Academic

Health Studies Capstone Course Presentation & Reception

The Health Studies students will present Interim Report on Dickinson-Sadler collaborative health research on Tuesday, December 11 at 4:00 p.m. in the Stafford Auditorium.
Students from the senior seminar in Health Studies will be presenting preliminary findings from community-based work with Sadler Health Center in Carlisle. Please join us to learn about their research evaluating the relationship between a patient engagement intervention and diabetes management, using both qualitative and quantitative methods. The project, funded by Partnership for Better Health, will continue through 2019; students will provide information about the remaining phases of research and the relationship between Sadler and Dickinson. There will be a reception of wine and heavy appetizers following the presentation in the atrium right outside of the Stafford Auditorium.

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OPEN AUDITIONS for "Oh, What A Lovely War"

Auditions for Oh What a Lovely War, the Mermaid Players/Department of Theatre and Dance Spring show, will take place on Wednesday December 12 from 8-10pm. Call backs will take place on Thursday December 13 from 6-8pm as needed. This piece involves singing popular songs of the time. You do not need to be a strong singer to audition, but willing to sing group numbers. For those that wish to sing solos, please prepare to sing 8-16 bars acapella of a song of your choice. Sides will be provided for readings at the audition and a script for perusal is available to read at Montgomery House. Rehearsals will start at the beginning of the Spring semester, but cast will be expected to learn the songs over break. The show opens on March 1, 2019.

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Contact: kirkhamk@dickinson.edu
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The Writing Program would like to announce the 10th annual FYS Excellence in Writing Awards Contest.

We are presenting up to three awards of $100 each for the best essays written in FYS classes. The essays can be of any length, in any genre, and for any FYS course. We accept one submission per student, and the essay must have been written in fall 2018 for a First-Year Seminar. You may revise your work with the help of professors, peers, or writing tutors as many times as you would like up until the due date.

We ask that all submissions include the assignment prompt, a cover sheet with the title of the essay, your name, the number and name of the FYS course, and the name of the FYS instructor. You should send your submissions electronically to the Writing Program at wetzelc@dickinson.edu or drop them off at the Norman M. Eberly Writing Center, located on the Main Floor of the library. The contest closes at 4:00 p.m. on December 14.

The winners will be notified in January and receive their awards at a special reception hosted by the Waidner-Spahr Library in the Biblio Café.

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Contact: lapen@dickinson.edu
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End of Semester Printing

Students can submit a request until Noon, Thursday, December 20th to have them processed by the 21st (unless you select the Wait for Grades option) After the 21st current student transcripts with Fall grades will be processed starting January 16th 2019. Note: All transcript holds must be cleared by the student before his/her transcript can be produced.

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Contact: transcript@dickinson.edu
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Deadline for Major Curricular Changes

January 15, 2019 is the deadline for submitting to the Academic Program & Standards Committee major curricular changes for 2019-20, including changes to majors/minors, new majors, new centers, new programs.

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Contact: bolend@dickinson.edu
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Campus Job Opportunities

Campus Job Openings

Job Openings posted the week of December 14, 2018

This week the following positions were posted and are currently available:
Job/Department

• Temp Housekeeper Fac Mgmt – Facilities
• Retail Foodservice Attendant – Dining Services

For additional information or to apply please stop by the HR Services Office or log on to the job line at https://jobs.dickinson.edu

Displayed through Sunday, December 16, 2018
Contact: hrservices@dickinson.edu
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House & Apartment Manager Applications Open

Apply to be a House & Apartment Manager (HAM) for the 2019-2020 academic school year. House and Apartment Managers provide support and residential assistance in the houses and apartments for primarily upper-level students. House & Apartment Managers support the mission of Residence Life & Housing by building and facilitating a strong community within the assigned area. Please contact reslife@dickinson.edu for more information and an application. Applications are due Sunday, February 10.

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College Farm and Sustainability

Holiday Gift Boxes from the College Farm

Give A Gift From the Land!

Farm-made gift boxes are a great way to share a taste of the farm with others! Our products are made with certified organic vegetables and other wholesome ingredients. Gift boxes offer a variety of combinations that promise to satisfy your appetite for seasonal goodness in a jar!

Choices include: Kosher Dill Pickles, 7-Day Sweet Pickles, Pickled Red Beets, Zucchini Pickle Spears, Salsa, and Red Devil Pepper Sauce. New this year: Marinara Sauce, Pizza Sauce and Garlic Scape Relish. We also offer farm-made bar soap, farm-grown loofah, dried herb packets and felted angel ornaments from our sheep wool.

