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March

Monday Morning Music: Joe Hill performed by Paul Robeson

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This request comes from Jim Hoyt, Transfer Counselor in the Student Personnel Services department and NCCFT Vice President for Nonclassroom faculty. He says: My children, being children of a child of the 60's, grew up listening to Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul and Mary and of course Joan Baez.  Her version of Joe Hill was always…

14 th
March

AFT Recommends "The Death and Life of the Great American School System"

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

From Mike Anzelone, Professor of English, and NCCFT Secretary: The Death and Life of the Great American School System (Basic Books, 2010) is a new book by Diane Ravitch and comes highly recommended by AFT. Check it out! If you want to know more about the book, here's the publisher's synopsis, and beneath that are…

10 th
March

From our members: The Bells Are Ringing

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Eileen Morrison-Darren, an NCCFT Executive Board representative and member of the Department of Theater and Dance, sent this announcement for the Spring Musical. Her email about the show describes it like this: In this charming musical comedy, Ella works as an operator at her cousin Sue's telephone answering service, taking messages and getting overly involved…

10 th
March

Save SUNY!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Cuts hurt students, families and the economy. Check out the Save SUNY campaign, sign their petition, and add your voice to those of saying "Don't balance the budget on our futures." You can also follow Save SUNY on Facebook and Twitter. Tell your students about the campaign, too. Student voices power the Save SUNY campaign.…

08 th
March

Monday Morning Music: Union Maid

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

We're looking for ways to keep the site lively and interactive, and so we're going to try a weekly "Monday Morning Music" feature. Send us your requests. We're looking for as wide a range of music as possible. It needn't be folk and it needn't be officially a labor song. Don't be scared off by…

06 th
March

NYSUT and PSC Defend Public Higher Ed in NYC

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This is a NYSUT slide show. You can see others on their Flickr page. The photos come from PSC-CUNY's participation in the March 4 Day of Action to Defend Public Education. Want to help out by making a statement against cuts to SUNY Community Colleges? Click here to read and send a letter prepared by…

05 th
March

Fighting Education Cuts in California

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Cuts to education budgets are news all across the country. Protests, though, seem to be concentrated in California so far. Students, faculty, staff and concerned residents protested yesterday in events large and small around the state. The New York Times reports: Called a “strike and day of action to defend public education” by organizers, the…

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