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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 Weekly Athletics Results
For the latest Dean College Athletics news, including team results and schedules, visit our Dean College Athletics website or click on one of the below links.
Dean College Men's Cross Country Results
Dean College Women's Cross Country Results
Dean College Football Results
Dean College Men's Soccer Results
Dean College Women's Soccer Results
Dean College Women's Volleyball Results
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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.
Dean College to Host Discover Dean Day, Saturday, October 2, 2016
Dean College hosts many events throughout the year to help
prospective students and families see the Dean Difference firsthand. Discover
Dean Days are full day open house programs that include campus tours,
presentations and opportunities to meet with faculty, staff and students from
throughout the Dean community.
The following is the schedule for Discover Dean Day on
Saturday, October 15, 2016:
9:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast
10:00 Welcome and Overview
10:30 Academic Fair
11:00-1:00 Discover the Dean Difference: Explore our campus
through a variety of activities that will allow you to visit one-on-one with
faculty and staff and get all your questions answered. You will find a voucher
in your packet to visit the Smith Dining Center when you are in the mood for
To reserve your space, simply register online or contact the
Office of Admissions at 508-541-1508 or toll free at 1-877-TRY DEAN.
Dean College Presents The East, October 12-16, 2016
The School of the Arts at Dean College will perform The
East, beginning Wednesday, October 12, 2016 through Sunday, October 16, 2016.
The East is an original play by Dean faculty members Matt
Greene and Craig Handel.
With their homeland in conflict, five young women, seeking a
sense of identity and purpose, answer the call of duty and travel to “The
East”. Their story is one of youthful hope and optimism confronting the harsh
realities of war. You won’t want to miss our talented students perform in this
The Dean College production of The East will take place in
the Main Stage in the Campus Center at Dean College, 99 Main Street, Franklin
at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday – Saturday and 2:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets
range from $5-$22 and can be purchased online.
To learn more and purchase tickets, visit www.dean.edu/boxoffice.
Dean College Athletics Weekly Results
On Family Day, Football Lost to Hudson Valley CC, 15-12, while the soccer teams split with Fisher College. The women lost the opener, 3-1, while the men won the nitecap, 6-1. Trent Waters was named MVP of the football game, a tradition named after alum Butchie Williams.
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