Learn about University of Maine’s graduate programs in Global Policy
The School of Policy and International Affairs (SPIA; https://spia.umaine.edu/) at the University of Maine offers an MA in Global Policy with tracks in Environmental Policy, Trade & Commerce, and Security & Foreign Policy, and an emerging track in Climate Change Policy. A number of Dickinson students have enrolled in this program, and three of them will be on campus on Monday February 19: Teddy Wilhite ’12, UMaine (G) ’14 (email@example.com); Siobhan Pierce ‘16 (firstname.lastname@example.org); and James Higgins ‘17 (email@example.com).
They will be available from 4:30 to 5:30 pm in HUB Sideroom 202 or you can email one of them to set up a meeting between noon and 4:30 pm.
SPIA is a 2-year program, but juniors with an overall GPA of 3.5 or better can apply for a 4+1 program that allows double counting of up to 3 courses taken as seniors (so that the SPIA MA can be completed in 12-15 months). SPIA has partial financial assistance available for top applicants including a special program only for Dickinson graduates.Displayed through Monday, February 19, 2018
Faculty Research Lunch: Nikki Dragone: Mary Kathryn Nagle’s plays as sites of activism for the reclamation and resurgence of native sovereignty
Please join WGRC and WGSS for February's Faculty Research Lunch on February 20th, in Stern 102, 12-1pm.
In many Native communities, performance-based storytelling may be understood as socio-political acts of resurgence because it functions as a site of activism and knowledge-production about issues of. In particular, Cherokee lawyer and playwright, Mary Katheryn Nagle’s plays, Sliver of a Full Moon and Sovereignty, function as sites of public knowledge-making about the systemic nature and colonial roots of gendered violence against Native women, and as sites of activism calling for the reclamation of full sovereign jurisdiction over crimes committed within the boundaries of native nations’ lands.
Lunch is provided and RSVP is requested at firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-sponsored by the Women’s and Gender Resource Center and the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality StudiesDisplayed through Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Summer Internship Grants
Dickinson students have the opportunity to apply for a competitive grant to assist in completing an unpaid or low-paid summer internship. For complete details, deadlines, and eligibility requirements, visit https://tinyurl.com/DsonInternGrant2018. The final deadline is 4pm EST, Thursday, April 19. Questions? Contact Amity Fox – email@example.comDisplayed through Friday, February 23, 2018
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Bridging a Gap: Dickinson College and the U.S. Army War college students discuss diversity and leadership
Please join the Popel Shaw Center and the U.S. Army War College for this reception & program which connects Dickinson’s students of color with officers from underrepresented backgrounds studying at the U.S. Army War College. During the program War College officers will do an interactive presentation on common civilian myths & perceptions about the armed services, address areas of strength and for improvement in various areas of diversity in the military, and discuss the meaning of leadership in the military context. After the presentation, students will have an opportunity to mingle, learn more about each other and discuss contemporary topics.
February 26th, 5:30-7pm. Presentation will be in Stafford Auditorium and the reception will follow in Rector Atrium.Displayed through Monday, February 26, 2018
Building an Inclusive Campus: Spring 2018 Lunchtime Discussion Series: Women in Academia (Students Only)
Please join the President’s Commission on Diversity, the President’s Commission for Women, Gender and Sexuality, and Human Resources, on Thursday, March 1, in Althouse 207, 12-1:15pm.
Women in Academia (for students only), facilitated by Elise Bartosik-Velez and Lillian Freundlich. Additional cosponsor: Dickinson AAUW chapter. Join us for a conversation about issues female and gender non-binary students face in academia. Topics might include gendered patterns of communication in the classroom, experiences with mentoring relationships with faculty, small group/team project dynamics, inclusive curricula, etc.
