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December

Nassau Community College Board of Trustees Meeting – December 13, 2016

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Because the Board did not have a quorum—only four trustees were present—the Board could not conduct official business. They did, however, hear public comments. Here's a summary: Professor Evelyn DeLuty, Academic Senate Chair, asked why we had to learn about the swastikas which were discovered on campus from external sources. She pointed out that the federal Clery Act…

13 th
December

The NCCFT and Federal Express Team Up to Help The NEST

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On Thursday, December 8, 2016, the NCCFT teamed up with Federal Express to help The Nest, a food pantry serving Nassau Community College, “alleviate…hunger and food insecurity in the lives of our students, employees, and their families.” Federal Express operations managers Victoria Hope (FRG Melville) and Roxanna Pacheco (BPA Garden City)—they're holding the Fed Ex…

10 th
December

Hate Has No Place On Our Campus

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This past Friday, for the fifth time since October, swastikas and other antisemitic graffiti have been found on our campus. It should go without saying that such expressions of hatred have no place at Nassau Community College, where we work hard every day to provide a safe environment for all members of the campus community.…

05 th
December

The AFT Expresses Deep Concern Over President-Elect Trump’s Appointment of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has released a statement on President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. In selecting Ms. DeVos, the statement begins, Mr. Trump “has chosen the most ideological, anti-public education nominee put forward since President Carter created a Cabinet-level Department of Education.” It then goes on to…

04 th
December

Check Out These NYSUT Member Benefits!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

21 th
November

Our Views on Documents 1200 & 1300: Collaboration Requires Compromise, but Compromise Does Not Mean Surrender

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On Tuesday, November 15th, the Nassau Community College Board of Trustees voted to accept policy documents 1200 and 1300, as revised by Dr. Keen. Along with many of you, the elected faculty leadership—the NCCFT, the Academic Senate, and the chairs—had raised serious concerns about earlier drafts of those documents, which the Board had made available…

03 th
November

NYSUT’s Community College Leadership Conference, October 28-30

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This past weekend, the NCCFT Executive Committee, along with a contingent of active NCCFT members, attended NYSUT's 38th annual Community College Leadership Conference. [caption id="attachment_4514" align="alignleft" width="640"] Top (from left to right): Richard Newman (NCCFT Secretary), Kathleen Gallagher (Engineering/Physics/Tech Dept. Rep), Phyllis Kurland (Chair, Retention Committee), Alex Sanchioli (Physical Science Dept. Rep), Virginia Sanchioli (Chemistry…

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