Academic

Science Symposium Abstracts Due

All Science Symposium abstracts were due on Tuesday, April 20. PDF's of presentations are due by Friday, April 23.

Displayed through Saturday, April 24, 2021
Contact: wissj@dickinson.edu

Plan now!

Due to Final Grade Processing, transcripts and enrollment verifications cannot be printed after May 17, 2021 for graduating seniors printing will resume May 24, 2021 (June 7, 2021 for underclassmen). 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.

Displayed through Friday, April 30, 2021
Contact: reg@dickinson.edu

Food Studies Certificate Capstone Public Presentations

Presentation Facilitator: Professor Heather Bedi
Thursday, May 6: 3-4 pm
Zoom: https://dickinson.zoom.us/j/81076008718

Food Studies Certificate Capstone Student Presenters:
Bisrat Behre, International Business and Management, French minor
Jackie Greger, English and Environmental Studies
Amelia Lufrano, Environmental Studies
Maddy Smith, Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Displayed through Monday, May 3, 2021
Contact: bedih@dickinson.edu

Career Center

Dson Connect Jobs & Internships

Simply filter “dson connected” label in Handshake to see opportunities posted by Dickinson alums and friends of the college! Scroll to the bottom of the pop-up box for “Labeled by your school"

Current students can sign in to Handshake using their Gateway credentials.
Click on Academic Resources on the sidebar
Click on the Handshake link under the Center for Advising, Internships & Lifelong Career Development Resources heading
You will be logged into your Handshake account

Current Employers:
Lazard
HelloFresh
EDSI
AstraZenica
Department of Homeland Security
Citi

Displayed through Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Contact: heberlit@dickinson.edu

College Farm and Sustainability

Volunteer at the College Farm!

Interested in volunteering at the College Farm? Join us every Friday for the rest of the semester for Weed N' Feed. Transportation to and from the farm and a post-farm snack will be provided. We will depart from the DPS parking lot at 1:00pm and return by 5:00pm. We can take a maximum of five people per week, so sign up soon here: http://bit.ly/3qcW66Y Email farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu with any questions you may have!

Displayed through Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Contact: farmcoordinator@dickinson.edu
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From the Farm to your Kitchen – Dickinson Vegetable Shares – Sign Up now

Dickinson College Farm CSA (Campus Supported Agriculture) sign ups are now open. Fully customized vegetable shares each week with options for a 24 week or a 30 week season beginning in May. Pick up weekly or every other week at the Farm or on campus. Our produce is certified organic and freshly harvested. Beef, lamb, canned goods and other tasty surprises are also offered. Let us share a taste of farm goodness with you! You will be delighted!

To sign up or to learn more about the benefits associated with becoming a CSA member, please go to http://blogs.dickinson.edu/farm/csa/ or contact Mary Silva at farm@dickinson.edu.

Displayed through Thursday, April 22, 2021
Contact: farm@dickinson.edu
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Climate Action Plan Conversation

Share your ideas with the Climate Action Plan 3 Committee for mitigating carbon emission on campus at this interactive meeting dedicated to your input, feedback and ideas. Two meeting times are available for your convenience.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84851384560?pwd=bFhtaHdLU0hVZVVlSGxYK1ZrWHFWdz09
Meeting ID: 848 5138 4560
Passcode: rURct1

Join the conversation on Tuesday, April 20 at noon or Wednesday April 21 at 7 p.m.

Displayed through Friday, April 23, 2021
Contact: shutles@dickinson.edu
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Spring Gift Boxes from the College Farm - Jam 'n Drinks 'n Doggie Treats

Spring has sprung and the College Farm is delighted to share its new line of homemade products made from our certified organic produce and other wholesome ingredients. Strawberry Jam, One-of-a-kind Melon Marmalade, Bloody Mary Mix – has some Zip!, Refreshing Cantaloupe Shrub Drink Mix, Stone ground Cornmeal and more! A few farm favorites as well – Salsa, Marinara Sauce and Pickled Red Beets are sure to please. Enhance your gift box with Wildflower Seed packets, Popcorn, new varieties of Beef Jerky, Wool Yarn and for our adored pups, certified and humanely raised and grass-fed Doggie Treats.

Farm-made Gift Boxes are great for Mother's Day, Graduations and other Spring celebrations. Share a taste of the farm with Moms and Grandmas near and far as well as colleagues, neighbors, family, friends and foodies in your life!

Shipping and curbside pick-up options are available.
https://dcorganicfarm.square.site
For more information, contact Mary Silva at farm@dickinson.edu

Displayed through Monday, May 3, 2021
Contact: farm@dickinson.edu
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General Announcements

Vitality April 2021 Issue - Employee Newsletter

As a convenience to all employees, the April 2021 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.

