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Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, August 28, students from
around the world will be arriving on campus to kick off the 2014-15 academic
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
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
Dean Children’s Center will host an Exploration Open House on Monday, March 21, 2016 from 3 30 p.m. – 6 00 p.m.
Dean Children’s Center will host an Exploration Open House
on Monday, March 21, 2016 from 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Parents of children 2
years old to 6 years are encouraged to bring their child to explore the school
and learn about our program. Applications are being accepted for 5-day morning,
2-day morning, 3-day morning preschool programs or 4-day Pre-K program.
Innovative and progressive, the school is NAEYC accredited
and well known in the community for an inspiring preschool experience. Dean
Children’s Center is a lab school for ECE majors, with teachers-in-training
alongside credentialed teachers. The center has a very professional and caring
environment for children to learn through exploration.
The school uses a developmental approach to education which
reflects current research in child development and peer conflict resolution.
Director Faith Nickolas states “We are a regional resource to parents and
educators on peer conflict resolution in young children and our lab school is a
demonstration site for best practices in early education of children.”
Dean College Children’s Center is located at 144 School
Street in Franklin. For more information, call 508-541-1598.
The Dean College women’s basketball team has been selected as the 12th seed in the NJCAA Division II National Tournament. They will play the fifth seed, Owens CC (Ohio) on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 2 00pm eastern time.
The Dean College women’s
basketball team has been selected as the 12th seed in the NJCAA
Division II National Tournament. They will play the fifth seed, Owens CC (Ohio)
on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 2:00pm eastern time. Owens is currently ranked 5th in
the latest NJCAA National Poll and recorded a 26-6 record, winning the District
I Tournament, 71-69 over Cincinnati State. Dean, currently ranked 19th
in the poll, defeated Union County College of New Jersey in the District N Tournament
to qualify for the its first national tournament.
The Dean Women’s basketball
program under Head Coach Grahm Smith have won three consecutive Region XXI (New
England) titles under his watch. This
year they have set the school record for victories (24) and also a school
record for most consecutive Region championships (3). In his three years at Dean, the women have a
This year the freshman have
carried the load, as Vianah Smith and Denisha Gardener led the team in scoring
and rebounding, respectively. Smith averaged 17.1 points per game and 3.5
assists per game, while Gardener averaged 12.3 rebounds per game and was second
on the team in scoring. Freshmen Fataya
Larry and Chelsea Johnson round out the newcomers who have been the main cogs
for the Bulldogs, with Larry averaging 10.5 rebounds per game and 9.5 points
per game, with Johnson being more of an outside threat, averaging 8.8 points.
Sophomore captain Morgan Turner
has been playing very well during their post-season run, averaging double
digits in scoring the past three games.
Turner has signed a letter of intent to attend DII Lemoyne College next
One of the strengths of this team
has been their depth and the freshmen who see significant time off the bench
are Kristen and Jordan Gomes, Iindia Pina, Jamaya Cleveland and Farrah Beatty.
The NJCAA National Tournament is
being hosted by Johnson County Community College in Overland, Kansas March
15-19, 2016. For more information on the tournament, visit www.jccc.edu/cavs/njcaatournament.
All games will be streamed live and can be located at www.njcaatv.com.
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Team Heading to NJCAA National Tournament
The Dean College women’s basketball team defeated Union County College this past Sunday, 55-53, to capture the NJCAA Division II District N Championship.
Down by five with two minutes remaining, the Bulldogs pulled out the victory with clutch shooting down the stretch. The lady bulldogs 26-4 record is the best record ever for a Dean women's basketball team.
“Our goal from day one of pre-season was to advance to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Overland Park, KS,” said Head Coach Grahm Smith. “It is something that we focused on from the very first day.”
The women won the NJCAA Region XXI Tournament last week for the third year in a row and they are the first Dean College women's team to qualify for a National Championship Tournament.
“The Dean College Community is extremely proud of Coach Smith, his staff and our women’s basketball team making the National Tournament,” said Athletic Director Todd Vasey. “They have accomplished milestones that no other Dean’s women’s basketball team ever has. They have truly left a Legacy.”
The women now await the NJCAA seeding procedure to see who their first round opponent will be in the NJCAA National Tournament. Games begin next Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.
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The residence halls will close at 6:30pm on Friday, March 11th.
The residence halls will re-open on
Sunday, March 20th at 12noon.
Prior to leaving students must do the following:
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
firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
The School of the Arts at Dean College will perform Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, beginning Wednesday, March 2, 2016 through Sunday, March 6, 2016.
The School of the Arts at Dean College will perform Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, beginning Wednesday, March 2, 2016 through
Sunday, March 6, 2016.
and Guildenstern are Dead is the highly inventive tale of Shakespeare’s play Hamlet as told
from the bewildered view of two minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.
The screenwriter of the Oscar winning Shakespeare in Love, Tom Stoppard presents
this Elizabethan comic duo the opportunity to take the lead role, but do so in
a world where echoes of Waiting for Godot resound, where reality and illusion
intermix, and where fate leads our two heroes to a tragic but inevitable end.
You won’t want to miss our talented students perform this modern dramatic
The Dean College
production of Rosencrantz and
Guildenstern are Dead will take place in the Performing Arts Studios Stage at
Dean College, 61 School 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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