Academic

The Norman M. Eberly Multilingual Writing Center and the Quantitative Reasoning Tutoring Center will not be open on the regular semester schedule durng exams.

Several tutors are willing to tutor at their own convenience during exam week. A list of these tutors is available at the writing center.
Students may email a tutor and an appointment will be set between student and tutor for a session to be held in the center.

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Temporary Changes to Library Access

To relieve some of the pressure on seating capacity and to improve security, access to the Waidner-Spahr Library will be limited to only Dickinson students, staff, faculty and other ID cardholders from 8am on Friday, December 9 through final exams, 5pm Saturday, December 17.

You will need to use your ID card to enter the building at all entrances.

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Campus Job Opportunities

Campus Job Openings

Job Openings posted the week November 14, 2016
This week the following positions were posted and are currently available:
Job/Department

• Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach - Athletics
• Retail Food Service Operations Attendant – Dining Services
• Housekeeper (2)– Facilities Management
• Officer – Public Safety
• Customer Service - Temporary

For additional information or to apply please stop by the HR Services Office or log on to the job line at https://jobs.dickinson.edu

Displayed through Monday, November 26, 2018
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Career Center

Career Connections in New York City and Washington DC

Apply to participate in Dickinson's annual "Career Connections" events, which include site-visits in a wide range of industries, and a networking reception. Gain knowledge through observation of alumni and parents in their work environments, and make connections for career advice and internship and/or job search support! Washington DC Career Connections will be held January 18th and New York City Career Connections will be held January 19th. Deadline to apply is December 16th. Please apply at www.dickinson.edu/career

Displayed through Friday, December 16, 2016
Contact: champioh@dickinson.edu
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College Farm and Sustainability

Holiday Gift Boxes from the College Farm

Are you looking for a unique holiday gift that is local, organic and supports the College Farm??

The Dickinson College Farm has creative gift options for the foodies in your life! Pickled Beets, Salsa, Red Devil Pepper Sauce, Dill Pickles, Sweet Pickles, Zucchini Pickles as well as Dried Adzuki Beans and Grass-Fed Tallow Bar Soap can be special ordered and packaged for the coming holiday season. Our products are made with Certified Organic ingredients from the College Farm and aim to please! For more information and to place an order, please visit our farm blog!

Displayed through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Contact: farm@dickinson.edu
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General Announcements

Carlisle's Wonderland Weekend is Dec. 2-4!

Join Downtown Carlisle for a weekend filled with holiday cheer and seasonal shopping; Market of Curiosities, Christkindlesmarkt, family-friendly events, movies, and Santa sightings! All events are FREE unless otherwise indicated.

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End of Year Payroll Deadlines

To the Dickinson College Community,

Due to the upcoming holiday break the following payrolls will be subject to early deadlines:

• The deadline for submitting and approving hours for the 11/27/16-12/10/16 pay period for bi-weekly and student payrolls will be 9 a.m. on Monday, 12/12/16.

• The deadline for submitting and approving hours for the pay period 12/11/16-12/24/16 for the biweekly (regular hourly employees) and student payrolls will be 9 a.m. on Thursday, 12/15/16.

Any final 2016 payroll changes, including stipend requests, must be submitted to Human Resource Services by 9 a.m. on Thursday, 12/15/16.

Other Reminders:

• Employees who have moved during the year and haven’t updated their address should contact Human Resource Services.

• Employees who claim “exempt” from federal income tax withholding on the W-4 form during 2016, will need to submit a new Form W-4 Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate by 2/15/17 to maintain their exempt status for calendar year 2017.

Displayed through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Contact: payroll@dickinson.edu

Bookstore Holiday Sale

The Bookstore Holiday Sale will run from November 28th through December 20th. Take advantage of the 20% discount on clothing, tradebooks, drinkware/glassware, afghans, blankets, plush animals and pottery.

Displayed through Friday, December 16, 2016
Contact: bookstor@dickinson.edu

The Dickinson Download Dec/Jan Edition

A Library and Information Services Publication

The Dickinson Download provides resources and information to increase awareness about campus technology, as well as a roadmap of planned changes. Each issue also includes resources and information aimed at improving Dickinson's overall cyber security posture as well as tips, tricks, and walkthroughs to facilitate enhanced user experiences.

The Download is a bi-monthly digital publication. Current and past issues can be accessed by visiting http://www.dickinson.edu/info/20198/technology_services/3261/the_dickinson_download. It will be necessary to log in to Office 365 to access the newsletter.

Readers requiring instructions on accessible viewing should contact thedownload@dickinson.edu.

