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Upcoming Faculty Development and Diversity Events

The Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs offers webinars through its memberships in the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) and The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). Archived webinars are available online. 

Instructions on how to Activate Your VU Sponsored Membership at NCFDD are at this link. Once you have activated your membership and are signed in the links below will take you directly to the NCFDD information for the events listed.

Archived Webinars  -  HERC   NCFDD

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November 2017



Webinar: 5 Secrets to a Super Productive Semester
Facilitator: Kerry Ann Rockquemore, PhD
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
1:00 to 2:00 Central
Furtak headshot Webinar: How to Manage Stress, Rejection & the Haters in Your Midst
Facilitator: Erin Furtak, PhD
Thursday, November 9, 2017
1:00-2:30 Central
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Webinar: Imposter Syndrome: How to Recognize it, Overcome it and Realize Your Academic Goals
Facilitator: Mindi Thompson, PhD
Thursday, November 16, 2017
3:00-4:30 Central

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Webinar: Using Technology to Aid Diversity at Your Institution
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Noon-1:00 Central

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August 2017


Webinar: Cultivating Your Network Of Mentors, Sponsors & Collaborators
Facilitator: Kerry Ann Rockquemore, PhD
Thursday, August 10, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Central

Engineering & Science Building

Campus Workshop for Department Chairs
Thursday, August 17, 2017
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Vanderbilt University
044/048 Engineering and Science Building

Registration Required

 HERC logo  Webinar: Building Diverse Applicant Pools
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Noon - 1:00 Central

September 2017

Gayles Headshot Webinar: Overcoming Academic Perfectionism
Facilitator: Joy Gaston Gayles, PhD
Thursday, September 14, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm Central

October 2017

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Webinar: How to Engage in Healthy Conflict
Facilitator: Anthony Ocampo, PhD
Thursday, October 12, 2017
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Webinar: The Academic's Guide to Working with a Literary Agent
Facilitator: Crystal Fleming
Monday, October 16, 2017
2:00-3:30 Central
Multi-week course

 HERC logo WEBINAR: Cultivating a Practice of Mindful Leadership
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Noon - 1:00 Central
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Webinar: When and Where I Enter: Powerful, Game Changing Leadership Lessons
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Noon - 1:00 Central