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September

Welcome Back!

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The Fall 2010 semester is upon us and the NCCFT wants to welcome new faculty to the campus and to welcome back those who have been away during the summer. Please join us in welcoming the following new faculty: Mary McGlone-Barbato - Reading/Basic Education Natalie Eichel - Nursing Dara Szwejkowski - Math, Computer Science and…

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August

Monday Morning Music Returns! Rod Stewart – Maggie May

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Monday Morning Music went on hiatus as the requests trickled to a stop in late July, but just in time for the first week of the Fall semester we have this request from Jim Hoyt, NCCFT Vice President for Nonclassroom Faculty. I hope that some of that energy Rod Stewart has as he dances and…

19 th
July

Monday Morning Music – Nat King Cole: Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This week's request comes from Irene Carley, who also requested last week's song. It's another one appropriate for the heat wave we seem to be having. If you want your requests played you have to send them in! Regarding this song Irene writes: I grew up listening to Nat King Cole, my Mom's favorite singer.…

14 th
July

AFT Action Alert on Pell Grants

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

The House of Representatives approved an emergency spending bill that included $10 billion to save educator jobs and $5 billion for Pell Grants. It is now up to the Senate to do its part and approve the same level of assistance when it returns to Washington, D.C., this week. It's crunch time. Contact your senator…

12 th
July

Monday Morning Music – Brad Paisley: Water

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

This week's request comes from Irene Carley of MIS. Irene is also co-chair of the NCCFT's Health and Safety Committee. She writes: In the middle of this heat wave, the only sensible thing to do is to take Brad's advice and "drive until the map turns blue". What do you want to hear on Monday…

11 th
July

AFT 2010 – Update #2

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

Saturday and Sunday at the AFT convention in Seattle meant lots of animated speeches and debate. There was organized opposition to a speech given by Bill Gates, and there was amazing unity when Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO spoke. Gates spoke primarily about the need for evidence-based methods of teacher evaluation, and about teacher…

9 th
July

Building Futures Together: AFT 2010

Posted by The NCCFT Executive Committee

In challenging times unions must draw on the strength of their membership to build better futures. That's the message of this year's AFT Convention in Seattle, WA, where Jim Hoyt, Mike Anzelone and I are representing the NCCFT. This morning we heard Randi Weingarten, President of the AFT, say that our national union is now…

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