30 min. Info Sessions | Food Studies in Italy | Summer 2021

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Tuesday, January 26, 2020 @ 4:30pm EST
Wednesday, January 27, 2020 @ 12:30pm EST

Come learn about the Food Studies in Italy Summer Program 2021! "Bioregions and Food Cultures of Italy": food studies classes, active-learning moments, field trips, and several great Italian destinations!

Taught in English, FDST250 “Bioregions and Food Cultures of Italy” will run from July 6 to July 31, 2021. The group will be based in Bologna but will travel to other locations like Venice, Turin, in Piedmont, and Sorrento, on the Amalfi Coast. This FDST250, 1 credit, is an elective course for the Food Studies Certificate, it has a Sustainability Investigations attribute, an Anthropology attribute, and it can count as a Topics Course for Italian Studies majors.

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Deadline for New Course Proposals for Fall 2021

If you plan to offer any new courses in the Fall 2021 Semester, APSC must take those course proposals to the March Faculty Meeting in order to secure approval for their offering. The new course proposal online form, available on the committee website at (, should be completed and submitted by February 1.

Faculty may experiment with a new course by requesting that it be considered a "one-time-only" offering. Such courses require only the approval of APSC, not the entire faculty, but should also be submitted by the February 1 deadline. Please indicate "one-time-only" prominently on the top of the form.

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Spring 2021 Internship Registration

If you are pursuing a remote or in-person internship this spring, you can register with the Spring Internship Notation Program. Through the INP, you’ll engage in a personalized, reflective experience designed to support your goals. AND, the internship will be recognized on your official academic transcript.

All active, matriculated students with an internship are welcome to register through the Forms section of Gateway. Students should plan to submit a registration before Monday, February 1, if possible. However, please contact Amity Fox if you need more time to make the internship arrangements.

International students studying on an F1 visa:
According to F-1 regulations, if you plan to pursue an internship/research experience with an organization other than Dickinson College – whether remote or in-person, whether paid or unpaid – you MUST register with the INP and obtain CPT work authorization approval BEFORE you can start the experience.
? CPT is required in every circumstance if you are located within the U.S.
? CPT is required if you are located outside of the U.S. but working for a U.S.-based company
? CPT is not required if you are located outside of the U.S. and working for a non-U.S.-based company

Questions? Contact Amity Fox –

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Dickinson College Library Building Access , Spring 2021

Beginning February 1, 2021, the Waidner-Spahr Library will be open to Dickinson College authorized students (those who have completed their stay-at-home period) , faculty and staff, with the following schedule:

Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. -6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Students arriving on campus on the delayed schedule will be able to use the library building beginning February 15.

Access to the building will be at the main entrance on High St.; a current Dickinson College ID card is required. The lower level of the library and the lower entrance will be closed; items from that area can be requested at the Circulation Desk and will be retrieved by library staff. Researchers requiring access to Archives and Special Collections should email . Library seating has been reduced to one person per worktable; furniture has been arranged to support social distancing. Library study rooms will be available for use by only one person at a time. Contact free pick-up of library materials will be available for students, staff and faculty and located in the lobby area. Visitors will be expected to practice social distancing, adhere to the mask requirement and follow informational signs displayed throughout the building. A monitor inside the Library entrance indicates the Library building capacity and the current availability of space for users.

Additional information about library services and resources for spring 2021 is available on the library home page. Go to "More Information" below for the link.

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Deadline for The Prize for Excellence in First Year Research January 5th

The Waidner-Spahr Library Prize for Excellence in First Year Research
The staff of the Waidner-Spahr Library is proud to announce the third annual Waidner-Spahr Library Prize for Excellence in First Year Research, designed to recognize and reward first-year students who produce exceptional research projects.

The prize will be awarded each spring to 1 or 2 first-year students who create an outstanding research project for any class, in any discipline during their first semester on campus. The winning student will receive $100 and a certificate. In addition, the prize will be noted on the winners’ transcripts.

The awards committee will consider projects that effectively use properly cited, independently-selected research material to examine an engaging question. All submissions will be assessed against the awards rubric. Eligible research projects may include but are not limited to:

Research papers of any length
Multimedia projects
Lab reports
Field research studies
For consideration, students may submit their own work or have their work nominated by a professor or peer. Projects must be submitted using the form to the right.

The winning student will be asked to briefly discuss their work at an award ceremony in February 2021.