Great for teachers, co-workers and foodies in your life. Supplies are limited - order today!

We need at least three days to process your order.
Last day to order = December 18th (or as long as supplies last)
Last day to pick up = December 21st
Pick up options are listed on our online order form!
We accept credit card, debit card, cash, personal check, declining balance and student charge.
Fill out our easy online order form or email farm@dickinson.edu.

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Contact: farm@dickinson.edu
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Stock up on stocking stuffers at the Farm HUB Stand!

The College Farm's Farm Fresh Friday HUB stand will continue through the end of classes (12/14), with plenty of canned goods and special holiday items that are perfect for thoughtful gifts!

Canned goods include our famous salsa, hot pepper sauce, pickles, and other unique items grown and preserved right on the farm. Visit the HUB stand to find other homemade gifts like felted angels from farm wool, home-grown loofahs, and grass-fed soap. The HUB stand will also accept orders for personalized Holiday Gift Boxes.

Visit us in the lower level of the HUB from 11am-2pm every Friday!

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Contact: farm@dickinson.edu

Winter Bike Storage Check-in: LAST CHANCE

Have a bike on campus you don't want to leave outside or take home for winter break? The Center for Sustainability Education provides free, indoor bike storage over winter. Bikes will be stored securely in the basement of Kaufman for the winter, or can be stored for longer for students who are going abroad. Pick-up dates will be scheduled throughout the spring semester and announced by e-mail. Please bring your bike and student ID to CSE (Kaufman 190- near DPS) on Tuesday, December 11th or Wednesday, December 12th from 8:30 AM-3:30 PM to take advantage of this opportunity!

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Contact: biking@dickinson.edu

General Announcements

Kidstuff Coupon Books for sale!

DCCC is once again selling these amazing KidStuff Coupon Books for $25! There are all kinds of goods, services, restaurants and places to visit from areas even in Philly and Baltimore! Using two coupons more than pays for the cost of the book! Call the Children's Center 245-1088 for more information and to take a look at a sample! Great holiday gift for a family you know or your own family!

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Contact: trumanc@dickinson.edu
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TIX Listening Sessions

The Secretary of Education has proposed to amend the regulations implementing Title IX (TIX) of the Education Amendments of 1972. We are seeking the Dickinson community’s thoughtful evaluation and comment on the rules. The Presidential Working Group on Sexual Harassment, Sexual Misconduct and Title IX will gather comment and feedback from the Dickinson community to prepare an institutional response to submit during the comment period. In order to prepare our response by the Jan. 28 deadline, the working group will hold three collegewide listening sessions.

The proposed rules can be found in the Federal Register here:
https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-11-29/pdf/2018-25314.pdf

The collegewide listening sessions will be held in the Stern Great Room:

Thursday, Dec. 13, from 9 to 10 a.m.
Thursday, Dec. 13, from noon to 1 p.m. and
Thursday, Dec. 13, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. .

We hope that you will participate in a listening session and engage in the process.

Please feel free to share your comments via email to: commentsT9@dickinson.edu

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Voting Machine Demonstration

December 12
4 - 8 p.m.
Holland Union Building Social Hall.

Dickinson College will host a voting machine demonstration to give campus and community members a chance to speak with voting machine vendors and try out various machines as the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania works to create more secure elections. The Secretary of State of PA, Alexander Acosta, will speak briefly at 5 p.m.

Displayed through Thursday, December 13, 2018
Contact: slce@dickinson.edu

Curious about Dining Hours during Final Exam Week?

Please check out our hours for final exam week here: https://www.dickinson.edu/info/20205/campus_dining/1968/special_announcements

Displayed through Saturday, December 15, 2018
Contact: Hardinso@dickinson.edu
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Free Blood Pressure Screening

Monday, December 17 | HUB, Mary Dickinson Room
Noon-1 p.m.

Free Blood Pressure Screening available to the campus community. Walk-in, no appointment needed!

Administered by UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu

New Microsoft Office 365 Icons Coming Soon

To the Dickinson College Community:

The icons representing the applications in Microsoft Office will soon see their first redesign in over five years. Microsoft will be unveiling their newly-designed set of icons for Office 365 applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneDrive, etc.) in the near future. While the new icons are similar to their traditional and familiar designs, a few are a bit more modern and streamlined than their predecessors, thus warranting this announcement alerting you of the impending change.