April greets us with sunny skies, beautiful weather and blossoming flowers, calling us to enjoy the great outdoors. This offers many opportunities such as joining the annual ECO Challenge to support sustainability and wellbeing! The NEW Dickinson & Slavery Walking Tour kicks off on Wednesday, April 7 at noon in front of Old West, hosted by President Margee Ensign and Matt Pinsker, director of House Divided and student interns. April is also Alcohol Awareness and Sexual Assault Awareness month – two very important concerns for the Dickinson community, and includes the annual Take Back the Night event. See this issue for a variety of virtual programs and information to stay safe, stay connected and learn more this spring. See below for online options available to nurture our minds and bodies holistically:

• Dickinson & Slavery Walking Tour | Wednesday, April 7 at noon
• Take Back the Night | Wednesday, April 14 at 6 p.m.
• Beyond Opioids | Wednesday, April 21 at noon
• Book Discussion: Sexual Citizens – Sex, Power and Assault on Campus | Tuesday, April 20 at noon
• College Prep for Parents | April 20 & 27 from noon-1 p.m.
• ECO Challenge | April 1-21
• Pound Fitness online | various dates!
• Health Coaching 101: Focus on Fun | Wednesday, April 28 from noon-1 p.m.
• Medicare 101 | Wednesday, April 28 from 6-8 p.m. presented by Aetna
• Virtual Fitness Options | YMCA360.org, Planet Fitness & more…

Enjoy a variety of other community-based programs, events and opportunities that are also shared in the monthly issues of Vitality throughout the year. For details and more information regarding events offered in the upcoming month, check out the April issue of Vitality – and remember to register via Totara in the Gateway!

In the spirit of being sustainable, economically efficient, and allowing instant access to Vitality, we provide all issues in electronic format. We will not be offering printed copies of the April 2021 issue due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope that you enjoy the convenience of viewing Vitality online!

Displayed through Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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"Explore More" Info Sessions

Pre-Orientation has been upgraded to a new format: Explore More! Explore More programs are thematic experiences for small groups of incoming first-year and transfer students. We encourage offices, departments, and student groups to host Explore More programs that are dynamic and interactive to introduce incoming students to distinctive aspects of Dickinson. Explore More will help students acclimate to campus life, make personal connections, and take an in-depth look at an area of interest. For host groups, Explore More is an opportunity to engage students at the start of their Dickinson career, expand your campus visibility, and recruit future student leaders. We hope that those who have participated in Pre-O in past years will consider joining us again in this new iteration and welcome additional groups and departments who are interested in joining for the first time! These info session will further explain the transition to Explore More and describe how to get involved.
Join Zoom meeting:
https://dickinson-edu.zoom.us/j/96835255283?pwd=aGJFOGR1Q3ppZ2YwY0FMaDVsVHZ5Zz09
Meeting ID: 968 3525 5283 Passcode: 735539

Monday, April 19 at 5 p.m.
Thursday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

Displayed through Thursday, April 22, 2021
Contact: slce@dickinson.edu

Poitras Gleim Recording Available!

The recording of this year's Poitras Gleim lecture featuring BD Wong, which took place on Monday April 5th 2021, is now available! The lecture is accessible at this link: https://www.dickinson.edu/homepage/1479/poitras_gleim_lecture
Please note you will need to sign in using your Dickinson email and password in order to view the lecture.

Displayed through Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: slce@dickinson.edu

Nominations for the Ganoe Senior Prize and the Hufstader Award

Included in the virtual Commencement Ceremony will be the announcement of the Hufstader Senior Prize and Ganoe Award—one of the long-standing traditions of Commencement. The Hufstader Senior Prize, which includes an honorarium, is presented to two graduating seniors who made the “greatest contributions to the good of the college.” All seniors and employees are eligible and encouraged to nominate students for the Hufstader Senior Prize. The Constance and Rose Ganoe Memorial Award for Inspirational Teaching is given annually to a Dickinson faculty member elected by the senior class. The award includes an honorarium and the opportunity to use funds from the Ganoe Memorial Fund to support teaching and research interests. Nominations for these awards are available through the Gateway and will close at 4 p.m. on May 3.

Displayed through Monday, May 3, 2021

Professional Development and Wellness

Beyond Opioids | Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain

Wednesday, April 21 | noon - 1 p.m. | ZOOM meeting

Presented by UPMC Carlisle

Because of the risk of tolerance, dependency, addiction, and overdose, opioids should be treatment of last resort for chronic pain. Learn about alternative treatments including NSAIDS, muscle relaxants, neuro-modulating medications, as well as interventional options including epidural and facet steroid injections, radio-frequency ablation, and spinal cord stimulation. Enroll and sign-up for this wellness info session. A link to the Zoom meeting will be provided upon signing up in Totara.

Displayed through Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Aetna Individual Consultations (Phone Appointment)

Thursday, April 22 | 1 - 4:30 p.m.

Managing your money and making choices for your healthcare are challenges many of us face regularly. Our representative, Jean Enders, is available on Thursday, April 22, for phone appointments. Take advantage of making an appointment to speak with her to get your questions answered about claims or learning to read your EOB (Explanation of Benefits).

Enroll and sign-up for a phone appointment by searching on course name "Aetna" in Totara. A phone number will be provided once you sign-up for an appointment time. If you have documents pertaining to your questions such as explanation of benefits, bills etc., please be sure to scan these files so you can share through Webex and view together with the Aetna representative.

