Academic

Exploring Black Ethnicity and Culture in Germany Mini-Mosaic Info Session

Are you interested in being a part of the Summer 2017 Exploring Black Ethnicity and Culture in Germany Mini-Mosaic? There will be an information session on Thursday, January 26 at noon in Althouse 08. If you would like any further information, please contact Professors Jerry Philogene (American Studies) at philogej@dickinson.edu and/or Sara McGaughey (German) at mcgaughs@dickinson.edu.

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Contact: philogej@dickinson.edu
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Summer Grads

Do You Plan To Graduate at the End of This Summer?
If so, you must complete the Application for Degree available at the forms link: http://www.dickinson.edu/info/20088/registrar_s_office/220/forms no later than Friday, January 27th.

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Contact: reg@dickinson.edu
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Add Drop Or Change To/From Pass/Fail

Use Banner Self Service (http://gateway.dickinson.edu) to add/drop courses through 11:59, Sunday January 29th. In order to change a class To/From Pass/Fail, you must submit the form to the Registrar’s Office by 4:00 pm, Friday, January 27th.

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Contact: reg@dickinson.edu
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MANdatory presents: Applying to and navigating graduate school as a men-of-color: A panel discussion

1/30: 6-7:30 pm @ Denny 317
Co-sponsored by the Career Center

MANdatory, the Popel Shaw Center, and the Career Center invite students to attend this interdisciplinary discussion panel featuring insights about graduate school from Harpreet Bedi (Mathematics), Vince Champion (Attorney, Champion Law Office, LLC), Hector Reyes-Zaga (Spanish), Roberto Valdes (J.D. candidate, PSU Dickinson Law School, ’17), and Rui Zhang (Psychology).

The panel will be followed by a Q&A featuring Bekah Krauss-Saidman (Assistant Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid, PSU Dickinson Law) and Mitchell Patterson (Associate Director of Admissions, PSU Harrisburg) Light refreshments will be served!

Displayed through Monday, January 30, 2017
Contact: psc@dickinson.edu

Deadline for New Course Proposals for Fall 2017

The deadline for new course offerings (including "one-time only") for Fall 2017 is February 1. The new course proposal form, available as a Word document on the Website at (http://www.dickinson.edu/info/20061/academic_program_and_standards_committee/771/curriculum_revisions) should be completed and returned to Bonnie Lehman (lehman@dickinson.edu) no later than February 1. An electronic copy should be sent as an e-mail attachment to apsc@dickinson.edu.

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Contact: bretz@dickinson.edu
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The Norman M. Eberly Multilingual Writing Center and Quantitative Reasoning Tutoring Center will open for appointments on January 29.

To make your appointment online go to https://dickinson.mywconline.com beginning on January 29.

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Campus Job Opportunities

Hiring Phonathon Callers for Spring 2017!

Are you excited to be part of the Dickinson community? Do people find you persuasive and engaging? Wouldn't you love to have an on-campus job that fits with your schedule and makes the most of your outgoing personality? Become a Phonathon caller and polish your communication skills while helping Dickinson maintain relationships with our alumni and parents. You'll work with a team of student callers to secure donations for the Dickinson Fund from our broad community of supporters. No experience? No problem! We'll provide training and tools to get you started and keep you on track. Application deadline: Monday, Jan. 30. Phonathon will run Sunday through Thursday evenings, Feb. 12 through March 30 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Students must be able to work a minimum of two (2) evening shifts each week. Interviews for select candidates will be scheduled Jan. 31 - Feb. 3.

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Contact: sainerr@dickinson.edu
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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

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College Farm and Sustainability

A Perfect Remedy for Those Winter Blues - Fine Dining with the College Farm!

Join us on Saturday, February 18th for a high-class culinary experience that reflects the flavors of the College Farm by making a reservation at GATHER, our monthly pop-up restaurant held in the Stern Center Great Room. Dinner guests can expect to be treated to a gourmet four course meal prepared by area chef, Duane Miller with the help of student farmers.

February’s dinner promises an adventurous menu filled with creativity! Vegetarian and meat entree options available!
Doors open at 6pm with dinner service starting promptly at 6:30pm.

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Contact: farm@dickinson.edu
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General Announcements

Graduating Seniors Apply Now: Young Alumni Trustee Position

Applications are now being accepted for the Young Alumni Trustee position. All seniors graduating by May 2017 are eligible to apply. The Board of Trustees established this two-year position as a way to bring new, young perspective to the board and its deliberations. See the link below for more information and to access the online application. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. on January 25, 2017.

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Contact: perzynaa@dickinson.edu
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Club/Org Registration & Renewal

Each semester, the Office of Student Leadership & Campus Engagement needs to make sure that the officer list and contact information for every student group, club, and organization is up-to-date. If you are a club portal administrator, you'll be prompted to review and renew your profile. All of the existing information will carry over, you just need to make sure it's correct.

