Academic

Prizes/Awards Deadline

All recipient names for prizes and awards are due by noon, May 15, 2017. Return completed forms, via email (golembem@dickinson.edu); campus mail or FAX (245-1534) to Marcia Golembeski in the Registrar's Office.

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Contact: golembem@dickinson.edu

Celebration of Student Scholarship

Join us for Psychology's annual Psi Chi Induction, departmental awards and poster session.
Appetizers, Dessert and Beverages (alcohol for those 21+)

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Contact: mcmurdya@dickinson.edu

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course

The Last Day to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” Grade is Friday, May 5th. Please pick up the necessary form to file a “W” grade in the Registrar’s Office – all forms must be turned in no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, May 5th. Reminder: “W” grades cannot be used for Phys Ed Courses.

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Contact: reg@dickinson.edu
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Summer internship/research registration

Enhance your summer internship or research experience, focus on you, AND have the experience recognized on your official transcript… Register with the Internship Notation Program (INP) or Research Experience Program (REXP)! Students register through the Forms section of Gateway before starting the experience.

All active, matriculated students with an internship or scholarly research are welcome to register with the INP or REXP.

The following majors/minors/certificates allow or require the INP/REXP to fulfill a graduation requirement: Law & Policy, Policy Management, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, Educational Studies, Archaeology (for those not doing excavation fieldwork), International Business & Management, Health Studies, Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Food Studies.

International students studying on an F1 visa: If you pursue an internship or research in the US (paid or unpaid), you must have written authorization on your I-20 in the form of Curricular Practical Training (CPT). You should register the experience with INP or REXP and work with ISSS to ensure proper CPT processing.

Questions? Contact Amity Fox – foxa@dickinson.edu.

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Contact: foxa@dickinson.edu

Athletics

Red Devil Basketball Camps

Please register now for the 2017 Red Devil Youth Basketball Camp Series!!! The summer schedule includes two day camp weeks, one overnight session and a level for beginners. Space is limited so please register today!

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Contact: serettia@dickinson.edu
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College Farm and Sustainability

Learn to Ride a Bike!

Have you always wished you could ride a bike but never had the opportunity to learn? Do you want to practice your biking skills in a safe and encouraging environment? Stop by the Handlebar between 4:00 and 6:00pm on Monday, May 1st, where a certified cycling instructor will be available to assist you. No bike? No problem! There will be bikes available for you to use. All are welcome!

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Contact: biking@dickinson.edu

The Hive: 4 more great events this semester!

The end of the semester is fast approaching, but the Hive has a few more events in these last few weeks :

Hive Management Workshop | 4/21/17 | 12:30 - 1:30 PM | HUB Sideroom 203
We will be meeting in the HUB sideroom 203 to learn about beehive management. Then, weather permitting, we will be going out to the hives behind Rector and checking on the bees.

Crayon Making Workshop | 4/25/17 | 3:00 - 4:30 PM | Stern Kitchen
Join us in the Stern kitchen to learn how to make crayons using tallow from the farm and beeswax. You will learn about the importance of locally sourced ingredients and get to make some crayons to take home.

Hive Open House | 4/28/17 | 2:30 - 4:00 PM | At the Beehives behind Rector
Come hang out with Hive members and talk about what the Hive is and what we have done this semester. There will be lawn games and fun activities.

Honey Jar Label Contest | 5/5/17 | 12:30 - 1:30 PM | HUB Sideroom 203
Learn about honey harvesting and help us judge the winner of the honey jar label contest. For more information about the contest follow this link: http://bit.ly/2pS5Rso

The Hive is the newest living laboratory at Dickinson. The Hive engages students, staff, and faculty in learning about sustainability problems and solutions through the direct experience of beekeeping, honey production and community building.

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Contact: Thehive@dickinson.edu
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Rules of the Road: Learning about Bike Safety

Join us on Thursday, May 4th from 12-1pm in HUB Siderooom 202 to learn about biking and how to safely ride on the roads around campus an din general. Topics will include: hand signals, how to ride in traffic, cycle visibility, and riding technique. Bring your lunch and come ready for a casual discussion about the ins and outs of cycling.

