Articles from March 2012

NCCFT Officers Speak to Board of Trustees – 3/28/2012

Below are the statements made by NCCFT officers at last Wednesday’s Board of Trustees meeting. While defending the quality of education at NCC is our overriding interest, we spoke extensively about the exploitation of LINCC Lecturers. LINCC, or Language Immersion at NCC, is a program devoted to students who are learning English as a second […]

NCCFT Update – March 25, 2012

This has been another week of surprises, primarily in the form of a confidentiality agreement passed by the Nassau Community College Foundation Board of Directors. How are we not to assume they have something to hide • when they refuse to allow Directors to brief the community that the foundation serves; • when they legally […]

Rally For Our Students!

Speaking Of(f) The Record: Geoffrey Prime’s Empty Invitation

It wasn’t his fault it was empty. He’d known ahead of time that three trustees were not going to be at the March 14th BOT meeting. Yet there was hope for a quorum. All Mr. Prime needed was for three more trustees to appear and they could attend to the College’s business. It was important […]

NCCFT to Board of Trustees: Restore our access to unfettered campus-wide communications

The NCCFT Calls on the Board of Trustees: “Approve the ALLNCC Resolution on Your March 14th Calendar!” Restore our community’s access to unfettered campus-wide communications The right to free speech is a fundamental value of our democracy; it is also a necessary condition for the free exchange of ideas, a practice without which institutions of […]

NCCFT Update – March 5, 2012

In April 2011 the NCCFT Executive Committee began reaching out to the Administration to discuss ways we could work together to address fiscal problems facing the campus. We will present  and review those efforts and discuss the results at the NCCFT Executive Board meeting on Tuesday, March 6 and again to the entire membership at […]