Click the ‘More Information’ link below for an interesting article on the new iconography changes and a sneak peek at new designs coming to Office 365, locally-installed versions of Office applications, and mobile apps soon.

Thank you!

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Contact: connella@dickinson.edu
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Use Leftover Flex Points on Catering!

Starting December 10th, a special Flex Catering Menu will be available for students to use remaining points.

Throw a study party, end-of-semester bash or treat yo' self!

Check out the menu here: https://www.dickinson.edu/info/20205/campus_dining/190/catering/5

Special Catering menu available from December 10th-December 18th. Call 717-245-1318 to order!

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Contact: Hardinso@dickinson.edu
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Bookstore Holiday Sale

The Bookstore Holiday Sale will run from December 3rd through December 22nd. Take advantage of the 20% discount on items such as Clothing, Tradebooks, Drinkware, and Blankets/Afghans.

Displayed through Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Contact: bookstor@dickinson.edu

Graduating Seniors Apply Now: Young Alumni Trustee Position

Applications are now being accepted for the Young Alumni Trustee position. All seniors graduating by May 2019 are eligible to apply. The Board of Trustees established this two-year position as a way to bring new, young perspective to the board and its deliberations. See the link below for more information and to access the online application. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Don’t delay!

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Contact: faryniak@dickinson.edu
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Cumberland County Commission for Women - Leadership Volunteer Opportunity

The Cumberland County Commission for Women (CCCW), a voluntary group appointed by the Cumberland County Commissioners, is looking for new members.

The mission of CCCW is to seek to increase opportunities for Cumberland County women and girls by identifying and promoting awareness of pertinent issues.

This group meets on a quarterly basis throughout the year on the second Thursday of January, April, July and October from 6-8 p.m. at various locations in Cumberland County. Additional meetings occur informally to plan special programs and volunteer or for community activities and outreach as needed.

CCCW membership is open to anyone who lives or works in Cumberland County, and includes a 3-year appointed term. Students, faculty and staff at Dickinson College are encouraged to apply for consideration of appointment.

For more information, please visit https://www.ccpa.net/57/Commission-for-Women, send an email to Jeanette Diamond at diamondj@dickinson.edu, or call ext. 8084.

To apply for membership, please click the link below for more information below and to access and complete the new member application form.

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Contact: diamondj@dickinson.edu
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A Jewish Social Justice Trip to Los Angeles

Join the Asbell Center for Jewish Life for an Alternative Spring Break 2019
A Jewish Social Justice Trip to Los Angeles
From Skid Row to the Glittering Lights
Meet the homeless residents of Skid Row, hear about what it is like to be Jewish in LA, visit the oldest synagogue in Los Angeles, and delve into the Museum of Tolerance and learn how Jews are taking a lead in fighting bigotry in the world.

Trip Date: Sunday, March 10th - Sunday, March 17th
Email Jewishlife@dickinson.edu to receive your application

Displayed through Friday, December 21, 2018
Contact: Jewishlife@dickinson.edu

Sell your books back for Cash!

Dickinson College Buyback will be Monday, Dec. 17 -Friday, Dec. 21, 8:30 - 5:00, and Saturday, Dec. 22, 11-2, located in front of the Bookstore. Student ID required. We buy books regardless of where your purchased them. Don't forget to return your rentals to the cash register in the Textbook Dept. of the Bookstore 8:30-4:30. Evening rental returns will be accepted in the Devil's Den.

Displayed through Saturday, December 22, 2018
Contact: holla@dickinson.edu

Professional Development and Wellness

Stress Less for the Holidays - Tuesday, December 11

Stress Less for the Holidays
Presented by UPMC Pinnacle Staff
Tuesday, December 11
HUB Social Hall West | noon-1 p.m.

Does the holiday season just throw you all out of balance? Family events, gatherings and celebrations are fun - but where do you find the time to get things done and do it all? Interested in learning some tips and tricks to DE-STRESS for the holiday season? Attend this session and enjoy hearing strategies to make this a fun and relaxing time of year!

Enroll in the Wellness Info Session and sign up now in Totara through the Gateway.

For assistance with signing-up to attend this session, please send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu or call ext. 1503.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Massage Therapy Day - Thursday, December 20

Massage Therapy Appointments
Administered by Camille Baughman & Associates
Thursday, December 20
Check-in: Mary Dickinson Room| Appointments: HUB Side Rooms

*Registration is limited to employees of the college only*

As the end of the semester draws near, reward yourself by taking a few moments out of your day to participate in a relaxing table or chair massage. Besides the obvious benefits of relieving stress, massages also help to relax muscles, improve circulation, and offer better flexibility. It is an opportunity to take a healthy break from work!

