Vitality

August-September 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.


Charter Day 2017!

Charter Day 2017!

Join us on Friday, September 8 for the annual Charter Day Celebration on the John Dickinson Campus in front of Old West! (page 1)


Benefits Information & Reminders

Benefits Information & Reminders

Information on a variety of benefits is shared in this issue, as well as a reminder about the Sick Leave Bank, which is available to non-exempt full-time employees of the college. Look inside for details! (pages 2-3)


Motor Pool Vehicle Policy

Motor Pool Vehicle Policy

Wondering about using a college vehicle for an upcoming work-related trip? This policy has been established to ensure the responsible operation of college motor pool vehicles and thereby enhance the health and safety of members of the college community during the operation of college motor pool vehicles. (page 2)


Down on the Farm: Dickinson SEED

Down on the Farm: Dickinson SEED

The Dickinson College Farm in Boiling Springs hosts educational workshops for children during the fall and spring semesters. Through fun, hands-on activities directed by Dickinson students, children will explore a sustainable farm and learn how nourishing food moves from seed to soil to table. What is Dickinson SEED? Look inside for more details on this innovative community program! (page 4)


2017 United Way Pacesetter Campaign & Day of Caring

2017 United Way Pacesetter Campaign & Day of Caring

The 2017 United Way Pacesetter Campaign is underway through the month of August, but the opportunity to give continues and includes the annual Day of Caring on Friday, October 6. Check in this issue for details. (pages 4-5)


Professional Development

  • New Hires & Retirements (page 4)
  • Documenting Performance (page 9)
  • College Prep for Parents (page 9)


Wellness Programs & Events

  • 2017-2018 Wellness HHIP (page 7)
  • Weight Watchers Fall Session (page 7)
  • Blood Pressure Screenings (page 7)
  • Biometric Screenings (page 7)
  • Diabetes & Urology Health Info (page 7)
  • Fall Fitness Programs (page 8)
  • Financial Steps for Special Needs Caregivers (page 8)
  • Understanding Bipolar Disorder & Schizophrenia (page 8)
  • Inclusivity & Acceptance: In and Out (page 9)

 

Special Programs & Announcements

  • 2017 Annual Summer Picnic (page 1)
  • Dickinson SEED (page 4)
  • Crohn's & Colitis Walk (page 5)
  • American Heart Association Heart Walk (page 5)
  • United Way Day of Caring (page 5)
  • Dickinson Community Blood Drive (page 5)
  • Wellness Fitness Incentive Winner (page 10)
  • Registration/Attendance Reminders (page 10)