The union representing Nassau Community College’s full-time faculty

Month: March 2010

31 st
March

NCCFT Honors NCC Trustee John LeBoutillier

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

[caption id="attachment_244" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="John LeBoutillier receives a Friend of Education Award from NYSUT at the Long Island Directors Dinner on March 25, 2010"][/caption] Last week the NCCFT honored NCC Board of Trustees member John LeBoutillier with NYSUT's "Friend of Education" award. The award recognizes the exceptional work Mr. LeBoutillier has done in advancing the…

30 th
March

From our members: Enjoy an Evening of Exciting Modern Dance!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

From Eileen Morrison-Darren in the department of Theater and Dance: [caption id="attachment_257" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="2010 Dance Concert Flyer"][/caption]

29 th
March

Monday Morning Music: Ride, Captian, Ride (Blues Image)

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Today's selection comes from Ed Boyden, Assistant Professor in the History, Geography and Political Science Department. Ed says: I knew I was going to pass my oral exam in 1989 because when my alarm clock rang, it was playing Ride Captain Ride, which is absolutely the single best song in the whole history of music. …

27 th
March

Join Us for the Spring Panel Luncheon – April 22, 2010

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Revitalizing Long Island's Economic Landscape through Preparation, Collaboration, and Transformation [caption id="attachment_238" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Click to enlarge"][/caption] Our Spring Panel Luncheon will explore important changes in Long Island's economic landscape and will invite discussion of innovative ways for unions, employers and educational intitutions to work together so that Long Island's communities remain vibrant and productive.…

26 th
March

Remembering the Triangle fire 99 years later

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Today's New York Times has a very poignant story about yesterday's remembrances of the 1911 Triangle Shirt Factory fire, which killed 146 workers, mostly young immigrant women. Here is an excerpt from the story: [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="190" caption="photo from the New York Times"][/caption] There were accounts of how the low-paid seamstresses who made ladies’…

25 th
March

Members in Action: Janet Johnson and Dawn Smith at Higher Ed Lobby Day

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

[caption id="attachment_218" align="alignnone" width="450" caption="Janet Johnson and Dawn Smith in Albany for Higher Ed Lobby Day, March 1-2 2010"][/caption] On March 1st and 2nd, NCCFT Political Action Committee Chairperson Janet Johnson (in blue) and member Dawn Smith were in Albany for Higher Ed Lobby Days. They spoke to State Senators and Assembly Representatives and helped…

23 rd
March

Action Alert from NYSUT: Urge your Senator to Oppose Education Cuts

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

From NYSUT ACT NOW: State Senate plan would cut 20,000 education jobs The New York State Senate is voting right now to pass a budget resolution calling for the $1.4 billion in school aid cuts proposed by Gov. Paterson. If enacted, this would mean the loss of more than 20,000 education jobs! Urge your senator…

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