Posts belonging to Category NCCFT News

Nassau County’s Audit of NCC Raises Questions We Want Answered

On January 2, 2014 Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos released his office’s financial audit of Nassau Community College for the academic years 2006-2007 through 2010-2011. (The press release announcing the audit is here; the audit itself is here; and the college’s partial response—the full response is included in the audit report itself—is here. You can […]

Video of the November 19th Nassau Community College Board of Trustees Meeting

SUNY Seamless: NYSUT Gets Into the Act

On October 19th, the Faculty Council of Community Colleges (FCCC) passed unanimously the “Resolution in Opposition to a De Facto Core Curriculum.” This resolution calls on SUNY to “suspend the implementation of Seamless Transfer requirements” and to “engage in established state and local campus shared governance processes” in order to resolve the very serious curricular […]

Falling Apart at the Seams: SUNY Seamless is Not What it Seems 2

In Part One of this series, we introduced some of the issues raised by implementation of SUNY’s “Seamless Transfer” (SST) plan, the stated goal of which is to increase student mobility and graduation rates by making it easier for students to transfer from college to college within the SUNY system. Most of you probably encountered […]

Meeting of the Nassau Community College Board of Trustees – September 17, 2013

Last night’s meeting of the Board of Trustees was not particularly eventful, though it was notable for the fact that a full complement of ten trustees were in attendance. (The student trustee, who was present during the executive session, did not attend the public forum because she needed to go home to study.) We also […]

NCCFT Position Update

The NCCFT is not engaging in a job action. The NCCFT, as well as the AFA, are currently working under expired contracts. It is our hope that the BOT and the County work diligently and expeditiously to reach fair and equitable contracts with both unions. The NCCFT’s primary concern, as always, is for our students’ welfare and the […]

Nassau Community College Board of Trustees Meeting – August 22, 2013

Last night’s Board of Trustees meeting was called so that the Board could interview and vote on the two final candidates in our presidential search, Dr. Joyce Estor and Dr. Elana Zolfo. Since there are ten seats on our board, a majority vote of six is required for any action to be taken, and that […]

August Contract Negotiations Update

The NCCFT negotiating team met with the college’s team from 11-2 on August 12th. While financial issues continue to be a concern, the team reports that negotiations are moving in a positive direction. Dr. Gardyn attended the session briefly and the team was pleased to hear him reiterate his commitment to keeping the lines of […]

The NCCFT Supports Tom Suozzi

Slower | Start | FasterTo see the full size images, you need to enable javascript in your browser.«‹›» In a light drizzle early Saturday morning the Nassau County Democrats kicked off the official start to the 2013 campaign at their campaign headquarters at 2373 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow. Nassau County Democratic legislators and many unions […]

Negotiations Update

UPDATED July 13: Please note this clarification of what I wrote below about updates on our contract negotiations: Executive board members will be receiving monthly negotiation updates, and general updates will be posted to this blog. The Crisis Committee email list will be used to communicate information regarding negotiations and other relevant issues that we […]