Academic

Italian Film Festival

The Italian Film Festival will take place at Dickinson College on Sunday, November 17 and Monday, November 18. Sunday's film, The Stolen Caravaggio, will be screened at 7 pm in Althouse 106. The film for Monday, November 18 is The Mayor of Rione Sanità. It will be screened in Weiss 235 beginning at 5 pm. A Q&A session will follow each film and feature two Italian directors/screenwriters -- Antonio Falduto and Angelo Pasquini. The Italian Film Festival moves to Franklin & Marshall College on Tuesday, November 19. The film, Just Like My Son, will be screened at 7 pm in the Bonchek House Great Room. All films are in Italian with English subtitles. The Italian Film Festival is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia, the Department of Italian at Dickinson College, Franklin & Marshall College, and the Central Pennsylvania Consortium.

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Contact: orrisl@dickinson.edu

Gratitude as a Wellness Practice

Please join CSSJ and the Wellness Center with questions about gratitude as a wellness practice and win prizes!

Date: Thursday, Nov 21
Time: 11:45am - 1:15pm
Location: Upper Level, HUB

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Contact: CSSJ@dickinson.edu

FYS Excellence in Writing Award 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 2019
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. Please use the following link to enter your submission
electronically: http://dickinson.libwizard.com/2019-20-First-Year-Seminar-Excellence-inWriting-Awards . The contest closes on January 6, 2020.
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.

For more information, contact Noreen Lape at x1904 or lapen@dickinson.edu

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The Quantitative Reasoning and Multilingual Writing Centers will be closed during Thanksgiving Break

The centers will close on Tuesday, November 26 at 4:30 p.m. and remain closed through Sunday, December 1.
Both centers will re-open with Regular hours beginning Monday, December 2.

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Engagement Showcase – Call for Proposals

The Center for Civic Learning & Action (CCLA) is seeking proposals for projects advancing community-identified needs and furthering community-minded civic engagement. The Engagement Showcase will feature student posters of these community-driven projects where students can present their work to the campus. Proposal submission will be reviewed on December 1, 2019 and March 15, 2020, so please visit our site for more information and information for how to apply. For further information, please contact the Center for Civic Learning & Action.

Displayed through Friday, November 29, 2019
Contact: megiverl@dickinson.edu
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College Farm and Sustainability

Pin Loom Weaving Class with Professor Connor

Join the College Farm and Professor Connor of the Chemistry Department for our first fiber arts class of the semester on Tuesday, November 19 from 7-8 p.m. We will be learning how to use pin looms (small looms made with pins) to weave small woven hearts to take home. Materials (including farm yarn), instructions, and guidance will be provided. Sign up at link below.

Displayed through Monday, November 18, 2019
Contact: farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu
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November GATHER - Unique Farm-to-Table Dinner - Saturday, November 23

Join us for a fine dining culinary experience that reflects the season and flavors of the College Farm by making a reservations at GATHER, our monthly pop-up restaurant held in the Stern Center Great Room. Dinner guests can expect to be treated to a four-course gourmet meal prepared by Chef Scott Robinson with the help of student farmers. Our November GATHER dinner promises to be fun and delicious featuring our farm fresh lamb and vegetarian options.

Doors open at 6pm with dinner service starting promptly at 6:30 p.m. BYOB if you'd like. Declining balance, student charge and credit cards accepted. For more details, the November menu and to make a reservation, please visit https://dcfarmgather.wordpress.com/whats-in-season-the-november-23rd-menu/

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Contact: farm@dickinson.edu
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General Announcements

Save the Date! Town Hall Meeting

Mark your calendar for 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, when we will hold the Dickinson College Town Meeting in ATS.

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Who Are You Thankful For at Dickinson?

Please join CSSJ and partners for card writing thanking someone special at Dickinson!

Date: Friday, Nov 15
Time: Noon-2:00pm
Location: Table in Upper Level, HUB

Displayed through Monday, November 18, 2019
Contact: CSSJ@dickinson.edu

Thank Facilities and Dining Services Workers Day!

Please join CSSJ and partners in taking time to say thanks as you walk around campus and see our wonderful Facilities and Dining Services folks hard at work!

Date: Monday, Nov 18
Time: ALL DAY
Location: Dickinson Campus

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Vitality November 2019 - Employee Newsletter

As a convenience to all employees, the November 2019 issue of Vitality is now available via the Human Resource Services homepage through the Vitality icon in the left sidebar area, where there is also an access link for archived issues.

