Articles from April 2010


An AFA/NCCFT Sponsored Event A representative from the NYSTRS will present a seminar for active members Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Nassau Community College in the CCB Bldg. Room 251 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The agenda will include an explanation of the recent legislative changes, the Benefits Profile, and the Tier Benefits. Please indicate whether you […]

Board Approves Sabbaticals and Promotions

On Tuesday April 27th the Nassau Community College Board of Trustees approved all recommendations of the Sabbatical Leave Committee for 2010-2011 academic year. The Board also approved all promotions recommended by the Promotion and Tenure Committee. Congratulations to all!

New Jersey High School Students Protest Education Cuts

Students acted today to protest cuts to school budgets in New Jersey. Below is a photo from the protest, which involved thousands of students and demonstrations across the state. Following that are links to a couple of news articles about the protest. Note the way that social networking technology is becoming an integral part of […]

Monday Morning Music – Jimmy Cliff: I Can See Clearly Now

We’re running short of Monday Morning Music requests but Elizabeth was sifting through her personal playlist and found this one, which seems like a good way to start Monday morning after a rainy Sunday. Plus, as we head toward finals it’s nice to be reminded of the sunshine on the other side! To send your […]

NCCFT & Long Island Cares – Household and Personal Items Drive

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Monday Morning Music: “Lady Be Good” performed by Regina Carter

This morning’s selection was requested by Barbara Barnard from the English Department. Enjoy some lively jazz violin as Regina Carter and the Ray Brown Trio performs “Lady Be Good” – which does not seem to have anything at all to do with normative expectations of women’s behavior! Barbara writes: If you know Regina Carter’s music, […]

NCCFT Takes Action on Sabbaticals

Today, April 15 2010, the NCCFT Executive Committee filed a Step 2 Grievance as a result of the failure of the Board of Trustees to act on the recommendations of the Sabbatical Leave Committee (see Sec. 26 of your NCCFT contract). Stay tuned.

NCC Multicultural Fair

NCC’S  ANNUAL TRADITION THE MULTICULTURAL FAIR 2010 THIS YEAR’S THEME: “WORLD TOUR” THURSDAY APRIL 15 CLUB HOUR  / CCB MPR Multicultural Fair Organizers, ALEX AND VIRGINIA SANCHIOLI (who are also members of the NCCFT Special Events team), and their organizing committee have put together an amazing event. Below is just a sampling of the campus […]

Monday Morning Music: Hurt – Nine Inch Nails (and also Johnny Cash)

This request comes from Thomas Bruckner in the Physical Sciences department. He forwarded two videos along with the following explanation: The first Link is for the 1994 original version performed by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails.  It’s a very emotional song about his battle with heroin addiction. In 2002, right before his death, Johnny […]

From Our Members: Faculty Recital featuring Dr. Susan Sobolewski

From Garry Ouellette of the Music Department: Faculty Recital Dr. Susan Sobolewski, piano Presents… The Virtuoso Composer Ravel, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Bartok, Chopin Tuesday April 6, 2010 11:30 a.m. Club Hour Music Department Recital Hall Building Q