Please feel free to bring your lunch!Displayed through Thursday, March 1, 2018
Campus Job Opportunities
Campus Job Openings
Job Openings posted the week of Feb 9, 2018
This week the following positions were posted and are currently available:
• Project Crew Worker -- CASE
• Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students – Student Life
• Associate Director of Writing Program - Writing Program
For additional information or to apply please stop by the HR Services Office or log on to the job line at https://jobs.dickinson.eduDisplayed through Friday, February 23, 2018
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Full Time Post Grad Position- Community Service Program Coordinator
The Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice is seeking a recent graduate of Dickinson to work for 1-2 years as the Community Service Program Coordinator beginning August 2018! This position works closely with our office's community service programs, overseeing student leaders, and making connections with community partners. Applications are due Friday, March 2, 2018. Please click on the "more information" link below to apply!Displayed through Friday, March 2, 2018
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College Farm and Sustainability
February Pizza on the Plaza: Cultural Fair
Join the Dickinson College Farm as we roll our wood-fired pizza oven onto campus for our monthly Pizza on the Plaza. On 2/23, from 4:30-7:30 PM in Rector Atrium we will be firing slices and whole pies for your enjoyment. Additionally, language departments and student clubs representing different world regions will be in attendance and sharing some of the traditional desserts from their cultures. Live performances from student groups (dance, music, and spoken word), Peddler coffee, and fun and games! Come out of the cold and join us for what is sure to be an incredible evening!Displayed through Friday, February 23, 2018
Pizza on the Plaza: Culture Fair
Our monthly Pizza on the Plaza will roll into the warmth of Rector Atrium this month. Bring your friends and grab a slice or whole pie (cash, check, farm charge, and declining balance accepted). Language departments and student clubs will be representing different regions of the globe and sharing traditional sweets! Live music, dance performances, and spoken word round out the evening. Come and chill, play a board game, make some art, and enjoy fantastic company! Festivities will take place 2/23 from 4:30-7:30 PM.Displayed through Friday, February 23, 2018
Farm Fresh Friday!
The Friday Farm Stand is your weekly source of farm fresh goods right here on campus. Each week we'll have farm fresh eggs, root vegetables, leafy greens, and plenty of canned goods and value added products! Find us in the basement of the HUB from 11 AM-2 PM every Friday. We accept cash, check, declining balance, and student charge.Displayed through Monday, February 26, 2018
Local Food Dinner Tickets on Sale
Join the Dickinson College Farm for the 15th Annual Local Food Dinner, a culinary celebration that highlights the agricultural resources within our region and the farmers who raise them!
Tickets include an all-local meal from dinner to dessert with vegan/vegetarian and meat options available.
$20 for Dickinson Students and $30 for General Attendees
Tickets can be purchased online NOW through: https://goo.gl/forms/bJ65sIpSndJvns9e2
Tickets will also be for sale in the bottom of the HUB 3/19-3/30 from 11 AM-2 PM.
Keynote Lecture by Danielle Vogel
A fourth generation grocer, Danielle owns and operates two locations of Glens Garden Market, an all-local grocery, deli and craft beer bar that exists specifically to make climate change progress through responsible sourcing practices, resource-conscious equipment, power and packaging decisions, and the realization of a no-food-waste mandate. Glens Garden Market empowers shoppers to make incremental progress at a time when large-scale legislative change seems unlikely.Displayed through Monday, February 26, 2018
Crop Mob: Piney Mountain Orchard
A Crop Mob is a group of volunteers that come together to help out a local farmer in need. This could mean helping the farmer bulk harvest, plant, weed, do repair work, put up a structure, or a variety of other tasks.
We at the Dickinson Farm are calling on you to help us organize our very own Crop Mob! Our first volunteer opportunity will be 3/2 with Megan Rulli of Piney Mountain Orchard. Come learn from this inspiring, young female farmer and get your hands dirty in the fields!
