Dear Scotty, Please Explain These Pay Stub Differences!
Learn about the differences between the old and new pay stubs to understand how your earning, taxes, and deductions are now reported.
Faculty Profiles: Our Retiring Colleagues
Celebrating 127 Years of Service As of this publication date, we know of five full-time colleagues who have announced their retirements, including: Mohammed Rajah (1975) Myla Stokes (1988) Neil Moura (1989) Martin Parks (1999) Rita Barden (2007) Collectively, they have devoted 127 years of service to MiraCosta, and a few have shared some memories of their time here at the College. What are the biggest differences between MiraCosta today and when you started? MiraCosta College
Faculty Investigations: A Statewide Concern
Around the state, community college faculty unions are experiencing an unprecedented rise in investigations of their members, resulting from accusations of harassment and discrimination. At last month’s meeting of the California Community College Independents (CCCI), CCCI attorneys described startling facts about these investigations. Bob Bezemek, who along with his law firm partner, David Conway, provides legal advice to the FA, explained that over the last few years, facult
FA Vote Delayed
As you may recall, the FA sent proposed revisions to our Constitution to all full-time faculty for your consideration a few weeks ago. The revisions were necessitated both by structural changes to the FA that occurred after the Constitution was written, and to clarify portions of the document that many of us found confusing. Shortly after sending out the revised Constitution, a number of us realized that certain questions remained unanswered and further clarifications would b
Strong Workforce Initiative Update
In August of 2016 a Community College League of California task force, led by MiraCosta’s own Dr. Sunny Cooke, met at the CTE Leadership Summit to outline the main goal for the initiative. The Goal: California Needs 1 Million More AA, Certificate, and Industry Valued Credentials. MiraCosta has been busy ever since, implementing the criteria necessary to meet the rigorous demands set forth for receiving funding from the initiative. A CTE Strong Workforce Advisory Committee (SW