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Celebrating Dickinson

An aerial view of the John Dickinson Campus

Photo by Kimberly Drexler ’15

Celebrating Dickinson Week kicks off today

This week, Monday, Sept. 26, through Friday, Sept. 30, is Celebrating Dickinson Week. All members of the community are invited to join in the festivities, kicking off with a Cultural & Historical Walking Tour around campus Monday morning and including a variety of seminars, performances and discussions throughout the week. 

The theme for the week is "Inquiry, Inclusion and Engagement," and in addition to events focused on school and community spirit, the celebration features several events honoring Campus Inclusion Week, including Celebrate Atypicality and Neurodiversity on Tuesday, Sept. 27, and What Are Your Gender Pronouns Day on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

The week culminates with "Get Your Red Out" Friday, Sept. 30, when all faculty and staff members are invited to wear their favorite red Dickinson attire.

Full Schedule

Monday, Sept. 26

Cultural & Historical Walking Tour
Presented by Greg Moyer, Director of Admissions Recruitment
Meet at Britton Plaza | 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Recognizing & Developing Emotional Intelligence
Presented by Jessie Harpel-Fickes ’07 of Franco Psychological Associates
Stern Center, room 102 | noon-1 p.m.

Campus Inclusion Week on Britton Plaza
Presented by the Bias Education and Response Team (BERT), the Popel Shaw Center for Race & Ethnicity, Human Resource Services and more
Monday, September 26 - Thursday, September 29
Britton Plaza (Rain Location: HUB lower level) | noon-4:30 p.m.

Walking Meditation Labyrinth
Offered through the Center for Service, Spirituality & Social Justice
HUB Social Hall | 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 27

The Spiritual Dimensions of Health – Overview & Introduction
Presented by Prof. Dan Cozort, Department of Religion
Stern Center, room 102 | 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Nutrition & Women’s Health Roundtable: Menopause & Healthy Eating
Presented by Pennina Yasharpour, RD, Wellness Center
Stern Center, room 102 | noon-1 p.m.

Safety & Emergency Preparedness at Dickinson College
Presented by Ashley Zink & Daniel Berndt, Environmental Health & Safety
Allison Community Room | 9-10 a.m. & 7-8 p.m.

Getting Things Done in Office 365
Hosted by Angella Dagenhart, User Services
Information Commons Classroom, Library | 2-3:30 p.m.

Harnessing Your Superpowers: Strategies for Professionals with ADD/ADHD
Presented by Marni Jones, Disability Services
Mary Dickinson Room, HUB | 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 28

Inquiry, Inclusion & Engagement Panel Discussion
Moderator: Jason Rivera, Director of Institutional Research
Stern Center Great Room | 9-10:30 a.m.

Safety & Emergency Preparedness at Dickinson College
Presented by Ashley Zink & Daniel Berndt, Environmental Health & Safety
Allison Community Room  | 2-3 p.m.

Behind the Scenes at Mathers Theatre
Hosted by faculty & staff members of Theatre & Dance
Mathers Theatre | 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 29

Farm 2 Table Cooking Demo
Hosted by Dining Services & College Farm
Allison Community Room | 9-10:30 a.m.

What's in a Number?
Understanding Thyroid Disease & Becoming Your Own Health Advocate!

Presented by Professor Cindy Samet, Chemistry
Stern Center, room 102 | noon-1 p.m.

R.A.I.S.E. – Ready to Advocate for Inclusion Spaces for Everyone
Presented by LGBTQ Services
HUB side rooms 202-203 | 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 30

We invite the Dickinson community to Get Your Red Out on Friday, Sept. 30! Please wear your favorite red Dickinson shirt or other red attire for this day of Celebrating Dickinson.

Amernet String Quartet – Special Rehearsal Performance
Rubendall Recital Hall | 9:30-10 a.m. 

From West Africa to Kodak America: Inclusivity at The Trout Gallery
Hosted by Heather Flaherty, Curator of Education
Trout Gallery | 10-11:30 a.m.

Presumed Incompetent: The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia
Facilitated by Donna Bickford, Director of the Women’s & Gender Resource Center
Denny 304 | noon-1 p.m.

Cultural Celebration | Meet & Greet
Hosted by Human Resource Services & Institutional Initiatives
John Dickinson Campus | 3-4:30 p.m.

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Published September 26, 2016