The Joy of Giving and Receiving Feedback 5/17

Understanding how to give feedback and receive feedback is essential in a leadership role. Join Waged Jafer, Ombudsperson, and Danielle Gonzalez, Chief Human Resources Officer, for a virtual seminar on The ‘Joy’ of Giving and Receiving Feedback. Tuesday, May 17th, from 10:30 am – 12 pm. Register to… Continue reading »

Annual Tuition Grant Requests for the 2022-2023 Academic Year

As part of the Williams College employee benefits package, eligible employees can receive tuition support for dependents to attend a college or university. The annual Tuition Grant amount available is up to one half of that year’s Williams’ tuition and can be used towards tuition costs and related fees only. The… Continue reading »

BCBSMA Members Will Be Receiving Updated ID Cards

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has just announced that all members will be receiving updated cards. ID cards will now include deductible and maximum out-of-pocket cost information. Along with the card, members will be sent an insert informing them of the new change. Members who want to… Continue reading »

Community Clean-Up & Coffee Pastry get-together (4/30)

April 30th, 9-11am, Field Park, Williamstown This Saturday–come celebrate Earth Month with a community cleanup followed by coffee & pastries! As environmental author Lailah Gifty Akita says: “When your environment is clean, you feel happy, motivated and healthy”. In honor of Earth Month, come join us in creating more… Continue reading »

Writing & Drinks! (5/19)

Thursday May 19 5 to 6:30 pm (location TBD) The Mount, the home of Edith Wharton in Lenox, has started a writing series called The Mount Writes! Their first prompt seems particularly relevant as we think about transitions, and the meaning of place:… Continue reading »

Field Farm Walk (5/1)

Sunday, May 1st 9 to 11 am Field Farm is a 316 acre Trustees property in Williamstown with over 4 miles of trails and two architecturally unique houses. Meet other spouses/partners, employees, and their family members as we walk the short .4 trail around the pond, learn a little… Continue reading »

Local Dental Provider Insurance Change

We recently learned that local dentist, Karen Lartin, DDS, will no longer take the College’s Blue Cross Blue Shield Dental Blue insurance and will be considered an out-of-network provider as of June 1, 2022 for those of us on the college plan. Dr. Lartin sent a… Continue reading »

Spouses/ Partners: On Teaching a Winter Study (3/25)

Friday March 25, 12 noon Applying to teach a Winter Study for 2023? This quick session will get you up to speed on the recommended guidelines, teaching approaches, and how to build in budgeting for your proposal. This session is reserved for spouses/partners and will welcome the insight of others… Continue reading »