Shuttles will leave from the DPS/CSE patio promptly at 1 PM. Participants can expect to help out with chores from 1:30-4:00 PM before enjoying a snack with fellow volunteers and departing Piney Mountain at 4:30 PM. Spaces are limited, so RSVP today: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3325041Displayed through Friday, March 2, 2018
Edible Excursion: Nathan Miller Chocolate and Undone Kombucha
The Dickinson College Farm will be rolling off campus once more and heading to Chambersburg, PA to explore all the town has to offer! Join us on 3/3 in caffeinating at Nathan Miller Chocolate and pick up a delicious bar of their craft cacao. Then head over to Undone Kombucha, where owner and 'buch brewer Hope Bigler will tell us what its like to own your own small food business and answer questions you may have about brewing your own fermented tea. Vans will depart from the DPS/CSE lobby at 1 PM and return by 5 PM. Spaces are limited so RSVP today: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3333965Displayed through Saturday, March 3, 2018
Invitation to ALL Campus Community Members to Join the Intercultural Competency Task Force (ICCTF)
Dickinson is a diverse community that values the lived experiences of its members and the expression of a variety of perspectives. We recognize that difference and diversity enrich community -- but can also divide. The intercultural competency initiative addresses this challenge. We define intercultural competence as the ability for community members to engage with each other across cultural difference in order to deepen learning and build mutual understanding and community.
As previously announced, President Margee Ensign has launched an intercultural competency task force. To meet our goal that the task force represent all parts of campus to help in this important work, we are seeking additional task force members. If you are interested in helping to shape this initiative and in assisting our campus in meeting the demands of this globally diverse community, please contact Samantha Brandauer or Brenda Bretz, co-chairs of the task force, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org on or before February 5, 2018. If you are interested in the initiative, but do not want to serve on the task force (maybe by participating in a subcommittee), please let Brenda or Sam know as well.
The meetings this semester are from 3-4 on Friday February 9, March 2nd and April 6th.
To view current the current goals and membership, please visit the ICCTF website: http://www.dickinson.edu/homepage/1130/intercultural_competencyDisplayed through Monday, February 19, 2018
Winter 2018 Dickinson Magazine available!
The winter 2018 issue of Dickinson Magazine is now available! The issue includes the second part of a Q&A with President Ensign, three alumni profiles and the Dickinson Fund Midyear Impact Report, plus news and photos from around campus, student spotlights and more. View these features and additional stories from the print edition, plus exclusive web content, at Dickinson.edu/magazine.
Students, visitors and community members are also invited to pick up a copy of each new issue at the information desk or from the wall display outside the Dickinson College Bookstore. If you or your department need additional copies, contact email@example.com.Displayed through Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Info Session and Open House at the Treehouse
At 8:00pm on Tuesday February 20, we will be hosting an open house at The Treehouse to allow for students who desire to learn more about our sustainability habits, community engagement events, house atmosphere, and more to come explore our space and ask questions!Displayed through Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Every Campus a Refuge: Sign the Petition!
The Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice asks that you join Justice Is Served in bringing Every Campus a Refuge (ECAR), an initiative which "calls on every college and university around the world to host one refugee family on their campus grounds and to assist them in resettlement”, to Dickinson College. By signing this petition, you will be showing our administration that we would like to follow in the footsteps of many other liberal arts colleges by using our resources to bring ECAR to Dickinson! Please click on the "more information" link below to sign the petition.Displayed through Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Aetna Representative On Campus Consultation Days
A personable opportunity to discuss your Aetna insurance plan inquiries regarding medical, prescription drug, mental health, 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 www.aetna.com to access Aetna’s broad network, pharmacy information and resource tools. Sign ups through Totara in Gateway are preferred, but walk-ins are also welcome.
• Tuesday, February 20 in HUB Mary Dickinson Room from 8:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
• Friday, March 16 in HUB Mary Dickinson Room from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, April 10 in HUB Mary Dickinson Room from 8:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Student Employee and Supervisor of the Year Nominations
Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) and Supervisor of the Year (SOTY) nominations are being accepted. Nomination details and materials are available on the Student Employment website and must be submitted electronically. The deadline for nominating a student or supervisor for consideration is Friday, February 23, 2018. Submissions not received electronically or that are not received by February 23, 2018 will not be considered. All nominees and selected award recipients will be recognized during a celebration ceremony on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at twelve noon on Britton Plaza.Displayed through Friday, February 23, 2018
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February 23, 2018 R&D Deadline
The Research & Development Committee will be accepting proposals for Summer 2018 Projects (Scholarly or Creative, Professional Development, or Teaching). Please visit our website for application instructions.Displayed through Friday, February 23, 2018
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Memorial Service Honoring Legacy Watkins '18
Please join us for a memorial service honoring Legacy Watkins ’18 on Friday, February 23, at 5 p.m. in Allison Great Hall. All faculty, staff and students are welcome as we remember Legacy on the anniversary of her death through music, song, readings and the sharing of memories. Following the service there will be a candlelight vigil sponsored by the Black Student Union in front of Old West.Displayed through Friday, February 23, 2018
February 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.Displayed through Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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Apply to Live in the Treehouse Fall 2018
If you've ever been interested in practicing your sustainable living habits or living in a welcoming communal environment, now is your time to apply to the Treehouse! We will be accepting application until March 2 at 11:59pm. To get an application, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Displayed through Friday, March 2, 2018
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Please join the Popel Shaw Center as we celebrate the 2017-18 MANdatory graduates. MANdatory focuses on the academic enrichment and leadership development for male identified students of color. MANdatory invites community members to attend its annual graduation ceremony celebrating and recognizing the men who have successfully completed the program’s two semester curriculum.
