College Farm and Sustainability

Summer Grilling Sale - Beef, Lamb and Mutton from the College Farm!

Looking for some great meat for your next barbeque? The Dickinson College Farm has outstanding grass-fed humanely raised beef, lamb and mutton ready for your grill! For the remainder of July we are offering a summer grilling sale! Any meat order over $50 will receive a 10% discount at time of purchase. Its a great time to eat some sustainably raised protein and save a few bucks in the bargain! Act now while supplies last. Also note, we will have a fresh batch of cattle returning from the butcher in early August, so if you don't see the cuts you love in our inventory, stay tuned for the next round of meat. In August we will add filet mignon and ground beef to our stock at customer request.

Farmer favorites: Tender beef jerky, beef rib eye steaks, and ground mutton.

Special bargain - ground mutton only $4.00 per pound! In the USA mutton has a bad reputation as harsh flavored tough meat. We've eaten plenty of this batch of ground mutton and can assure you that this reputation is undeserved. Our favorite recipe is to lightly spice the mutton with Caribbean, Cajun or Middle Eastern seasonings and chopped onions. Make small meatballs, lightly pan-fry and then skewer to finish on the grill as kababs, or make larger patties and cook the whole way through on the grill - or use anywhere you would work with ground beef. This meat is a little fattier than normal ground beef so careful grilling is ideal, but it was cut and ground lean at our request, so is a big improvement over previous batches of ground mutton. Give it a try and discover this inexpensive grass fed gem!

Beef Order Form: http://goo.gl/forms/EPFsIRIBzdp7eaI93
Lamb and Mutton Order Form: http://goo.gl/forms/sa73GWGGHwCE7aqy1

Displayed through Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Contact: farm@dickinson.edu
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Egg Shares Available From the College Farm

Are you interested in getting a dozen farm fresh eggs every week or every other week? The College Farm has egg shares available for the Dickinson community! We raise our flock of hens on pasture, moving them regularly to new patches of grass in order to provide the hens with a fresh buffet of greens to graze on. The hens are supplemented with GMO-free organically grown local grains that are also milled locally and made into a ration that is designed for optimal health. The College Farm loves its hens and takes great care to keep them safe, healthy and happy! Please email the farm crew for more information!

Displayed through Friday, August 12, 2016
Contact: farm@dickinson.edu

General Announcements

Office 2016 Deployment Announcement

To All Dickinson Employees:

User Services will be deploying the latest Microsoft Office suite, Office 2016, to all employee Mac computers starting Monday, July 18th.

The installation will only run while no one is logged into the computer so it is suggested that you log out of your Mac and leave your system turned on during the evenings, for the week of July 18th-22nd.

Again, similar to when the campus moved from Office 2007 to 2011 for Mac, the current office suite will be removed and replaced with Office 2016. Please note that no personal files or folders will be affected, only the Office suite itself is being upgraded.

Thank you.

Displayed through Thursday, July 28, 2016
Contact: connella@dickinson.edu
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Print Center Early Closing on Thursday July 28th.

The Print Center will be closing at 2pm on Thursday July 28th for a department team-building retreat.

Displayed through Thursday, July 28, 2016
Contact: ballk@dickinson.edu

Host Families Needed

The Host Family Program at Dickinson aims to create a home away from home for international first-year students and domestic students from over 1000 miles away. We are looking to recruit more hosts for our class of 2020. The college matches a member of the community with a student(s) and encourages periodic communication, interaction, and meetings. The student DOES NOT live with you. If you want to learn more about the program or have questions please contact Annie Kondas by July 29th at kondasa@dickinson.edu.

Displayed through Friday, July 29, 2016
Contact: kondasa@dickinson.edu
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R&D Deadline Friday, August 5, 2016

Applications and proposals will be accepted for:
Projects (Scholarly or Creative, Professional Development, or Teaching) for Fall 2016
Dana Research Assistantships for Fall 2016 or Academic year 2016-2017

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Contact: randd@dickinson.edu
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Offering a Unique Opportunity

Want to earn $40 for one hour of time and have a role in an educational video?
Cengage Learning will be on campus on Wednesday, August 17th and is looking for students to participate in "student-on-the-street" style interviews. You don't need to be a science major; in fact, we prefer non-science majors! You'll be on camera answering a few science-related questions.

If you are interested, email rachel@nkpmedia.com with following info: your major? what one hour block are you available on August 17th between 8am-6pm? include a photo of yourself

Displayed through Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Contact: rachel@nkpmedia.com

Professional Development and Wellness

Aetna Individual Consultations Available - August 3

Dickinson’s medical/prescription drug plan has transitioned from HealthAmerica to Aetna effective 7/1/16. Members should have received new ID cards from Aetna and can access Aetna’s broad network, pharmacy information and resource tools to be better consumers of healthcare by logging into Aetna Navigator at www.aetna.com. Aetna will be on campus to help answer your claims questions, inquiries regarding your medical, prescription, & mental health services and help you understand what renewing on an Aetna plan means for you. Registration through CLIQ is preferred but not required, as walk-ins are welcome. Please bring any documents pertaining to your questions such as explanation of benefits or bills, if applicable.

Registration for an appointment is now open in CLIQ via the Gateway at https://gateway.dickinson.edu, or for assistance with CLIQ registration call ext. 1503.

Displayed through Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Contact: phamb@dickinson.edu
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RSVP Events

Farm Fresh Summer Event

On Thursday, July 28 from 6-8PM join the College Farm, SLCE and Admissions for a Farm fresh summer event, featuring farm fresh pizza and desserts from local vendors! There will also be lawn games! Please bring your own table set in an effort to make this event more sustainable. Seats are limited so get your tickets fast: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/farm-fresh-summer-evening-tickets-26115401870

Displayed through Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Contact: wilforde@dickinson.edu
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