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      International and Arch Students Arrive on Campus

      08/29/2014

      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!

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      Dean College to Hold Annual Tree Lighting, December 1, 2016

      11/21/2016

      Dean College to Hold Annual Tree Lighting, December 1, 2016

      Come join the Dean College and Franklin Community on December 1, 206 at 4:15 p.m. for a well-loved tradition as we kick-off the Franklin Downtown Partnership Holiday Stroll with the lighting of the tree on Awpie Way.  There will be food and music for everyone to enjoy!

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      Dean College Administrative Offices Closed Wednesday through Friday, November 23-25, 2016

      11/21/2016

      Dean College Administrative Offices Closed Wednesday through Friday, November 23-25, 2016

      Dean College administrative offices will be closed Wednesday through Friday, November 23-25, 2016 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

      Residence Halls will close Tuesday, November 22nd at 6:30 p.m. and will reopen on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 12:00 noon.

      Administrative offices will resume normal business hours beginning Monday, November 28, 2016.

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      Dean College to Host Saturday with Dean, November 19, 2016

      11/17/2016

      Join Dean College for an information session and tour of campus designed to help you better understand The Dean Difference.

      Join Dean College for an information session and tour of campus designed to help you better understand the Dean Difference. Sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by the campus tour, allowing you plenty of time to enjoy the remainder of your day. Representatives of the Office of Admissions staff will be on hand to answer all of your questions. We can't wait to welcome you to campus!

      REGISTER FOR SATURDAY WITH DEAN, NOVEMBER 19, 2016

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      Dean College Men’s Soccer Season Ends at USCAA National Tournament

      11/13/2016

      The Dean College men’s soccer team ended their season with an outstanding 17-2 record.

      Franklin, MA (November 13, 2016) – The Dean College men’s soccer team ended their season with an outstanding 17-2 record. In its first year as a four-year program, the team earned an at-large bid as the number four seed in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association’s (USCAA) National Tournament held in Virginia Beach, Virginia November 10-14, 2016.

      The Bulldogs were placed in Pool D of the preliminary round with Florida National University, the fifth seed, and Berkeley College of New Jersey, the ninth seed.

      On Thursday, November 10th, Dean fell short to FNU with a final score of 2-1. Dean’s Justin Freitas scored with fifteen minutes to go in the contest.

      To advance to the semifinals on Sunday, the Bulldogs had to defeat Berkeley (NJ) on Friday, November 11th and Berkeley (NJ) had to defeat FNU on Saturday, November 12th.

      The Bulldogs soundly defeated Berkeley (NJ), 6-0. Pepe Vieira scored two goals to lead all Dean scorers as the Bulldogs raced to a 4-0 halftime lead. However, the outcome was not favorable for Berkeley (NJ), who were defeated on Saturday by FNU 6-0, ending Dean’s tournament journey.

      Besides their 16-1 record, the Dean Bulldogs were first in the USCAA in goals (99), assists (77) and goals against average (0.18), giving up only three goals all year.

      Additionally, four members of the team (Brendan Pacheco, Isaac DeSouza, Justin Freitas and Murilo Zanette) were recognized at the USCAA Championship banquet for making the Men’s Soccer National All-Academic Team.

      For more information on the USCAA National Tournament, visit www.theuscaa.com. To learn more about the Dean College men’s soccer team, visit www.dean.edu or www.deanbulldogs.com.

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      Dean College Presents Into the Woods, November 16-20, 2016

      11/02/2016

      The School of the Arts at Dean College will perform Into the Woods, beginning Wednesday, November 16, 2016 through Sunday, November 20, 2016.


      The School of the Arts at Dean College will perform Into the Woods, beginning Wednesday, November 16, 2016 through Sunday, November 20, 2016.

      One of Sondheim's most popular works, Into the Woods is a musically sophisticated show. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone's favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless, yet relevant, piece…and a rare modern classic. The Tony Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.

      You won’t want to miss our talented students perform in this show!

      The Dean College production of Into the Woods will take place in the Main Stage in the Campus Center at Dean College, 99 Main Street, Franklin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday – Saturday and 2:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets range from $5-$22 and can be purchased online.

      To learn more and purchase tickets, visit www.dean.edu/boxoffice.

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