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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
College is pleased to announce that President Paula M. Rooney, Ed.D. has received
the 2015 Massachusetts ACE Women’s Network Leadership Award.
prestigious award was presented to Dr. Rooney during the 2015 President’s
Dinner and Leadership Award Ceremony at Brandeis University on Wednesday, June
American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network facilitates the networking
of women interested in pursuing leadership opportunities in higher education.
The mission of the Massachusetts Network of Women Leaders in Higher Education
is to improve higher education in Massachusetts by promoting women’s leadership
ACE Women’s Network offers two awards each year, including the Leadership
Award, which recognizes women who exhibit leadership in mentoring, promoting,
and encouraging women in the field of higher education in Massachusetts. The
awardee exemplifies the principles of the ACE National Network: IDEALS, which
stand for Identify, Develop, Encourage, Advance, Link, and Support women to
advance their careers.
steadfast support of women’s professional and personal development, coupled
with her focused initiatives around the IDEALS that the ACE National Network
promotes, exemplifies the qualities of a
Award winner. On behalf of the entire Dean College community, I extend our
heartfelt congratulations,” said Mark Boyce, Chairman of the Board of Trustees
at Dean College.
information on the Massachusetts ACE Women’s Network, visit http://www.maacenetwork.org. For more information on Dean
College, visit www.dean.edu.
Franklin, MA (June 22, 2015) – Dean College, a private,
residential college located in Franklin, Massachusetts, has been approved by
the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education to offer new stand-alone B.S.
degrees, adding to the B.A. programs already offered by the College. Beginning
in fall 2016, students at Dean College will be able to complete a Bachelor of
Science in Management, Security Management, and Sport Management.
B.S. programs prepare students for the world of work or graduate school. “Today’s employers are seeking graduates who
have depth of preparation in these specific fields backed by the knowledge and
skills that management degrees provide; inquiry and analysis, critical
thinking, written and oral communication, quantitative and information
literacy, teamwork and problem solving,” said Dr. Michael Fishbein, Vice
President of Academic Affairs.
College now proudly offers 11 Bachelor Degree programs, including Arts and
Entertainment Management, Dance, English, History, Liberal Arts and Studies,
Management, Psychology, Security Management, Sociology, Sport Management, or
Theatre. Additionally, Dean College offers 21 Associate Degree programs, as
well as a robust schedule of part-time continuing and professional education
credit and certificate programs throughout the calendar year.
information on Dean College, visit our website www.dean.edu
Franklin, MA (June 19, 2015) – Dean College has joined the
growing list of colleges to become SAT/ACT Test Optional. After years of
requiring these tests for admission to the college and after careful
consideration, Dean has decided to embrace the emerging policy beginning with
students enrolling in the fall of 2016.
test-optional policy will better align the College with its commitment to a
student-centered education. We do not want to put any barrier to enrollment at
Dean. We value applications from students of all backgrounds and all academic
experiences,” said John Marcus, Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing at
of Admissions will evaluate each prospective student based on the high school
(and college if any) transcripts, personal essay, extracurricular and
leadership activities and letters of recommendation. While students who take
either or both tests are encouraged to send them to the college to supplement
their application, the tests will not be required. Students without test scores
will receive the same consideration for merit scholarships based on their
submitted application materials.
result of this new policy, admissions officials hope motivated students who did
not take the test or have more modest test scores will be encouraged to apply.
approach our decisions in a very holistic manner, considering the entire
experience the student has had over their four years of high school. We are looking for student’s potential for
success based on their experiences both in and out of the classroom,” said Iris
Godes, Assistant Vice President of Enrollment and Dean of Admission.
more about Dean College’s new test-optional policy, please contact the Office
of Admissions by calling 1-877-TRY-DEAN or email email@example.com
Accepted and deposited students are invited and encouraged
to attend a New Student Orientation session to become more acquainted with Dean
College and all that we have to offer.
NSO is a day and a half long program full of fun activities,
helpful workshops and informative presentations for students and parents alike.
By attending, you will learn more about technology services, residence life
programs, student activities held on campus and more! You will also have the
opportunity to meet and make new friends before the school year begins.
to learn more about NSO and to register for one of the upcoming sessions.
We look forward to seeing you on campus for one of the three sessions: NSO I (June 22-23), NSO II (June 25-26) or NSO III (July 9-10). Visit www.dean.edu/nso for additional information about NSO.
Dean College will hold its Second Look Day on Friday, June
At this day of an information session, campus tours and
complimentary lunch, those who have already made their deposit can sit down
one-on-one with a financial aid counselor. Those who have yet to apply can
participate in On-The-Spot Admission, wherein they can apply and be accepted on
This day will run from 11am to around 2pm. Click here to learn
more about Second Look Day and to register to attend.
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