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Higher Ed Forum on Community College Consolidation

On Tuesday, January 30, the Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly held a forum on the proposed Community College Consolidation, known as “Students First.” The forum can be watched on demand from CT-N here. CSCU President, Mark Ojakian, was questioned by legislators for nearly two hours about the proposed consolidation. […]

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Campus Equity Week

This week, we celebrate Campus Equity Week! According to their website, ” The national Campus Equity Week campaign (CEW) seeks to promote awareness of the harmful consequences of the precarious situation of faculty in higher education, to organize for action, and to build solidarity among stakeholders.  CEW has expanded activism within the higher education labor movement and led to significant gains in equity (increases in […]

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Yale Grad Student Action

The Yale University Graduate Students in Unite HERE held a massive action on Monday, May 22, beginning at 8:30am in New Haven. As you may know, the Yale Graduate Students have formed a union and the Administration is delaying going to the bargaining table. Unite HERE and the Yale Graduate Students have been supportive of the […]

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State Budget Updates

Recent budget scenarios have proposed cuts for the Community Colleges ranging from $19-$90 million. Cuts of this magnitude go well beyond the savings targets that have been planned for the Board of Regents. There has even been a recent communication from President Ojakian that states they may have to revisit drastic proposals such as closing […]

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Officer Election Results 2017

The Elections Committee, along with the candidates, met last Friday at the 4Cs office to validate the election results. The election drew more than 20% of the membership of 3,053 eligible to vote. The new term began on May 5th. Congratulations to President Bryan Bonina, Treasurer Tony Scott, Secretary Steve Krevisky and Diversity Officer Bill Foster […]

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Part-Time Symposium on April 22

Join us on Saturday, April 22 for a 4Cs conference from 10am-2pm at Middlesex Community College that will address issues each part-time educator faces in long-term professional development (view agenda). Free of charge with breakfast and lunch included. Advanced registration is preferred (here).

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University of Hartford Votes to Join 4Cs

The University of Hartford adjuncts voted to join the Congress of Connecticut Community Colleges and SEIU Faculty Forward, marking the first successful effort by adjuncts at a private university in Connecticut!

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Why I’m Attending “Take Back CT”

This Thursday, September 8, the 4Cs and our D.U.E. Justice –D.U.E. stands for Democracy, Unity, and Equality– partners are joining together to hear Rev. Dr. Barber of the North Carolina NAACP and founder of the Moral Monday Movement. The D.U.E. Justice is calling for collective action on 5 key issue areas needed to turn our […]

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