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Career Center

Senior Job Search Launch Series

Each year the senior class comes together to participate in the Senior Job Search Launch program. This intensive workshop series is designed to have you walk away with a strong job search plan and strategy for after graduation. In two days, you will develop or enhance your Resume, Cover Letter, Reference List, LinkedIn Profile, Interview Skills, Networking Abilities, and Job Search Plan.
You do not need to attend the entire series, but rather, you can pop in and out of sessions as needed.
Most beneficial for:
? Seniors seeking entry-level employment
? Juniors wanting to get an early start
? Students who are working with a career advisor to set goals and strategy for their search
? Students who would benefit from a structured approach for their personal search

Job Search Prep--Thursday, January 21

12 PM Developing a Job Search Plan & Strategy
1 PM Writing Effective Job Search Materials: Resume, Cover letter, References
2 PM Utilizing Networking Tools: LinkedIn, Alumni Fire & Alumni Directory
3 PM Networking 101

Landing the Opportunity—Friday, January 22

10 AM Effective Interview
11 AM Salary Negotiation

Resume, Cover Letter & LinkedIn Reviews—Friday, January 22

12-4 PM Drop-In Reviews

*All workshops and resume/LinkedIn critiques can be access through zoom at:

Students can attend all sessions, or just attend specific sessions of interest.

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College Farm and Sustainability

Post-Baccalaureate Employment Opportunities with the Dickinson College Farm: Six-Month Farm Apprenticeship

Beyond “just farming”, employment with the College Farm offers hands-on learning experiences that build professional skill sets in project management, group leadership, technical know-how, and networking. The College Farm's six-month Apprenticeship is full-time and runs from May/June until Thanksgiving. The apprentice position includes a competitive hourly pay plus on-farm housing including amenities.

As an apprentice, graduates will gain the skills, experience, and knowledge needed to advance toward leadership roles within the professional arena. In addition to farm-specific training, this experience is applicable to furthering academic studies and employment opportunities related to food, sustainability, and education.

More details on the 2021 Farm Apprentice position and an application can be found at

Applications are reviewed as they are received. Final deadline for the Dickinson College Farm 2021 Apprenticeship Program is February 8, 2021.

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2021-2022 Education and Outreach Coordinator Opening at the College Farm

The College Farm Outreach Coordinator is a one-year full-time position geared toward providing a recent graduate with the unique opportunity to continue their connection with the College Farm, campus community, and regional local food initiatives while developing professional skills in educational programming, program management, mentorship, and communications. This position is based on campus and focused on maintaining and establishing campus and community connections with the College Farm. The position runs from May/June 2021 to May/June 2022 and includes a competitive salary.

Areas of focus for the Outreach Coordinator include coordinating educational and outreach programs on campus, helping to generate ideas and implement new campus initiatives, serve as farm liaison with campus organization, overseeing farm media outlets, providing support for the farm’s youth educational programs, and much more.

More details on the Farm Outreach Coordinator position and an application can be found at

Applications are reviewed as they are received. Final deadline for the 2021-2022 Dickinson College Farm Outreach Coordinator is February 8, 2021.

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General Announcements

IS Help Desk In-Person Phone Support Resumes Tuesday, January 12 for Students, Faculty and Staff

Since mid-March when the pandemic adjusted working conditions, the only way to contact the IS Help Desk has been via email or voice mail due to staff being remotely located. With more employees and students on campus for the Spring 2021 semester, IS has implemented a call center solution to resume Help Desk telephone services and more fully support campus operations.

Beginning Tuesday, January 12th, Help Desk phone services (from on campus: x1000 | from off campus: 717-245-1000) will resume in-person support for students, faculty, and staff. As before, Help Desk phone services are available for standard business hours: Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM.

Thank you.

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Bookstore Textbook Portal OPEN

The Bookstore textbook portal will open on January 8 ( Textbooks (new, used, rental and e-books) will be available for purchase, and the Bookstore will offer free shipping on all domestic and international textbook orders. Please check the portal regularly for updates on class requirements and in-stock books. Any questions, please call 1-800-582-5436.

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ID Office

The ID Office will be closed to Faculty & Staff from noon on Thursday, January 21 through Friday, January 22, 2021. We will only be doing ID's for incoming students.

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Graduating Seniors Apply Now: Young Alumni Trustee Position

Applications are now being accepted for the Young Alumni Trustee position. All seniors graduating by May 2021 are eligible to apply. The Board of Trustees established this two-year position as a way to bring new, young perspective to the board and its deliberations as well as assist the board in developing open and meaningful connections with the student body. See the link below for more information and to access the online application. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Love in the Office of the President at or 717-245-1792. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Monday, January 25, 2020.

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R&D Deadline - January 29, 2021

The Research and Development Committee welcomes your proposals for:
Study group proposals for Summer 2021 - Student-Faculty research projects for Summer 2021 - Dana Research Assistantships for Summer 2021

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RSVP Events

Community Book Discussion of Sigh, Gone on 1/25

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in a discussion of the Spring 2021 Community Reading selection, Sigh, Gone: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In by Phuc Tran. This event will take place online on Monday, January 25, 2021 from 5:00 until 6:30 p.m.

A Zoom link will be sent to all registrants. Please register, using the link below, by Friday, January 22.

Questions? Contact Donna Bickford or Jessica Howard. This event is sponsored by the Dickinson College Division of Academic Affairs, Human Resource Services, Division of Student Life, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, and the Waidner-Spahr Library.

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