The graduation will be on Saturday, March 3rd from 12-1:30, in Althouse 106.Displayed through Saturday, March 3, 2018
Volunteers Needed for Simulated Emergency Exercise
On the morning of Tuesday, May 22, the college will be conducting an emergency exercise simulating a fire in a campus building. In an effort to enhance the realism of the drill, we are looking for volunteer role-players to simulate an evacuation from the building and to interact with first responders. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothing that they don’t mind getting dirty or torn. Role players would be needed from approximately 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Please contact Daniel Berndt at email@example.com or 717-245-1597 if interested.Displayed through Monday, March 5, 2018
Professional Development and Wellness
Building an Inclusive Campus Lunchtime Discussion Series: Women in Academia (Faculty Only)
Please join the the President’s Commission on Diversity, the President’s Commission for Women, Gender and Sexuality, and Human Resources on Thursday, February 22, Althouse 207, 12-1:15pm.
Women in Academia (for faculty only), facilitated by Elise Bartosik-Velez. Join us for a conversation about issues female and gender non-binary faculty face in academia. Topics might include how gender identity impacts your experiences in the classroom or your mentoring relationships with students; professional growth and development; campus politics, etc.
Feel free to bring your own lunch!Displayed through Thursday, February 22, 2018
2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge - Register Now!
2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge
Are you ready to break free of this cold, wintery weather and enjoy a bit of sunshine? If so, join us for the 2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge! Plan to put on your walking shoes and enjoy the fresh, warmer air outside after spring break during the 2018 Spring Into Fitness Challenge. Beginning on Sunday, March 18 and continuing through Saturday, April 28 – Dickinson College faculty and staff, as a community, will be in a campus exercise/walking challenge with students, staff and faculty! Challenge winners will be determined by two criteria – the greatest percentage of cumulative participation, and also the highest average number of minutes per participant! This will be our fifth year of the Challenge participation, but our very first campus-wide Challenge for the entire Dickinson community!
The Spring Into Fitness divisional challenge for employees and students returns for 2018, along with the mini-team option! Who will win the divisional challenge and mini-team challenges this year? LIS reclaimed their winning title in 2017 and holds the golden sneaker trophy. They are up for some great competition this spring! Mini-teams showed great spirit in 2017 again, and we anticipate great-spirited challenges in 2018 as well. Form your own mini-team of three to six participants either from within your department/division or from any others on campus. When registering (or before), please remember to submit your mini-team name to be included in this new part of the Challenge. There will be opportunities built into this year’s program for some healthy competition between mini-teams!
Online registration for the Challenge opens on Monday, February 12 and continues through Tuesday, March 6. Please visit the Spring Into Fitness Challenge webpage for more information and click the link below to register during the open registration period to be included in the 2018 Challenge.
For assistance with registration, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call ext. 1503.Displayed through Monday, February 26, 2018
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Paint Night at the Trout Gallery
March 7, 2018
4:00 - 6:30 PM
Trout Gallery and Mumper Stuart Education Center
An evening of wine, cheese and painting for Dickinson employees. A tour of the Trout Gallery exhibit will take place beginning at 4:00 p.m. The Paint Night event will commence upon completion of the Trout Gallery tour. Please join us for an evening of painting and refreshments in the Mumper Stuart Education Center. Cheese and assorted appetizers will be provided. B.Y.O.B. begins at 4:30 p.m. Fee for Materials: $10.00 payable to Dickinson College.
