Articles from October 2010



NCCFT Invites You To

  NCCFT NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE FEDERATION OF TEACHERS Invites you to the Health & Wellness Fair For Faculty, Staff, & Students Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:00 am – 3:00 pm CCB-MPR · American Heart Assoc.-Info                                                               · Hypertension · American Lung Assoc.-Info                                                                 · Asthma · Wellness Activities                                                                                 · Smoking Cessation · Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)                        · Stroke […]

Monday Morning Music – Garth Brooks: Friends with Low Wages

There’s been a dearth of requests from members and instead of taking that to mean that you don’t want any more music on Monday mornings we’re taking that to mean that you like our choices. Elizabeth chose this song despite not being a huge Garth Brooks fan because of its call to support union organizing […]

The Future Is Here – Online

Cynthia Eaton, an English professor and leader in the Faculty Association of Suffolk Community College, has a regular technology column in the AFT magazine On Campus. While her columns are always thought- provoking and insightful, this month’s column caught my attention because it focuses on one of the most important aspects of redesigning our on […]

NCCFT CARES: Recognizing Outstanding Volunteerism

NCCFT  Community Action Recognition for Exceptional Service The NCCFT is proud to have among its membership many people who have taken an active role in their community that has resulted in a positive and beneficial impact in their town.  The NCCFT wants to recognize members who give of themselves through exceptional volunteer service. We invite […]

Monday Morning Music – The Strawbs: Part of the Union

This week’s request comes from Robert Hodge in the Criminal Justice Department. He requested this particular version partly because of the images that accompany it. The lyrics share a lot in common with Woody Guthrie’s Union Maid (the song that began our Monday Morning Music collection). “Part of the Union” may also be a fitting […]

Monday Morning Music – Van Morrison (almost): Bright Side Of The Road

This morning’s selection requires audience participation. Mike Anzelone, Secretary of the NCCFT and Professor of English, selected Van Morrison’s “Bright Side Of The Road”, explaining: Although NCC had recently undergone many changes, NCC has always been a place where the bright side of the road has remained. Unfortunately we couldn’t find Van Morrison’s own performance […]