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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
The Dean College Women's Basketball finished the National Tournament with a loss against Waubonsee Community College (76-67) in the consolation round this past Thursday, March 17th at 2:00pm EST.
Even though the team fell short, this year they have set the school record for victories (24) and also a school record for most consecutive Region championships (3). Coach Grahm Smith took home the Coach of the Year award for the division and since his three years at Dean, the women have a 57-17 record.
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 and final results, visit www.jccc.edu/cavs/njcaatournament. All games will be streamed live and can be located at www.njcaatv.com.
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Dean College, a private, residential college located in Franklin, Massachusetts, has been approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education to offer a new stand alone B.S. degree.
Dean College, a private, residential college located in
Franklin, Massachusetts, has been approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher
Education to offer a new stand-alone B.S. degree. Beginning in fall 2016,
students at Dean College will be able to complete a Bachelor of Science in
Sport Fitness, Recreation and Coaching.
This new B.S. program will prepare students for a dynamic
career in any aspect of the athletic world, including coaching, physical
education, exercise science and more.
“We are very excited to offer to our students a solid,
professional pathway to careers in fields as diverse as corporate fitness,
professional coaching, and community recreation,” said Dr. Michael Fishbein,
vice president of academic affairs at Dean College. “The technical knowledge
and skills students will master will ready them to enter the playing field at a
Dean College now proudly offers 13 bachelor degree programs,
including Arts and Entertainment Management, Business Management,
Communications, Dance, English, History, Liberal Arts and Studies, Psychology,
Security Management, Sociology, Sport Fitness, Recreation and Coaching, Sport
Management and Theatre.
Additionally, Dean College offers associate degree programs,
as well as a robust schedule of part-time continuing and professional education
credit and certificate programs throughout the calendar year.
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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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