Academic

Important Reminder: Summer Class Deadlines

Dickinson is offering more than a dozen courses this summer in biology, creative writing, economics, educational studies, mathematics, philosophy, international studies, religion, Spanish, sustainability and theatre. Below is a list of all available classes.

The registration deadline is April 30, and the application deadline for summer housing is April 28. Classes run May 28 through July 1.

BIOL 131: Intro to Organisms, Populations and Ecosystems: Topics in Field Natural History
BIOL 131: Intro to Organisms, Populations and Ecosystems: Topics in Ocean Ecology
CRWR 218: Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction
ECON 111: Introduction to Microeconomics
EDST 120: Contemporary Issues in American Education
MATH 121: Elementary Statistics
PHIL 104: Practical Ethics
POSC/INST 170: International Relations
RELG 101: What is Religion?
SPAN 201: Intermediate Spanish
SUST 200: Renewable Energy Field Course
SUST 200: Food Systems Exploration: Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture
THDA 203: Acting I

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Course Withdrawal Deadline Reminder

Deadline to Withdraw from a Course with a “W” Grade is Friday, April 19th. Please pick up the Course Withdrawal form to file a “W” grade in the Registrar’s Office. This form is also under Forms on our Registrar website https://www.dickinson.edu/info/20088/registrar_s_office/220/forms This form must be turned in no later than 4:00 pm April 19th.

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Contact: reg@dickinson.edu

Juniors - Fulbright application starts now

In recent years Dickinson students have achieved notable success in being selected as Fulbright scholars, and Dickinson has been recognized as a Top Fulbright School seven times in the past ten years. The emphasis of Fulbright is mutual understanding - as a Fulbright scholar you are there to learn from peoples of other countries, and they are interested to learn about the US from you. Fulbright scholars spend 8-10 months conducting research, studying, or teaching English and US culture in the classroom. You can learn more about Fulbright here: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/. To pursue Fulbright, the application process starts in April.

Students of all class years are welcome to join us for a Fulbright Information Session on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 12noon in Althouse 106.

If you are a junior or senior and would like to apply for Fulbright, complete this form no later than April 26: https://tinyurl.com/fulbright-dson-prelim-screen

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Final Transcript and Enrollment Verifications

Plan Now! Due to Final Grade Processing, Transcripts and Enrollment Verifications cannot be processed after Monday, May 13th. Processing will resume for Graduating Seniors on May 20th. For Undergraduate students, processing will resume on Monday, June 3rd. If you have any outstanding obligations with the Student Accounts Office, your transcript request cannot be processed. Clear your holds now and think ahead to what transcripts and verifications you may need.

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Athletics

Youth Basketball Camps!!!

The Red Devil Youth Basketball series for boys grades 2nd-9th returns for another summer:
June 3-7
June 10-14
July 29-Aug 2

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Contact: s3hoopsllc@gmail.com
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College Farm and Sustainability

Class of 2019 Invited to Sign Sustainability Graduation Pledge

All members of the Class of 2019 are invited to sign the Dickinson Graduation Pledge Alliance (GPA). The pledge advances sustainability beyond your life at Dickinson.

“I PLEDGE TO APPLY SUSTAINABILITY LEARNING AND VALUES FROM MY DICKINSON EXPERIENCE AS I EXPLORE AND IMPROVE THE SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSEQUENCES OF ANY ORGANIZATIONS FOR WHICH I WORK AND THE COMMUNITIES IN WHICH I LIVE."

Many Dickinson students have shown a strong commitment to sustainability and social justice throughout their time at Dickinson. After four years, the continuation of these ideals into the lives of college alumni is essential. Dickinson has partnered with the Graduation Pledge Alliance (GPA) to support sustainability and social responsibility among future workplaces and communities of Dickinson alumni. Learn more at www.dickinson.edu/gpa.

The creation of the Dickinson Graduation Pledge allows future alumni to carry on Dickinson's legacy of civic responsibility and sustainability throughout their careers and lives. Every spring, the senior class is invited to sign the pledge demonstrating their commitment.

