Bridging a Gap: Dickinson College and the U.S. Army War college students discuss diversity and leadership
Please join the Popel Shaw Center and the U.S. Army War College for this reception & program which connects Dickinson’s students of color with officers from underrepresented backgrounds studying at the U.S. Army War College. During the program War College officers will do an interactive presentation on common civilian myths & perceptions about the armed services, address areas of strength and for improvement in various areas of diversity in the military, and discuss the meaning of leadership in the military context. After the presentation, students will have an opportunity to mingle, learn more about each other and discuss contemporary topics.
February 26th, 5:30-7pm. Presentation will be in Stafford Auditorium and the reception will follow in Rector Atrium.Displayed through Monday, February 26, 2018
Building an Inclusive Campus: Spring 2018 Lunchtime Discussion Series: Women in Academia (Students Only)
Please join the President’s Commission on Diversity, the President’s Commission for Women, Gender and Sexuality, and Human Resources, on Thursday, March 1, in Althouse 207, 12-1:15pm.
Women in Academia (for students only), facilitated by Elise Bartosik-Velez and Lillian Freundlich. Additional cosponsor: Dickinson AAUW chapter. Join us for a conversation about issues female and gender non-binary students face in academia. Topics might include gendered patterns of communication in the classroom, experiences with mentoring relationships with faculty, small group/team project dynamics, inclusive curricula, etc.
Please feel free to bring your lunch!Displayed through Thursday, March 1, 2018
Gender Week Keynote: Patricia Valoy: Gender Bias, Sexism, and Stereotypes in STEM
Latina feminist and STEM activist Patricia Valoy will give the Gender Week Keynote and will discuss the challenges women and minorities face in entering STEM fields. Valoy will share current statistics, gendered toys, stereotype threat, and cultural stigmas that keep women and minorities away from STEM fields.
Tuesday, March 6, 7pm, Stern Great RoomDisplayed through Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Join Our “From the Ashes” Screening
Here’s your chance to attend a special screening of From the Ashes Film, a groundbreaking new documentary that goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal.” Presented by National Geographic, the film takes a compelling and often heartbreaking look at stake for our economy, health, and climate. Learn more about an industry on the edge, what it means for our future and what you can do about it!
All are invited!
• Location: Althouse 106
• Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
• Cost: Free
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Campus Job Opportunities
Full Time Post Grad Position- Community Service Program Coordinator
The Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice is seeking a recent graduate of Dickinson to work for 1-2 years as the Community Service Program Coordinator beginning August 2018! This position works closely with our office's community service programs, overseeing student leaders, and making connections with community partners. Applications are due Friday, March 2, 2018. Please click on the "more information" link below to apply!Displayed through Friday, March 2, 2018
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College Farm and Sustainability
Farm Fresh Friday!
The Friday Farm Stand is your weekly source of farm fresh goods right here on campus. Each week we'll have farm fresh eggs, root vegetables, leafy greens, and plenty of canned goods and value added products! Find us in the basement of the HUB from 11 AM-2 PM every Friday. We accept cash, check, declining balance, and student charge.Displayed through Monday, February 26, 2018
Local Food Dinner Tickets on Sale
Join the Dickinson College Farm for the 15th Annual Local Food Dinner, a culinary celebration that highlights the agricultural resources within our region and the farmers who raise them!
Tickets include an all-local meal from dinner to dessert with vegan/vegetarian and meat options available.
$20 for Dickinson Students and $30 for General Attendees
Tickets can be purchased online NOW through: https://goo.gl/forms/bJ65sIpSndJvns9e2
Tickets will also be for sale in the bottom of the HUB 3/19-3/30 from 11 AM-2 PM.
Keynote Lecture by Danielle Vogel
A fourth generation grocer, Danielle owns and operates two locations of Glens Garden Market, an all-local grocery, deli and craft beer bar that exists specifically to make climate change progress through responsible sourcing practices, resource-conscious equipment, power and packaging decisions, and the realization of a no-food-waste mandate. Glens Garden Market empowers shoppers to make incremental progress at a time when large-scale legislative change seems unlikely.Displayed through Monday, February 26, 2018
Crop Mob: Piney Mountain Orchard
A Crop Mob is a group of volunteers that come together to help out a local farmer in need. This could mean helping the farmer bulk harvest, plant, weed, do repair work, put up a structure, or a variety of other tasks.
