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Posted on Sep 30, 2013

Keep up with your community at AHC. Want to share family milestones, recent travels, your hobbies? Congratulate someone? Thank someone? Send in the information you want to share, and any related photos, to ahcpfa@verizon.net. They will be posted here so others can view them and add comments if they wish. The PFA looks forward to hearing from you.

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Writing, thinking: A critical connection

Posted on Sep 30, 2013

Read Mark Miller’s article Writing,Thinking: A critical connection in the September 27, 2013 Santa Maria Times that discusses why good writing is the reflection of a mind well-equipped for thinking, decision making and problem...

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Adjunct Dies Penniless

Posted on Sep 24, 2013

Read the story of how a part-time professor at Duquesne University died penniless after 25 years of teaching.

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Why we say, “Union Yes!”

Posted on Sep 16, 2013

First in a series of articles that address the importance of unions and what, in particular, your union, the Part-Time Faculty Association, has accomplished for part-timers at Allan Hancock College. Union bashing has been a staple of right-wing talk radio and the Fox News crowd for a whole generation now, and is at least partially responsible for the steady decline of organized labor since the 1970s. This has coincided with the decline of the...

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