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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 and the Star Players of MA Present "The Wiz" on Campus, August 20-23, 2015

      08/13/2015


      The Star Players of Massachusetts and Dean College will be performing “The Wiz” at Dean College beginning Thursday, August 20th through Sunday, August 23rd.

       “The Wiz” is a seven-time Tony Award-winning musical that retells the classic musical “The Wizard of Oz.” This show follows the story of Dorothy, a farm girl who wishes to see more than Kansas. Through her adventures in the Land of Oz, she encounters the impossible, which assures her that home is where the heart is.

      Performances will take place at the Dean College Main Stage Theater, 105 West Central Street, Franklin (Inside the Dean College Campus Center). August 20, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m. and August 22, 23 at 2:00 p.m.

      To purchase tickets for the show, visit www.starplayersma.org or call 774-226-5130

       

       

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      Dean College to Host Live Chat Thursday, August 13, 2015

      08/10/2015


      Do you have questions about campus life, degree programs and Dean College in general? A member of our Admissions team will be live chatting next Thursday, August 13, 2015, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and again from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

      Click here to sign up and join the conversation!

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      Dean College Hosts Summer Preview Day, August 7, 2015

      07/28/2015


      Dean College will be a Summer Preview Day on Friday, August 7, 2015.

      Come and experience the Dean Difference! Summer Preview Day includes an information session starting at 10:00am where you will learn all about what Dean College has to offer. Then you will head out on a tour of campus led by one of our current students. Finish the day with lunch in the Smith Dining Center where admission counselors will be available to answer all your questions. 

      Tentative Schedule:

      • 9:30am- Check-in at the Campus Center
      • 10:00am- Information Session
      • 11:00am- Tours of Campus 
      • 12:00pm- Lunch in Smith Dining Center

      We look Forward to seeing you on-campus!

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

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      John Rooke Named Director of The Center for Business, Entertainment and Sport Management at Dean College

      07/17/2015

      Dean College, a private, residential college located in Franklin, Mass., welcomed John Rooke as director of The Center for Business, Entertainment and Sport Management and Distinguished Executive Faculty in the Schools of Business and the Arts.

      The Center was created by Dean College as an academic partnership with the Kraft Sports Group (KSG). It will provide opportunities for students to gain insight from KSG officials, including executives of the New England Patriots, New England Revolution and Patriot Place.

      "I'm thrilled to be a part of this initiative at Dean College,” said Rooke. “I am looking forward to working with the students to provide new educational experiences through our relationship with the Kraft Sports Group, including the Patriots and the Revolution. The students at Dean will be the real winners here.  It's a chance to learn from professionals in the sports and entertainment industries."

      Rooke is an award-winning broadcaster and a member of the 2011 class for the Rhode Island Radio Hall of Fame. He has more than 30 years of electronic, print and new media experience in large and small markets as well as at the network level. For the past 26 years, he has served as the play-by-play voice for Providence College basketball. Additionally, he has served as the public address announcer for the New England Patriots for the past 22 seasons. Rooke also serves as a featured columnist for Patriots.com and WEEI.com and has authored a book on the history of radio in Rhode Island entitled "Rhode Island Radio" (Arcadia Publishing, 2012).

      A 1981 journalism graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Rooke has held a position as adjunct professor at Emerson College in Boston. He has been named one of the top sports broadcasting instructors in the country by the Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Rooke also serves as a commercial voice artist and an auctioneer.

      “We are excited to have John join the Dean College team,” said Dr. Paula M. Rooney, President of Dean College. “Evolving our partnership with the Kraft Sports Group and growing The Center for Business, Entertainment and Sport Management are primary goals for our institution and John will play a significant role in driving these goals.”

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      Dean College Hosts Summer Preview Day, July 24, 2015

      07/16/2015

      Dean College will be hosting the first of three Summer Preview Days on Friday, July 24, 2015.

      Come and experience the Dean Difference! Summer Preview Day includes an information session starting at 10:00am where you will learn all about what Dean College has to offer. Then you will head out on a tour of campus led by one of our current students. Finish the day with lunch in the Smith Dining Center where admission counselors will be available to answer all your questions. Register to attend.

      Tentative Schedule:

      • 9:30am- Check-in at the Campus Center
      • 10:00am- Information Session
      • 11:00am- Tours of Campus 
      • 12:00pm- Lunch in Smith Dining Center

      Click here to register to attend.

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