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90 minute Course Overview: Effective Communications & Human Relations Skills – The (8 week)* Dale Carnegie Course

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This is an informational overview for the Dale Carnegie Course, an 8 week workshop aimed at improving communication and interpersonal effectiveness.
Led by: Agnes Cook and Bryan Bissell of Dale Carnegie Vermont
  • Learn about the course content and methodology
  • Ask questions
  • Hear testimonials from past participants which demonstrates some of our methodology, content relevance,
  • Learn a tool you can use immediately
  • This is informational, you are not required to commit to the full course

Tuesday April 22, 2014 from 1:00-2:30, Location: Kirk

click here to Register for 90 minute overview

* The full Dale Carnegie course will be offered starting in June (8 weeks for 3-1/2 hours per session) the 90 minute overview will provide information about the course  whether you are interested in understanding more about the course for you or your staff members for the upcoming session or future sessions. The full course description  is below along with the 8 week schedule.
Click here to register for the 8 week session
Schedule: 8:30- 12:00 one day per week for 8 weeks

1. Tuesday June 10 in McKinley House
2. Wednesday June 18 in Kirk (note – this is the only Wednesday class)
3. Tuesday June 24 in Kirk
(SKIP WEEK OF June 30-July 4)
4. Tuesday July 8 in McKinley House
5. Tuesday July 15 in Kirk
6. Tuesday July 22 in Kirk
7. Tuesday July 29 in Kirk
8. Tuesday August 5 in Kirk

Workshop: The 50 Point Energy Plan (a way to manage your hectic life)

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Presented by: Sara Daly, Physical Therapist and Spa Owner

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 9:00 -11:30 a.m. Location: Axinn 220

Workshop Overview

Are you overwhelmed?  Do you feel stressed out? Life feeling out of balance? Stop drinking the “stress cocktail” of being overwhelmed and imbalanced – learn about The 50 Point Energy Plan, the antidote to our hectic lives. The 50 Point Energy Plan is a tool to budget, track, and manage personal energy to decrease the stress that is making us sick.

You will discover…(read more and register)

Workshop: Stress, Your Brain, & Productivity

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Presented by: Porter Knight, Productivity Vermont
Friday May 2, 2014 from 9:00 -11:00 am; Location: Library 201

Workshop Overview
When you’re overwhelmed and feeling stress, it’s hard to stay focused and productive. This workshop will show you how to think and organize yourself out of chaos. Understanding neuroscience and the physiological responses of your brain will allow you to boost awareness and hone decision-making, increasing productivity.
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Environmental Career Opportunities Job Board

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The Environmental Career Opportunities (ECO) newsletter has cool jobs and internships of various levels, including plenty of entry-level positions all over the country! For example, if you’re passionate about nature and enjoy working with kids, you could spend a summer as an intern for the Boat Camp Nature School in Newburyport, MA.  Check out the […]

Attention Seniors – Apply to be a Fellowship Director at StartingBloc!

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About StartingBloc: “StartingBloc is built on the belief that a small, committed group of people can change the world. We bring together entrepreneurs, activists, educators, and  innovators struggling to create change.  We connect them to their tribe and give them access to the resources, co-conspirators, projects and support they need to create the impact they […]

The Week’s Headlines

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Here are the week’s headlines from the News Room:

Inaugural C3 Summit Advances Efforts to Diversify Higher Education

Middlebury and the Heartbleed Bug

VPR Goes Backstage for Middlebury’s A Clockwork Orange

Diana Nyad to Deliver Middlebury College Commencement Address

N.Y. Times Reporter Returns Home to Deliver van de Velde Lecture

Panel Discusses Challenges and Opportunities of Socially Responsible Investing

View past stories by visiting the News Room page.


Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) 2014 Calendar

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Please join the Middlebury community by participating in events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month (go/saam14). All events are open to students, faculty, and staff.