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NCFDD April Newsletter
Are You Ready for a 14-Day Writing Challenge?

 

A Note from Kerry Ann...

I have to admit I’m feeling particularly energized heading into April!

 

The reason why is pretty simple. It's because we keep growing at such a fast pace! Since January, we've added seven new Institutional Members and more than 2,700 new members into our community. And of course, as we continue to grow, we continue to look for new ways to support our members and help them grow and become highly productive.

 

Because we’re focused on productivity heading into the summer, we’ve got some exciting opportunities for you! First and foremost, the registration for our summer bootcamp (the Faculty Success Program) has officially opened. Last session we filled up before the end of registration, so don’t wait to register.

 

We also have a great line-up of professional development training this month! Professor Mindi Thompson (University of Wisconsin-Madison) will be teaching our core curriculum webinar on Mastering Academic Time Management, and Professors Cynthia Ganote (Saint Mary's College), Floyd Cheung (Smith College), and Tasha Souza (Boise State University) will be offering the last installment of our series on Campus Incivility with a webinar on Micro-Aggressions, Micro-Resistance, and Ally Development in the Academy.


 

  NCFDD Campus Workshop Facilitator Joy Gaston Gayles at the
Rochester Institute of Technology

 

 

Additionally, we're introducing you to one of our Certified Workshop Facilitators (Professor Joy Gayles, North Carolina State University) who is available to visit your campus. And finally, our feature article has one simple question: Are You Ready For a 14-Day Writing Challenge? That’s right, it’s time to join our two week, pop-up community for developing a daily writing habit. It’s a great way to experiment with best practices in a supportive community (see our feature article below). I hope this month's resources will help you to amp up your productivity, get focused, and move towards the summer with a focus on your writing!

 

Warmly,

Kerry Ann Rockquemore, PhD
President and CEO
National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity



Faculty Success Program Spotlight

 

Find out how FSP helped Professor Edlyn Vallejo Peña (California Lutheran University) complete four manuscripts in one semester. Click here to read more.



Summer Bootcamp Registration is Open!

 

If you’re interested in learning more about the Faculty Success Program, click here to read more. Plus, register for our upcoming 14-Day Writing Challenge and 5 Secrets to a Super Productive Summer webinar.



Institutional Membership

 

Welcome to our newest Institutional Members, the University of Maryland, Baltimore, University of Kansas, Bowling Green State University, and Virginia Commonwealth University! Click here to read more, and find out how to bring NCFDD Institutional Membership to your campus.


  Upcoming Training Webinars

Core Curriculum Webinar

 

This month, join Professor Mindi Thompson (University of Wisconsin-Madison) for our core curriculum webinar: Mastering Academic Time Management. Participants will learn how to align work time with institutional and personal priorities.


Guest Expert Webinar

 

This month, we’ll offer the final installment of our series on Campus Incivility. Professors Cynthia Ganote (Saint Mary’s College), Floyd Cheung (Smith College), and Tasha Souza (Boise State University) will present Micro-Resistance, Micro-Aggression, and Ally Development in the Academy.


Multi-Week Course

 

Our Spring Multi-Week Course is How to Craft and Submit a Winning Book Proposal in 4 Weeks. Join Professor Badia Legardy (Loyola University, Chicago) to learn how to write a book proposal and approach acquisition editors. Click here to read more.



Certified Workshop Facilitator Spotlight

 

Meet one of our Certified Workshop Facilitators, Professor Joy Gayles (North Carolina State University), and learn more about bringing an NCFDD workshop to your campus! Click here to read more.



Upcoming On-Campus Workshops 

 

This month, we’re giving workshops at the University of California, Riverside, University of Kansas, and University of Nevada, Reno. Click here to read more.



Have You Visited the NCFDD Career Center?

 

The featured listing this month is for the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of the Pacific. Click here to read more.



Recently Published by Bootcamp Alumni

 

This month, we’re featuring a recently-published book by Professor Lorrie Frasure-Yokley (University of California, Los Angeles). Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs examines racial and ethnic politics outside traditional urban contexts. Click here to read more.



Feature Article
Are You Ready for a 14-Day Writing Challenge?

 

This month’s feature article is all about writing! It’s time to join our two-week pop-up community that will help you develop a daily writing habit. Click here to read more.


 
Click here to read the full NCFDD April Newsletter Online.

 


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www.FacultyDiversity.org
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