Displayed through Friday, December 16, 2016
Contact: thedownload@dickinson.edu
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Testing Tuesdays

Walk-in STI testing on Tuesdays from 12 -1 p.m. is finished for the semester. However, STI testing can be scheduled by appointment by calling the Wellness Center at 717-245-1663. Testing Tuesdays will resume on Tues. Jan. 24, 2017.

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Textbook Buyback

Sell your books back for cash! Located in front of the Bookstore, lower level of HUB, Monday-Friday, December 12-16, 8:30-5:00, Saturday, December 17, 11-2. We buy your books regardless of where you purchased them.

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Contact: holla@dickinson.edu

Join us for a Celtic Spirituality Pilgrimage to Ireland June 8-16, 2017

This an opportunity for pilgrims (faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends) to visit some of Ireland's ancient sacred sites, to explore your own spiritual journey and spend time in personal reflection. The trip will include Dublin (Christ Church and the Book of Kells), Monasterboice, Hill of Slane, Kildare and the Irish National Stud, a day retreat with the nuns of Solas Bhride and a day of reflection at Glendalough among other sacred sites. Estimated cost will be $3500.00 all inclusive. This trip is sponsored by the Center for Service, Spirituality and Social Justice. For more information please contact Donna Hughes or Becky Hammell, leaders of the trip.

Displayed through Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Contact: hughesdo@dickinson.edu

Lost and Found

Watch Found

There have been two watches found in Tome. Please inquire at Tome Hall room 201 or email millert@dickinson.edu to claim.

Displayed through Friday, December 16, 2016
Contact: millert@dickinson.edu

Professional Development and Wellness

Free Blood Pressure Screenings!

Free Blood Pressure Screenings will be provided by Wellness Works | Carlisle Regional Medical Center in the Mary Dickinson Room from noon-1 p.m.

Monday, December 12

No registration required - Walk-ins welcome and expected!

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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RSVP Events

Multicultural Seder!

Join the Asbell Center for Jewish life in partnership with CSSS, Hillel, PSC, CSE, and many other departments on campus for the eleventh-annual Multicultural Seder! Seders are often held during Passover, however this year we are focusing on a type of Seder called Tu BiShvat, which celebrates the new year of the trees (https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tu_BiShvat_seder).

Our campus community will come together for the Multicultural Seder to talk about “Loving the Earth” while sharing a four-course vegetarian meal together. We will enjoy music from the Afro-Semitic Experience Band and hear readings from various groups on campus sharing stories of unity and love.

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Social Hall

To RSVP, please click on the link below:

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Students: sign up now for the spring 2017 Inclusive Leadership Student Retreat!

This past fall, members of the Black Student Union, Belles Lettres, ALLARM, and many other groups on campus came together to learn about inclusivity and how to incorporate it into their organizations. The Popel Shaw Center will be running this training again on Saturday, February 11th and have spots for 30 participants. The training includes a full day workshop, a resource binder for participating groups, and two follow-up consulting sessions with Vincent Stephens, Director of the Popel Shaw Center.

For more information, please email psc@dickinson.edu and to apply please use the following link: https://goo.gl/forms/WqzHeOFPwjPzwAi13

Displayed through Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Contact: psc@dickinson.edu

Want to improve Dickinson’s culture? Sign up for a Spring Dialogue Group!

Sustained Dialogue groups are forming in the Spring semester! Dialogue is about building relationships, developing empathy and moving toward solutions to campus challenges, not just talking. The groups will focus on issues of safety, comfort, and belonging in the Dickinson community.

Trained co-moderators will lead groups of 8-15 people in dialogue a few times per month. This opportunity is open to ALL students, faculty, and staff. Interested? Please email your name and email to psc@dickinson.edu for more information. We will follow up with you in late January with your options. The Groups begin meeting in February, don’t miss out!

Displayed through Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Contact: psc@dickinson.edu

Student Jobs/Careers/Internships

Become a Resident Advisor!

Residence Life & Housing is in the process of recruiting students to join our team as Resident Advisors (RAs) for the 2017-2018 academic year. We are seeking your help in identifying outstanding student leaders who you believe would have the potential to represent our office in this role.

Resident Advisors are upper class students who act as positive intellectual and social role models and work to create an intellectually engaged residential community. RAs also have direct influence on campus culture and develop leadership skills such as communication, building rapport, and managing conflict while making a substantive contribution to the campus community.

If you know of any students who you feel would be qualified to join our team, we ask that you please send us their names. All of the students who are nominated will receive a letter from our office informing them of the nomination, including the name of their nominator.

Please share your nominations by e-mail to reslife@dickinson.edu by Friday, December 16. Applications to be a Resident Advisor are currently available and are due by Sunday, February 12, 2017.

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Contact: reslife@dickinson.edu
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