College Farm and Sustainability

Weed n' Feed: Summer Series

Are you itching for an escape from campus? Ever wondered what it’s like to get down and dirty at the farm? Come out to our special abbreviated Weed n’ Feed series this summer. We will be hosting interested members of the Dickinson community once a month for a short volunteer session and delicious, homemade snacks. Harvest, weed, learn about the farm, and cap it all off with a good conversation and yummy food. Bring your favorite mid-morning munch to share and we will too! The first Weed n’ Feed session will be held on June 24th with others to follow. Faculty, students, and staff are all encouraged to attend. If you would like a ride, meet at DPS at 8:30AM, vans will return to campus by 12:30PM. Please email farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu to RSVP, especially if you will be riding out in the vans. See you at the farm!

Displayed through Friday, June 23, 2017
Contact: farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu

Weed n' Feed: Summer Series

June 24th 9:00AM-12:00PM (vans depart DPS @ 8:30AM, back on campus by 12:30PM)
Are you itching for an escape from campus? Ever wondered what it’s like to get down and dirty at the farm? Come out to our special abbreviated Weed n’ Feed series this summer. We will be hosting interested members of the Dickinson community once a month for a short volunteer session and delicious, homemade snacks. Harvest, weed, learn about the farm, and cap it all off with a good conversation and yummy food. Bring your favorite mid-morning munch to share and we will too! The first Weed n’ Feed session will be held on June 24th with others to follow. Faculty, students, and staff are all encouraged to attend. Please email farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu to RSVP, especially if you will be riding out in the vans. See you at the farm!

Displayed through Saturday, June 24, 2017
Contact: farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu

Foreign Film on the Farm

Come out to the farm and bring your friends for a movie night. Hunker down in the barn and enjoy a showing of “The Grocer’s Son.” Biogas popcorn and seating will be provided. Bring your own favorite movie snack and enjoy the heart-warming story of a young man’s return to his French hamlet…and his roots. Vans will depart DPS at 7:00 or students may drive themselves. Please RSVP to farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu, especially if you intend to hitch a ride in the vans.

Displayed through Friday, June 30, 2017
Contact: farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu

Foreign Film on the Farm

June 30th 8:00PM (vans depart from DPS @ 7:30PM)
Come out to the farm and bring your friends for a movie night. Hunker down in the barn and enjoy a showing of “The Grocer’s Son.” Biogas popcorn and seating will be provided. Bring your own favorite movie snack and enjoy the heart-warming story of a young man’s return to his French hamlet…and his roots. Vans will depart DPS at 7:00PM or students may drive themselves. Please RSVP to farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu, especially if you intend to hitch a ride in the vans.

Displayed through Friday, June 30, 2017
Contact: farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu

Build Community with LOCALTUNITY at the Farmer's Market

Are you on a grocery budget this summer? Do you love fresh, nutritious foods, and supporting local farmers? If so, try LOCALTUNITY! LOCALTUNITY is an awesome opportunity for you to eat healthier, socialize with fellow Dickinsonians, and save money.
Interested? Here is what you need to know:
• To start, you must gather a group and go to the HUB Information Desk to sign-up and obtain certificates
• Groups must involve at least 3 participants and be mixed -- at least one student and one Dickinson employee (a perfect opportunity for student interns and faculty/staff supervisors to bond).
• If the group will shop together, each member receives one LOCALTUNITY Market Certificate to be exchanged at the FOTS information table for one $5 token per person.
• If the group will shop and share a meal together, each participant receives two LOCALTUNITY Market Certificates to be exchanged for two $5 tokens at the market.
• Participants go to Farmers on the Square (every Weds. 3-7pm) to obtain tokens, shop, and bond! “Tokens” are wooden nickels that serve as an alternative currency for purchasing foods at FOTS – all vendors accept them.
• To verify sharing a meal, groups must snap a picture of it and send to sustainability@dickinson.edu

Please Note: Each group member can only participate in LOCALTUNITY twice; if a member has already participated twice, they will not be given a LOCALTUNITY Market Certificate.

