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Guttman Students in Urban Studies Participate in Social Justice Walk and Book Talk

June 21, 2022 | Academics, Events, Publication, Urban Studies

Guttman Hosts Its First Year Experience (FYE) Summer Institute

June 20, 2022 | Academics, Events, Faculty, First Year Experience, Publication

LIRT News Selects Guttman Professors’ Article as One of Top 20 for 2021

May 23, 2022 | Academics, Faculty, In the Media, Publication, Research

Library Instruction Roundtable has selected an article by Guttman Professors Meagan Lacy and Alexandra Hamlett as one of the Top 20 instruction articles published in 2021. The LIRT Top-20 Committee reviews the library instruction literature from the previous year and identifies the twenty best instruction articles of that year. Professors Lacy and Hamlett’s article, “Librarians, step out of the classroom!: How improved faculty-led IL instruction improves student learning,” was originally published in Reference Services Review.

Guttman Professors Publish Paper on Reducing Math Anxiety Through Psychological Intervention in the Classroom

April 11, 2022 | Academics, Humanities and Social Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Publication, Research, STEM

Guttman Community College Assistant Professor Tashana S. Samuel’s article “‘I Can Math, too!’: Reducing Math Anxiety in STEM-related Courses” was published online in the Community College Journal of Research and Practice on March 28, 2022. Professor Samuel, along with her co-authors, Sebastien Buttet and Jared Warner, note that “math anxiety has become an alarming social justice concern, as it results in negative academic consequences, contributes to disinterest and lack of persistence in STEM programs for underrepresented students, and limits their opportunities in STEM careers.”

Tau Battice on “Who’s Your Daddy?”

March 17, 2022 | Academics, Faculty, In the Media, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Publication

Tau Battice is a photographer and lecturer at Guttman Community College, where he teaches English, among other subjects. His exhibition, “Who’s Your Daddy?” is a series of visual conversations between Black fathers and their sons. Below is a conversation between Guttman College and Professor Battice about “Who’s Your Daddy?”

Doctor Saidiya V. Hartman Visits with FYE Faculty

January 23, 2022 | Academics, Events, Faculty, First Year Experience, Publication

Doctor Saidiya V. Hartman, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and author of several publications, including the award-winning Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval (2020), will visit Guttman’s First-Year Experience (FYE) faculty and staff on Thursday, January 27th, to discuss the significance of Humanities research, writing, and teaching within American studies and beyond. Specific attention will be paid to identity and representation and linguistic and social justice as they relate to the FYE, including two new American Studies courses and a Composition sequence that focuses on these themes.

Dr. Molly Makris Co-Publishes Paper on Education during the Pandemic

January 11, 2022 | Academics, Faculty, Publication, Research, Urban Studies

Guttman’s own Dr. Molly Makris, along with Dr. Elise Castillo and Dr. Mira Debs have published Integration Versus Meritocracy? Competing Educational Goals During the COVID-19 Pandemic. This paper comes to fruition because of the Spencer Grant which supports research in an effort to improve education. 

Guttman’s Transformed FYE Curriculum Featured in Bringing Theory to Practice Newsletter

November 24, 2021 | Academics, Faculty, First Year Experience, In the Media, Publication

“Grounding a Community College Education in Social Justice and Civic Engagement,” an article written by Guttman’s Dr. Meghan Gilbert-Hickey, Area Coordinator, Writing Program; Dr. Daniel Collins, Program Coordinator, First-Year Experience; and Dr. Allyson Bregman, Director, First-Year Experience and Curriculum, was featured in the Fall 2021 edition of the Bringing Theory to Practice newsletter.

Guttman Students and Alumni Publish Anthology of Short Stories

October 20, 2021 | Academics, Alumni, Alumni Achievement, Experiential Learning, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Publication, Student Achievement

Twenty-three Guttman students have published an anthology of original short stories, Trauma and Triumph: 23 Tales. These first-time authors offered a range of stories in multiple languages including code. Stories played with the narrative frame by positioning the narrator as both passive and active. Stories also included fairytales and diary entries formats. The range of topics is prolific in scope often swinging from periods of grave trauma to heights of great and wondrous triumph.

Alia Tyner Mullings Talks About Black Motherhood

October 20, 2021 | Academics, Faculty, In the Media, Publication

Dr. Alia R. Tyner-Mullings, author and Associate Professor of Sociology at Guttman Community College has been featured on Mama Glow, a website dedicated to the “support [of] women and families during the fertility period, during pregnancy, after birth and into new motherhood offering a full spectrum approach to holistic wellness.” Her chapter “The Single, Most Important Community: An Essay on Black Motherhood is in the recently published Tick Tock: Essays on Becoming a Parent After 40.