We at the Dickinson Farm are calling on you to help us organize our very own Crop Mob! Our first volunteer opportunity will be 3/2 with Megan Rulli of Piney Mountain Orchard. Come learn from this inspiring, young female farmer and get your hands dirty in the fields!
Shuttles will leave from the DPS/CSE patio promptly at 1 PM. Participants can expect to help out with chores from 1:30-4:00 PM before enjoying a snack with fellow volunteers and departing Piney Mountain at 4:30 PM. Spaces are limited, so RSVP today: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3325041Displayed through Friday, March 2, 2018
Edible Excursion: Nathan Miller Chocolate and Undone Kombucha
The Dickinson College Farm will be rolling off campus once more and heading to Chambersburg, PA to explore all the town has to offer! Join us on 3/3 in caffeinating at Nathan Miller Chocolate and pick up a delicious bar of their craft cacao. Then head over to Undone Kombucha, where owner and 'buch brewer Hope Bigler will tell us what its like to own your own small food business and answer questions you may have about brewing your own fermented tea. Vans will depart from the DPS/CSE lobby at 1 PM and return by 5 PM. Spaces are limited so RSVP today: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3333965Displayed through Saturday, March 3, 2018
February Grant$ & Opportunitie$ Newsletter
The current edition of the Grant$ & Opportunitie$ newsletter is available at the web link below. The G&O features upcoming and new grant opportunities, faculty workshop and conference dates, important information pertaining to the administration of grants, and additional information. If you are an administrator and would like to receive the G&O newsletter via email, please send a message to the address listed below with “Subscribe” in the subject line and your name will be added to the email subscription list. Faculty receive this newsletter through the Provost’s office.Displayed through Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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Apply to Live in the Treehouse Fall 2018
If you've ever been interested in practicing your sustainable living habits or living in a welcoming communal environment, now is your time to apply to the Treehouse! We will be accepting application until March 2 at 11:59pm. To get an application, email email@example.com.Displayed through Friday, March 2, 2018
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Please join the Popel Shaw Center as we celebrate the 2017-18 MANdatory graduates. MANdatory focuses on the academic enrichment and leadership development for male identified students of color. MANdatory invites community members to attend its annual graduation ceremony celebrating and recognizing the men who have successfully completed the program’s two semester curriculum.
The graduation will be on Saturday, March 3rd from 12-1:30, in Althouse 106.Displayed through Saturday, March 3, 2018
Volunteers Needed for Simulated Emergency Exercise
On the morning of Tuesday, May 22, the college will be conducting an emergency exercise simulating a fire in a campus building. In an effort to enhance the realism of the drill, we are looking for volunteer role-players to simulate an evacuation from the building and to interact with first responders. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing that they don’t mind getting dirty or torn. Role players would be needed from approximately 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Please contact Daniel Berndt at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-245-1597 if interested.Displayed through Monday, March 5, 2018
Gender Week Events (March 4-8)
Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop
Sunday, March 4
Registration in Handshake is required by February 25
Stellfox Visiting Scholar and Writer Naomi Shihab Nye
Monday, March 5
Allison Great Hall
Gender Bias, Sexism, and Stereotypes in STEM
Tuesday, March 6
Stern Great Room
The 1001 Black Men Online Sketchbook and the Art of Social Justice
Wednesday, March 7
International Women’s Day
Thursday March 8
(Rain Location: Stern Great Room)
Book Discussion: Lab Girl
Thursday, March 8
Free copies of the book are available for the first 9 registrants who commit to attending the discussion. Email email@example.com to register.Displayed through Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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Wheel and Chain Leadership Award
Open to ALL sophomores: the Wheel and Chain leadership award is $7,500 for both the junior and senior years, as long as the student continues to meet criteria and is enrolled at Dickinson. The deadline is March 14th. Applications can be accessed at http://www.dickinson.edu/wheelandchainaward and includes a 500 word essay about a meaningful leadership experience. Qualifications include 3.25 GPA after 3 semesters at Dickinson, leadership involvement in both Dickinson and local communities, and individuals must possess strong leadership skills and personal integrity.Displayed through Tuesday, March 6, 2018
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Professional Development and Wellness
2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge - Register Now!