Displayed through Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Contact: sustainability@dickinson.edu
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General Announcements

Dining Locations: Summer 2017 Revised Hours

Please review Dickinson Dining Service's hours for the summer 2017 below:

Dining Hall
Closed through June 17th; the below hours begin Sunday, June 18th
Monday - Sunday
Breakfast: 7 a.m. - 9 a.m.
Lunch: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Dinner: 4:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Biblio
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Union Station
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Quarry, Underground, Juice Box, and Grab & Go will be closed for the summer.
Biblio and Union Station hours subject to change.

Please contact (717) 245-1318 with any questions or for more information.

Displayed through Thursday, June 22, 2017
Contact: nagyb@dickinson.edu
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Campus Deliveries

All delivered packages (with the exception of Print Center jobs) require a signature. If an attempt is made to deliver a package and no one is present to sign, the package will be returned to the Mail Center. FAS is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. , Monday through Friday, if you would like to stop and pick-up your packages, otherwise packages will be held until you notify us of your availability for delivery. (Daily delivery begins at 1:00 p.m.).

Please inform the Mail Center, if you will not be in your office during the summer or will not be available to receive your individual or departmental packages.

Displayed through Thursday, June 22, 2017
Contact: ellermal@dickinson.edu

Summer Snapchat Takeovers

Are you participating in a summer study abroad program, or conducting research? Did you snag a cool internship or summer job? Maybe you’re a faculty member or alum working on an interesting project, or a summer tour guide promoting Dickinson to potential future students. Share it on Snapchat!

We know how much our community loves the DickinsonCol Snapchat takeovers, so let’s keep them going through the summer! Submit your takeover request on our website, and keep in mind we have availability through all of June, July and August!

Displayed through Thursday, June 22, 2017
Contact: social@dickinson.edu
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DCCC 2017-2018 Kindergarten Opening

We have an opening in our Kindergarten Program for the 2017-2018 school year.

Displayed through Friday, June 23, 2017
Contact: trumanc@dickinson.edu
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Thank you!

Another alumni weekend has come and gone. We’re still waiting on final numbers, but we suspect to have had over 1,500 people on campus, which would make it one of our largest years ever, and included 87 individual events and programs. We quite literally could not have this weekend without our wonderful campus partners – President’s Staff, CASE, dining services, facilities, and DPS. A special thank you to the library staff for your hospitality for our welcome center and to the other 16 departments that hosted special events and programs throughout the weekend. Thank you for helping to make it all possible!

Displayed through Friday, June 23, 2017
Contact: lovej@dickinson.edu
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Mail Center Closing

The Mail Center will be closed on Wednesday, June 28th from 12 noon until the end of the business day

Displayed through Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Contact: ellermal@dickinson.edu

Sick Leave Bank - Reminder!

Sick Leave Bank

The college maintains a Paid Sick-leave Bank that is available to full-time, non-exempt employees as follows:

• Non-exempt employees may donate up to five vacation days each fiscal year (in increments of one day or more, at any time during that year) to the college Sick-leave Bank.
• For every day or larger increment, the college will match the employee’s donation with an identical amount of time.
• The maximum size of the college Sick-leave Bank will be 2,000 hours (1,000 donated by employees and 1,000 donated by the college).

To be eligible to participate in the Sick-leave Bank, full-time, non-exempt employees must:

• have worked full time for the college for at least one year;
• have donated at least one full day of vacation to the Sick-leave Bank in the past five fiscal years;
• be unable to perform the essential job related duties because of an extended, non-job-related illness or injury of more than 10 days;
• have exhausted all accrued sick, short-term disability, floating holidays and vacation.

No one person may receive more than six months’ paid sick leave from the Sick-leave Bank in any 12-month period. Requests for use of the leave must be sent to the associate vice president of Human Resource Services through the employee’s supervisor and department head.

The associate vice president of Human Resource Services will take into account the reasons for the request, the recommendations of the employee’s supervisor and department head, past performance and attendance information of the employee, other requests and any other information pertaining to the request.

Contact Human Resource Services for information on donating vacation days to the college’s Sick-leave Bank.

Displayed through Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Contact: hrservices@dickinson.edu
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Kids Concert!