The Dickinson College Pledge is voluntary and allows individuals to determine what they consider to be sustainable and socially responsible. The pledge may be supported by any person who has intentions of associating with organizations and communities of social justice and environmental responsibility following graduation. Dickinson and GPA hope that the support from graduating seniors of Dickinson will contribute to the cooperative effort to build responsible citizenship for more sustainable workforces and communities. GPA is an organization that strives to build a global community of responsible alumni of higher education. The organization works to encourage chapters all over the nation to sign a pledge to improve society and the environment through the workplace. Ultimately, Dickinson's Center for Sustainability Education's goal is to create effective leaders for social and environmental improvement all over the world. Are you one?

Those who sign will be recognized at baccalaureate (in the printed program) and at Dickinson’s graduation (large signage). All signatories will also be provided with a lifetime commitment card and a green ribbon to wear on graduation day. These will be delivered through HUB boxes after signing.

If you have comments or questions, please contact sustainability@dickinson.edu and thank you for considering this important opportunity.

SIGN THE PLEDGE ONLINE NOW! www.dickinson.edu/gpa

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Last Weed n' Feed Opportunities of the Semester!

Weed n' Feed will continue every Friday until the end of classes!

Beat end-of-semester stress with an opportunity to get outside and get your hands dirty for an afternoon at the College Farm. Spend an afternoon working at the farm, and cap it off with a tasty snack. Vans will depart Kaufman at 1pm and return to campus by 5pm. No farming experience required, we will teach you!

Please RSVP to farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu by Thursday at noon.

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Contact: farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu

Eco-Reps Wanted for 2019-20, Apply Now

We are looking for dedicated students, faculty and staff that are excited to help us in our mission. We are accepting applications until Friday, April 26.

The Dickinson Eco-Reps program strives to create a community of leaders in sustainability who in turn work to empower others to make sustainable changes in their lives and in their communities through peer education, programming, and outreach. The program empowers Dickinsonians to represent and lead a community of their choice to become more sustainable and foster connections. Eco-Reps form a network of leaders that work together to create a sustainable campus.

You can learn about the program at www.dickinson.edu/ecoreps

If you are interested, please apply now (https://www.dickinson.edu/info/20052/sustainability/2977/eco-reps/7). Once the application deadline passes, we will be in touch about next steps.

Thanks for your continued support of our program.

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General Announcements

NEW POLICIES

Dickinson College has recently approved three new institutional policies. They are briefly described below and can be read in greater detail by visiting the policy manual - or clicking the hyperlinks below.
Posted Records Management and Retention Policy is the College’s policy for the management and retention of its records as necessary to comply with legal requirements and preserve its history. Virtually every department has records listed on this document, with the expected retention period stipulated. After the retention period expires, the designated records should then be destroyed.
Privacy Policy describes how Dickinson College collects, uses, and shares personal information of our students, alumni, faculty, staff, donors, and users of this our website as well other websites that we may own, control or subscribe to. It also describes how an individual can opt out of having their information stored. This policy helps to bring us into compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Whistleblower Policy has been updated to provide an expanded scope for college employees, students and concerned citizens to report illegal, fraudulent, unethical or dishonest activity or other misconduct involving the college’s financial or business affairs. It also provides a clearly defined procedure relative to how complaints will be handled.

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Multiracial Mixer

This spring’s third and finalMixer provides a space for biracial and multiracial community members to share, connect and discuss. Come for delicious food and great discussion!

April 22, 6pm, Landis House

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Contact: psc@dickinson.edu

Tick Talk 2019 - Tuesday, April 30

Tick Talk 2019
Presented by Sam’s Spoons & Hosted by Human Resource Services
Tuesday, April 30

Vendor Tables & Information | HUB Lobby | 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Panel Discussion & Documentary | ATS | 6-8 p.m.

Curious about the latest information on the impact of this multi-level health and wellness challenge for those who love the outdoors? Lyme Disease is a mysterious infection spread through a tick bite, and fools many by mimicking symptoms of various other disease processes. Sign-up to attend the panel discussion and documentary viewing event to learn from prominent speakers and researchers in the area of Lyme Disease education, research and support that will be shared in the ATS from 6-8 p.m. Also consider attending the 11 a.m.-4 p.m. vendor tables in the HUB Lobby outside of the Social Hall during the annual Benefits & Wellness Fair.