Displayed through Thursday, April 22, 2021
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Fun Run / Walk

Thursday, April 22 - Any Time!

Mark your calendars for the annual Wellness Fun Run Walk!

Take a mid-day walk to refresh and rejuvenate your mind and body with fresh air and sunshine! The walking route departs from Britton Plaza progresses to Dickinson Park and back. Social distancing is requested. 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 anytime, at your own pace , and plan for 30-minutes to one hour depending on your desired pace.

If you are not available on April 22, feel free to complete this walk on your own! Email devwell@dickinson.edu for the map route.

Displayed through Thursday, April 22, 2021
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu

Medicare 101 - Presented by Aetna

April 28 | 6-8 p.m. | WebEx Meeting

Retirement and healthcare are two topics that we all face as we grow older. Many of us find healthcare coverage and decisions as one of our biggest challenges, and are confused or concerned about making the right decisions. So many choices to make - and not necessarily having the tools or answers needed to make the right decision - cause this to be quite stressful. If you are approaching retirement or if you need to help a friend, family member or loved one navigate these challenging decisions, please sign-up to attend one of these informative sessions on Medicare presented by Aetna. This program is open to the entire Dickinson community.

Enroll and sign-up for this medical consumerism session in Totara. A WebEx link will be provided to registrants.

Displayed through Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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Health Coaching Roundtable | Focus on Fun

Wednesday, April 28 | noon-1 p.m. | TEAMS meeting

Focusing on having fun while being active is a great approach to improving and maintaining your wellbeing. Join this roundtable discussion for tips and ideas on ways to put some fun into your fitness routine or adding some spontaneity to support your overall wellbeing while staying active this spring and throughout the year! Enroll and sign-up for this wellness session to learn more under Health Coaching 101 in Totara!

Displayed through Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: devwell@dickinson.edu
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RSVP Events

Diploma Mailing and Graduate Recognition Ceremony Registration

All seniors are asked to complete the registration form for the Graduate Recognition Ceremonies taking place on May 15. Through this form, you will provide an address for your diploma which will be mailed by the end of May. Registration for Graduate Recognition Ceremony times will be first-come, first-served. All guests must be preregistered, and you will be required to provide contact information for each guest. The form is available through the Gateway. You may return to the form to update your selections or information. The form will close at noon on Thursday, April 22 and all information submitted at that time will be final. If you have specific questions, please contact the Office of the President at presofc@dickinson.edu.

Displayed through Thursday, April 22, 2021
Contact: presofc@dickinson.edu

Student Jobs/Careers/Internships

Office of Admissions Summer Tour Guide Positions

The Office of Admissions is hiring summer tour guides. 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 Visit Programs and Services Manager, the Associate Director of Operations, the Dean of Admissions, and/or the Assistant 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. The position includes an hourly wage, a daily food stipend and campus housing. There will be two sessions for summer tour guiding: May 17 to July 2 and then July 5 to August 28.

Please email Michelle Fisher at fishemic@dickinson.edu for an application. The application deadline is Friday, April 23.

Displayed through Thursday, April 22, 2021
Contact: fishemic@dickinson.edu

Student worker positions available: Office of Marketing & Communications

Help the Office of Marketing & Communications tell the Dickinson story! We have openings for a photography intern and student marketing assistants for the 2021-22 academic year. View complete position descriptions and application instructions at dickinson.edu/marcommjobs, and apply by April 30.

Displayed through Friday, April 23, 2021
Contact: davidsol@dickinson.edu
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Summer Internship Grants - upcoming deadlines: 4/15 or 5/6

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 http://tinyurl.com/DsonInternGrant. The next deadline is Thursday, April 15, 4 p.m. EST. The final deadline is extended to Thursday, May 6, 4 p.m. EST.

Displayed through Monday, April 26, 2021
Contact: foxa@dickinson.edu
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The Center for Spirituality and Social Justice is Hiring Student Interns!

The Center for Spirituality and Social Justice assists students, community members, faculty and staff to build connections around spirituality and religion, explore the complexity of identity and values, understand worldview diversity, participate in inter-group dialogue, dive into complex social justice issues, and explore meaning and purpose.

Who are the Religious Community Interns? Religious Community Interns are student leaders who are committed to deepening their intercultural identity leadership development, and engaging the community around issues of spirituality, religion, meaning making and social justice.

We are looking for interns in the following areas:
• Multi-Media: Webpage, Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, posters, blogs, video
• Curricular Design: Training and Development of Educational Resources for students, faculty, and
• Social Justice: Finding the intersections of social justice, meaning, faith, religion, and facilitating inter-group dialogue
• Meaning Making and Purpose: A Good Life Retreat, What Matters Most, faith and …., other programs
• Experiential: Exploring faith traditions, liaison with other faith/secular humanist groups, departments, faculty, staff, and other religions and new religious community groups, and identifying intercultural learning.

Please click on the "More Info" below for the application

Displayed through Friday, April 30, 2021
Contact: cssj@dickinson.edu
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