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      Dean College Welcomes New and Returning Students

      08/27/2014

      Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, August 28, students from around the world will be arriving on campus to kick off the 2014-15 academic year!

      Friday marks the beginning of International Student Orientation (ISO) and Arch Orientation. ISO offers an opportunity for international students to become acquainted with Dean and the surrounding areas and Arch Orientation allows those participating in the Arch program to become better acquainted with others in the program.

      On Monday, September 1, the remaining new and returning students will move in and/or check-in to Dean College. Times and locations for check-in vary depending on a variety of factors, so be sure to check out the Move-In Day web page for all information. If you are moving in to a residence hall for the first time, you will also find some tips on what to bring and what not to bring to college.

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      Dean College Announces MBA Pathway with Bryant University

      03/17/2017

      Dean College is pleased to announce its MBA Affiliation Agreement with Bryant University.

      Dean College is pleased to announce its MBA Affiliation Agreement with Bryant University. The Agreement applies to qualified Dean students who graduate through May 2019 and promotes their transparent access into Bryant University’s MBA program. Dean alumni who satisfy the specific requirements will have up to three years after graduation to apply to the program. Qualified alumni must apply to the MBA Program for matriculation no later than the fall of 2019.

      “This is an incredible opportunity for our students,” said Dr. P. Gerard Shaw, Dean of the School of Business at Dean College. “We are truly grateful to our partners at Bryant University for making this program possible. Our students and alumni can now expand their education and career options in ways that help them grow personally and professionally.”

      In addition to promoting qualified students transparent access into the program, the Agreement waives the application fee and GMAT; places Dean College students in preferred admission; and offers to one qualified Dean student either a 50% tuition remission or graduate assistantship. 

      “This collaboration really helps make the MBA accessible,” said Shaw. “It rewards the hard work of students who come to Dean and earn great grades. The stress of applying is greatly reduced, the cost of the MBA is now manageable, and the career opportunities are amazing. We teach our students about the value of partnerships and this is a prime way for them to see the benefit of this way of doing business.”

      Just last year, Dean entered into an agreement with the Woods College of Boston College for an affiliation that promotes the transparent access of qualified students into their Master of Science in Leadership and Administration. That agreement waives the application fee and GRE; gives our students preferred admission; and awards graduate credit for some of our courses, thereby reducing the overall cost of tuition.

      For more information about Dean College, visit www.dean.edu/mbapathway. For more information about the MBA program at Bryant University, visit www.bryant.edu

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      Dean College School of the Arts Presents: American Idiot, March 29 - April 2, 2017

      03/14/2017

      The School of the Arts Presents: American Idiot, March 29 - April 2, 2017

      The School of the Arts at Dean College will perform American Idiot, beginning Wednesday, March 29th through Sunday, April 2, 2017.

      The two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical Green Day’s American Idiot, based on the Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, boldly takes the American musical where it’s never gone before. Johnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled young men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths quickly diverge, and the young men find themselves lost in a world they were not prepared for.

      You won’t want to miss our talented students perform in this energy-fueled rock opera! American Idiot features songs that are soon to become modern classics.

      The Dean College production of American Idiot 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. General admission is $22, Seniors $12 and Children $7.

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

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      Dean College to Host Discover Dean Day, March 25, 2017

      03/07/2017

      Join Dean College for Discover Dean Day, March 25, 2017

      Dean College hosts many events throughout the year to help prospective students and families see the Dean Difference firsthand. Discover Dean Days are full day open house programs that include campus tours, presentations and opportunities to meet with faculty, staff and students from throughout the Dean community. Following is the schedule for Discover Dean Day:

      9:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast

      10:00 Welcome and Overview

      10:30 Academic Fair

      11:00-1:00 Discover the Dean Difference: Explore our campus through a variety of activities that will allow you to visit one-on-one with faculty and staff and get all your questions answered.

      Lunch vouchers will be provided to you in your packet to visit the Smith Dining Center!

      To reserve your space, simply register online or contact the Office of Admissions at 508-541-1508 or toll free at 1-877-TRY DEAN.

      Register for Discover Dean Day on March 25, 2017


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      Dean College to Host Saturday with Dean, March 18, 2017

      03/07/2017

      Join Dean College on Saturday, March 18, 2017 for an information session and tour of campus designed to help you better understand The Dean Difference.

      Join Dean College on Saturday, March 18, 2017 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 a tour of campus, allowing you plenty of time to enjoy the remainder of your day.

      Representatives of the Office of Admissions will be on hand to answer all your questions. We can't wait to welcome you to campus!

      Register for Saturday with Dean on March 18, 2017

      https://admission.dean.edu/register/?id=03346611-e4d2-4ce7-a999-ee962c2ba2fb

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      Spring Break 2017 Residence Hall Closing Information

      02/28/2017

      Dean College announces spring break residence hall closing information.

      The residence halls will close at 6:30pm on Friday, March 3rd.  The residence halls will re-open on Sunday, March 12th at 12noon.

      Prior to leaving students must do the following:

      Ensure all trash is taken out of the room

      Unplug all electronics

      Unplug and defrost any mini fridge units

      Lock all windows

      Turn off the light, and lock the door

      Residents who live further than 500 miles away, and need to stay late due to travel arrangements must go to Chapman House by Wednesday, March 9th to finalize arrangements. Charges will apply. Food is not provided during Spring Break.

      Any questions please contact the Office of Residence Life at reslife@dean.edu or 508-541-1838.

      Students are also encourage to stop by Chapman House or speak with their RD if they have any questions.

      To make transportation arrangements to get to either Logan Airport or TF Green Airport contact Kiessling Transit Reservations at 1-855-432-3315 or email dean@kiesslingtransit.com

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