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Massachusetts Community College Council

NEWSLETTER



2008

February
  • Research Vital to MCCC Mission
  • DCE Negotiation Process Begins
  • SAC: Stand Up for Public Higher Education
  • Massachusetts Public Employee Labor Relations - A Work in Progress
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • President's Message: The Costs of Inaction Are Too High
  • Grievance Report Speaks to Conflct Between Unit Members and Colleges
  • Letter to the Editor: A Different Model
  • 11th Annual Massachusetts Community College Conference on Teaching and Learning
  • Director's Notes
Front Page of February newsletter

March
  • MCCC Converges on Mass Bay
  • Annual MCCC Delegate Assembly
  • The Candidates Present Themselves
    • Joseph LeBlanc
    • Gail Guarino
  • SAC: The Optional Retirement Plan: What's the Fuss?
  • Bowing Out, Phyllis Barrett
  • President's Message: Seeking the 'Happiest Conversation'
  • Candidate Statements, continued
    • Diana McGee
    • Phil Mahler
  • MCCC Mission Statement Update
  • Web Site Updated
  • Letter to the Editor: the 75th percentile
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • DCE Negotiating Team - picture
  • Director's Notes
Front Page of February newsletter

April
  • Geri Curley Celebrated at Bunker Hill (picture)
  • Three Union Leaders Honored 
  • SAC: Springtime Promise and Praise 
  • NEA Higher Education Conference Builds Bridges 
  • NEA Emerging Leaders Academy graduates 
  • Write Us 
  • President's Message: It's time to Empty a Bit More of Our Purse into Our Heads 
  • Opinion: The Virtues of Activism 
  • MCCC Members at BHE Higher Education Dinner (picture) 
  • DCE Bargining Team Ready to Negotiate 
  • Adjunct Faculty are Entitled to Unemployment Compensation 
  • Help Your PAC Help You 
  • Know Your Day Contract 
  • Director's Notes
First Page of Newsletter

May
  • 2008 Delegate Assembly
  • SAC: Income Tax Repeal - Myth and Reality
  • Geri Curley and Susan Dole Honored - Picture
  • Phyllis Barrett Honored - Picture
  • President's Message: Levels of State Support
  • Reminiscences of a Career in the Community College System - Harry Bowen
  • Joe O'Neill Honored with Jon Butler Award - Picture
  • Part-time/Adjunct At-Large Directors
  • MCCC Committees
  • Day Negotiating Team
  • Remembering the 1990 Bristol DCE Strike
May Issue Cover Page

Summer
  • DCE Bargaining Team Summer Hiatus
  • 'Reign of Terror' at MassBay?
    Reprinted from Inside Higher Ed
  • SAC: Celebrating the Fourh with The NEA
  • NEA 146th Annual Meeting - Pictures
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • President's Message: Harnessing The Power of Our Collective Wisdom
  • Your Newsletter - Presenting All Sides of the Critical Issues
  • Your PAC Needs Your Help
  • Roxbury Adjuncts Meet - Picture
  • MCCC Vacancies - Committee Opportunities
  • Phil Kennedy Departs MCCC
  • MCCC Meetings Calendar 2008 - 2009
May Issue Cover Page

September
  • Chairman Clark at Williamstown
  • Defeating Question 1: MTA's First Priority
  • Higher Ed Contracts Stalled
  • SAC: The Autumnal Equinox: Not Yet Harvest Time
  • New Full-time Faculty Retirement Options
  • Guest Editorial: The Promise of A Free Education
  • Scenes from Williamstown (pictures): 1. Art Pippo, MTA Director of Higher Education, and Donna Sirutis, MTA Consultant  2.  MTA Executive Director David Borer with MCCC Vice President Donnie McGee and President Joe Leblanc
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • DCE News: Know Your DCE Contract
  • MCCC Fall Conference Oct. 6
  • Picture: Jim Rice of Quinsigamond Community College consults with Claudine Barnes of Cape Cod and Andria Schwortz of Quinsigamond at the NEA Representative Assembly.
  • In Memoriam - Geraldine M. "Geri" Curley
May Issue Cover Page

October
  • Fall Conference: Taxing and Awards
  • Vote No on Question 1
  • SAC: Vote: Stand Up for College, Country, and Community
  • Susan B. Anthony aka Diana Yohe (picture)
  • Noah Berger of the Massachusetts Budtet and Policy Center (picture)
  • During Tough Times, Any Budget Cut is Excessive
  • Winners of $100 MTAB Prizes (picture)
  • Ed McCourt and Kevin Caira talk retirement (picture)
  • Your PAC Needs You
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • MCCC Adjunct Members Attend COCAL Conference
  • At-Large Directors Join DCE Board
  • New Office Employee: Angela Perno
May Issue Cover Page

November
  • DCE Negotiations Heat Up
  • MCCC Members Help Defeat Question 1
  • Victory, Unity, and the Road Ahead
  • Letters
  • Call for Nominations
  • Students Deserve Transfer system that Works for Everyone
  • 2009 MCCC Elections
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • Community College System Named in Honor of Gov. Foster Furcolo
  • Day Negotiating Team Appointed
  • Your PAC Needs Your Help

May Issue Cover Page

December
  • MCCC Legislative Intern Earns Promotion
  • Proposed Bylaw Change Notice
  • MCCC Board Briefed on a Bleak Future
  • Vice President/SAC: And Promises to Keep
  • Professor Gillies Goes to Washington
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • President: It's Time to ‘Reverse the Course’
  • Editor: The Hope of Audacity
  • Changes at the Board of Higher Education
  • Picture: Donna Johnson, Chair, HELC
  • Call for Nominations for Lemieux and Butler Awards
  • 2009 MCCC Elections

May Issue Cover Page