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Fall Open Houses

November 5, 2022


8:30 - 9 a.m. Registration Waidner-Spahr Library (Map #21) 

Enjoy light breakfast refreshments, get to know Dickinson students and admissions staff and take a moment to explore our bright and welcoming campus library. 

9:15 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks  Anita Tuvin Schlecter Auditorium (ATS) (Map #19) 

  • Catherine McDonald Davenport ’87, Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions 
  • John E. Jones III ’77, P’11, Dickinson College President  

9:30 a.m. Get to Know Us! Admissions and Financial Aid ATS (Map #19) 

  • Angie Barone ’90, P’22, P’23, P’26, Executive Director for Student Engagement, Retention & Persistence 
  • Molly Boegel, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment and Director of Admissions Programs & Services
  • Ruth Cramer, Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid

10 a.m. The Dickinson Experience: Student Life Panel  ATS (Map #19) 

  • Ellie Pattillo ’23, Durham, NC, Psychology, Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies
  • Maxwell Collins ’25, Schwenksville, PA, Economics
  • Sierra Stevens ’23, Hanover, PA, International Business & Management
  • Mackenzie Brielmann ’23, Lakewood Ranch, FL, Dance, Psychology
  • Zach Gordon ’23, Bethesda, MD, International Business & Management

11 a.m. Dickinson’s Distinctive Approach to the Academic Experience  

Enjoy this opportunity to hear from faculty and students as they reflect on the distinctive elements—in various majors and broadly—of a Dickinson education. Q&A to follow. Please select a panel from the following options. 

  • Session 1 – Arts & Humanities  Emil R. Weiss Center for the Arts, Rubendall Recital Hall (Map #55) 
    • Todd Arsenault, Associate Professor of Art
    • James McMenamin, Associate Professor of Italian
    • Chelsea Skalak, Assistant Professor of English
    • Anna Nasser ’25, Spanish & Portuguese Studies, Religion
  • Session 2 – Sciences Rector Science Complex, Atrium (Map #17) 
    • Meredith Rauhut, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
    • Michael Roberts, Associate Professor of Biology
    • Harper Sinclair ’25, Neuroscience
    • Sophia Kovatsis ’24, Neuroscience, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Session 3 – Social Sciences  ATS (Map #19) 
    • Dan Schubert, Associate Professor of Sociology
    • David O’Connell, Associate Professor of Political Science
    • Regina Sweeney, Assoicate Professor of History
    • Jordyn Ney ’23, Political Science

11:45 a.m. Campus Tour With a Member of the Liberty Cap Society 

You will depart for your tour from the location of your chosen academic session.  

1 p.m. Lunch 

Your tour will conclude in the Holland Union Building (Map #16), where you will eat in the dining hall.  

Visit and Explore 

  • The Trout Gallery (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) Emil R. Weiss Center for the Arts (Map #55) 

  • Dickinson College Bookstore (9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Holland Union Building (Map #16) 

  • Dickinson & Slavery Self-Guided Walking Tour (begin tour at marker at Old West; Map #6) Explore the role of slavery and freedom in Dickinson’s history, including stops detailing contributions of enslaved people to the college’s founding and murals that commemorate the roles played by local free Blacks and formerly enslaved people.  

  • Dickinson College Farm Works (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.) See an exclusive visitor coupon in your folder. 169 West High St. (beside Denny Hall, Map #1)  

  • Home Athletics Contests
    1 p.m. Football vs. Johns Hopkins University (Biddle Field, Map #40)
    3 p.m. Men’s & Women’s Swimming vs. Lebanon Valley College (Clarke Aquatic Center, Map #35)
    3 p.m. Men’s & Women’s Swimming vs. Wilkes University (Clarke Aquatic Center, Map #35)