The Johns Hopkins Gazette: December 7, 1998
Dec. 7-14

Johns Hopkins Gazette Online Edition

Intersession Courses -- Registration has begun for Intersession 1999 courses in dance, art, health and wellness, music and more. Sign up for courses in the Office of Student Activities, Levering Union on the Homewood campus. The deadline for registration is Wednesday, Dec. 16. For more information, call 410-516-8209.

Christmas Concert -- The Sanctuary Choir of SS. Philip & James Roman Catholic Church will present its annual Christmas concert in the church sanctuary, 2801 N. Charles St., on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. All are warmly invited. A suggested donation of $5 per person at the door would be greatly appreciated. For information, contact the church office at 410-235-2294.

Pilot Project Applications -- The Johns Hopkins NIEHS Center in Urban Environmental Health is now accepting pilot project applications. Projects will be funded for up to $12,500 for the period from April 1999 to March 31, 2000. The deadline for submission is Dec. 18. For information and application guidelines, call 410-955-3720, email or stop by W1102 Hygiene.

Student Funding Programs -- Two programs are available through the Alumni Association. The Community Service Grant Program was established to support valuable volunteer experiences for students and to foster good relationships between the university and the surrounding community. The program supports students who create their own volunteer community service projects or design their own ventures within existing volunteer organizations.

The Student Services Funding Program promotes the student experience at Johns Hopkins by providing funding to student groups or programs, and to support campus events, activities and programs that benefit and involve students from all university divisions.

Both programs are open to undergraduate and graduate students from all divisions of the university. Applications are available at divisional alumni relations offices, the Homewood Office of Volunteer Services in Levering Hall or at the Steinwald Alumni House, 3211 N. Charles St. Applications for summer and fall 1999 funding are due April 15, 1999.

For more information, call the Office of Alumni Relations at 410-516-0363.

Community Service Grants -- The Alumni Association's Community Service Grant Program provides funding to support students who create their own ventures in cooperation with existing volunteer organizations.

Past projects, in all divisions of the university, have included Teach Baltimore and Hands to the Homeless. The program was designed to provide learning experiences for Hopkins students and to foster posiive relationships between the university and its surrounding communities.

For more information and for applications, call Rebecca Barnes in the Office of Alumni Relations at 410-516-0363. Applications for summer and fall 1999 funding are due April 15.

Student Flu Shots -- Students who feel they are in the high-risk category for influenza (individuals with lung disease, heart disease, severe asthma, diabetes or other chronic illness), or who simply wish to reduce the risk of acquiring flu, may call the Student Health and Wellness Center at 410-516-8270 to schedule an appointment to receive the influenza virus vaccine. There will be a $5 charge for the vaccine.

Health Foundation President -- Howard County Community Health Foundation is seeking applications and nominations for its first president and CEO. The foundation will receive approximately $50 million in early 1999 as a result of the merger between the Johns Hopkins Health System and Howard County General Hospital.

The foundation, which is independent of both hospitals, will use these funds to promote and enhance the health and wellness of the Howard County community through grants to new and existing programs and initiatives. The president will have overall management, program, financial and public relations responsibilities. Experience in a health-related field is preferred.

Deadline is Dec. 21. Send resume and cover letter to Jane Phillips Donaldson, The Phillips Oppenheim Group, 521 Fifth Ave., Suite 1802, New York, NY 10175 or fax to 212-953-1775. For details, call 212-953-1770.