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10 th
May

Monday Morning Music – Pete Seeger: Which Side Are You On?

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

By way of Audrey, our amazing office manager, a labor classic - Pete Seeger singing "Which Side Are You On?" I couldn't find a video that showed Pete Seeger himself, but there were two that included interesting slide shows and this one had more recent labor and activist mobilizations so I chose it over the…

05 th
May

From Our Members: "Up From Here" at the Little Theater

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

From Eileen Morrison-Darren in the Theater and Dance department comes this announcement about an upcoming show you won't want to miss. She says This Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominee by Liz Flahive deals with the aftermath for the family of a 17 year-old high school senior whose plot to commit a violent…

03 th
May

Monday Morning Music – Bonnie Rait: Too Long At The Fair

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This week's Monday Morning Music request comes from Cathy Fagan in the English Department. It's a softer, slower sound this Monday as Bonnie Rait performs "Too Long At The Fair": Cathy writes: Does there ever have to be a backstory for Bonnie Raitt? Never. But this is a college, so here comes one. . .…

01 th
May

Cecil Roberts tells us to stand up and march!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

I don't remember the last time I was so moved by a speech as I was this morning when I heard Cecil Roberts speak at the NYSUT Representative Assembly. How fitting that it was also International Labor Day. Roberts leads the United Mineworkers of America and spoke of course about the recent losses of life…

29 th
April

AFA/NCCFT NYSTRS Seminar

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

An AFA/NCCFT Sponsored Event A representative from the NYSTRS will present a seminar for active members Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Nassau Community College in the CCB Bldg. Room 251 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The agenda will include an explanation of the recent legislative changes, the Benefits Profile, and the Tier Benefits. Please indicate whether you…

28 th
April

Board Approves Sabbaticals and Promotions

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

On Tuesday April 27th the Nassau Community College Board of Trustees approved all recommendations of the Sabbatical Leave Committee for 2010-2011 academic year. The Board also approved all promotions recommended by the Promotion and Tenure Committee. Congratulations to all!

27 th
April

New Jersey High School Students Protest Education Cuts

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Students acted today to protest cuts to school budgets in New Jersey. Below is a photo from the protest, which involved thousands of students and demonstrations across the state. Following that are links to a couple of news articles about the protest. Note the way that social networking technology is becoming an integral part of…

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