The Learning Station is coming to campus on August 6th from 1:30-2:30 to put on a concert! Their songs, "Tony Chestnut", "Baby Shark", "Get Funky", "Singin in the Rain", and many many more children's favorites will have you getting up to dance in the aisles! It will be at the ATS Auditorium, and everyone in the community is invited! If you have kids, and you'd like to join us for this engaging, lively production bursting with energy, please contact the Children's Center to buy tickets.

Displayed through Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Contact: trumanc@dickinson.edu
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Aetna Individual Consultations - Summer Dates

Aetna Individual Consultations
Aetna Representative: Jean Enders

Do you have medical or prescription drug questions regarding your Aetna insurance plan? How does this insurance plan work? What is deductible and coinsurance? Our Aetna representative will be available on campus to help answer your claims questions or inquiries regarding your medical, prescription, & mental health services. Please bring any documents pertaining to your questions such as explanation of benefits, bills etc. To schedule an appointment with Aetna, please register through CLIQ via the Gateway on dates shown below:

• Thursday, June 15 | HUB Mary Dickinson Room | 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
• Tuesday, June 27 | HUB Mary Dickinson Room | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
• Wednesday, July 12 | McCauley Room, Old West | 1-5 p.m.
• Wednesday, July 26 | McCauley Room, Old West | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

For assistance with registration, please send an email to hrservices@dickinson.edu or call ext. 1503.

Displayed through Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Contact: hrservices@dickinson.edu
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Volunteer Opportunity to Assist with Family History Research Project

A local resident seeks assistance sorting, organizing, and scanning/photocopying family correspondence dating back to the 1800s to present. Computer/printer available at my home or may be done at your own residence.
Flexible Hours: Any time between 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Prefer to work at my own home on W. Old York, Carlisle (near Mt. Holly Springs); transportation can be provided.
Optionally, I could deliver some of the material to volunteers’ own residence for he or she to work on there. If scanning done from volunteer residence the scans could then be emailed to me and I would pick up the original material completed.
Other: If working from my home, non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, lunch are available.

Email nancytiley@gmail.com
Cell Phone 717-440-0451
Land Phone (answers “Kenworthy”) 717-243-1243

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Professional Development and Wellness

Farming for Wellness: HR Initiative for Dickinson Employees

Down on the Farm: Harvesting Dickinson
Tuesdays & Thursdays through October
8 a.m. - noon

Need a little time out of the office? How about some fresh air outside in nature? Dickinson employees are invited to spend some time at the College Farm as part of a collaborative effort with Human Resource Services. Dickinson employees can volunteer for up to eight hours of community service* activities each year.

Interested Dickinson employees can sign up for one or two 4-hour shifts at the College Farm through October. Weekly shifts are posted in CLIQ making it easy for employees to sign up on a date that is most convenient for them. Morning shifts depart from campus at 8 a.m. and return by noon. Transportation to and from the farm is included and will depart from the DPS parking lot.

What does a shift at the College Farm entail? Employees can expect to engage in light physical work, outside and as part of a team with farm staff and students. Farm shifts take place rain or shine so please be sure to check the forecast and dress for the weather. Hats and water bottles are essential.
*Community Service: The college’s mission speaks to the importance of creating engaged citizens; Dickinson supports our employees in their pursuit of civic engagement by allowing individuals to take up to eight (8) hours of paid time on an annual basis to perform community service. Employees must first receive approval from their supervisors before registering for community service programs. Current opportunities include the Down on the Farm: Harvesting Dickinson and United Way – Day of Caring. With permission of their supervisors, employees may also request to volunteer their time to other community-based programs or activities.

Displayed through Friday, June 30, 2017
Contact: farm@dickinson.edu

RSVP Events

Dinner Hike to Pole Steeple on Wednesday, June 28th

Join us for a hike up Pole Steeple for a great view overlooking Laurel Lake. The hike is about 2 miles roundtrip. We will make and enjoy dinner on the top of Pole Steeple!
No experience necessary. Registration is required through Orgsync or an email to Outdooror@dickinson.edu. Open to students, faculty and staff.
Meet outside of DPS/Kaufman at 4:45PM.

Displayed through Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Contact: Outdooror@dickinson.edu
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