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June 13, 2017 2:48PM
17X Civic Skills Training

The Class of 2020 First-Year Fellows arrived in Washington, D.C. this week and are currently participating in the Civic Skills Training (CST) component of the program. The Fellows have already completed four on-campus training sessions during the spring term and will now spend an additional five days of...

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June 12, 2017 10:28AM
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In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

The Rockefeller Center is the reason I came to Dartmouth College. During the 2012 election, I realized that the esoteric policy world in Washington affects me directly, and I wanted my college experience to prepare me to make a meaningful impact in that space. When I visited Dartmouth for...

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June 11, 2017 2:51PM
13F Open House

The Rockefeller Center is proud to announce that twenty-nine members of the Class of 2017 have completed their degree requirements with a minor in public policy.

Intentionally flexible and broad in scope, a minor in public policy prepares students for both public and private sector careers in a variety of policy-related fields, such as health, energy, international relations, social justice, the domestic economy, poverty, gender issues, urban development, law, journalism, education,...

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June 10, 2017 11:36AM
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The triumph of the Ivy Conference is not the keynote speakers, not the carefully planned tracks, not even the beauty of Columbia's New York campus: it is the minute interactions between students from different colleges. For this I am intensely grateful. Few other events or organizations could make these interactions possible not just possible, but easy. It could be an intense as a heated debate about the appropriate response to administrative inaction or as sublime as a conversation struck...

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June 08, 2017 11:47AM
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We learned so much through planning Sister to Sister 2017 and it was an invaluable experience for all involved. First, we learned about the various logistics involved with planning a conference of this size and magnitude. The key to the success of the conference was starting to prepare very early on by noting what was and was not successful from Sister to Sister 2016. Link Up has already began to talk about Sister to Sister 2018, which will be essential to making next year's conference even...

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June 05, 2017 6:18AM
16F Student Program Assistant_Deep Singh

In the Rocky & Me series, Seniors reflect on their experiences during their time at Dartmouth.

I first became involved at the Rockefeller Center my sophomore year, when an upperclassmen friend and mentor recommended that I apply to become facilitator for the Dartmouth Leadership...

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June 02, 2017 10:29AM
17S Senior BBQ

The Rockefeller Center hosted its annual Senior Celebration BBQ on Tuesday, May 30th in honor of the Class of 2017. Festivities had to be moved indoors due to a rainy day, but the uncooperative weather did not dampen the lively conversation and fellowship over a delicious meal catered by Wicked Awesome BBQ.

Many seniors in attendance spent a significant portion of their time at Rocky over the past four years taking classes, participating in leadership programs, or working...

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May 31, 2017 1:01PM
17W Intern_Danny LI

Danny Li '19 interned at the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training for the 2017 winter term. The following is an excerpt from his internship report.

During this winter I had the opportunity to intern with the Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training (ADST) which is an independent nonprofit organization that advances understanding of American diplomacy and supports the training of foreign affairs personnel at the NFATC’s Foreign Service Institute (FSI...

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May 29, 2017 8:27PM
Eric Janisch

Eric Janisch is the Rockefeller Center’s newest Program Officer, having joined the Center’s staff in January of 2017. As a Program Officer for Co-Curricular Programs, Eric contributes as a co-manager to both the Management and Leadership Development Program (MLDP) and the Dartmouth Leadership...

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May 27, 2017 1:11PM
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Emily Robertson ’18, a History major, discovered her passion for leading and guiding students through her involvement with the Rockefeller Center’s Dartmouth Leadership Attitudes and Behaviors (D-LAB) program specifically designed for first-year students. D-LAB participants have the opportunity to bond with peers of different values and backgrounds and connect with their upper-class facilitators through reflective and interactive activities.

Emily is grateful that her writing...

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