Reminder: ALL student groups are required to register to participate in the Activities Fair on January 30th or to reserve space on-campus.

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Contact: slce@dickinson.edu
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Be a Resident Advisor!

Become a Resident Advisor (RA) for the 2017-2018 academic school year. The RA position plays an integral role within Residence Life & Housing. Students selected to assume this important leadership role will have significant, focused responsibility for residential life in an assigned area. RAs are enthusiastic students and leaders who have direct influence on campus culture and develop valuable leadership skills such as communication, building rapport, and managing conflict while making a substantive contribution to the campus community.

Attend one of three information sessions to learn more about the position and application process:
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 8:00pm in Althouse 207
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 12:00pm in Althouse 08
Monday, February 6, 2017 at 5:00pm in Althouse 207

Applications are due Sunday, February 12.

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Contact: reslife@dickinson.edu
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Spring 2017 Inclusive Leadership Student Training retreat

2/11: 10 am-4 pm @ Comfort Suites Carlisle
(co-sponsored by SLCE)

In Fall 2016 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 Sunday, February 5, 2017
Contact: psc@dickinson.edu

R&D Deadline Friday, February 24, 2017

Proposals for Summer 2017 Projects (Scholarly or Creative, Professional Development, and Teaching)

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Contact: randd@dickinson.edu
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Professional Development and Wellness

Free Blood Pressure Screenings!

Provided by Susan Dworsak, Wellness Works | Carlisle Regional Medical Center
Spring Session Dates: Mondays - January 23, February 20, March 20, April 24, May 15 & June 19
Mary Dickinson Room, HUB | Noon-1 p.m.
No registration required ~ Walk-ins welcome and expected!

Displayed through Monday, January 23, 2017
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu

Spring Semester Fitness Programs

The spring semester fitness programs begin again the week of January 23-27. Registration for the following employee wellness programs is now open in CLIQ via the Gateway:

Mondays – Pilates, Sit Fit (This program begins February 6.)
Tuesdays – Mid-Day Meditation, Sports Yoga
Wednesdays – Pilates, Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Thursdays – Gentle Mindful Yoga
Fridays – Dynamic Fusion

Space is limited. Sign up today to reserve your spot in these free fitness programs!

Displayed through Friday, January 27, 2017
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Emotional Wellbeing: Recognizing Signs of Distress in Our Community

Presented by Michele Ford, Lecturer from Psychology
Monday, January 30
Stern Center, room 102 | noon-1 p.m.

Do you wonder about mental health issues and afflictions, and how these impact our world generally? We all see commercials for depression and bipolar disorders, and hear about veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder, but do we really know and understand the causes? If you are curious about mental health and wellbeing, please attend this session to learn how emotional wellbeing affects our community and beyond, and how to recognize signs of distress in others and ourselves. Do not miss this opportunity to be informed!

Registration is open and available in CLIQ via the Gateway. For assistance with registration, please send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu or call ext. 1503.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Biometric Screening FREE!

Administered by Wellness Works, Carlisle Regional Medical Center
Tuesday, February 14
Check-in: Mary Dickinson Room, HUB | 7:30–9 a.m.

The Biometric Screening provides a snapshot of your health looking at your total cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, height, weight, waist circumference and body mass index (BMI). It is a collective review of your risk factors for developing heart disease, stroke and diabetes known as Metabolic Syndrome. Monitoring your blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol levels and BMI gives you the ability to stay on top of your overall health. Register now to gain a better understanding of your health and to complete the first step in our 2016-2017 Wellness Healthy Rewards program!

Registration is open and available in CLIQ via the Gateway. For assistance with registration, please send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu or call ext. 1503.

Displayed through Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Volunteer Events and Fundraising

Be a volunteer to track homelessness in Cumberland County

The Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities (CCHRA) annual "Point-in-Time" count is a count of sheltered and un-sheltered individuals and families experiencing homelessness on a single night. It’s vital to CCHRA's local planning process and helps it to evidence the ever growing need for more resources. This year’s count will take place on the night of Wednesday, January 25th and the morning of January 26th. We need volunteers to work in teams to identify and gather information from individuals and families on the night of the count. Training will be provided.

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Children's Center Pancake Breakfast

The Children's Center will be hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, February 11th from 8-11 AM in the HUB Social Hall. Tickets are $8.00 for adults and $5 for children ages 2-12. Tickets will be sold in advance and at the door. The event will inclue: Fun for Adults-silent auction featuring vendors such as Giant, Wegman's, Hershey Story, local restaurants and many more. Fun for Kids-Face Painting, Martial Arts demo, Author, and crafts. Fun for All-Usborne Book Fair, Food (pancakes, eggs, applesauce, coffee, etc), time with friends and more!

Displayed through Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Contact: randalmi@dickinson.edu