Therapeutic massages will be provided by licensed massage therapists of Camille Baughman & Associates in the HUB side rooms by appointment from 9 a.m. ? 5 p.m., with the last appointment beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Sessions are 25 minutes in length with a $35 fee due at your appointment. Participation is limited to one session per employee. Enroll and sign up now for your massage therapy appointment in Totara through the Gateway.

For assistance with scheduling your massage therapy appointment, please send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu or call ext. 1503.

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Faith and Practice: How to Be a Perfect Stranger

Intercultural Spirituality Series: Judaism
Thursday, December 13 | Stern Center, Room 102
Noon - 1 p.m.

Building Interfaith literacy is an important component of Intercultural competency. We believe that successfully learning to navigate conversations about religious and spiritual diversity happens by enhancing religious literacy. Religious literacy is enhanced by understanding others faith traditions and faith practices. In this series Faith and Practice: How to Be a Perfect Stranger we will have the opportunity to listen to people of faith talk about their own tradition, share a practice of that tradition and then spend some time in a question and answer session to increase our understanding.

Enroll and sign up now in Totara under the Building Interfaith Capacity course.

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Aetna Individual Consultations

Thursday, December 13 | HUB Mary Dickinson Room
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Managing your money and making choices for your healthcare are challenges many of us face regularly. Take advantage of making an appointment and meet with an Aetna representative to get your questions answered about claims, learning to read an EOB (Explanation of Benefits), or by attending an information session to learn more about online resources available to help estimate costs or save money!

Enroll and sign up now in Totara under the Aetna & Medical Consumerism course.

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Navigating Dickinson College

Friday, December 14, 2018 | Stern Center, Room 102
8:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

This quarterly session focuses on the broader college community providing a cross-divisional perspective of how the departments and divisions function. Participants will take part in a walking tour and be provided lunch. Participants already registered for the November 16th session do not have to re-register.

To register please select the Totara icon in the Gateway. Once in Totara, select “Find Learning” on the top ribbon and then select courses from the drop down list. Search for “Navigating Dickinson”. Click on the course and then click on “Enroll Me” to enroll. After enrolling, click “sign-up” on the far right side. Review the detail and be sure to check the self-authorization box in the center of the page. You may select to receive an email with ICalendar appointment confirmation, email only or do not send confirmation. Click “Agree and submit” button at the bottom of the screen. Your booking is complete.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Student Jobs/Careers/Internships

Resident Advisor Applications Open!

Apply to be a Resident Advisor (RA) for the 2019-2020 academic school year. The RA position plays an integral role within Residence Life & Housing. Students selected to assume this important leadership role will have significant, focused responsibility for residential life in an assigned area. RAs are enthusiastic students and leaders who have direct influence on campus culture and develop valuable leadership skills such as communication, building rapport, and managing conflict while making a substantive contribution to the campus community.

Attend an information sessions to learn more about the position and application process:
- Tuesday, 12/4 at 12pm (Althouse 106)
- Tuesday, 12/4 at 7pm (Althouse 207)
- Tuesday, 1/22 at 8pm (Althouse 109)
- Wednesday, 1/30 at 5pm (Althouse 207)
- Tuesday, 2/5 at 12pm (Althouse 106)

Applications are due Sunday, February 10.

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Contact: reslife@dickinson.edu
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Volunteer Events and Fundraising

Spring Break Service Trips: Info Sessions & Applications

Join the Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice for an informational session regarding the four Spring Break trips we are taking this year: South Carolina, Georgia, Pittsburgh, and New Orleans. Info sessions will be held in Althouse 109 from 6:00-7:00 PM on December 10th, January 23rd, and January 25th. Applications are due by midnight on Friday February 1st. For more information, email servicetrips@dickinson.edu. To apply for a trip, click on the link below.

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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for Dickinson College Children's Center!

The annual DCCC Pancake Breakfast is coming soon! It will be held on Saturday, February 9th, 2019 from 8-11am, in the HUB social hall. Lots to do for kids AND Adults! Silent Auction featuring local vendors, along with themed baskets. There will be a Scholastic Book Fair, plus a tasty breakfast of pancakes, sausage, and eggs. It happens to be the same day as the Carlisle Ice Festival. Come for a warm breakfast, and enjoy an afternoon walking around downtown. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children 2-12. Call the center 245-1088 for information on getting tickets.

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Contact: trumanc@dickinson.edu
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