Arrow to previous year index

INDEX



Massachusetts Community College Council

NEWSLETTER



2010

January
  • MTA's First Higher Ed Conference a Hit
  • Picture: Group of attendees
  • Picture: Dennis Van Roekle, NEA President
  • SAC: Looking Back - Moving Forward: Defining the Year Ahead
  • Picture: Tiffany Magnolia conducts workshop
  • Picture: John Lee, JBL Associates, presents
  • Picture: Annual MCCC Staff Appreciation Luncheon
  • President's Message: State is Asking Too Much of Our Members
  • Editorial: Adjunct Health Insurance - Is This the End Game?
  • Call for Nominations - Awards
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • 2010 MCCC Elections
  • Director's Notes
Front Page of January newsletter

February
  • Commissioner Freeland Presents His Vision
  • Troubling Labor Relations Trends
  • Election Dissection: Toward Campaign Perfection
  • We Are All Being Hyattized, by Ruth Kiefson
  • PHENOM Rally
  • Getting Ready for Campaign 2010
  • The Paucit of Hope
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • Nominees for MTA Annual Meeting
  • Director's Notes
Front Page of February newsletter

March
  • Candidates for MCCC Offices
  • Adjunct Minutes: Patrick Cautions Unions on Election Backing
  • Board of Directors - Picture
  • President's Message: House 2 Budget Spares Our Mostly Privatized Higher Education System
  • Editorial: Gotcha Journalism
  • Your PAC Needs Your Help
  • MTA GLBT Forum Announcement
  • Know Your Day Contract


Front Page of March newsletter

April
  • PHENOM-enal Rally
  • Annual Delegate Assembly
  • Mass Defect: Higher Ed. Funding
  • President's Message: Looking for Real Democrats...
  • DCE Collective Bargaining Agreement signed March 11
  • 2010 Election Results
  • Adjunct Committee Minutes
  • 2010 MCCC Award Recipients
  • Know Your Day Contract


Front Page of April newsletter

May
  • Bristol CC Goes Private
  • Delegate Assembly Bestows Awards
    • Lemieux - Phyllis Barrett
    • Butler - Claudine Barnes &
      Margaret Wong
    • The first John Palmer III Award winner: Betsy Smith
  • Hug Your Union Activist
  • Higher Ed. Inc: Coming to a Mall Near You
  • DCE Contract Summary
  • Diana Yohe and Chris Hoeth speak at the Delegate Assembly - picture
  • Know Your Day Contract


Front Page of May newsletter

Summer
  • Governor Patrick Woos Higher Ed Unions
  • Higher Ed Contracts in Limbo
  • Why I Think Belonging to A Union is Important, Anne Wiley
  • Donnie McGee and Max Page at the MTA Delegate Assembly - picture
  • Bob Rogers, STCC Chapter President, informs Gov. Patrick - picture
  • President Column: A 'Modest Proposal' for 'Public' Higher Education
  • Letters: Karen Fagan Riedl, Betsy Smith, Harry Bowen
  • In Memoriam: Ernest Therrien
  • Sen. Harriet Chandler meets with QCC chapter members - picture
  • MCCC Lobbyist Charles Flaherty at the June BoD meeting - picture


View of Page 1

SeptemberView of Page 1
  • Strategic Action Goes to the Head of the Class
  • Shake Off the Apathy by Kenn Anania
  • President Column: Member-driven Efforts to Drive Election Campaign
  • Guest Column: Budget Amendment Would Examine CC Funding, by Senator Harriette L. Chandler
  • MCCC DCE Represented at August COCAL Conference
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • In Pictures
    • Several MCCC Members participated in MTA’s Emerging Leaders program at the Summer Conference. Tom Kearns, Scott Robertson, Randi Zenker, Pat Schmol, and Penny Counter
    • MTA President Paul Toner explained the importance of member action at the Higher Education Leadership Council meeting at Williamstown. Also pictured:  Vice President Tim Sullivan, Executive Director-Treasurer
      Ann Clarke, MCCC NEA Director Cathy Boudreau, MCCC President Joe LeBlanc, and MTA Consultant to the MCCC Katie D’Urso.
    • MTA’s Acting Director of Higher Education, Donna Sirutis, led a workshop at Williamstown on the Strategic Action Plan.
    • Tom Kearns, MCCC Director from Massasoit, along with Randi Zenker was one of two MCCC members who ran for president of the emerging leaders group at the MTA Summer Conference.
    • MCCC at-large part-time/adjunct director Betsy Smith spoke at the COCAL Conference in Quebec.
    • MTA lobbyist Julia Johnson, who
      principally works on higher ed. issues, went over MTA’s legislative accomplishments and agenda for the future at the Higher Ed. Leadership Council meeting at Williamstown.



October
  • This Is Really Big: the election
  • MCCC Fall Conference: Somethning for everyone
  • Transforming Apathy Into Action
  • Presenter Aaron Levin, Holyoke Chapter President, with MTA member Kathleen Doherty
  • President's Message: Community Colleges Take Center Stage
  • Charlie Baker's Dirty Dozen
  • Pictures
    • Jimmy Tingle, comedian
    • Retiring MTA Lobbyist Jack Flannagan with VP Donnie McGee.
    • MTA Attorney Ira Fader, presenter
    • Door prize winners Sarah
      Sadowski, QCC; Betsy Smith, CCCC; Mark Bashour, QCC; Carole Dupont,
      STCC; and Cleo Mavrelion, STCC.
    • Presenter Andria Schwortz, QCC Chapter President


View of Page 1

November
  • DCE Grievance Trends
  • Election Reflection
  • OBRA Pension Withdrawals
  • Where Do We Go from Here?
  • Campuses In the News
  • MCCC Elections, and Nomination Form
  • Know Your Day Contract
  • Free Life Insurance for Union Members
  • Pictures
    • Joe Rizzo, DCE Grievance Coordinator
    • Executive Committee, MTA Consultants, MTA President Paul Toner demonstrate against Question 3
    • QCC members Andria Schwortz, Bob Gillies, Margaret Wong demonstrate against Ballot Question 3

View of Page 1