2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge
Are you ready to break free of this cold, wintery weather and enjoy a bit of sunshine? If so, join us for the 2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge! Plan to put on your walking shoes and enjoy the fresh, warmer air outside after spring break during the 2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge. Beginning on Sunday, March 18 and continuing through Saturday, April 28 – Dickinson College faculty and staff, as a community, will be in a campus exercise/walking challenge with students, staff and faculty! Challenge winners will be determined by two criteria – the greatest percentage of cumulative participation, and also the highest average number of minutes per participant! This will be our fifth year of the Challenge participation, but our very first campus-wide Challenge for the entire Dickinson community!
The Spring Into Fitness divisional challenge for employees and students returns for 2018, along with the mini-team option! Who will win the divisional challenge and mini-team challenges this year? LIS reclaimed their winning title in 2017 and holds the golden sneaker trophy. They are up for some great competition this spring! Mini-teams showed great spirit in 2017 again, and we anticipate great-spirited challenges in 2018 as well. Form your own mini-team of three to six participants either from within your department/division or from any others on campus. When registering (or before), please remember to submit your mini-team name to be included in this new part of the Challenge. There will be opportunities built into this year’s program for some healthy competition between mini-teams!
Online registration for the Challenge opens on Monday, February 12 and continues through Tuesday, March 6. Please visit the Spring Into Fitness Challenge webpage for more information and click the link below to register during the open registration period to be included in the 2018 Challenge.
For assistance with registration, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 1503.Displayed through Monday, February 26, 2018
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Paint Night at the Trout Gallery
March 7, 2018
4:00 - 6:30 PM
Trout Gallery and Mumper Stuart Education Center
An evening of wine, cheese and painting for Dickinson employees. A tour of the Trout Gallery exhibit will take place beginning at 4:00 p.m. The Paint Night event will commence upon completion of the Trout Gallery tour. Please join us for an evening of painting and refreshments in the Mumper Stuart Education Center. Cheese and assorted appetizers will be provided. B.Y.O.B. begins at 4:30 p.m. Fee for Materials: $10.00 payable to Dickinson College.
To register please select the Totara icon in the Gateway. Once in Totara, select “Find Learning” on the top ribbon and then select courses from the drop down list. Search for “Paint Night at the Trout Gallery”. Click on the course and then click on “Enroll Me” to enroll. After enrolling, click “sign-up” on the far right side. Review the detail and be sure to check the payment option of "Cash/Check". You may select to receive an email with ICalendar appointment confirmation, email only or do not send confirmation. Click "Sign-up” button at the bottom of the screen. Your booking is complete.
Book Discussion - Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Presented by the President's Commission on Women, Gender and Sexuality & Professional Development
April 27, 2018
Noon – 1:15 PM
HUB, side room 204-205
A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie's letter of response.
Here are fifteen invaluable suggestions--compelling, direct, wryly funny, and perceptive--for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. From encouraging her to choose a helicopter, and not only a doll, as a toy if she so desires; having open conversations with her about clothes, makeup, and sexuality; debunking the myth that women are somehow biologically arranged to be in the kitchen making dinner, and that men can "allow" women to have full careers, Dear Ijeawele goes right to the heart of sexual politics in the twenty-first century. It will start a new and urgently needed conversation about what it really means to be a woman today.
