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The United Faculty of Florida-UCF Podcast

The United Faculty of Florida-UCF Podcast

By United Faculty of Florida @ UCF
This is a podcast produced by the United Faculty of Florida-University of Central Florida Chapter. It will discuss issues related to a college or university faculty union through a variety of formats.
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Episode 2-The Ethics of the Fall Return or Are We Jonathan Swifting Our Children
In this episode Robert Cassanello (UFF-UCF President) and Jonathan Beever (UFF-UCF Treasurer) talk about the ethics of returning to campus in the fall. Many of us wish to return to campus and our workplaces with a plan that collectively puts the safety of those most vulnerable at the least risk. However, the state government, specifically the Florida governor and legislature want us to return as quickly without any restrictions many of us have become accustomed to in the past year plus of the pandemic. What Beever and Cassanello try to do in this episode is reconcile what we can do as individuals so that we can influence the best collective outcomes. Not required, but consider picking up your personal copy of A Modest Proposal and don't be afraid to scream "think about the children" at least the ones that won't be vaccinated until early to mid fall. If you wish to do that latter we ask you don't fall into a Simpsons caricature.
June 1, 2021
Episode 1: UFF-UCF State of the Union 2021 or Happy May Day Everyone
This is our first episode of our podcast The UFF-UCF Podcast. In this inaugural episode we will hear the State of the Union Address from Robert Cassanello, President of UFF-UCF followed by a conversation with Beatriz Reyes-Foster our Vice President. We also answered the questions members sent into us. 00:27-State of the Union 2021 06:40-Conversation Between Robert and Beatriz 13:20-We Answer Member Questions 33:07-Shout Outs
May 1, 2021