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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.
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.
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
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,
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
Dean College to Host Saturday with Dean, December 10, 2016
Join Dean College for an information session and tour of campus designed to help you better understand the Dean Difference.
Sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by the campus tour, allowing you plenty of time to enjoy the remainder of your day.
Representatives of the Office of Admissions staff will be on hand to answer all of your questions. We can't wait to welcome you to campus!
Dean College Men's & Women's Basketball Ranked in Top 15 USCAA Coaches Poll
Men's and Women's Basketball are both ranked in the top 15
of the first USCAA Division I Coaches Poll for the year. The Men, at 6-4 and riding a two-game winning
streak, are tied for 7th with Florida National University. The Women, at 7-4 and winners of 2 of their
last 3, are 12th.
Washington Adventist University leads the poll on the Men's
side, while Concordia College Alabama sits in first for the Women.
This week is a busy week for both of Dean's basketball
teams. The Women play at Wheelock on Tuesday, at Mitchell on
Thursday, and home against Lesley on Saturday. The Men play at Wheelock on Tuesday, at Daniel Webster on
Thursday and at Rivier on Saturday.
For more information, visit www.deanbulldogs.com
Dean College to Hold
Annual Tree Lighting, December 1, 2016
Come join the Dean College and Franklin Community on
December 1, 206 at 4:15 p.m. for a well-loved tradition as we kick-off the
Franklin Downtown Partnership Holiday Stroll with the lighting of the tree on
Awpie Way. There will be food and music
for everyone to enjoy!
Administrative Offices Closed Wednesday through Friday, November 23-25, 2016
Dean College administrative offices will be closed Wednesday
through Friday, November 23-25, 2016 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Residence Halls will close Tuesday, November 22nd
at 6:30 p.m. and will reopen on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 12:00 noon.
Administrative offices will resume normal business hours
beginning Monday, November 28, 2016.
Join Dean College for an information session and tour of campus designed to help you better understand The Dean Difference.
Join Dean College for an information session and tour of campus designed to help you better understand the Dean Difference. Sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. followed by the campus tour, allowing you plenty of time to enjoy the remainder of your day. Representatives of the Office of Admissions staff will be on hand to answer all of your questions. We can't wait to welcome you to campus!
REGISTER FOR SATURDAY WITH DEAN, NOVEMBER 19, 2016
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