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NCFDD June Newsletter
The 5 Biggest Obstacles to Faculty Mentoring

A Note from the NCFDD Team

 

Our summer of productivity is well underway at NCFDD! We just kicked off our largest session of our Faculty Bootcamp (1,197 boot campers and alumni) and we're getting ready to launch our brand new mentoring platform to replace the old www.FacultyDiversity.org. This is exciting for us because it means we are working directly to achieve our mission: to help as many faculty, graduate students, and post-docs as possible to truly THRIVE in the Academy.

 


A brand new www.FacultyDiversity.org launching in July!

 

We define THRIVING as the combination of explosive research productivity and having a full and healthy life beyond campus. Because we've helped many academics move from surviving to thriving, we are delighted to see our bootcamps growing, membership increasing, campus workshops expanding, and our ability to deliver our resources in the most easily-accessible way ever.

This month, we want to ask you: 1) Are you thriving in your academic career and life? and 2) Do you have the tools you need to work and live at your highest potential? If you're looking for more support or ways to stretch and grow, we have plenty of opportunities for you to do so this month. We can help you to overcome writing procrastination with our core curriculum webinar, Moving from Resistance to Writing, facilitated by Professor Anthony Ocampo. We're also offering an encore presentation of our popular multi-week course, Teaching In No Time: How to Prepare for a Stress-Free Semester.

Our feature article is all about what you can expect on the new www.FacultyDiversity.org site, and since we've worked hard to create a scalable mentoring program over the last 7 years, the article offers ways that YOU can create a scalable mentoring program on your campus.

We are excited about all of the webinars, courses, and community we have to support you this summer! We hope these resources contribute to YOUR continued stretching, growing and evolving!

Warmly,

The NCFDD Team



Faculty Success Program Spotlight
Read how our Faculty Success Program helped Professor (and mother of two) Abby Wood find a balance between accomplishing work and being home. Plus, read more about the program or consider registering early for the fall session, and meet the recipients of our summer session scholarships!


Institutional Membership Spotlight
Welcome to our newest Institutional Members: Miami University of Ohio and Southern Methodist University! Click here to read more and to learn how you can bring NCFDD Institutional Membership to your campus.


Core Curriculum Webinar
This month, we’re offering Moving From Resistance to Writing, with Professor Anthony Ocampo (California State Polytechnic University, Pomona). Participants will learn about common types of “writing funk” and how to move around them to move forward on a project.



Summer Multi-Week Courses

July Multi-Week Course

Next month we’re offering an encore presentation of the popular course, Teaching In No Time: How to Prepare for a Stress-Free Semester, facilitated by Professor Chavella Pittman (Dominical University). The 4-week course will walk participants through the process of planning a course from beginning to end with less time and stress.

 

August Multi-Week Course
In August, we’ll offer a multi-week course adaptation of our popular Building a Publising Pipeline: Concrete Strategies for Increasing Your Writing Productivity webinar with Professor Erin Furtak (University of Colorado at Boulder). The 4-week course will walk participants through keeping multiple writing projects moving ahead simultaneously when they are all in various states of completion



June On-Campus Workshops 
Professor Mindi Thompson (University of Wisconsin-Madison) recently delivered a campus workshop at the University of Delaware. Click here to learn more about bringing an NCFDD certified workshop facilitator to your institution.


Recently Published by Bootcamp Alumni
This month, we’re featuring Congo Love Song: African American Culture and the Crisis of the Colonial State (The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture) written by Professor Ira Dworkin (Texas A&M University). Click here to read more.



NCFDD Recommends
NameCoach makes it easy to respect students’ identities, cultures and choices. The NameCoach platform collects, delivers and provides access to name pronunciation and pronoun choice everywhere students, professors and administrators need them--because saying it right matters. Click here to read more.



Feature Article

The 5 Biggest Obstacles to Faculty Mentoring
This month’s feature article tackles the 5 biggest obstacles to faculty mentoring, and previews the new www.FacultyDiversity.org site, launching this summer. Click here to read more.


 
Click here to read the full NCFDD June Newsletter online.

 

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