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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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      Saturday with Dean, September 10, 2016

      09/08/2016

      Saturday with Dean, September 10, 2016

      Our goal is to provide prospective students and their families as many opportunities to visit Dean College as possible.

      If you can't join us for a weekday visit, we hope that you'll spend part of your Saturday with us.

      On select Saturdays, we welcome you to visit Dean for an information session and campus tour. The information session, conducted by an admissions staff member, is followed by a campus tour given by a current Dean student. Your visit ends with lunch in our dining center. Other members of the admissions staff will also be on hand to answer all of your questions.

      The day begins at 10:00 AM and families should expect to spend about two hours on campus.

      Register for Saturday with Dean, September 10, 2016.

      Learn more about visiting the Dean College campus.



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      Dean College Welcomes New and Returning Students, September 5, 2016

      08/30/2016

      Dean College Welcomes New and Returning Students, September 5, 2016

      On Monday, September 5, 2016 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 Dean College 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. 

      New International students will check-in for International Student Orientation (ISO) on September 1st in the Campus Center near the Robbins Family Center for Advising and Career Planning. ISO offers an opportunity for international students to become acquainted with Dean and the surrounding areas.

      Students enrolled in the Arch Learning Community should check in for Orientation on Friday, September 2, 2016. Arch Orientation allows those participating in the Arch program to become better acquainted with others in the program.


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      Dean College Children’s Center Accepting Applications for September

      07/20/2016

      Dean College Children’s Center Accepting Applications for September

      Dean College’s Children’s Center is accepting applications for the following sessions: (1) 2-day morning, 3-day morning, or 5-day mornings for preschoolers; (2) 4-day afternoons for pre-K children.

      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. 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. Parking is at 89 West Central Street. For more information, visit www.dean.edu or call 508-541-1598.  

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      Dean College Welcomes Ernie May as Head Baseball Coach

      07/20/2016

      Dean College Welcomes Ernie May as Head Baseball Coach

      Dean College is pleased to announce the hiring of Ernie May to lead their baseball program. May was most recently the Assistant Baseball Coach at Harvard University, and will be taking over a program that is in the transition stages of moving from the NJCAA to NCAA Division III.

      May has an extensive resume having coached at the Division I, II, and III levels of college baseball as well as collegiate summer leagues. At the Division I level, May was assistant coach at Harvard and UMass-Amherst and Head Coach of Wofford College (South Carolina), which transitioned from D-II to D-I during his tenure. He was Head Coach of D-III Northland College (Wisconsin), where he was named the Conference Coach of the Year in 2014. As Graduate Assistant Coach at Springfield College, he helped lead the team to back to back Division II NCAA Regional Tournaments. May also served as the top Assistant Coach at Trinity College (Connecticut).

      May earned his bachelor’s degree at Keene State College, where he pitched and played first base for the Owls. He earned his master’s degree from Springfield College and is in the dissertation phase of his doctoral degree from Drexel University.

      Ernie May’s Accomplishments

      • UMAC Coach of the Year, Northland College, 2014
      • UMAC Conference Tournament #2 Seed, Northland College Division III, 2014 & 2015
      • NESCAC East Division Champions, NESCAC Tournament, Trinity College, Division III, 2013
      • NESCAC Conference Champions, Trinity College, Division III, 2012
      • NCAA New England Regional, Trinity College, Division III, 2012
      • UMASS Amherst Division I Atlantic 10 Tournament, 2009
      • UMASS Amherst Division I Atlantic 10 Tournament, 2001
      • Wofford College Southern Conference Tournament Team, 1998
      • UMASS Amherst Division I Atlantic 10 Conference Champion; Top 25 Team in Final National Pole, 1995
      • NE-10 Conference Champion NCAA Regional, 1992
      • NCAA Regional Springfield College Division II, 1992
      • Spearheaded the Wofford College baseball program’s transition from Division II to Division I
      • Coached 23 players that were drafted by Major League Baseball Clubs

      This past spring, the Dean College baseball team won the Region XXI NJCAA Championship and participated in the District Championship, where they finished as the runner-up to Monroe Community College. For more information on the baseball team and dean college athletics, visit www.deanbulldogs.com  

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      Dean College

      07/08/2016

      WGAO Power 88.3 will be off air for maintenance until mid next week.We will be performing system updates when the students are away. You can check in here on dean.edu, and our social media accounts for updates. Thank you for

      WGAO Power 88.3 will be off air for maintenance until mid-next week.We will be performing system updates when the students are away. You can check in here on dean.edu, and our social media accounts for updates. Thank you for your patience.

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