Experiential Learning



Guttman Professor and Alumna Join Forces to Share Why Ethnography Matters with the Public

April 11, 2020 | Business Administration, Experiential Learning, Humanities and Social Sciences, Research

Guttman alumna Hannia Delgado and Assistant Professor of Anthropology Dr. Kristina Baines are working together to help the public understand why ethnography and ethnographic research matter through the power of social media.

UMOC Scholars Present at Interdisciplinary Conference on Race

November 19, 2019 | Academics, Career Development, Conference Presentation, Experiential Learning, First Year Experience, Humanities and Social Sciences, Urban Studies

Seven first-year United Men of Color (UMOC) student scholars, accompanied by Professors Mary Gatta and Marcus Allen, presented at the Monmouth University Interdisciplinary Conference on Race on November 16th at Monmouth University’s campus in West Long Branch, NJ.

Learning About Food Justice at an Urban Farm

October 2, 2019 | Academics, Experiential Learning

First-year students of House 1 are working with the Smiling Hogshead Ranch, an urban farm in Long Island City, as part of their City Seminar course’s theme of food justice. The students are learning about how the farm got its start, how it became a non-profit and organized itself, and about the different farming styles and plants represented there.

Instructional Team Leaders Lead the Way for First-Year Students and Faculty

September 6, 2019 | Academics, Experiential Learning

For approximately 520 young New Yorkers, September 10, 2019 will mark the start of their college careers and of momentous transformations in their lives. From the first day of classes, students will be immersed full-time in Guttman’s unique First Year Experience (FYE): a set of required courses taken in assigned cohorts grouped by House, which shares an instructional team including an advisor.

Guttman Students Go to London to Study T.S. Eliot

July 25, 2019 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Global Guttman

Students Librada (Nicole) Montero, Brandon Saavedra, and Assistant Professor of English and Liberal Arts & Sciences Program Coordinator Dr. Ria Banerjee traveled to London this month as part of the Poetry Abroad experience. From July 6th to the 14th, the Guttman cohort studied at the T.S. Eliot International Summer School, participating in seminars and workshops, attending poetry readings, field trips, and diving deep into the works and life of the famous English poet.

Global Guttman Students Recount Shanghai Journey

June 11, 2019 | Experiential Learning, Global Guttman

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.

Student Documents Chicano Community through Interviews and Photos

June 11, 2019 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Human Services, Student Event, Student Feature

On June 7, Jose Hernandez Lozano, Human Services major, gave a presentation about his spring semester independent study project, Chicanos: Forgotten in NYC.

Guttman Collaborates on CUNY’s Pressing Public Issues Project

June 5, 2019 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Performing Arts

Kristina Baines, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, and Nate Mickelson, Assistant Professor of English, participated in the Pressing Public Issues Project for their Spring 2019 courses: Poetry and Public Life and Environmental Ethics. Spearheaded by a partnership among the James Gallery at the CUNY Graduate Center, the Teaching and Learning Center, and the CUNY Humanities Alliance, Pressing Public Issues brought together a cohort of six artists and six faculty members to teach courses in various disciplines at four CUNY community colleges during the Spring 2019 semester. Each of the six projects, led by a pairing of a community college faculty member and a teaching artist, encouraged students to experiment through creative modes of research, expression, knowledge-production, and public scholarship.  

Guttman Student Selected as 2019 Pulitzer Center Student Reporting Fellow

May 29, 2019 | Academics, Experiential Learning, Fellowship, Global Guttman, Student Feature, Urban Studies

Ayanna Dickinson, a Guttman Urban Studies major, was selected to join the 2019 cohort of the Pulitzer Center student fellows. Ayanna will travel to Ecuador in July with Global Guttman and will report on the conservation efforts in the Chocoan Rainforest.

Guttman Students Visit Democracy Now!

April 26, 2019 | Academics, Community Days, Experiential Learning

On April 10, Guttman students from House 3 attended a live studio filming of the news show Democracy Now! The visit was part of the group’s Community Days curriculum, and the show was chosen as an example of independent, viewer-funded media.