Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College in Garden City (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Nassau Community College Adjunct Professors Suspend Strike

Some of the school’s 3,000 part-time instructors suspended their strike until at least Wednesday, when union and college officials meet with a mediator.

09/16/2013

Nassau Community College in Garden City (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Judge: Nassau Community College Teachers’ Strike Must End

A judge has ordered adjunct instructors at Nassau Community College to end their strike and go back to work.

09/11/2013

Nassau Community College in Garden City (file / credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Teachers Head To Picket Lines At Nassau Community College

The new school year has launched with a teachers’ strike at Nassau County Community College on Long Island.

09/10/2013

Emmett Wigglesworth (credit: CBS 2)

Harlem Artist Turns Scribbles Into 3-D Art

In Emmett Wigglesworth’s art class at Nassau Community College, students quickly learn that his artwork always begins with a scribble.

08/23/2013

Chris Weidman with Boomer & Carton on July 10, 2013 (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Civic Leaders On LI Call UFC Fighter Chris Weidman A ‘True Hometown Hero’

Civic leaders on Long Island say Chris Weidman is a “true hometown hero.” A “Chris Weidman Day” celebration is being held Wednesday afternoon in Baldwin.

07/17/2013

Long Island City Oct. 29 Hurricane Sandy (credit: Lowell Flanders/Facebook)

North Shore Animal League Deploys Emergency Response Teams As Hurricane Sandy Makes Landfall

The North Shore Animal League America announced Monday that it is providing pre-emptive emergency rescue services to several Long Island shelters to ensure the safety of as many animals as possible.

10/29/2012

College loan scam suspect Shawn Boone (credit: CBS 2)

Long Island College Student Says She Was Scammed By Con Artist

Shawn Boone, 24, walked on to the campus of Nassau Community College and convinced a 19-year-old student that she was eligible to receive a $10,000 loan that she would not have to pay back, according to police.

10/02/2012

uniondale shooting

Uniondale Man, 26, Shot To Death In Front Of His Home

A Uniondale man was shot outside of his home on Sunday morning. Ainsworth Evans, 26, was studying at Nassau Community College, he dreamed of becoming a police officer.

07/08/2012

A downed tree is seen after Irene - Upper Brookville, NY - Sep 2, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Downed Trees Still Problematic In NYC, L.I. Days After Irene

Trees that came down on Long Island as a result of Hurricane Irene have been cut up and pushed to the side of the road for crews pick up but that doesn’t seem to be the case in many areas.

09/02/2011

Nassau Community College - Garden City, NY - Sep 28, 2010 - Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Teachers Threaten Strike At Long Island College

Some 3,000 educators at Nassau Community College are scheduled to take a strike vote on Thursday, and it has students concerned.

09/28/2010