Localtunity: Farmers’ Market Tokens

Groups of three or more Dickinson employees and/or students are invited to Shop Farmers on the Square (FOTS) together for fresh foods grown by local farmers and receive one $5 token per person to use at the market. Add to the fun and receive an additional $5 token per person by cooking and sharing a meal together. Visit the HUB […]

Dickinson’s Energy Challenge 2014

To increase student participation in the 2014 Energy Challenge, which is running under the theme “student emPOWERment,” 15 residence halls will be competing for cash prizes in three categories: greatest reduction in an electric-heated building, greatest reduction in non-electric-heated building and building with greatest participation. Dickinson College students, faculty and employees can take part in this year’s Energy Challenge beginning […]

D.I.G. Camp Program Coordinator

The Center for Sustainability Education is recruiting a temporary full-time, paid, housing provided, Camp Coordinator for an educational summer camp to be hosted at the Dickinson College Farm this summer. Preference will be given to current Dickinson students, but anyone is welcomed to apply. The position will run from June 2-July 1, 2014. More information about the camp is available on […]

Bike to Farm Potluck with CSE

Come out on Saturday, Oct. 26 for good food, fun games, great company and some beautiful riding during the fall foliage. Meet in the Kaufman parking lot at 11:45 a.m. and bike to the College Farm. Enjoy the potluck and then bike back to campus around 3:30 p.m. It is seven miles one way (14 miles round trip). Experienced bikers […]

Amazing Honey Bees!

Backyard Beekeeping with Rodney Morgan June 15, 2013 2:00-4:00 PM Register online today! ~To make one pound of honey, the bees in the colony must visit 2 million flowers, fly over 55,000 miles and will be the lifetime work of approximately 768 bees. ~A single honeybee will only produce approximately 1/12 teaspoon of honey in her lifetime. ~A typical beehive can […]

What’s the big deal about biogas?

So…what’s the big deal about biogas? Find out by participating in the Center for Sustainability Education’s day-long biogas workshop next Saturday! Open to current Dickinson students, faculty and staff. Students get priority. There are only 4 spots left! Email websteda at dickinson.edu for more info. “Biogas fuel is a flammable substance that burns in a similar fashion to liquefied petroleum […]

Giovania Tiarachristie ’13 was Selected as a Udall Scholar from a Field of 585 Candidates Dickinson Website By Kristyn Pankiw April 24, 2012 For the second-consecutive year, Giovania Tiarachristie ’13, an international-studies and sociology major from Pittsburgh, Pa., has been selected as a Udall Scholar in recognition of her environmental and social-justice work on and off campus. The Udall Foundation […]

On the Grow: University of Michigan Graduate Students Work to Establish a Campus Farm Ann Arbor By Janet Miller April 23, 2012 Lindsey MacDonald wants to give University of Michigan students, faculty and staff a chance to get their hands dirty. MacDonald is one of four School of Natural Resources and Environment graduate students working to establish a campus farm […]

Hidden Splendor: Discover Pennsylvania’s Cumberland Valley US Airways Magazine By JoAnn Greco April 2012 Excerpt, Page 3: Education Epicenter: Cumberland’s top schools train future leaders. Cumberland Valley boasts six institutions of higher education, including Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Central Pennsylvania College, Messiah College, and Penn State Dickinson School of Law. But two of the valley’s prominent schools find their home […]

Will the Real Green Colleges Please Stand up?

Will the Real Green Colleges Please Stand up? Natural Resources Defense Council By Lee Epstein March 21, 2012 In the middle part of the past decade, “sustainability” became somewhat of a “college craze” – that is, for ever-competitive college administrators.  Lots of schools jumped on the “green” bandwagon, though some had already been leading the parade for some time.  Others, […]