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

Month: November 2012

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November

Education is Not a Contingent Activity – Rich Newman's Comments Before the Board of Trustees, 11/20/2012

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

In Candice Ferrette’s Newsday article last week about our presidential search, Trustee Cornachio is quoted as saying that he is “looking for someone who will bring stability and leadership to the college.” Everyone here, I am sure, would say the same thing, though I doubt we would all mean precisely the same thing when we…

28 th
November

No One is a Stranger Here

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

If you let a needy stranger leave your door empty handed, when you, in need, go door- to-door, you’ll find you are a stranger there. —Saadi, 13th century Iranian poet Welcome back! We hope the Thanksgiving holiday gave everyone a chance to step back after the devastation wrought by Sandy to be with family and…

25 th
November

Out of The Frying Pan and Into The Fire: Report on the November 20th Board of Trustees Meeting

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The Board of Trustees meeting that took place right before our Thanksgiving break was marked by at least two areas of concern to the NCCFT: The Board's announcement, read by Chair Geoffrey Prime, that it would no longer engage in any discussion of our contract extension and its desire to enter immediately into full-blown negotiations…