November is a month where we think of gratefulness and giving thanks! We focus on Building Community in November by celebrating National Inspirational Role Models Month and National Gratitude Month by observing World Kindness Day. See below for more information and a sample of the programs offered this month:

• Flu Vaccine Clinic (appointments required) on Wednesday, November 6 (page 2)
• Color Rush Annual 5K on Saturday, November 9 (page 4)
• Zootopia – Free Community Movie Viewing on Saturday, November 9 (page 4)
• Be Kinder than Necessary table event on Wednesday, November 13 (page 1)
• Building Healthy Relationships on Monday, November 18 (page 6)
• Office of Equity & Inclusivity programs throughout November (page 7)

and…Save the Date for the Winter Social – Friday, December 13! (page 2)

Enjoy a variety of other community-based programs, events and opportunities that are also shared in the monthly issues of Vitality throughout the year. To view Vitality and all of the details and information regarding upcoming events, click the "more information" link below!

Displayed through Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Food/Supply Drive for CARES

Please join CSSJ and partners in donating to the Food/Supply Drive for CARES during our Week of Thanks! Look for a list of supplies by the box!

Date: Tuesday, Nov 19
Time: 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Location: Upper Level, HUB

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Contact: CSSJ@dickinson.edu
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TUX Lunch and Learn - All about Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams makes it easy to work across departments and keep track of documents, conversations, and updates to projects all in one place. Stop by HUB Siderooms 204-205 on Wednesday, Nov. 20th from 12pm-1pm to find out more about how Microsoft Teams can make your collaborative efforts even more successful!

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Contact: loppi@dickinson.edu

Lunch & Learn: What is Incapacitation?

Can someone give consent for sex if they have been drinking? What is incapacitation? Join Angie Harris, Associate Dean of Students, for a conversation with Adrienne Meador Murray. Grab your lunch from the Caf or Union Station and join us in the Social Hall for this discussion.

Adrienne Meador Murray is a veteran law enforcement officer with expertise in conducting investigations into incidents of sexual assault, stalking, and intimate partner violence. Ms. Murray began her 17-year career in law enforcement with the City of Richmond, VA, before transitioning to the University of Richmond Police Department and serving as Chief of Police at both Davidson College in NC and Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Murray is a graduate of the University of Richmond, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Studies in Human Resource Management, and New England College, where she earned a Master of Science in Campus Public Safety Administration. Murray is also a graduate of the 235th session of the prestigious FBI National Academy.

Date: November 20
Location: Social Hall
Time: 12 p.m.

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Contact: titleIX@dickinson.edu
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Coffee & Collaboration Wed. and Thurs. this week!

Stop by the Quarry between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 or Thursday, Nov. 21 to chat with members of User Services about any IT initiatives, issues, or thoughts you may have regarding your technology experience across campus.

Displayed through Thursday, November 21, 2019
Contact: loppi@dickinson.edu

Hunger Banquet

Please join CSSJ and partners on November 22 to learn about global and local hunger from a number of speakers from the community.

Participants will be able to learn about levels of food access across the world. All proceeds will be donated to Project SHARE, and every $1 raised pays for 6 meals! Tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door.

Tickets can be purchased at weblink below (log in with your Dickinson information).

Location: Stern Great Room
Date: November 22
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Calendar Icon
Cost: $5 in advance: $7 at the door

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Contact: CSSJ@dickinson.edu
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Kindergarten Food Drive for Project Share

The Kindergarten program at DCCC is holding a food drive for Project Share. The food drive will run until Monday, November 25th. The Kindergartners will be taking the donations to Project Share the afternoon of the 25th. You can drop off non-perishable food items at the Children's Center from 7:30am-5:00pm. Just ring the bell and drop off your donation at the front office. Items needed: pull top cans/shelf stable microwave foods, light syrup fruits, low sodium can goods, baby formula, stage 3 toddler foods, shelf stable protein shakes, canned tuna, pasta sauce, canned vegetables, trail mix, granola bars, or shelf stable milk.

Displayed through Friday, November 22, 2019
Contact: trumanc@dickinson.edu
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Professional Development and Wellness

Self Defense Classes

Dickinson Campus Recreation is holding self defense classes for students beginning on October 29th and ending on December 3rd. There will be a total of six classes, but you do not have to attend all of them to learn! New skills will be taught at each class by a certified self defense instructor. They will be held on Tuesdays from 12:00-1:00 in the HUB dance room. Please feel free to stop by to learn some useful self defense techniques to feel safe on and off campus!

Displayed through Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Contact: cohenade@dickinson.edu

This Is Not A Bill / Explanation of Benefits (EOB)

Aetna Representative: Jean Enders
Wednesday, November 20
Althouse 106 | noon-1 p.m.

What is it telling me? What should I do with the information contained in an EOB?