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 “Paint Night at the Trout Gallery”. 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 payment option of "Cash/Check". You may select to receive an email with ICalendar appointment confirmation, email only or do not send confirmation. Click "Sign-up” button at the bottom of the screen. Your booking is complete.
Book Discussion - Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Presented by the President's Commission on Women, Gender and Sexuality & Professional Development
April 27, 2018
Noon – 1:15 PM
HUB, side room 204-205
A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie's letter of response.
Here are fifteen invaluable suggestions--compelling, direct, wryly funny, and perceptive--for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. From encouraging her to choose a helicopter, and not only a doll, as a toy if she so desires; having open conversations with her about clothes, makeup, and sexuality; debunking the myth that women are somehow biologically arranged to be in the kitchen making dinner, and that men can "allow" women to have full careers, Dear Ijeawele goes right to the heart of sexual politics in the twenty-first century. It will start a new and urgently needed conversation about what it really means to be a woman today.
A copy of the book will be ordered for employees registered prior to Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
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 “Book Discussions”. Click on the course and then click on “Enroll Me” to enroll. After enrolling, scroll down to the appropriate book discussion topic, click "view all events" and click “sign-up” on the far right side. Review the details, you may select to receive an email with ICalendar appointment confirmation, email only or do not send confirmation. Click “Sign-up” button at the bottom of the screen. Your booking is complete.Displayed through Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Nutrition Info Session: Go With Your Gut ~ What to Expect From your Gut Microbiota
Go With Your Gut: What to Expect From your Gut Microbiota
Presented by Courtney Hager, RD, Wellness Center
Monday, March 19
HUB Social Hall East | noon-1 p.m.
We are what we eat! This familiar sentiment rings true in the case of Gut Microbiota - but what does this mean? Microbiota are a collection of microorganisms that inhabit a specific environment - in this scenario - our Gut! Attend this session to learn the connection between the foods you eat and your own wellbeing!
Register now in Totara via the Gateway by enrolling in the Nutrition Info Sessions course, and then sign-up for the “Go With Your Gut” session. For assistance with registration, please send an email to email@example.com or call ext. 1503.Displayed through Monday, March 5, 2018
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Media Relations: A Lunch and Learn for Faculty
Did you know in 2017 Dickinson College appeared in more than 60 national and international media outlets, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Discovery Channel, CNN.com and CNBC? National media placements play a key role in raising the visibility of the college, its faculty and students. Learn how you can promote your expertise and research, and hear from faculty members who’ve established themselves as trusted sources for national reporters. How did they do it, and what’s the value? Join us for this media relations lunch & learn. Open to faculty & staff.
RSVP deadline: Feb. 20
Thursday, March 1
noon - 1 p.m.
Christine Baksi, director of media relations
Craig Layne, assistant director of media relations
Scott Boback, professor of biology
Sarah Niebler, assistant professor of political science
David O’Connell, assistant professor of political science
Register in Gateway. Click on Totara and search for “Media Relations.” Follow steps to enroll and sign up.Displayed through Tuesday, February 20, 2018
RSVP for "Out at Work: Navigating Careers as an LGBTQ Identified Professional"
Join the Career Center & the Office of LGBTQ Services on Tuesday, February 20 from 11:45am until 1pm for "Out at Work: Navigating Careers as an LGBTQ Identified Professional." Lunch will be provided starting at 11:45am to those who register through Handshake (see below).
This SKYPE Career Chat will be with Lauren Ashley Smith ’06 BET Head Writer and Michael Messer ‘94 Managing Director at BNP Paribas.
