Vitality

December 2017 Edition

In the spirit of being sustainable, economically efficient, and allowing instant access to the latest Vitality Employee Newsletter, we provide all issues in electronic format.


2018 New Year Social

2018 New Year Social

Come celebrate at the New Year Social with employees and retirees of the college on Saturday, January 13! (page 1)


Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits

Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits

Each month benefits will be highlighted to share information about the features of our benefit options. Aetna Navigator, United Concordia and Health Advocate are featured in the December issue. (page 2)


Winter Break and Year-end Reminders

Winter Break and Year-end Reminders

Wondering about the Children's Center operating dates, or W2 and payroll entry deadlines? Look inside this issue to be sure you know this important information. (page 3-4)


Community Information: Health & Safety, AED Locations on Campus

Community Information: Health & Safety, AED Locations on Campus

With the holiday season comes a bit of stress and sometimes the need for medical attention. To keep our community safe, learn the locations of AEDs on the Dickinson campus. (page 5)


Book Discussion: Getting to the Heart of Interfaith - Friday, January 26

Book Discussion: Getting to the Heart of Interfaith - Friday, January 26

Too often religion seems to fuel more hatred than love, more conflict than collaboration. Getting to the Heart of Interfaith provides a rich understanding of the road to interfaith collaboration by sharing their stories, challenges and the inner spiritual work necessary to go beyond tolerance to a vital, inclusive spirituality. Register now for this discussion to engage in dialogue and exploration of this interfaith story. (page 6)


Professional Development

  • New Hires (page 1)
  • Book Discussion: Getting to the Heart of Interfaith (page 6)
  • Understanding FERPA (page 6)
  • Goal Writing (page 7)
  • Preparing for a Role in Supervision (page 7)
  • Protecting Our Community (page 7)

Work Life Balance

  • Aetna 1:1 Consultations (page 1)
  • Getting the Most Out of Your Benefits (page 2)
  • Retirement 1:1 Consultations (page 3)
  • Year-end Reminders for 2017 (page 3)


Wellness Programs & Events

  • Stress Less for the Holidays (page 5)
  • Weight Watchers (page 5)
  • How to be a Smart Dental Customer (page 6)
  • Wellness Online - New in Totara (page 8)

Special Programs & Announcements

  • New Year Social (page 1)
  • Children's Center Winter Break Closing (page 3)
  • Wellness Fitness Incentive Winner (page 8)
  • Registration/Attendance Reminders (page 8)