Receiving an explanation of benefits can be confusing. Join us for a workshop on how to read your explanation of benefits, what it means, and why it’s important! Enroll and sign-up now in Totara through the Aetna Medical Consumerism course or click on the more information link below.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Aetna Individual Consultations

Thursday, November 20
HUB Mary Dickinson Room | 1:30-4 p.m. walk-in or by appointment

Do you have medical questions regarding your Aetna insurance plan? How does this insurance plan work? What is deductible and coinsurance? Our Aetna representative will be available on campus to help answer your claims questions or inquiries regarding your medical and mental health services. Please bring any documents pertaining to your questions such as explanation of benefits, bills etc. Aetna’s enrolled members can log into Aetna Navigator at www.aetna.com to access Aetna’s broad network and resource tools.

To schedule an appointment with Aetna, please register through Totara through the Aetna Medical Consumerism course or click on "for more information" below.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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AIDS Awareness Information Session

AIDS is a formidable virus that appeared in our world quite some time ago. What do you know about this non-discriminating viral health issue? Where have we gone with treatments and how are we dealing with this today? How are we examining this world-wide problem going forward?

AIDS Awareness
Presented by UPMC Infectious Diseases
Friday, December 6
HUB Social Hall East | noon-1 p.m.

Sign-up to attend this session to learn more.
Click the "more information" link below to enroll and sign-up in Totara.

For assistance, please send an email to devwell@dickinson.edu, or call ext. 1503.

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Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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RSVP Events

Workplace Ergonomics Open Session - November 21, 12:00p, Social Hall East

Learn about the basics of ergonomics and how it applies to your office, workstation, and more. This session, held in the Social Hall East on Thursday, November 21 at 12:00pm, will present ergonomic principles and how to achieve them through simple adjustments, as well as discuss some additional takeaways to improve your workplace health and safety. Feel free to bring your lunch!

Sign up in Totara.

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

LGBTQ+ History Project Internship Positions - Spring 2020

Dickinson's Special Collections and the LGBT Center of Central PA are collaborating to document the stories of LGBTQ+ individuals in our region. Unpaid internship positions are available for a minimum of 6 hours per week. Projects may include conducting and/or transcribing oral history interviews; editing video; cataloging documents, images, and artifacts; researching historic sites; or contributing to other research efforts. Internships may be completed on-campus, although off-campus opportunities are available for those with transportation.

Send a letter of interest and a resume to history@centralpalgbtcenter.org. Applications for Spring 2020 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications are recommended by December 16.

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Contact: history@centralpalgbtcenter.org
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Opening for a Photography Intern in the Office of Marketing & Communications!

Is your Instagram page full of amazing photos? Do you get excited when adding #dsonphotos to a post? Do you know how to operate a DSLR camera? If you answered “YES!” then this is the position for you. We are seeking a dedicated and ambitious photographer for the spring 2020 semester to work 3-4 hours per week. Specific hours will vary each week, but many assignments will happen on evenings and weekends. When not on assignment, we want our student photographer to take initiative and capture stunning images of campus. Our student photographer can expect to have photos featured prominently on the Dickinson website, in print materials and on Instagram.

Applicants should send an email explaining your interest in the position and link to an online photography portfolio to Joe O’Neill at oneiljos@dickinson.edu by Nov. 19.

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Contact: oneiljos@dickinson.edu
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Media Center Assistants Wanted

A few media center assistants are needed for the spring semester. Responsibilities include support of technology needs for patrons of the media center. Provide assistance to patrons using audio, video, graphics, web development, and maker space applications. Manage the borrowing of media center equipment. Assist staff on multimedia projects in Academic Technology. Create tutorials on multimedia applications for trainings & user reference. Assistant will help maintain smart classroom equipment & other technical duties as assigned. Must be reliable and punctual and possess strong customer service, technical, & problem solving skills. (days, evenings & weekends) Apply at http://blogs.dickinson.edu/mediacenter/apply/

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Contact: mediacenter@dickinson.edu
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Geometry Tutor Needed

A geometry tutor is needed for a high school junior at my home, a 6-minute drive from campus. Tutor must be patient, enjoy math and be confident in their ability to explain high school geometry. $25/hour. Having experience with tutoring, your own transportation and the ability to speak French are all plusses but are not required. Please email barkerk@dickinson.edu for more information or to apply.

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Contact: barkerk@dickinson.edu

Volunteer Events and Fundraising

Pumpkin Run Fundraiser!

Dickinson College Children's Center is having a Pumpkin Run Fundraiser! The infants/toddlers will be riding in the stroller out front at DCCC, and the Older Toddlers, Preschool, and Kindergarten will be walking to the Dickinson College track on Wednesday, November 20th. The bigger kids will be walking as a group starting at 10am, watch for the cute parade of kiddos all walking to promote healthy habits and exercise! If you would like to donate to this fundraiser to thank them for their hard work, follow the link below!

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Contact: trumanc@dickinson.edu
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