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Contact: biking@dickinson.edu

Practice your Bike Riding Skills

Meet at the Handlebar at 3pm on Friday, May 5th for a fun and easy ride around Carlisle. Practice riding with a group, using safe hand signals and exploring our place in a fun and sustainable way!

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Contact: biking@dickinson.edu

Free Bicycle Storage Check In at CSE May 4-5

Free bicycle storage is available to all Dickinsonians. Check your bicycle into storage Thursday, May 4 through Friday, May 5, 2017 between 8am and 4pm.
 
To store your bicycle, bring your bike and Dickinson ID to the Center for Sustainability Education (Kaufman 190, near DPS) — the service is free of charge. Bikes will be stored securely in the basement of Kaufman for the summer, or can be stored for longer for students who are going abroad for the fall or whole year. Pick-up dates will be scheduled throughout the following semesters, including the first or second week of classes.
 
If you have questions or concerns about either program, please email biking@dickinson.edu.
 
Marcus Welker

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Free Public Tours of the College Farm

Saturday, May 6th
from 10am to 12pm

Interested in taking an "official" tour of the College Farm? Please join us for a free, comprehensive walking tour and learn more about our vegetable production, livestock operations and renewable energies including solar, biogas and biodiesel. Tours will leave on the half hour and last approximately 45 minutes. Appropriate footwear is recommended.

553 Park Drive
Boiling Springs, PA

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Contact: farm@dickinson.edu

General Announcements

April 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 will receive this newsletter through the Provost’s office.

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Contact: swegerb@dickinson.edu
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2017-18 Employee Open Enrollment

On May 3, Human Resource Services' annual open enrollment period for full-time employees begins! Full-time employees will receive an email on May 3 with additional details and instructions.

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Contact: hrservices@dickinson.edu

Aflac - On Campus Open Enrollment Assistance Days

To: All Full-Time Benefit Eligible Employees
Aflac will be on campus Tuesday, April 25th and Tuesday, May 2nd from 8:00 am – noon in HUB Sideroom 202 to thoroughly explain the Group Voluntary Accident Insurance and the Group Voluntary Cancer & Critical Illness plans. Aflac will be able to answer your questions about the programs being offered as well as collect applications for those that wish to participate. Completed applications should be returned to JD Luedtke during the on campus enrollment days or to Human Resource Services by June 9, 2017. Your coverage is effective the date you sign your application, but your premiums won’t start until July! If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact JD Luedtke from Aflac at 717-515-5766 or email him at john_luedtke@us.aflac.com.

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Last Testing Tuesday of the Semester

Last walk-in STI testing this semester:
Location: Wellness Center - Health Services
Date: May 2, 2017
Time: Noon - 4:30 PM
Testing is free and confidential.

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Cards to Meals on Wheels Recipients

Show some encouraging words to Meals on Wheels recipients of the Harrisburg distribution area. Hillel will be writing cards to send to the recipients in order to show them that someone cares. Meals on Wheels is an incredible organization that delivers a warm nutritious meal, friendly visit and safety check to senior citizens with decreased mobility to help them cope with hunger, isolation and loss of independence. The recipients are often unable to have a lot of human interaction and are going through tough times. So, we want to cheer them up! Come make a simple "Have a good day!" card, or if you'd like, write something more creative and compassionate! We will offer pastries/candies to people who participate in card-writing.

First Table Sitting
Wednesday, April 26th
HUB
Noon - 1:00 p.m.

Second Table Sitting
Wednesday, May 3rd
Britton Plaza
Noon - 1:00 p.m.

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Seeking Book Nominations for Common Reading Program

We are seeking book nominations for the Dickinson College Spring Into the Semester common reading program to take place in Spring 2018. This common reading program, hosted by Academic Affairs, Student Life, and the Waidner-Spahr Library, is designed to provide shared intellectual experiences, build community, and encourage dialogue on timely issues. All Dickinson students, faculty, and staff will be invited to participate.

