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  • Guttman Professor Wins Grand Challenge

    January 14, 2019

    Dr. Dara Pir, Assistant Professor of Information Technology, achieved the 20th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI) 2018’S Top Performance in Eating Analysis and Tracking (EAT) Grand Challenge, Food Type Sub-Challenge. Dr. Pir was awarded with the Food Type Sub-Challenge Prize. His work is described in the ICMI 2018 Proceedings paper entitled “Functional-Based Acoustic Group Feature Selection for Automatic Recognition of Eating Condition.”

  • Alumni Panel Offers Perspective on Transfer Process

    January 11, 2019

    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 […]

  • Guttman Liberal Arts and Science Students Get LinkedIn and Prepared for Their Future Careers

    January 11, 2019

    The Internship Seminar, as conceived and taught by Dean Nicola Blake, prepares Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) majors for their careers after graduation. This elective course revolves around work in the field; participation in professional events, including networking with professionals; and course assignments and reflections. This type of immersion in the field is a best practice, and though still rarely applied to LAS, it is widely recommended to ease the often difficult transition from college to career-oriented employment. By leading this implementation at Guttman, Dean Blake’s Internship Seminar is paving smoother professional roads for graduates from the College’s largest major.

  • Guttman Student Selected as Caucus CUNY Scholar

    January 10, 2019

    Guttman student Farah Reynoso, Human Services major, was selected to join the Caucus CUNY Scholars Program through the Edward T. Rogowsky Internship Program in Government and Public Affairs. As a New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic & Asian Legislative Caucus Scholar, she will receive an award of $2,000 and represent Guttman at the 48th Annual Legislative Conference, which convenes February 15-17, 2019 in Albany, New York. Farah will be assigned as an intern to a district office based on her residence, policy interests, and skill sets. Once assigned, she will perform substantive tasks such as constituent case management and legislative research and assistance.

  • Book Talk Uncovers Breadth of Guttman Faculty Research

    January 8, 2019

    On December 6, 2018, Dr. Mary Gatta, Professor Meagan Lacy, and Dr. Nate Mickeslon presented their new publications at Guttman’s Book Talk event. Howard M. Wach, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, moderated the panel discussion and Q&A session. Dr. Mary Gatta’s new book, Waiting on Retirement: Aging and Economic Insecurity in Low-Wage Work, […]

  • Dr. Laura Clarke, Assistant Professor of English

    January 2, 2019

    “My favorite historical couple is Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning and I plan on retracing their steps through Italy one day.”

    It is perhaps no surprise that Victorian scholar and Guttman Assistant Professor of English Dr. Laura Clarke named both of her children after literary figures. “I love books!” she exclaims with pride. Her own research focuses on the intersections between literature, philosophy, and the visual arts during the Victorian period. She is currently writing a book on the Victorian photographer Julia Margaret Cameron, who “took up photography when it was a relatively new medium and engaged in epistemological debates about what constituted art.” Dr. Clarke’s work in progress explores how Cameron’s “illustrations embody conversations with other literary works and how they represent her wider photographic theory.” More broadly, she has contributed articles to Victorian Poetry, Religion and Literature and Cleo: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History, as well as a book chapter to the edited collection Carlyle and the Idea.

  • Professor’s Op-Ed Featured in the Buffalo News

    January 2, 2019

    Mary Gatta, Associate Professor of Sociology, has published an op-ed in the Buffalo News titled “Another Voice: ‘One Fair Wage’ would protect workers relying on tips.”

  • The 2018-2019 Women of GRIT Meet their Mentors

    December 27, 2018

    The Meet & Greet with Mentors event was full of firsts: the first meeting between Guttman’s Women of Gratitude, Resilience, Integrity, and Talent (GRIT) and their new professional mentors; the first step by the mentors and mentees into their respective roles; and the official kick-off to the 2018-2019 Women of GRIT mentorship cycle. The mentors […]

  • Student Documents Community Life in Dominican Republic through Video and Photography

    December 27, 2018

    Harry Montas, a 21-year old continuing student at Guttman, was in the Atrium proudly presenting his photos and video from a recent trip to the Dominican Republic. A closer look at the small exhibit showed schoolchildren featured in photos that were hung up on a fishing net. Harry, a photographer and filmmaker, went to the Dominican Republic with Guttman alumnus Hector Castillo to take photos and videos to build awareness of the poverty and poor learning conditions children in Las Barias, Bani deal with on a daily basis. Their goal is to raise money to provide transportation, uniforms, and better breakfasts for the kids in Las Barias.

  • Guttman Professor Part of $550,000 Mellon Foundation Grant to Study Transfer

    December 18, 2018

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