Speakers and Panelists for this event include:
• Mary Beth Pfeiffer, author of Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change
• Dr. Neil Spector, a top oncologist and researcher from Duke University, sharing how cancer research approaches will inform new Lyme Disease therapies.
• Dr. Chris Turnpaugh, discussing co-morbidity of Lyme Disease and molecular mimicry of human tissue
• Jeff Stauffer, sharing Tick Tracker devices and apps available to educate and assist with the fight against tick-borne illnesses
• Special Guest Stephen Smith '92, President and CEO of LLBean

The FREE panel discussion and documentary viewing is a community event which does require registration through Sam’s Spoons Foundation. Click on "More Information" to sign up now!

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Last Testing Tuesday of the Semester

The last Testing Tuesday of the semester will be available at the Wellness Center on April 30th. The testing is free and confidential.

Time: 10 A.M. - 2 P.M.

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Dining Special Hours

Interested in Dining's hours for upcoming special days or events?

Check here: https://www.dickinson.edu/info/20205/campus_dining/1968/special_announcements

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Campus Climate Survey

To better understand the perceptions and experiences of faculty and staff we invite your responses to the Campus Climate Survey. The link to the survey was sent to you via email. The survey will be open from April 10-May 1. Your responses are important to us and we appreciate you taking the 15-20 minutes to complete it. If you have questions, please contact inclusivity@dickinson.edu

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Contact: inclusivity@dickinson.edu

Have unwanted items? Donate them to the 15th Annual Dickinson U - Turn Collection for a Community Yard Sale

What is U-Turn?
- Collection and sale of donated items from Dickinson students, faculty and staff.
- All proceeds from the community yard sale benefit United Way, Project SHARE and our shared Carlisle community.

If you would like to donate to U-Turn this year, please bring your items to the trailer located in the Goodyear side parking lot at the following dates and times:

Dickinson Faculty & Staff Collection Days

• Wednesday, 5/8, 12-4 pm @ Goodyear Side Lot
• Saturday, 5/11, 12-4 pm @ Goodyear Side Lot
• Thursday, 5/16, 12-4 pm @ Goodyear Side Lot
• Friday, 5/17, 12-4 pm @ Goodyear Side Lot

Items you could donate include, but are not limited to:
- Furniture - Hangers - Storage units
- Lamps - Coats - Cleaning and laundry supplies
- Rugs - Scarves - Backpacks
- Curtains - Purses - Dishes
- Small Appliances - Books - Toys
- Videos/DVD’s - Bedding - Shoes
- Games - Clothes - Unopened & unexpired food

Please do NOT donate anything broken, alcoholic beverages, opened food, wire hangers, mattresses/ box springs, large kitchen appliances, underwear or socks.

The food will be given to Project S.H.A.R.E. The rest of the items will be sold at the annual yard sale on June 8, 2019, 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Carlisle Fairgrounds.

The event is coordinated by the Center for Sustainability Education, Department of Facilities, Office of Residence Life and Housing, Student Leadership and Campus Engagement and the United Way of Carlisle and Cumberland County.

The Center for Sustainability Education encourages your participation and is available for questions at sustainability@dickinson.edu.

Last year, we raised close to $15,000 for the United Way with your help!
Please help us exceed that this year!

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Contact: sustainability@dickinson.edu

New for this Year- Free Senior Meal Plan!

NEW for this Year: Free Senior Week Meal Plan!
Wednesday, 5/15 through Sunday, 5/19 Swipe and enter the Dining Hall free once per meal.

Use your Flex Plan Balances by Tuesday May 14th!

Call 717-245-1318 to use points for catering orders or buy additional commencement tickets.

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Spring Fest Picnic Lunch April 27th

Join Dining Services on Morgan Field for a picnic lunch April 27th.

Dining Hall hours:
Breakfast 7:00am-9:00am
Lunch- Dining Hall closed for Spring Fest Picnic (Join us at Morgan Field!)
Dinner- 4:45pm-7:30pm

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Tick Talk 2019 - Book Signing - April 29

Tick Talk 2019: Book Signing Event
Monday, April 29
The Bookstore | 3-5 p.m.