A copy of the book will be ordered for employees registered prior to Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
To register please select the Totara icon in the Gateway. Once in Totara, select “Find Learning” on the top ribbon and then select courses from the drop down list. Search for “Book Discussions”. Click on the course and then click on “Enroll Me” to enroll. After enrolling, scroll down to the appropriate book discussion topic, click "view all events" and click “sign-up” on the far right side. Review the details, you may select to receive an email with ICalendar appointment confirmation, email only or do not send confirmation. Click “Sign-up” button at the bottom of the screen. Your booking is complete.Displayed through Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Nutrition Info Session: Go With Your Gut ~ What to Expect From your Gut Microbiota
Go With Your Gut: What to Expect From your Gut Microbiota
Presented by Courtney Hager, RD, Wellness Center
Monday, March 19
HUB Social Hall East | noon-1 p.m.
We are what we eat! This familiar sentiment rings true in the case of Gut Microbiota - but what does this mean? Microbiota are a collection of microorganisms that inhabit a specific environment - in this scenario - our Gut! Attend this session to learn the connection between the foods you eat and your own wellbeing!
Register now in Totara via the Gateway by enrolling in the Nutrition Info Sessions course, and then sign-up for the “Go With Your Gut” session. For assistance with registration, please send an email to email@example.com or call ext. 1503.Displayed through Monday, March 5, 2018
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AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop
Negotiate your highest possible salary and help close the wage gap! The AAUW's Start Smart Salary workshop will help you to:
- Learn what the wage gap means to you
- Determine your target salary & benefits
- Develop a personal budget to determine your minimum acceptable salary
- Practice salary negotiation skill-building exercises
This workshop is open to all students! Registration in Handshake is required by February 25 for attendance; attendees are expected to stay for the entire workshop. Hosted by the Women’s and Gender Resource Center and cosponsored by the Career Center, the Office of Financial Aid and the Dickinson College AAUW chapter.
The workshop will be on Sunday, March 4, 2-4pm in Althouse 207.Displayed through Sunday, February 25, 2018
2018 Poitras-Gleim Lecture Tickets Available 2/21/18
Dickinson College Student Senate is excited to welcome this year's speaker for the annual Poitras Gleim lecture, Mae Jemison! Dr. Jemison embodies the spirit of liberal arts through her strong passion in the sciences and past experiences in the arts as a dancer. Dr. Mae C. Jemison is an American engineer, physician and NASA astronaut who became the first woman of color in the world to go into space when she flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992. Prior to NASA, Jemison was a Peace Corps Medical Officer in Sierra Leone and Liberia for two and a half years, overseeing the healthcare system. In addition to all her work, Dr. Jemison is a highly sought after speaker on issues of health care, social responsibility, technology and motivation
Tickets are available to Dickinson community members at 8:00am on Wednesday, February 21, and will become available to public community members at 8:00am on Monday, February 26. For tickets, visit http://dickinson.universitytickets.com. Please note that tickets are free but are required for admission to the event. Limited to one ticket per person."
Summer Tour Guide/Student Worker Positions Available
The primary role of a summer tour guide/student worker is to give tours of the campus, mingle with prospective students and guests of the college, and complete various operational duties and assignments. This position may require you to: • give up to four tours per day • work some Saturdays throughout the summer • conduct special tours and other assignments • reach out to prospective students via phone, email, and mail • complete various office related tasks • answer the phones, enter data, and work with admissions related software. Supplemental duties may include special projects, regional recruitment support, and other duties as assigned. All of these duties are subject to change and may be augmented by the Liberty Cap Society Coordinator, the Assistant Director of Operations, the Visitor Services Coordinator, the Dean of Admissions, and/or Vice President for Enrollment. A summer tour guide/student worker is expected to work at least 35 hours per week and may be called upon to work up to 40 hours per week during high visitor volume time periods. This position pay $7.40 per hour with a $15 per day food stipend. On campus housing is also provided. Please email Michelle Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org for an application.Displayed through Thursday, March 1, 2018
Center for Sustainability Education (CSE) Now Hiring Summer 2018 Paid Sustainability Projects Interns- Applications Due 3/1/18.
Looking for a dynamic way to get involved in sustainability at Dickinson? Looking for a full-time paid internship on campus for the summer?
