1 877 TRY DEAN
Have a question?
Take the next step
Today, Friday, August 29, marks the beginning of International
Student Orientation (ISO) and Arch Orientation.
International students from 26 countries around the world
arrived on campus yesterday afternoon to meet their student leaders, move in to
their dorms, have dinner and unwind. Over the next few days, international
students will have the opportunity to learn more about Dean and the Franklin
community by visiting a local bank, setting up telephone and internet services,
shopping for necessities and enjoying evening activities with their new
classmates. In general, ISO offers an opportunity for international students to
become acquainted with Dean and the surrounding areas.
Additionally, students from the Arch program also arrive on
campus today and begin their orientation! Arch
Orientation allows those participating in the Arch program to become better
acquainted with others in the program and to learn more about the program
itself. Over the next few days, students will sit through sessions such as Linking
Your Academic and Campus Life, The Journey from High School to College and
Writing Your Success Plan. Students will also participate in fun off-campus
adventures and team-building exercises.
Welcome to Dean – we are excited to have you here!
On Sunday, October 5th, the Harvest Festival will
take over downtown Franklin!
Organized by the Franklin Downtown Partnership, this
festival includes over 100 crafters and vendors, live entertainment, music,
museum tours and more! This event runs from 11am to 4pm, rain or shine, and
Dean College will be taking part in the fun. Come check us out at our booth!
Learn more about the Harvest Festival here.
Dean College Fall Athletics participated in five games during the weekend of September 26th, coming out on top in a majority of the matches.
Dean College football traveled all the way to Louisburg, NC to take on Louisburg College in a live-streamed event. The Bulldogs trounced the Canes, shutting them out 21-0. Dean got on the scoreboard early in the game with a 10-yard touchdown
run. Later in the quarter it was a 14-yard touchdown pass that put
them ahead 14-0. Just before the half ended it was a 47-yard pass that
finished out the scoring for the day. At the end of the first half of play, the score was 21-0 and it remained that way throughout the 2nd half as neither team could come up with a big scoring play. The Bulldogs will play ASA in Brooklyn, NY on October 4 at noon.
The Men's and Women's Soccer teams also took on some fierce
competition this weekend. On Saturday, the men played Holyoke, scoring 4 goals
in the first half of the game and ending the game with an impressive 6-0 shutout.
The Bulldogs also took on Mercer County Community College at Longley Field on
Sunday, September 28, losing the tough match 2-1 in overtime.
Women’s Soccer took on Mercer County on Saturday
and Sussex County on Sunday. The Lady Bulldogs lost their tough game against
Mercer County 3-0 and won their game vs. Sussex County, 1-0.
All in all, it was a solid weekend for Dean
Athletics, with an overall win-loss ratio of 3-2. To learn more about Dean Athletics, go to www.dean.edu/fanzone.
The Dean College football team awarded
Tyree Holmes, a sophomore linebacker from Landover, MD, the Butchie Williams
Award, which is given annually to the most valuable player in the Family Day
game. Holmes had 2 solo tackles, 11 assisted tackles and 2 quarterback hurries
in Saturday’s game against Hudson Valley Community College.
Both Dean College soccer teams won and the football team lost its first game of the season at Family & Alumni Day on September, 20, 2014.
Dean College freshman, Derril Thomas, was named the NJCAA National Player of the Week for the week of September 14th, 2014.
The NJCAA national office announced Wednesday Dean freshman return specialist Derril Thomas was named the special teams player of the week. Thomas, a 5-11,171-pound freshman from Ashburn, Virginia/Broad Run, returned four punts,including one for a 59-yard touchdown, in the Bulldogs' 35-6 win over the Globe Institute of Technology. He had 122 return yards in the contest.Thomas was joined on the NJCAA player of the week listing by Hutchinson freshman wide receiver, Juwan Dickey, and Ellsworth sophomore linebacker, Angelo Sumler.
Take the next Step
Visit the campus