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UNCG professor at the classroom whiteboard

Spartans ADVANCE is a multi-year National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project that seeks to address the need for increasing diversity and inclusion on our faculty, especially in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) departments.

To support this initiative, we are collaborating with The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) to host two workshops this summer. The NCFDD is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources for faculty, post-docs, and graduate students.

How to Edit Scholarly Volumes: Lessons From the Presumed Incompetent Project
Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 2 p.m.

This workshop explores the obstacles that women of color encounter on the road to tenure, promotion, and academic leadership, and the strategies they have deployed to succeed. It draws upon personal narratives and empirical studies. The workshop will be led by Dr. Carmen Gonzalez. Register here.

Rising Above Burnout
Wednesday, June 21, 2022, at 2 p.m.

This workshop discusses faculty burnout experiences over the last two years. This experience has not been limited to the COVID-19 period. Many characteristics of the faculty role can contribute to feelings of burnout. This webinar will explore concrete steps to find energy, satisfaction, and joy in the work. The workshop will be led by Dr. Kristin Croyle. Register here.

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