General Announcements

Do you want a table at our Orientation Move In Days?

During our Orientation Move In Days, there is an All-College Information Fair that takes place both on Sunday, August 26 and Wednesday, August 29.
If you would like to have a table at this event on either date (or both!) please contact Jasmin Lopez, Student Orientation Director, at

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Summer 2018 issue of Dickinson Magazine is now available!

The summer 2018 issue of Dickinson Magazine is now available! It features the 2017-18 Report on Giving, which highlights the energy and momentum created by incredible alumni support over the last year. It also includes a look at the unconventional journey and life-changing legacy of Sam Rose ’58, some of the new and expanded programs and initiatives spearheaded by President Margee Ensign, Alumni Weekend and Commencement highlights, two notable retirements and the story of a hurricane survivor several times over.

View the issue online at, and follow Dickinson Magazine on Facebook for the latest updates.

Print copies are available to visitors, students and community members at the HUB information desk or outside the Dickinson College Bookstore. If you or your department need additional copies, please contact

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Run with the Class of 2022

Join the second annual "Finding Your Route" fun run with the Class of 2022. This year with the help of Dickinson's celebrated cross-country teams we'll offer a 1-mile, 2-mile and 5K option. All runs will leave from Biddle Field. The run is Saturday, September 1 at 4:15 p.m. Faculty, staff, and families are welcome!

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Summer Picnic Prize Winners

The 2018 Summer Picnic was held on Thursday, August 9 with an estimated 600+ attending. We had many fun games and prizes for those attending the event on Morgan Field. Winners are listed below. If your name is included in the winners list below and you have not already picked up your prize, please stop by the Office of Human Resource Services at your earliest convenience to do so!

United Way 50/50 raffle ticket drawing:
Winning ticket #5460034 – We do not know who actually won this because the winner did not put their name on the ticket!? Check your tickets if you purchased one and stop by the Office of Human Resource Services with your 50/50 raffle ticket to pick up your winnings (Ticket must be presented to claim prize).

Door Prize Winners:
Lucy Freeman
Rick Heckman
Ken Shultes
Curt Wann
Eileen Bear
Pam Blessing
William Miranda
Stacy Rohrer
Biz Butler
Mary Beth Fowler
Mark Kelley

Guessing Games for Adults:
Candy Guess Water Bottle – Heather Bear
CSE Lunch Tote – Lyndsay Tingler
Cucumbers Guess – Marcia Leeds
Watermelon – Kim Wampler
BBQ Picnic Cooler – Jeff Forrester
Cryptogram - Minda Tolentino
Trivia Questions – Tara Fischer

Guessing Games for Kids:
Cantaloupe – Elisabeth Forrester
Motts Fruit Snacks – Allison Bear
Whales Cracker Water Bottle – Abigail Stevens

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Professional Development and Wellness

Upcoming TIAA Educational Webinars

Would you like to learn more about saving or retirement or planning for the future, but don’t have the time to attend a live information session? TIAA offers free on-demand, online webinars on a variety of topics:

• Planning for diminished capacity and illness August 14 at noon

• Demystifying life insurance August 15 at noon

• All about IRAs August 16 at noon

If you are not a TIAA account holder, you may register as a guest-user to view these webinars online.

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Aetna Representative Consultation Day

A personable opportunity to discuss your Aetna insurance plan inquiries regarding medical or mental health claims, plan design coverage and member responsibility regarding deductible, coinsurance and copays with an Aetna representative. Please bring any documents pertaining to your questions such as explanation of benefits, bills, letters, etc. Aetna’s enrolled members can log into Aetna Navigator at to access Aetna’s broad network and resource tools. Registering for an appointment through Totara in Gateway or calling ext. 1503 is preferred, but walk-ins are also welcome.

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Protecting Our Community

Protecting Our Community | August 28, 2018
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Dickinson College is committed to providing a supportive working environment for all employees. As part of this effort, we offer educational programs to assist all employees with recognizing and addressing potential harassing and discriminating behavior.

Nonexempt Staff: 9:00-10:00 a.m.
This session is specifically designed for individuals in a nonexempt role (staff members paid hourly and not in a supervisory role).

Exempt Staff: 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. (please note time change)
This session is specifically designed for individuals in an exempt roll (supervisors/faculty/salaried employees).

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 “Protecting Our Community”. 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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Management Development Sessions & Application Information

The Management Development program is comprised of eight modules, each a hands-on, instructional experience focused on relevant topics in the higher education environment. Participants must complete an application to participate by Friday, September 14, 2018.

For more information and to obtain an application, please contact Dennette Moul, Associate Director for Human Resource Development at ext. 1026 or

Session Schedule:
9:00 a.m. – Noon | HUB Side Room 203

September 28, 2018
October 19, 2018
November 30, 2018
December 21, 2018
January 18, 2019
February 22, 2019
March 22, 2019
April 26, 2019

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Volunteer Events and Fundraising

Three Friendship Families Needed

We are looking for three more Dickinson or Carlisle-area Friendship Families for the 2018-2019 academic year. (Over the weekend we had three more requests and we'd like to connect all students who ask with a family.) If you are interested you can apply here: If you need more information use this link ( or email Josh Eisenberg

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