Past President Update: Karen Eck Keynotes RADPN

NORDP Immediate Past President Karen Eck, Ph. D., provided keynote remarks for The Research Advancement and Development Professionals Network (RADPN) fall mini-conference at the University of Minnesota on October 14, 2019. Karen also led an interactive workshop entitled, Research Development in Action, which looked at the definitions of research development (RD) and research administration (RA) … Continue reading “Past President Update: Karen Eck Keynotes RADPN”

NORDP Board Member Cameo: Karen Eck

Karen Eck is currently serving as the NORDP President for 2018-19. We thank Karen for her service to NORDP! Who: Karen Eck, PhD, Assistant Vice President for Research Where: Old Dominion University Number of years in Research Development: 13 Length of NORDP membership: 9 years When and how did you enter the field? What kind … Continue reading “NORDP Board Member Cameo: Karen Eck”

NORDP Members Featured in Nature

Check out this Career Feature in Nature: The hunt for the lesser-known funding source. In addition to gaining valuable information about finding funding outside of the “standard” sources, you will most likely see some names you recognize, including NORDP’s current president, Karen Eck. Congrats to all who participated in this article! NORDP fosters a culture of … Continue reading “NORDP Members Featured in Nature”

Two New Board Members Appointed

The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Board members: Kimberly Littlefield, of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, representing the Regional/MSI institutions, and Nathan Meier, of University of Nebraska-Lincoln, representing the overall membership. These members were appointed pursuant to the bylaws, Article IV, Section F  and 1) filled a seat that was … Continue reading “Two New Board Members Appointed”

Mentor/Mentee Spotlight: The NORDP Mentoring Program in Five Questions featuring Karen Eck

  Name: Karen Eck Institution: Old Dominion University Are you a Mentor? Mentee? Both? Mentor x 2 1. What influenced you to become a mentor or mentee? I’ve been lucky to have some great mentors in my career but I also know what it’s like to feel a bit isolated in my work and looking for advice, support, … Continue reading “Mentor/Mentee Spotlight: The NORDP Mentoring Program in Five Questions featuring Karen Eck”

Calling All Mentors

Applications for the NORDP Mentoring Program are open through Wednesday, March 6! The Mentoring Program is an excellent way to get to know your NORDP colleagues and share knowledge and resources. Are you ready to take your learning up a notch? Mentoring is an excellent way to: Learn by teaching Build your professional network #PayItForward … Continue reading “Calling All Mentors”

NORDP 2018 Abstracts due Friday, 11/17

Abstracts for NORDP’s 10th Annual Research Conference are due next week on Friday, November 17th. This is the final deadline – there will not be another extension. If you have started a submission, don’t forget to complete it and hit send. The full announcement from Conference Co-Chairs Karen Eck and Kari Whittenberger-Keith can be found … Continue reading “NORDP 2018 Abstracts due Friday, 11/17”

NORDP 2018 Abstracts Due Friday, 11/3

Two week warning! The Call for Abstracts for NORDP’s 10th Annual Research Conference in 2018 closes on November 3rd. If you have started a submission, don’t forget to complete it and hit send! The full announcement from Conference Co-Chairs Karen Eck and Kari Whittenberger-Keith can be found here. Some important details are highlighted below: Click … Continue reading “NORDP 2018 Abstracts Due Friday, 11/3”

NORDP Board Member Cameo: Karen Fletcher

Who: Karen Fletcher, M.B.A. Director of Grants Resources & Services Where: Appalachian State University Number of Years in RD: 8 Length of NORDP Membership: 6 When and how did you enter the field? What kind of RD work do you do? I was working in Advertising and Sales at the local newspaper when I was … Continue reading “NORDP Board Member Cameo: Karen Fletcher”