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

Month: October 2013

30 th
October

NCCFT Endorsements

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

22 nd
October

Don't Miss The Forest for the Trees: Seamless Transfer is Part of a Larger Picture We Can't Ignore

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

In our last post, we started to place SUNY’s “Seamless Transfer” (SST) initiative in the larger context of what SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher calls “systemness,” a concept she defined in her 2012 State of the University address as, “the coordination of multiple components that[,] when working together[,] create a network of activity that is more…

17 th
October

When Opportunity Knocks

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This guest post was written by Jason Gorman. On Saturday, October 12, Porter Kirkwood, Chris Schwertman and I went out canvassing for NCCFT-endorsed candidates. We met in the morning at campaign headquarters in East Meadow, where we had a chance to say a brief hello to Tom Suozzi and Jay Jacobs, Nassau County Democratic Party…

9 th
October

Falling Apart at the Seams: SUNY Seamless is Not What it Seems 2

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

In Part One of this series, we introduced some of the issues raised by implementation of SUNY's “Seamless Transfer” (SST) plan, the stated goal of which is to increase student mobility and graduation rates by making it easier for students to transfer from college to college within the SUNY system. Most of you probably encountered…