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

Month: November 2015

23 rd
November

NCCFT 2015 Holiday Luncheon

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

18 th
November

NCC BOT Meeting 11/10/15

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc0R6BvvpyM

17 th
November

NYSUT Community College Conference

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This past weekend, members of the NCCFT attended the 37th annual NYSUT Community College Conference “Reframing the Narrative” in Cooperstown, NY.  This conference is always an informative event with a large selection of workshops held on timely issues facing community colleges.  In addition, this conference allowed us to network with other NYS community college union…

12 th
November

Paradigm Shift

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Paradigm Shift Dr. Astrab, the former President of Nassau Community College, attempted to impose upon us a business model that was the antithesis of everything the NCCFT membership symbolized.  He put together an Administration to craft new interpretations of our CBA, to create a shadow governance structure, to eliminate the Chair of the Academic Senate…

12 th
November

Statement to BOT – NCCFT President Debra DeSanto

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Good Evening I am Debra De Santo, President of the NCCFT. Once again I come before you to speak about the need to replace FT lines.  There are 105 faculty who opted for the retirement incentive but, if you recall, at the last meeting I discussed all of the other lines that were not replaced…

12 th
November

Statement to BOT – NCCFT VP Dawn Smith on Dev Ed

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Good evening, My name is Dawn Smith.  I work in the Center for Students with Disabilities and I’d like to speak to you tonight about the Senate’s Developmental Education resolution on multiple-measures for exemption from taking the placement test. I’m upset at Dr. Dolan’s veto of the Dev Ed resolution. The BOT asked the Dev…

3 rd
November

Announcement from President DeSanto

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Colleagues It is with mixed emotions that I announce my retirement from the full-time faculty of NCC which, of course, encompasses my retirement as NCCFT President.  My last day will be December 31, 2015. This decision did not come about easily.  I love the College, I love teaching, and I definitely love union work! Although…