Dr. Dalvin Hill & Class of 2019 Alumnus Hector Castro Co-Author Health Information Technology Paper to be Presented at International Conference
Assistant Professor & Program Coordinator of Information Technology Dr. Dalvin Hill and class of 2019 alumnus Hector Castro have co-authored an article titled “The Impact of Integrating Data Generated from Wearable Devices into a Patient Health Record (PHR)”. This paper was accepted for presentation at the 22nd International Conference on Collaborative Care, Integrated Health Systems and Management Models conference in the fall. The article proposes the inclusion of data generated from wearable devices, such as smart watches, in a patient’s health record.
Anxiety is a condition that hinders student success—there’s no doubt about that! In a Fall 2018 survey, close to 20% of community college students self-reported that they suffered from anxiety, and in March 2019, CUNY’s CHASE (CUNY Health for Academic Success & Engagement) initiative identified student mental health as its top priority. At Guttman we know we lose students to mental health issues, and that upsets us because we can provide treatment here free of charge. In the last 3 years, 12-14% of the Guttman student body has sought counseling sessions at the college’s Wellness Center, a percentage slightly ahead of the national average. That’s good news, but there are so many additional students who can benefit. What we need are student champions of mental health and wellness. Students who are courageous enough to come forward to help defeat the stigma of seeking help. Anthony Fauci, class of 2018, is such a hero. A student in Guttman’s inaugural class in 2012, his success was derailed for a time by anxiety.
Ernest Butts, Guttman class of 2018, isn’t afraid of a full workload in the name of social justice. With a calm and confident demeanor, he talks passionately about wanting to be an advocate for change. Since he began his college journey at Guttman, Ernest has built an impressive resume that sets him well on his way to create a positive impact on his community.
Assistant Professor of Human Services Dr. Anya Spector and Guttman alumna Krimili Infante co-authored an article in the latest issue of Social Work Education: The International Journal.
On January 10, Guttman held its fifth Annual Alumni Transfer Panel discussion in the Atrium. The event featured two panel sessions with a networking hour in between. Guttman graduates Haley Balouch (Marymount), Dominick Hull (Brooklyn), Faatou Jobe (Stony Brook), Tasha McCalla (City College), Migulissa Martinez (USC), Phebe Ojomoses (Syracuse), Sabrina Ramsahai (John Jay), and Joseph […]
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.
On January 9th Guttman held its fourth Annual Alumni Transfer Panel discussion in the Info Commons. During this event, Guttman graduates Christina Wirsing (Hunter College), Suzanne Herrera (Boston University), Shomari Townsend (Brooklyn College), Tahir Mitchell (SUNY New Paltz),, Brian McCollough (York College) and Gabby Rosario (Hunter and Baruch Colleges) provide insights about their experiences transferring […]
The third annual Transfer Panel was held January 12. Current students had a unique opportunity to hear firsthand from Guttman alumni what is involved in applying, transferring, and adjusting to life at a senior college. The six alumni panelists included: Ife Akinseye- University of Buffalo/SUNY (Nursing) Reshma Jaigobin- Queens College/CUNY (Sociology) Alejandro Lopez- Pace University […]
The 13th annual CUNY/Daily News Citizenship NOW! phone bank event hosted at Guttman Community College opened on April 27 and will run through May 1. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo gave the keynote remarks at a morning press conference. The Governor praised the University’s efforts on behalf of immigration: “…this is a beautiful testament to what […]