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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 to Host Jarrett Wright, National Counter Terrorism Domestic Representative, April 26, 2016

      04/25/2016

      Dean College to host Jarrett Wright, National Counter Terrorism Domestic Representative on April 26, 2016 for Leadership In Action Series

      Jarrett Wright will visit Dean College as the final speaker of the Leadership In Action series on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. in the Wasserstrom Dining Room. Jarrett is the National Counter Terrorism Domestic Representative for New England.

      Dean Leadership In Action Series: Featuring multiple presentations throughout each semester, this highly successful series offers Dean College students an exclusive opportunity to hear and interact with regional business leaders to learn more about what made them successful and gain valuable insights and contacts to help them launch their own careers.


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      Dean College Administrative Offices Closed Monday, April 18, 2016

      04/14/2016

      Dean College administrative offices will be closed on Monday, April 18, 2016 to honor Patriots Day.

      Dean College administrative offices will be closed on Monday, April 18, 2016 to honor Patriots Day.

      Administrative offices will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.
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      Dean College to Host Accepted Students Day, April 16, 2016

      04/14/2016

      Dean College to host Accepted Students Day, April 16, 2016

      Dean College will host Accepted Students Day on Saturday, April 16, 2016

      Students admitted for the fall of 2016 are highly encouraged to attend Accepted Students Day, a special program designed to offer you all the information you need to decide if Dean is right for you. Even if you previously visited on a Discover Dean Day or attended another campus event, this day offers unique insights for admitted students! The program begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes in the afternoon.

      What Happens on Accepted Students Day?

      You and your family are welcome to attend. Dean provides both student and parent sessions that offer a first-hand account of student life at Dean and numerous opportunities for interactions with faculty and staff. Representatives from various campus offices will be available to answer your questions.

       The program includes:

      • Student activities fair
      • Campus and residence hall tours
      • Panel presentations
      • One-on-one meetings with financial aid counselors
      • Overview of Academic Support Services and the Honors, Internship and Study Abroad Programs
      • Academic and advising sessions
      • Hands-on assistance with paying your enrollment deposit, setting up your email account, submitting the required health forms, and completing the online Housing and Dining Request form
      Visit the Dean College Accepted Students Day webpage for more information.
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      Dean College to Host 3rd Annual Dean Dash 5k, April 23, 2016

      04/11/2016

      Dean College to Host 3rd Annual Dean Dash 5k, April 23, 2016

      Dean College will host its 3rd Annual Dean Dash 5k on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at the Franklin, MA campus.

      The course will start and end at Awpie Way, directly outside of Dean Hall at the Dean College campus, 99 Main Street, Franklin, MA. The race will begin promptly at 12:00 noon for competitors to take a 3.16-mile run, jog, or walk through the residential streets of Franklin. A hydration station will be waiting for you at the 2-mile mark and a post-race lunch will welcome you back as you cross the finish line. Stay with us after the race and enjoy live music, lawn games, face painting, and a bounce house!

      Registration is $5 for Dean College students and kids under 12 years old; $10 for faculty/staff/alumni; and $15 for family/community members. Price includes race t-shirt, race bib, drawstring bag souvenir, lunch and hydration station.

      Whether you are a seasoned race enthusiast or a first-time runner, we hope you will join us by participating in this year’s race.

      For more information and to register, visit www.dean.edu/deandash.

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      Dean College to Host Lecture for National Poetry Month, April 12, 2016

      04/04/2016

      In honor of National Poetry Month, Dean College’s Acevedo Literary Scholar-in-Residence Marsha Nourse, will host a public lecture titled “Celebrating 150 Years of Poetry in America 1865-2015” at 7 p.m. April 12, 2016

      In honor of National Poetry Month, Dean College’s Acevedo Literary Scholar-in-Residence Marsha Nourse, will host a public lecture titled “Celebrating 150 Years of Poetry in America 1865-2015” at 7 p.m. April 12, 2016 in the Atrium - inside Dean's Campus Center, 99 Main St., Franklin.

      In conjunction with the 150th anniversary of Dean College, a course was developed this spring to celebrate 150 years of American poetry, studying one poet in each decade from 1865 to 2015. From the traditional American poets including Longfellow, Dickinson and Whitman, through the modernists including Carl Sandburg, Langston Hughes and Robert Frost to the souls of contemporary poets Allen Ginsberg, Robert Bly, Jane Kenyon and others, students were immersed in the voices of American poets and their lives.

      The lecture will feature a multimedia presentation on the poets, poetry in the course and a historical backdrop on and off the Dean campus.The event is FREE and open to the public. No registration required.

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