Quinnipiac University

New university membership puts more resources at the fingertips of university community

March 01, 2022

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Quinnipiac has joined the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) as an institutional member.

The NCFDD is a nationally-recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for graduate students, law students, medical students, faculty and academic staff from more than 400 leading colleges and universities throughout the country.

The resources address various career themes, including writing book proposals; promoting empathy amid the pandemic; applying for NSF grants; managing academic conflict; post-tenure pathfinders; overcoming imposter syndrome; and developing a publishing pipeline.

NCFDD provides a variety of virtual programs and resources including:

  • Weekly Monday motivator

  • Monthly core curriculum webinars

  • Monthly guest expert webinars

  • Access to multi-week courses

  • Access to dissertation success curriculum for graduate students

  • Private discussion forum for peer-mentoring, problem-solving and moderated writing challenges

  • Monthly accountability buddy matches

  • Access to 14-day writing challenges

  • Access to the member library that includes past webinar materials, referrals and readings

Eligible members of the university community may access their membership by completing the following steps:

  1. Go to the Faculty Diversity website

  2. Choose “Quinnipiac” from the drop-down menu

  3. Select “Activate my Membership”

  4. Complete the registration form using your @quinnipiac.edu email address

  5. Go to your Quinnipiac email to find a confirmation/welcome email. Click “Activate Account” in the email.

Contact Khalilah Brown-Dean, associate provost for faculty affairs with any questions about the membership. For technical questions, email NCFDD.

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