Dickinson has been a leader in civic learning and community engagement since its founding. This feature offers a broad view of partnerships, programs and perspectives.
Carlisle has become a destination for the hopping craft beer scene.
Just over two miles from campus sits a unique cultural and educational resource for Dickinson students, faculty and staff—the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC).
Passionate about protecting LGBTQ rights? Local officials are preparing to vote on a nondiscrimination ordinance, and Dickinsonians are invited to attend a local forum and voice their views.
A new book, co-edited by a professor and with contributions by fellow Dickinsonians, highlights a once-forgotten historic structure in Carlisle and its deep significance in Native American history.
After writing a paper about town-gown relations, Jackie Joyce ’19 has a front-row seat to the action, as honorary member of the Carlisle Borough Council.
Dickinson and Carlisle team up as the first in the world to use new framework to measure, and increase, community resilience.
Just two days after move-in, #Dson2020 made its mark at 26 local sites through Orientation First-Year Service Day.
Summer is a great time for students to branch out, but for middle-schoolers, the options are limited. Enter CONNECT, a camp that’s more than doubled in attendance since 2009.
Carlisle lands on another “best of” list, highlighting the lasting appeal of the town Dickinson calls home.
Summer just wouldn’t be summer without hundreds of young dancers on campus.
When Strong Towns launched a national competition, Carlisle and Dickinson leaders thought, why not us?
Students partner with local nonprofits to see how social justice plays out in the lives and imaginations of African Americans in Carlisle.
What secrets do public spaces hold? Students dive into local history and launch a website detailing the origins and outlooks of four Carlisle public parks.
Jeff Wood ’85 takes us on a stroll through Carlisle in 1905, with future Modernist maven Marianne Moore.
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