Synergia | Professional Development

Center for Faculty Development
Through our University subscription, all St. Thomas faculty have access to the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity’s (NCFDD) many resources designed to enhance scholarly productivity, including guest expert webinars, writing challenges, and a weekly productivity e-mail.
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Do you have a topic that you would like to explore in depth with colleagues next year? Why not lead a Faculty Learning Community next year? Submit a proposal by June 9, 2017!
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It's time to choose the Faculty Development summer seminar. Voting closes April 28.
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Dr. Ann Johnson, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement
Are you interested in exploring leadership? Find out more about the Faculty Leadership Fellows Program. Apply by April 21.
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Are you interested in an opportunity to create and lead professional development for St. Thomas colleagues? And get a stipend for your work? Submit a summer seminar proposal by April 18!
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Faculty Learning Community participants: Ande Nesmith, Josh Layfield, Bryana French, Lesley Scibora, Afshan Ismat, Kari Zimmerman, and Kathleen Winters.

Get ready to join a Faculty Learning Community! Watch your St. Thomas email for an announcement about joining a community. Which community will you join?
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Do you have a topic that you would like to explore in depth with colleagues next year? Consider applying to lead a Faculty Learning Community next year.‌
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Spend time with Faculty Development this summer! Registration is open for the summer seminar and workshops. Seats are limited.
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Submit a proposal by April 1. This is your opportunity to create, organize, and lead professional development for St. Thomas colleagues.
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Dr. Ann Johnson, Director of Faculty Development, Professor of Psychology‌‌
I am excited to announce that UST has established an institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD), as part of our strategic initiatives related to diversity. That means we can provide you with a free membership and access to a variety of its benefits.
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The following UST faculty received an award from the Adjunct Professional Development Grant. Applications are still being accepted.
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Increasing Scholarly Productivity Through Participation in NCFDD: Dr. Donny Vigil, Assistant Professor of Spanish, highlights how his participation in two of the writing programs offered by the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity boosted his scholarly productivity.
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