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20 th
July

The Long Island University Faculty Federation Needs Our Support!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Contract negotiations are supposed to be good-faith undertakings, in which each side agrees to be honest at the bargaining table, committed to the confidentiality that makes honest negotiations possible, and supportive of whatever final agreement is reached, even though neither side will get everything it wants. That good faith, however, does not appear out of nowhere. It is created when each…

05 th
July

Why Nassau Community College Needs an Independent Middle States Consultant – 2

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

(For Part 1, click here.) In her June 29th column in Newsday, “Nassau Community, task force must address college’s failings,” Joye Brown wrote the following in response to the full-time faculty’s call for an outside Middle States consultant: And even at this late date, some believe NCC should seek an outside consultant to help put…

01 th
July

Why Nassau Community College Needs an Independent Middle States Consultant

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) last visited Nassau Community College for an on-site accreditation review in 2004. At that time, the Commission called us in its report “a [national] leader among community colleges,” holding NCC up as a model for what a community college ought to be. After its most recent review…

24 th
June

Check Out These NYSUT Member Benefits!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Because the NCCFT is a member of NYSUT, we are all members of NYSUT, which means we have access to some wonderful benefits, including more than 40 endorsed programs and services. Whether you need insurance—auto, homeowners, life, disability, long-term care—are planning a trip, want financial advice, or are looking for deals on consumer goods, NYSUT Member Benefits has…

24 th
June

It’s Official! We Have a New President – The NCC Board of Trustees Meeting, June 22, 2016

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

After some drama—because, of course, there had to be drama (which you can watch in the video, starting at about 6:55)—the Board of Trustees approved a resolution to hire Dr. W. Hubert Keen as Nassau Community College's next president. NCCFT Secretary Rich Newman read the following statement on the Executive Committee's behalf: We were, as…

20 th
June

We’ve Come to the Bridge We Need To Cross

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Summer 2016 promises to be a season of transition at Nassau Community College. For starters, we have this new website, chock full of features that will help us communicate with you more effectively and help you both tell us what’s on your mind and get the most out of your union benefits. Then, there’s the hiring of Dr. W.…

14 th
June

The NCCFT’s Statement on the Orlando Massacre

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

As we all know by now, 50 people were killed and more than 50 were wounded early Sunday morning at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. According to U.S. officials, Omar Mateen, the man who perpetrated the attack, called 911 to swear allegiance to ISIS while he was in the nightclub, leading the FBI to call the…

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