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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
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
Dean College New Student Orientation I, II & III June 27-28, June 30-July 1 & July 14-15, 2016
Dean College will offer its first New Student Orientation (NSO) program of the year
on Monday, June 27th – Tuesday, June 28th. The second session (NSO II) will take place later in the week on Thursday, June 30th - Friday, July 1st. The third session (NSO III) will take place July 14th -15th.
NSO is required for all incoming students for fall 2016. The
program is designed to prepare you for a successful introduction to college and
will allow students and their families to sample many aspects of Dean College. All students must register to attend one NSO session.
Along with fun activities, NSO offers helpful workshops and
informative presentations to make the transition to college as easy as
possible. The required program will familiarize you and your family with the
academic support, technology services, and residence life programs available on
campus. You'll also have a chance to meet our faculty and staff, connect with
other Dean students, and make new friends!
to learn more and register.
Dean College administrative offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2016 for the holiday.
Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, July 5, 2016.
Dean College Welcomes Marc Arentsen as Dean of the Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance
The Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College is pleased to announce that Marc Arentsen has accepted appointment as the Dean of the School of Dance.
Marc holds a
B.F.A. in Ballet Performance from Friends University and his M.F.A. in Theatre
Arts-Dance from the University of Arizona. He is a
teacher, coach, choreographer, mentor, administrator, and business
manager. His teaching expertise includes classical ballet, dance history,
composition and choreography. at, among other institutions, Belhaven University.
He has been a master teacher and Founding Artistic Director and
Chief Executive Officer of the Polarity Dance Theatre (Jackson, MS) among
a host of roles in countries around the world. He has
experience in the corporate world and is proficient in four languages.
Visit the Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance at Dean College webpage for more information.
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