Schedule of Events

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Monday, June 8

11:30 a.m. – noon
Behind the Curtain: What You Need to Know About the College Admissions Process
Join Cathy Davenport ’87, vice president for enrollment and dean of admissions, for a session on the importance of understanding how COVID-19 has impacted high school students and their college selection processes. Topics to be discussed include the (virtual) campus visit, finding the right fit, essays, interviews and standardized testing. Learn how selective college-admissions committees review applicants, what catches an admissions officer’s eye and how to avoid pitfalls. Anyone guiding a student through the admissions process will benefit from this session.
3 p.m.
A Conversation With President Margee Ensign
Join President Margee Ensign for a live conversation. Please send your questions in advance to

Tuesday, June 9

8 a.m. (ends Saturday at midnight)
McAndrews Fund Silent Auction/ POSTPONED UNTIL THE FALL
Join us for a silent auction to support the McAndrews Fund for Athletics. This weeklong silent auction will feature Red Devil treasures from the past as well as generously donated items. Thank you for your support!
1 – 2 p.m.
Portraits, Still Lives, Landscapes and Daily Life: Fifteen Favorite Paintings from 42 Years at the NGA
Dr. Eric Denker ’75, longtime head of adult programs at the National Gallery of Art, will offer a lecture including his insight into some of the highlights of the National Gallery of Art.
Sponsored by The Old West Society

Wednesday, June 10

1 – 2 p.m.
Managing a Sustainable Home and Office
Looking for tips to make your home or business more sustainable? Join Ken Shultes ’89, associate vice president for sustainability & facilities planning, for a fun and informative interactive session that will include tangible examples of sustainable interventions you can put in place. 
3:15 p.m.
Dickinson College Virtual Information Session and Q&A
Join Angie Fernandez Barone '90, P'22, P'23, director of admissions communications, for a virtual information session and Q&A. This online session will provide an excellent opportunity to learn more about the distinctive Dickinson experiences of today.
7 – 8 p.m.
Dickinson & Slavery Project: An Update
House Divided Project Director Matthew Pinsker will answer questions about the Dickinson & Slavery initiative and will update participants on the college’s plans for renaming some buildings on campus and raising awareness about Dickinson’s historic ties to both slavery and antislavery.

Thursday, June 11

All Day
Go the Distance with Dickinson: A Community Virtual Run/Walk –
This virtual event was created by Olivia Termini ’19 and Taylor Bednar ’19, who wanted to bring Dickinsonians together and contribute to COVID-19 relief efforts, while also deepening a sense of connectivity within the Dickinson community during this challenging time. Each registrant will receive a virtual runner’s/walker’s bib as well as weekly walking/running challenges. Registration is free, but a $25 donation to the Emergency Response Fund, the Wellness Initiative and/or the McAndrews Fund for Athletics is encouraged.
8 – 9 p.m. (ET)/ 5 – 6 p.m. (PT)
From Limestone Walls to Hollywood Boulevard: Forging a Path in the Entertainment Industry
Join television series writer-developers Eric Garcia ’90, Alex Carver ’95, Edward Ricourt ’95 and Lauren Ashley Smith ’06 for a conversation about forging a career as a creative in the evolving landscape of the entertainment industry.

Friday, June 12

All Day – Share your photos with us on Facebook and Instagram
Raise a Glass to Alumni Weekend 2020
We hope you will join us by raising a glass, water bottle, coffee cup or even a juice box to celebrate Alumni Weekend 2020. Show your Dickinson spirit wherever you are – post a picture or video toasting Dickinson College with any drink of choice. Have some fun and tag the college in your posts using the hashtag #DsonProud. Tag your fellow Dickinsonians – classmates, faculty, staff and friends!
Sponsored by The Mermaid Society

Office of Admissions

Schedule a virtual one-on-one session with the Office of Admissions, available June 10 – 12.
Mock Admissions Interviews
Conducted like a typical college interview, these mock interviews also include feedback and suggestions for your student. To schedule a mock interview with a Dickinson admissions counselor for your high school junior or senior, register online. If you have any questions, please contact Rylan Good, associate director of admissions, at 717-254-8246 or

Personal Consultations
Individual meetings will bring together high school-aged students and their parents/guardians with a member of the admissions staff for advice on the college-selection process. To schedule a session, register online. If you have any questions, please contact Rylan Good, associate director of admissions, at 717-254-8246 or


Trout from Home – Bringing Digital Art Experiences to You
The Trout Gallery at Dickinson has gone digital! Interact with virtual museum tours for all ages, hear from senior art & art history students and learn more about how you and your family can take advantage of the Trout's educational resources from the comfort of your home.