Office Staff

Below is a listing of the staff in the Center for Service, Spirituality and Social Justice, as well as our religious affiliates. None of our work, however, would be possible without the dedicated efforts and clever ideas of our incredible student staff

Donna Hughes, Director of the Center for Service, Spirituality, and Social JusticeDonna Hughes 
Director
Email: hughesdo@dickinson.edu
Phone: (717) 245-1267
Location: Landis House

An ordained Methodist Minister since 1995, Donna comes to Dickinson after four years as the Executive Director of United Protestant Campus Ministries of Cleveland (Case Western Reserve, Cleveland State and Cuyahooga Community College). She was heavily involved in President Obama's Community Service and Interfaith Challenge, coordinated  service trips to Laos/Cambodia and Kenya, co-lead a Catholic/Protestant Pilgrimage to Italy, and oversaw protestant religious life programming on the three campuses.  She was the president of the Interfaith Council, chaired the East Ohio United Methodist Young Adult Council, and currently serves on the executive team for the National Campus Ministry Association.  Before Cleveland she served churches in South Dakota and Iowa, taught courses in World Religions, Cultural Anthropology, Environmental Biology and led service trips to India, Israel, Russia, Lithuania, Belize, and Nicargua.  In her previous life she received a Masters of Agricultural in Equestrian Studies from Texas A&M and taught Agricultural English in Inner Mongolia. 

This position is supported by the United Methodist Church.


Kim Sallie Kim
Administrative Assistant
Email: salliek@dickinson.edu
Phone: (717) 245-1577
Location: Landis House

Kim was born in Buffalo, NY but has lived in Carlisle for over 30 years. She graduated from Shippensburg University in 1999 with a Bachelors in Psychology and a Minor in Spanish. Most recently, she worked for Community Care Behavioral Health, a division of UPMC, as a Senior Administrative Assistant. She is a proud aunt to one niece and four nephews. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family & friends. Kim is excited to be working in her hometown and values the important work the students & staff do for the community! 


Stephanie Mazur
Community Service Program Coordinator
Email: mazurs@dickinson.eduSteph Mazur
Phone: (717) 254-8938
Location: Landis House

Stephanie graduated from Dickinson in May 2017 with a BA in Anthropology and International Studies. She is very excited to be staying in Carlisle for another year working full time to help students get involved in community service. As a student, Stephanie was involved community service through Alpha Phi Omega, CommServ ESL, and Service Trips. In her free time, she enjoys reading, sewing, and exploring Carlisle.

 


Religious Affiliates

Ted MerwinTed Merwin
Director of Asbell Center of Jewish Life
Email: merwin@dickinson.edu
Location: Asbell Center

Ted Merwin splits times as a professor in Judaic Studies and as the Director of the Asbell Center. Through the Asbell Center, he works with students interested in exploring Jewish faith, traditions and customs.  


Father Don Bender
Campus Catholic Ministera photo of Father Don Bender
Email: FRDBender@hbgdiocese.org

Father Don Bender grew up in Ephrata, PA and also lived in Lancaster city right before entering seminary. He has a B.S.Ed. from Duquesne University (1993). He worked in the tourism industry in Lancaster county for 13 years before entering seminary. He spent six years in seminary at St Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, PA. He was just ordained to priesthood on June 6th, 2015. St Patrick parish is his first assignment. He is very excited to be the Catholic campus minister for Dickinson and looks forward to becoming a physical presence on campus, as well as working with the other ministers in the Religious Life Department. He is also excited to meet and encounter the students of Dickinson!


Andrew Berg
Staff Worker for Dickinson Christian Fellowship
Email: berg.andrewt@gmail.coma photo of Andrew Berg

Originally from Newburgh, NY, Andrew graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in 2012, completing a double major in History and Government. After graduating, Andrew taught at a public middle school in East Baltimore while earning a Masters of Education at Johns Hopkins University. After marrying Liz in July 2014 and moving to Carlisle, Andrew joined Liz to serve on staff with InterVarsity at Dickinson. He works to see students' lives transformed, the campus renewed, and world changers developed. 


Liz Albright Berg

Liz Albright Berg
Staff Worker for Dickinson Christian Fellowship
Email: liz.albright1@gmail.com

Originally from Allentown, PA, Liz graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in 2012, completing a double major in Spanish and Environmental Science (in which she earned honors for a thesis on bird feeding patterns). While a student, she studied abroad in Ecuador and Spain, and after graduating she did research at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Liz came on staff with InterVarsity at Dickinson in Fall 2012 and works to see students' lives transformed, the campus renewed, and world changers developed.