NOTE: Please register via Handshake: https://dickinson.joinhandshake.com/events/103878/share_previewDisplayed through Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Multiracial Mixer: Colorism, sexuality, and the body discussion
Please join the Popel Shaw Center on February 21st, from 6-7pm in Landis House for February's Multiracial Mixer. February’s Mixer focuses on multiracial and ethnic identity in the context of sex, sexuality, and relationships.Displayed through Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Sign up to attend the FREE Campus Queer & Trans Activist Leadership Summit
Did you know that Dickinson hosts a day-long conference on our campus that is FREE for members of our community to attend??? Register at https://tinyurl.com/campusactivistsummit
The Campus Queer & Trans Activist Leadership Summit will take place on Saturday, March 3rd from 9:00am through 4:00pm at the Holland Union Building! This event is hosted by the Office of LGBTQ Services at Dickinson and the LGBT Center of Central PA.
As mentioned previously, Dickinson students can attend the Summit FOR FREE - but we do encourage participants to stay for the ENTIRETY of the day to get the full conference experience!
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Exploring Our Place to the LEED Platinum Wilson Middle School Sustainability Tour - 2/23/18
This unique sustainability field trip opportunity is open to all Dickinsonians.
Join us for a fun field trip on Friday, February 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm to explore a local LEED Platinum school. The Carlisle Area School District (CASD) needed to upgrade their aging Wilson Middle School to prepare for the future and took the challenge to become an innovative leader by becoming a LEED Platinum certified building. Come behind the scenes to learn about the design, projects and programs of this amazing local facility and see how the CASD is working to operate sustainably in regard to energy, waste, water and much more.
All are invited to attend. Dress in layers, wear comfortable shoes. Transportation Provided. No cost.
This event is part of the "Exploring Our Place Series". This series is designed to create experiential learning opportunities for students, faculty, and staff to come together and learn about places, processes, and people. Participants will be encouraged to broaden their sense of place through hands-on learning.
All are welcomed. RSVP requested to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Faith and...Series- Black History & Culture Dinner & Conversation
Join the Center for Service, Spirituality, & Social Justice and the Popel Shaw Center for Race & Ethnicity for an evening of dinner and discussion. Professor James Martin will explore the relationships between black history, culture, and faith in recognition of Black History Month. Dinner will be provided. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org and include any dietary restrictions. This event will be held on Thursday February 22nd at 6:30 PM in Landis House.Displayed through Thursday, February 22, 2018
Sign up for the FREE Campus Queer & Trans Activist Summit!
The LGBT Center of Central PA and Dickinson College are pleased to present the Campus Queer & Trans Activist Leadership Summit as part of the 11th Annual GSA Leadership Summit. Members of the Dickinson community may attend the Summit FOR FREE - although we do encourage participants to stay for the entirety of the event to get the full conference experience.
The Campus Queer & Trans Activist Leadership Summit will take place on Saturday, March 3rd from 9:00am through 4:00pm at the Holland Union Building.
This Summit will consist of a series of workshops on topics focused on student activism and navigating the world as a person with queer identity. In addition, there is an afternoon caucus session, where respective topics for discussion will be generated through suggestions you provide upon registration.
Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/campusactivistsummit
This event is open to all members of your college community and all young adult activists!
Schedule of Activities:
9:00-10:00 / Registration
10:00-11:00 / Welcome and Opening Plenary
11:10-12:20 / Workshop Session 1
12:20-1:20 / Lunch and Networking
1:20-2:30 / Workshop Session 2
2:40-3:40 / Caucus Session
3:50-4:00 / Closing Session
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The EcoLeague is now hiring a Spring 2018 paid Digital Media and Communications Assistant. Applications due 2/19/18 for first consideration.
Digital Media and Communications Assistant
The EcoLeague is seeking a responsible, self-motivated Dickinson student to fill a paid position this spring as the EcoLeague Digital Media and Communications Assistant. The assistant will support communication about student exchange opportunities and other activities of the EcoLeague consortium of six liberal arts colleges dedicated to ecologically focused education and sustainability.
Number of positions available: 1
Paid Hours: Average of 5 hrs/wk; $8.05/hr pay rate
Location: Center for Sustainability Education, Dickinson College
Deadline: Open until filled. First consideration will be given to those who apply by February 19, 2018.
