|Dartmouth College DMS Student Government
Words of Peace:
Raj describes a TV series he has been personally sponsoring on the
local cable access- Words of Peace- inspirational words and spiritual
meditation from Prem Rawat. This program is produced in Brazil and has
been recipient of a Brazilian national film award. He has heard from
several patients at DHMC and locals that they have appreciated the
episodes. He is asking for SG assistance in funding the series- $1000
from the Dean’s Enrichment Fund.
Rocco asks if he has discussed the program with Dr. O’Donnell- as
he is an excellent source of energy and ideas for funding
Hai recommends the Dickey Center as another possible source of
funding and help
Raj will contact Dr. O’Donnell
Brian asks if there could be a hard copy of each episode available
at the medical school?
Dana asks whether it is appropriate to fund a community service
project with SG funds
Nick notes that SG funding does help the Community Service
Committee and that we routinely fund events such as the skits and Medstock
that are aimed at fundraising for the community
Garrett adds that the international appeal of this programming is
Kathy asks how this is an international
Raj responds that it is bringing an international flavor to the
Rocco comments that more student involvement is needed- who will
continue this project when you are gone?
Nick asks how much funding one new episode would cost?
Raj states that it will cost $150.
Nick proposes that we fund one episode at the cost of $150 with
the idea that Raj will approach other funding sources and work on finding
partners in other classes.
Motion seconded and approved with 1 nea.