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

Month: March 2017

31 st
March

The NCCFT & AFA Join Forces to Lobby Albany for Our Fair Share of Funding

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

As we are sure you know, since we have talked about it many times during the past several years, New York State is legally mandated to contribute one third of Nassau Community College’s budget. As we are sure you also know, the funding Albany gives to NCC has never actually reached that level. What you…

31 st
March

Meet the Candidates for NCCFT Classroom Vice-President

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Donna Hope This is a difficult and complex time at Nassau Community College… We have several major challenges ahead… including two key issues we must address: regaining middle states accreditation and our upcoming contract negotiations, always keeping in mind the importance of protecting shared governance, the ongoing issues of restricted budgets, and the continual threats…

29 th
March

The NCCFT Candidates Forum

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On Tuesday, March 28th, the NCCFT held a forum so that union members could ask questions of those who are running for the executive committee. In addition to Professor David Stern, who is running for Classroom Vice President, four of the incumbents were present: Professor Frank Frisenda, NCCFT President Professor Donna Hope, NCCFT Classroom Vice President Professor Caroline Falconetti, NCCFT…

28 th
March

The NCCFT Endorses Laura Curran

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The Nassau Community College Federation of Teachers (NCCFT), the union representing Nassau Community College’s full-time faculty, enthusiastically endorses Laura Curran in her bid to become the Democratic candidate for Nassau County Executive. Her commitment to making sure all our county’s students—from kindergarten through college—have access to both quality instruction and the facilities necessary for teaching…

28 th
March

Support the NCCFT’s NEST Fundraiser

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The NCCFT, AFA & Nassau Foundation Present A Comedy Night Fundraiser to Benefit The NEST When: Thursday, April 6th at 7:30 PM Where: Governor’s Comedy Club in Levittown $20 tickets* can be purchased from Jean Miller (Jean.Miller@NCC.edu) or the NCCFt office (NCCFT@NCC.edu). *In addition to the price of the ticket—100% of which will go to…

23 rd
March

BOT Watch: The Board’s Ultimatum, March 21, 2017

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

There’s a lot to say about Tuesday night’s Board of Trustees meeting. Before we  say it, however, we urge you, if you have not already done so, to read President Keen’s update on our Middle States progress, which was included as an item for discussion on the Academic Senate’s March 7th agenda. That document provides…

7 th
March

NCCFT at NYSUT’s Higher Ed Lobby Day

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Every year, the NCCFT sends a delegation to Albany to take part in NYSUT’s Higher Ed Lobby Day. It’s an opportunity for us, together with our colleagues from across the state, to meet with New York State legislators about matters of concern that we all share. This year, the NCCFT was represented by: NCCFT Vice…

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