Please submit your nomination, including your rationale for suggesting this book, via this online form by Friday, May 12, 2017.

https://dickinson.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4URVornpeieDN5z

If you have any questions or additional comments about the Spring Into the Semester common reading program, please contact Donna Bickford (bickford@dickinson.edu) or Jessica Howard (howardj@dickinson.edu).

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Contact: howardj@dickinson.edu
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Don't let your dining dollars go to waste!

Beginning Monday, April 3rd through the end of the semester, Dining Services will allow meal plan funds (flex points, dining dollars, and meal plan declining balance) to be used to purchase items from our limited catering menu. Visit www.dickinson.edu/dining to view this menu. All orders MUST be submitted AT LEAST three business days prior to pick-up for proper procurement and preparation time. Dining Services has a limited capacity for orders and dates may be blocked once capacity is reached, so ORDER EARLY, ORDER NOW! The LAST DAY to order is May 12, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. TO ORDER: Call the Dining Services offices at (717) 245-1318! Dining Services is unable to provide equipment or delivery services for these orders.

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Contact: nagyb@dickinson.edu
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Your input is invited for Dickinson's Sustainability Plan: Comment now through May 12

Your comments are invited on a first draft of a new strategic plan for sustainability at Dickinson. Comments should be sent via email to sustainability@dickinson.edu by May 12, 2017.

The draft plan encompasses all facets of the college’s sustainability-related work, including academic programs, co-curricular programs, student and campus life, campus operations and community engagement. The purposes of the plan are to enable Dickinson to advance performance as a sustainability leader in higher education by setting ambitious goals, prioritizing and taking actions, and monitoring progress.

There are two documents to review: (1) the draft plan, which presents goals and objectives, and (2) an appendix of tables with more details about the strategies, metrics and responsibilities corresponding to each of the goals and objectives. You can access the documents at the website below or find them in the Campus Documents section of Gateway (near the bottom of the page). Be sure to clearly identify the relevant page number, goal and objective for comments as applicable.

If you have questions about the planning process, you may direct them to either of the Task Force co-chairs, Neil Leary (learyn@dickinson.edu) or Ken Shultes (shultes@dickinson.edu).

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Contact: learyn@dickinson.edu
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Save the Date: Faculty and Staff Collection for Unwanted items to Donate to U-Turn

Donate your unwanted items to support sustainability and the Carlisle community! Don’t have your own yard sale- just donate to support United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County through the U-Turn Program partnership with Dickinson. Faculty and staff are invited to drop off their unwanted items at the designated U-Turn trailers when staff is there to accept items. No pickups available.

Accepted items: clothing, children’s toys, shoes, kitchen/bed/bath items, rugs, lamps, fans, furniture, sporting goods, small appliances (working) etc. Clean and usable items that could be resold at a yard sale.

Dickinson Faculty & Staff Collection Days

o Wednesday, 5/10, 12-4 pm @ Project Share
o Saturday, 5/13, 12-4 pm @ Project Share
o Wednesday, 5/24, 4-8 pm @ Goodyear Side Lot
o Thursday, 6/1, 4-8 pm @ Goodyear Side Lot

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Contact: sustainability@dickinson.edu
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Professional Development and Wellness

College Preparation for Parents

Part I: May 3 – High School Counseling and Admissions
Part II: May 10 – Financial Aid and Tuition Benefits
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
HUB, side room 205

Human Resource Services, Admissions and Financial Aid, in conjunction with local area high schools offer workshops for employees and their families to learn more about the college selection and financial aid process. The program will provide guidelines for starting the college search while attending high school, when to apply for college admission and early tuition grants, what is available through Financial Aid, and a summary of Dickinson’s three tuition programs. We encourage all parents to attend if your child is a junior or senior in high school and planning to attend college.
Please register via CLIQ or Contact Dennette Moul, Organizational Development & Training Specialist for specific information.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu

Having Difficult Conversations

Friday, May 12
Noon – 1 p.m.
The Stern Great Room
Faculty and staff are invited to join the President’s Commission for Women, Gender and Sexuality and Human Resource Services for this workshop, which will help you develop a toolkit of ways to deal with and respond to difficult and contentious conversations that are often made more challenging because of gender dynamics. Facilitators for this interactive event are Steve Riccio and Dennette Moul. Lunch will be provided.
Please register in CLIQ via the Gateway.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu

Weight Watchers Summer Session – Wednesdays, May 31-August 16

Weight Watchers Summer Session
Meeting Leader: Billie Rae Lerew
12-week summer session
Wednesdays: May 31 through August 16
HUB side rooms | Noon – 1 p.m.