Curious about the latest information on Lyme Disease, a multi-level health and wellness challenge for those who love the outdoors? Stop by the Bookstore for this book-signing event to meet the experts and authors who will also be speaking at the Tick Talk 2019 event on Tuesday, April 30!

Mary Beth Pfeiffer, author of Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change, will discuss how climate change and our contributions have led to a Lyme epidemic, and how modern medicine has underestimated its danger.

Dr. Neil Spector, a Lyme survivor and author of "Gone in a Heartbeat: A Physicians Search for True Healing," who is one of the nation’s top oncologists, will speak about how the insights from cancer biology will inform new therapies for Lyme disease.

No registration required - just stop by between 3-5 p.m. on Monday, April 29 in the Bookstore!

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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 receive this newsletter through the Provost’s office.

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Bias Education & Response Team (BERT) seeks new student representatives for 2019-20

The Bias Education & Response Team (BERT) is seeking two new student representatives for 2019-20. One will serve for the full academic year and the other will serve on the Team for the spring 2020 semester only. Both will contribute to the Team's educational efforts to engage community in conversations about language, cultural awareness and community building.

Interested applicants should complete the application (linked here:https://forms.gle/ozdS9gXBmmU8esw17) by April 30, 2019.

If you have questions please email the BERT Coordinator, Vincent Stephens at stephenv@dickinson.edu

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Class of 2020 Leadership Opportunity

Class of 2020: Apply now for SLCE's Senior Leadership Institute, a unique leadership experience designed for the challenges and questions you may experience during your senior year. This cohort-based program will take place in Fall 2019 and cover topics like networking, civic engagement, and honing your skills for applications and interviews. Visit EngageD for more information and the application.

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Professional Development and Wellness

Osteoporosis Can Fracture Lives

Presented by UPMC Pinnacle Carlisle
Thursday, April 25
Stern Center, room 102 | noon-1 p.m.

What causes osteoporosis and how can you proactively change your lifestyle to avoid this if possible? Osteoporosis is a disease that gradually weakens your bones to a level of fragility that causes them to break more easily. This session examines the risk factors as well as current diagnostic and treatment options available.

Enroll in the Wellness Info Session course, and sign up now in Totara via the Gateway.

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Intercultural Spirituality Series Faith and Practice: How to Be a Perfect Stranger (Orthodoxy)

Thursday, April 18
Stern Center Room 102 | noon-1 p.m.

Have you ever wondered about Orthodoxy? Come experience Orthodoxy and an explanation of this faith tradition with Peter Schadler, Assistant Professor of Religion. This session includes an opportunity for questions and answers about the practice of Orthodoxy.

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.

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

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Spring Into Fitness Challenge: Philanthropy Challenge Tour - Thursday, April 25

Philanthropy Challenge Tour
Thursday, April 25 | Beginning at 1 p.m.
Hosted by Kirk Swenson, VP for College Advancement
Starting Point: Britton Plaza

Where to meet? What to do? See the route for your first CLUE!
It’s not a race, so pick your pace. Nevertheless, it is a challenge that you will be rewarded for completing. So, take the tour to learn a little bit more about the good that our alumni, parents and friends have done by giving back to Dickinson. Don’t forget to record your minutes of activity on this day, as you’ll visit at least 8 stops across campus along the way!

Enroll in the Spring Into Fitness Challenge course in Totara, and sign-up for this activity by clicking the “More Information” link below!

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Spring Into Fitness Challenge: Annual Fun Run Walk - Friday, April 26

Annual Fun Run Walk
Hosted by Brontè Burleigh-Jones, VP for Finance & Administration
Friday, April 26* | Kick-off begins at Britton Plaza 11:30 a.m.

Event Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Please mark your calendars for the annual Wellness Fun Run Walk!

Join us for this mid-day walk to refresh and rejuvenate your mind and body with Brontè Burleigh-Jones, VP for Finance and Administration, leading the way! The Walk/Run event begins at Britton Plaza. Brontè Burleigh-Jones, vice president for finance & administration, will lead this walking event from Britton Plaza to Dickinson Park and back. The event route can be completed as a 1.5 mile walk or a longer route if desired by completing the track route that runs throughout Dickinson Park. Complete the course at your own pace - and plan for 30-minutes to one hour.

