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Dickinson College,

at Carlisle, Pa.; coeducational; Methodist; founded 1773 as The Grammar School, chartered and opened as Dickinson College 1783. Chartered as a college primarily through the efforts of Benjamin RushRush, Benjamin,
1745?–1813, American physician, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. Byberry (now part of Philadelphia), Pa., grad. College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1760, M.D. Univ. of Edinburgh, 1768.
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, it was named for John DickinsonDickinson, John,
1732–1808, American patriot and statesman, b. Talbot co., Md. After studying law in Philadelphia and in London at the Middle Temple, he developed a highly successful practice in Philadelphia.
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. The Dickinson School of Law, established as a department of Dickinson College in 1834 and separately incorporated in 1890, has been part of Pennsylvania State Univ.Pennsylvania State University,
main campus at University Park, State College; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered 1855, opened 1859 as Farmers' High School.
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 since 2000.
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Goldstein also holds an MPA in Public Finance from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and a BA from Dickinson College.
She also she received the CCAC Educational Foundation's 2009 Legend Award Johnson holds a bachelor's degree in American Studies from Dickinson College and a master's degree in Education from Duquesne University.
Hazard attended Dickinson College for her undergraduate education and earned her medical degree at WVU.
Dickinson College '11 graduate, Jonathan Chau, started Sleep Terror in a college dorm room by drawing the monsters from his dreams and nightmares and later transforming them into t-shirt designs.
He graduated from Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pa.
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He never had sex until he was 38, although he never had doubts - even from a very young age - that he was gay," said Wendy Moffat, associate professor of English at Dickinson College, Pennsylvania.
As Dickinson College saw its annual applicant pool nearly double from 3,000 to almost 6,000 over the past decade, the student profile at the private liberal arts college not only grew academically stronger but more geographically, racially and ethnically diverse.
A 1978 graduate of Dickinson College, Paz joined Godwin Pumps upon his graduation.
The summer school is based at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and is run by the United States Centre for Talented Youth.
Grbenick is a graduate of Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, and holds a bachelor's degree in political science.
Then, two years later, Weary purchased the now famous CPYB barn, where classes were held until 1999, when the school moved many of them into a large, multi-studio warehouse on the campus of Dickinson College.