Thinking of getting into shape this summer? If you are getting fit by being active or just thinking about it…Why not also consider joining the on-campus sessions of Weight Watchers?! Weight Watchers incorporates the best and the latest in nutritional science and research. It has been rigorously tested and reflects more than a decade of innovation that will now be presented to members as the best weight loss program possible to help motivate people to eat more healthfully and help them succeed at losing weight. The regular meetings during the 12-week summer program provide the support, inspiration and tools needed to succeed in your journey to health and wellness. Registration for the summer 12-week program is available through the CLIQ in the Gateway (https://gateway.dickinson.edu).

For registration assistance, or for questions about this or any wellness program opportunities, please send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu or call ext. 8084.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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RSVP Events

2017 Recognition Brunch

Save the Date! Annual Recognition Brunch
Wednesday, May 31
Holland Union Building | Dining Hall
9-11 a.m.

Human Resource Services is hosting the second annual Recognition Brunch, an inclusive community event for all Dickinson employees to come together and celebrate. In 2015, we collaborated with numerous groups on campus, including the Staff Forum, smaller focus groups and the event planning committee, to reformat our recognition events so that they truly serve as a celebration of all the incredible and important work of the entire Dickinson community. Mark your calendars now for Wednesday, May 31!

Join us for a special gathering to recognize the achievements of all employees and to express appreciation to those who have completed five or more years of service as of June 30, 2017. Honoree invitations will be sent to those celebrating a five-year increment anniversary. Please let us know whether or not you will be able to attend the brunch by registering online in CLIQ via the Gateway, sending an email to hrservices@dickinson.edu or by calling Human Resource Services at ext. 1503 before May 24.

We hope you will be able to attend this end-of-semester celebration to recognize our collective accomplishments.

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Contact: hrservices@dickinson.edu
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Invitation to the new Science Cafe

On May 1st at 6pm the Neuroscience and Astronomy Club are hosting the very first Science Café in the rector atrium! This is a new event where we are trying to promote science literacy and communication to the Dickinson community.

There will be Carlisle Thai Cuisine catering, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and a guest speaker for the occasion.

The event is first come first serve so if you are interested please fill out the form below by Friday April 28th.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1r8edx3kYe6kE0yUzV6z4P2MmKLa-nEZ0Z_blME1ExNI/edit?usp=sharing

Thank you!
Neuroscience and Astrometry Clubs

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Contact: resnikoa@dickinson.edu
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Volunteer Events and Fundraising

Support the Navajo Nation Service Trip: Coffee, Chocolate, Soaps, & more!

The Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice invites you to stop by the HUB Underground Table 3 May 1st-5th from 11:30 AM-1:30 PM to purchase items in support of the Navajo Nation Service Trip. We will be selling & taking orders for Equal Exchange coffees and chocolates, as well as SHIMA soaps. If you are interested in purchasing items but, cannot stop by the HUB, feel free to email the office or stop by Landis House to place an order!

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Contact: servicetrips@dickinson.edu
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Relay for Life - Annual Crab Cake Sale now through May 11

IT’S CRAB CAKE TIME!
Team Dickinson’s annual crab cake sale is going on now through May 11!

Crab cakes are sold frozen - 2 for $7.00
Payment due at time of ordering.
$$ This will be a cash only fundraiser $$
Drop off order forms at Human Resource Services
to Jeanette Diamond by Thursday, May 11 at 4:30 p.m.
Any questions – contact Susie Thorn – thornbchbm@gmail.com
Crab cake pick up will be Friday, May 26
at Facilities Management between 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society

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Contact: thornbchbm@gmail.com
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