*Rain Date: Friday, May 3

Enroll in the Spring Into Fitness Challenge course in Totara, and sign-up for this activity by clicking the “More Information” link below!

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Benefits & Wellness Fair

Tuesday, April 30
HUB Social Hall | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Mark your calendars now for this event that happens each year at Dickinson! The Benefits & Wellness Fair provides an opportunity for employees of the college to meet with over 30 new and returning benefits vendors and wellness program providers as well as some local community participants. Free health screenings are offered in addition to a wealth of information about our benefits, health and wellness programs. Please plan to stop by to learn more about benefits and wellness options available to the college community. Many prizes and giveaways are also part of this event! For more information, email devwell@dickinson.edu or call extension 1503.

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RSVP Events

Share A Table, Share A Story

The Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice invites you to join our Justice Served students and the Pennsylvania Center for Refugees and Immigrants for an evening of story-sharing and barrier-breaking. Dinner will be provided. This event will be held on Saturday April 27th from 5:30-7:00 PM in the Rector Atrium. $5 in advance (Venmo @justiceserved or click on the orange online payment button below) or pay $7 at the door.

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Student Jobs/Careers/Internships

Clarke Forum seeking current sophomore/rising junior who will be on campus during the entire 2019-20 academic year

The Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues is hiring for the 2019-20 academic year. Applicants for the position must be current sophomores who are planning to be on campus for the entire 2019-20 academic year. All applicants should possess strong writing and communication skills. If you are interested, please contact us by email (clarkeforum@dickinson.edu) and we will send you an application. Application deadline is Monday, April 22 at 11:59 p.m. Student project managers at the Clarke Forum become part of a vibrant, intellectual community whose work is essential to enhancing the Dickinson and Carlisle community. Student project manager responsibilities include researching topics and speakers, publicity, interviewing and introducing our visiting scholars, writers, and artists, and shaping the programming itself. This valuable work experience strongly benefits both students' experiences at Dickinson and their employment opportunities once they graduate.

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Center for Civic Learning & Action is Hiring Students

The Center for Civic Learning and Action is currently hiring students for a variety of paid positions for 2019-2020. We seek student leaders committed to positive community impact, social justice, and development as active citizens and leaders. Applications are due by Monday, April 22nd. Interviews will be held April 22-30. To apply please click below on "More Information."

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Volunteer Events and Fundraising

(Pay It) Forward Fair

Join the Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice as we make and decorate items such as blankets, potted plants, picture frames, and dog toys. All items will then be donated to local organizations. The more you create, the higher the chances you have to win a gift card! This event will be held on Thursday April 18th from 11:30 AM- 1:00 PM on Britton Plaza (rain location: Social Hall). Feel free to stop by at any time during the event!

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Contact: dayofservice@dickinson.edu

DCCC Chipotle and Sweet Frogs Fundraiser!

Dickinson College Children's Center is again hosting a Chipotle Night Out fundraiser, this time with dessert! Sweet Frogs will also donate 25% of the sales to DCCC, on April 23rd! You can visit Sweet Frogs anytime from 12pm-9pm! Chipotle fundraising will be from 4-8pm, and they will donate 33% of their sales! (remember no online orders will be accepted) Just walk in and tell them you are there to support DCCC! Thank you for your generous support on April 23rd!

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Last Chance! Relay for Life Crab Cake Fundraiser Orders through April 19

Team Dickinson Crab Cake Fundraiser is happening now through Friday, April 19!

Place your orders with any Team Dickinson Relay for Life team member to enjoy the BEST crab cakes ever, while supporting the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life.

$7 for 1 set of 2 crab cakes. Crab cakes will be frozen for ease of pick-up/delivery.

This is a cash only sale - no checks or credit cards accepted.

Crab cake orders will be delivered on Friday, May 10 to the Facilities Management building at 5 N. Orange Street.

Pick-up time on May 10: between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Contact Jeanette Diamond (diamondj@dickinson.edu), Sheri Davis-Cordell (daviscos@dickinson.edu) or Leslie Swartz (swartz@dickinson.edu) with any questions!

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