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March

BOT Watch: The Board’s Ultimatum, March 21, 2017

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

There’s a lot to say about Tuesday night’s Board of Trustees meeting. Before we  say it, however, we urge you, if you have not already done so, to read President Keen’s update on our Middle States progress, which was included as an item for discussion on the Academic Senate’s March 7th agenda. That document provides…

07 th
March

NCCFT at NYSUT’s Higher Ed Lobby Day

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Every year, the NCCFT sends a delegation to Albany to take part in NYSUT’s Higher Ed Lobby Day. It’s an opportunity for us, together with our colleagues from across the state, to meet with New York State legislators about matters of concern that we all share. This year, the NCCFT was represented by: NCCFT Vice…

02 th
March

It Boils Down To This: Betsy DeVos Has Us In Her Sights

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Sometimes things happen so quickly in the Trump administration that it’s hard to keep up. We originally intended this post as a response to the remarks Betsy DeVos delivered at last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). As we were in the process of composing it, however, her office released a statement about historically Black…

17 th
February

BOT Watch: Nassau Community College Board of Trustees Meeting – February 14, 2017

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

When the Board of Trustees came back from executive session, they conducted the following committee business: accepted a donation of medical equipment from Sunrise Labs; waived facility rental fees for the 2017 Empire State Games for the physically challenged; approved the joint Empire/NCC AS/BS program in Nursing; granted emeritus status to retirees; approved sabbatical leaves; The…

16 th
February

The NCCFT’s Statement on “A Day Without Immigrants”

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

If President Trump’s immigration policies have done nothing else, they have highlighted once again the role immigrants play in the United States. In protest against those policies, activists have declared today “A Day Without Immigrants,” and they are asking, as the The New York Times puts it, “foreign-born people nationwide, regardless of legal status, not…

06 th
February

Consider This An Invitation!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

No matter where we work in the college—the classroom, the library, IT, student services, admissions—we, the members of the Nassau Community College Federation of Teachers, are the front line in NCC's mission to serve “all who can benefit from its resources.” Without us, this college would never have earned its reputation as one of the finest two-year…

30 th
January

Regarding President Donald Trump’s Executive Order: “Protecting The Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

We have been, as we are sure you have been, following the fallout from President Trump’s executive order, signed on Friday, “Protecting The Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” There are, we know, strong feelings on all sides of this issue, and we know as well that each of those sides is…

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