Primary work duties include, but are not limited to:
• Identify and interview (via Skype or similar) former participants in the EcoLeague Student Exchange Program from the 6 different member colleges. Write up short articles to post on the website and potentially use in a biannual e-Newsletter. The EcoLeague Coordinator will help edit drafts and provide mentorship regarding set up and conducting of interviews, etc.
• Research shared aspects of the EcoLeague schools (such as their sustainability programs) and write up articles and fact sheets that could be put on the website and distributed to the different schools to make the program more visible.
Social Media Platform Building
• Research updates from member colleges for material and promote on social media and the EcoLeague website
• Reach out to current EcoLeague Exchange Students and highlight/promote their activities throughout the exchange.
• Coordinate social media campaigns with communications staff at Dickinson College and the other EcoLeague member colleges.
• Generate ideas for creating a network of EcoLeague alumni
Clerical and Administrative Support
• Filing and data entry
• Various office duties
Prioritizes work activities to complete assignments by expected deadlines and makes the most effective use of time available.
Interacts with Dickinson College and EcoLeague schools’ staff and faculty in a positive manner, supportive of the goals of all entities.
Handles sensitive and confidential information in a businesslike manner.
Reports to the EcoLeague Coordinator, Burleigh Hendrickson
• Exceptional writing and communication skills.
• Must be well organized with the ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
• Fluency in, and professional use of Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram).
• Familiarity with Excel and Wordpress, or willingness to self-train.
• Ability to bring together many separate pieces of information and organize them in a way that’s easy to understand.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Must have access to a computer and internet.
• Work study and non-work study accepted.
While most of the work for this position can be done remotely from any location, the student employee must be able to attend weekly meetings in person at Dickinson College, and to work during regular business hours. A work space will be available at Dickinson’s Center for Sustainability Education.
Required application materials: Resume with at least two references and cover letter explaining why you feel you’d be a good fit for the position.
For more information about the EcoLeague consortium, visit our website: http://ecoleague.org
Please submit materials via email to: email@example.com
For questions, contact Burleigh Hendrickson, EcoLeague Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Center for Sustainability Education (CSE) Now Hiring Summer 2018 Paid Sustainability Projects Interns- Applications Due 3/1/18.
Looking for a dynamic way to get involved in sustainability at Dickinson? Looking for a full-time paid internship on campus for the summer?
The Center for Sustainability Education (CSE) is looking for two paid student interns (40 hours/week + housing) to advance sustainability at Dickinson. Our internship program helps students gain experience in all facets of sustainability at Dickinson, including social, economic and environmental. We are looking for dedicated, motivated, and creative individuals of all majors and all class years! This is an incredible professional development opportunity, and we have fun too! CSE employs students to work on projects ranging from coordinating the Eco-Reps program, outreach to student groups, employees and the community, to creating digital media, working on Biking @ Dickinson, managing The Hive, to preparing data & reports related to greenhouse gas emissions. We will also work hard to find projects, opportunities, and professional development that is right for you.
Full position descriptions and downloadable application are available online at the link below. You can also swing by Kaufman 190 and ask for more information from our staff or current student interns. The deadline for applications is Thursday, March 1, 2018.Displayed through Thursday, February 22, 2018
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Summer Tour Guide/Student Worker Positions Available
The primary role of a summer tour guide/student worker is to give tours of the campus, mingle with prospective students and guests of the college, and complete various operational duties and assignments. This position may require you to: • give up to four tours per day • work some Saturdays throughout the summer • conduct special tours and other assignments • reach out to prospective students via phone, email, and mail • complete various office related tasks • answer the phones, enter data, and work with admissions related software. Supplemental duties may include special projects, regional recruitment support, and other duties as assigned. All of these duties are subject to change and may be augmented by the Liberty Cap Society Coordinator, the Assistant Director of Operations, the Visitor Services Coordinator, the Dean of Admissions, and/or Vice President for Enrollment. A summer tour guide/student worker is expected to work at least 35 hours per week and may be called upon to work up to 40 hours per week during high visitor volume time periods. This position pay $7.40 per hour with a $15 per day food stipend. On campus housing is also provided. Please email Michelle Fisher at email@example.com for an application.Displayed through Thursday, March 1, 2018