiful. Enjoy it. Use it to the full extent. Don’t waste your moments. Create an objective for you and go for it!” Assistant Professor of Business Dr. Rodrigo Lobo has been all about business for over 30 years. Before taking the daring “180 degrees toward full-time work in academia,” his career spanned the breadth of “corporate life.” For nearly a decade, Dr. Lobo contributed his analytical expertise to a unique public project: the Itaipu Binacional Company, an initiative of the Brazilian and Paraguayan governments that jointly runs one of the most productive hydroelectric power plants in the world.
- June 11, 2019
Guttman Professor Marla Sole along with student mentee Iliana Calderon and colleagues Professor Tashana Samuel and Student Success Advocate Laura Fritz gave a talk entitled “Building Resilience: Empower Students to Overcome Setbacks with a Growth Mindset” at the 2019 Annual EDxED NYC Professional Learning Conference, for Educators by Educators.
- June 11, 2019
On June 4, the 12 students who traveled to Shanghai April 16-28 as part of the Global Guttman China trip recounted their activities and observations during the Journey to the East panel presentation and discussion.
- June 11, 2019
On June 7, Jose Hernandez Lozano, Human Services major, gave a presentation about his spring semester independent study project, Chicanos: Forgotten in NYC.