The Center for Sustainability Education (CSE) is looking for two paid student interns (40 hours/week + housing) to advance sustainability at Dickinson. Our internship program helps students gain experience in all facets of sustainability at Dickinson, including social, economic and environmental. We are looking for dedicated, motivated, and creative individuals of all majors and all class years! This is an incredible professional development opportunity, and we have fun too! CSE employs students to work on projects ranging from coordinating the Eco-Reps program, outreach to student groups, employees and the community, to creating digital media, working on Biking @ Dickinson, managing The Hive, to preparing data & reports related to greenhouse gas emissions. We will also work hard to find projects, opportunities, and professional development that is right for you.
Full position descriptions and downloadable application are available online at the link below. You can also swing by Kaufman 190 and ask for more information from our staff or current student interns. The deadline for applications is Thursday, March 1, 2018.Displayed through Thursday, March 1, 2018
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Summer 2018 Internships at U.S. Army War College - Application due 3/20
The United States Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute is the one-stop stability and peace operations information conduit for the U.S. Army. With emphasis on networking and outreach, education, operations, and integration, PKSOI explores new horizons of thought on the challenges confronting the U.S. Government as it works to secure and sustain international peace and stability. PKSOI staff also work to coordinate internships with different institutes and departments at the US Army War College. Tasks are assigned based on project availability and your area of study to give valuable experience. At the end of the internship, interns present their work to mentors, professionals, and other strategic leaders.
For full details about the internship and application components, visit: https://tinyurl.com/Dson-USAWCinternSum18
All application materials must be submitted via email to Amity Fox (email@example.com) no later than March 20.Displayed through Saturday, March 3, 2018
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Apply to be a 2018-2019 LGBTQ Services' Pride Coordinator!
The search is ON for the Office of LGBTQ Services' 2018-2019 Pride Coordinator Team! Do you have an interest in developing and planning creative events for LGBTQ+ students? Would you love the chance to educate your peers, faculty, and staff on topics related to gender & sexuality? Maybe you have a flair for graphic design and managing a dynamic social media presence? NO MATTER THE INTEREST, we'd love to have you apply to be a Pride Coordinator!
Visit tinyurl.com/dsonpride18 for more information on the positions and a link to the application. The due date is Monday, April 2 by 4:30pm!Displayed through Thursday, March 8, 2018
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Volunteer Events and Fundraising
Refugee Show & Tell Project
The Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice invites you to join Justice is Served and the Refugee Show and Tell Project to learn about destigmatizing refugees. Please bring a donation of school supplies to support recently arrived Puerto Rican evacuees. Dinner will be provided. This event will take place on Tuesday February 27th at 7:00 PM in Stern 102.Displayed through Tuesday, February 27, 2018
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Empty Bowls Fundraiser
The Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice invites you to go home with a beautiful hand made ceramic bowl to remind you that you have supported Project SHARE’s mission. This year marks the 27th Year that CALC, Project SHARE and Dickinson College have partnered to host Empty Bowls. Over the years, more than 3,000 Bowls have been created by local artists raising invaluable funds to help Project SHARE empower people in need. This event will take place in the Social Hall on Monday March 5th from 6:00-8:00 PM. The cost is $20.00 per ticket and includes a handmade ceramic bowl, soup, bread, and beverages. Please click on the "more information" link below to purchase tickets or for additional information.Displayed through Monday, March 5, 2018
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School Supply Drive
The Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice invites you to join Justice is Served in collecting school supplies for recent evacuees from Puerto Rico who are being helped through Mission Central. There will be a bin located in the lower level of the HUB throughout February and March. Supplies can be purchased in the bookstore, D Den, or any off-campus store. All types of school supplies are needed!Displayed through Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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T-Shirt Collection for Day of Service
Does your office have boxes of t-shirts left over from past events? If so, Day of Service from the Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice is collecting clean, unwanted t-shirts for an upcoming service project. If you or your office has t-shirts you would like to donate, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.Displayed through Friday, March 9, 2018