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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
Dean Children’s Center will host an Exploration Open House
on Monday, January 11, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. 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.
Preschool begins January 2016 and September 2016.
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.
Dean College administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, December 31st through Friday, January 1, 2016. Administrative offices will resume normal business hours beginning Monday, January 4, 2016.
Dean College administrative offices will be closed on Thursday, December 31st through Friday, January 1, 2016.
Administrative offices will resume normal business hours beginning Monday, January 4, 2016.
Dean College is pleased to announce that effective
January 1, 2016, current athletic director John Jackson will be moving into a
newly created role, Director of NCAA Transition and Compliance. Head football
coach and associate athletic director, Todd Vasey will assume leadership of the
Athletic Department as the Dean College Athletic Director. And, Stephen Tirrell
will replace Todd Vasey as the Head Football Coach.
Earlier this year Dean College notified the
NCAA of its intent and desire to explore NCAA Division III membership. The
process includes several key strategic decisions that need to be made to ensure
the transition is successful and that all requirements are met.
For the past 35 years, John Jackson has
spearheaded the growth and development of the athletic program at Dean College.
years of expertise will prove to be an asset during the College’s NCAA
“We are certain that John’s longtime
commitment to student athletes, loyalty to Dean and network in the athletic
profession, will guide us through this rigorous process,” said Dr. Paula
Rooney, president of Dean College.
John will also serve as the College’s Athletic
Compliance Officer, an NCAA requirement.
Todd Vasey entered his 12th season this fall as the winningest head football
coach in Dean College history. “Todd has achieved incredible success and
instilled a sense of Bulldog Pride among the Dean Community, and most
importantly, our student athletics,” said Dr. Rooney.
tenure as coach, paired with years of experience as an athletic administrator,
will make for a seamless transition to the new role.
am extremely excited and grateful for the opportunity to lead the athletic
department at Dean College,” said Vasey. “My goal is to build upon the many
great things that John Jackson has put in place and make Dean College Athletics
one of the finest Division III athletic programs in New England.”
to the Head Football Coach slot is Franklin resident, Stephen Tirrell. Prior to
his new role in the department, Tirrell was the defensive line coach for the
am beyond excited to have the opportunity to lead the Dean College Football
team during this new era,” said Tirrell. “My goal is to continue the success
that has already been put in place by Coach Vasey.”
more information on Dean College athletics, visit www.dean.edu
The School of Continuing Studies at Dean College will offer
Winter Intercession courses beginning Monday, December 28, 2015. Courses are
open to all ages and experience levels and will be taught in such areas as
Business, English, History, Sociology and Psychology.
The Dean Leadership Institute and the School of Continuing
Studies have partnered with industry leaders to offer two cutting edge one week
course options, including Negotiating Skills for a Complex World and Building
Value through Sales and Branding.
Presented by the Accenture Negotiation Center of Excellence,
Negotiating Skills for a Complex World aims at improving negotiating and
decision-making skills. Students learn the importance of preparation and
dealing efficiently with tensions, differences, and conflicts. The second one
week course offering, Building Value through Sales and Branding, is presented
by EMC2 Corporation and focuses on the sales process and the sales person. A
highly interactive experience, the course will go through the sales process and
the steps involved and will culminate in a sales pitch delivered on the final
Both 2-week and 4-week course credit options are also
available. To register for courses and for more information, contact the School
of Continuing Studies at 508-541-1624 or visit www.dean.edu.
Dean College administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 23rd through Friday, December 25th. Administrative offices will resume normal business hours beginning Monday, December 28, 2015.
Dean College administrative offices will be closed Wednesday, December 23rd through Friday, December 25th.
Administrative offices will resume normal business hours
beginning Monday, December 28, 2015.
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