Proposition 30 Restoration Funds

Posted on May 29, 2013

Recently the college administration informed us that, due to the successful passage of Proposition 30 last November, Allan Hancock College had received $300,000 from the state in “Proposition 30 Restoration Funds.” While different groups on campus are receiving varying amounts, the sum for the Part-Time Faculty is $57,000, or an increase in salary of .88 per cent. This money will be distributed retroactively to last July, and will be...

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PFA Is Moving Its Office!

Posted on May 29, 2013

Starting June 1, 2013, the Part-Time Faculty Association of Allan Hancock College will be located at 426 E. Barcellus Avenue, Suite 103, in Santa Maria. After more than a decade in our old lodgings in the Columbia Business Center at 910 E. Stowell Road, we decided it was time for a change. Our phone number, email address, and mailing address will remain the same. Once we get settled in, everyone will be invited to an open house and meet and...

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PFA Donates To Help Oklahoma Disaster Victims

Posted on May 29, 2013

Working through the AFT’s Disaster Relief Fund, the PFA, Local 6185, has made a donation to help victims of the recent tornado in Oklahoma. The Relief Fund is activated by the AFT in the wake of disasters like hurricanes, super storm Sandy and tornadoes. It provides assistance to AFT members who suffered unexpected losses as a result of natural disasters. We are happy to help in a situation like this, and glad to report that AFT is there...

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Is Distance Learning Future of Education?

Posted on May 24, 2013

Read Mark Miller’s article Is Distance Learning Future of Education? in the May 24, 2013 Santa Maria Times that discusses the impact of distance learning on American higher education, its impact at AHC, and the controversy over its...

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CFT Issue Paper About Part-Time Faculty

Posted on May 9, 2013

Read CFT’s Issue Paper that discusses part-time faculty’s current role in higher education, how part-timers are exploited, part-timer issues, and other related...

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