Guttman Becomes Part of the CUNY Humanities Alliance as $3.15 Million Mellon Foundation Grant Goes to The Graduate Center, CUNY to Support Humanities Teaching Initiative
The grant funds partnerships between The Graduate Center and four CUNY community colleges and supports 28 doctoral fellowships aimed at enhancing opportunities for students to engage with the humanities.
Assistant Professor of Human Services Nicole Kras has been awarded The League for Innovation in the Community College National Public Health Week/World Health Day grant.
Assistant Professor of English and Program Coordinator of Liberal Arts and Sciences Ria Banerjee has been awarded a Modern Language Association (MLA) humanities innovation course development grant. The award will advance a project titled, “Colonialism Today: The Legacy of Colonialism and New York City’s Migrant Populations.”
Assistant Professor of Psychology Tashana Samuel has published an article titled, “I Can Math!”: Reducing Math Anxiety and Increasing Math Self-Efficacy using a Mindfulness and Growth Mindset-Based Intervention in First-Year Students” in the Community College Journal of Research and Practice. Professor Samuel’s research investigated the effect of embedding a combined mindfulness and growth mindset intervention within a required first-year, two-semester developmental statistics course. Results from the study indicate that this new approach not only reduced math anxiety, but had also increased math self-efficacy in a sample of college students.
During the fall of 2018, Guttman Community College faculty have continued to expand their published scholarship, earn distinguished awards and grants, and present their estimable research.
Guttman Faculty Appointed to Lead Curriculum-Building Project by the National Institutes of Health- National Human Genomic Research Institute.
Dr. Karla Fuller, Associate Professor of Biology and Program Coordinator of Liberal Arts and Sciences-STEM, has been selected to lead a microbiome curriculum-building project by the National Institutes of Health – National Human Genomic Research Institute (NIH-NHGRI). Dr. Fuller will lead a team of 2 high school teachers, four community college faculty and 2 NHFRI researchers to create open access research based curriculum modules focusing on the microbiome.
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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.
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 […]
September 27, 2018 | Academics, Business Administration, Conference Presentation, Faculty, Fellowships, First Year Experience, Grants, Information Technology, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Publication, Research, STEM, Urban Studies
In spring 2018, Guttman Community College faculty have published an impressive array of articles, books, and reports, received prestigious grants for their research and scholarship, and delivered important presentations at a variety of local, national, and international academic conferences and scholarly events. PUBLICATIONS Ryan W. Coughlan, Assistant Professor of Sociology, is the co-author of “Progressive […]