Education

LRCC PRESIDENT TO STEP DOWN MAY 18

  LACONIA — Scott Kalicki, who has served as president of Lakes Region Community College since 2011, announced this week that he will step down at the end of this academic year. “I thank the Chancellor and the CCSNH Board of Trustees for providing me the opportunity to serve, and I thank the members of…

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Industry shaping colleges’ technical training

By MICHAEL COUSINEAU New Hampshire Union Leader President Susan Huard speaks during a tour of the Robotics and Automation Lab at Manchester Community College on March 29. (DAVID LANE/UNION LEADER) Major employers in the Granite State are increasingly collaborating with higher education to increase the supply of workers equipped with the skills needed for advanced manufacturing.…

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NHHEU update

NHHEU representatives will be meeting with faculty at the Nashua, Berlin, and Portsmouth campuses this week. Nashua CC: 4/11  noon-12:50 White Mountain CC: 4/12  noon-1 Great Bay CC: 4/14  noon-1 We will be available to introduce ourselves, answer questions, and hand out paperwork.

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New York Adopts Free Tuition

SUNY and CUNY students from families with incomes up to $125,000 will not pay tuition. But some aid experts are alarmed by requirement that graduates stay in state for same number of years they receive the benefit. By Scott Jaschik April 10, 2017 Governor Andrew Cuomo In what proponents are calling a historic move, New…

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Weekly NHHEU update

CONTRACT Today we met with members of the negotiations team to discuss how the negotiations process has progressed and where we all want it to go.  We will be meeting on a weekly basis for the foreseeable future to work towards breaking the impasse that has held your next contract back. We would like to…

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U.S. Colleges: Where Does The Money Go?

By Nathan Lewis Tuition at a better sort of private U.S. college or university today is approaching $50,000 “a year,” which is an academic term that means: twelve months including three months of vacation. I decided to take a look at where that money goes. As nonprofit institutions, colleges are required to post their financial…

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2017 Collette Lemay Scholarship

Collette Lemay passed away on February 1, 1995 at Catholic Medical Center in Manchester, NH after suffering a brain aneurysm while at work at the Union office. She was 57 years old. Collette left behind her husband Richard and daughter Veronica. Collette served IBEW, Local 2320 for many years as Business Agent representing Operator Services.…

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Welcome to our new members!

Following months of meetings, discussions, and presentations we would like to welcome the 273 full time faculty members that voted to join the New Hampshire Higher Education Union (a sub unit of Local 2320).  These professors teach at New Hampshire Community College locations in Berlin, Claremont, Concord, Laconia, Manchester, Nashua, and Portsmouth. We welcome each…

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White Mountains Community College Jr. Welders Program

Today IBEW President Todd Bedard and Executive Board member Peter Girouard met with faculty members involved with the Junior Welders Program at White Mountain CC.  Local Teacher Matt Saladino has been working in conjunction with businesses and WMCC faculty members Michael Pike, Heather Wells, and Stew White  The Jr. Welders program gives young students from grades…

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