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      John Rooke Named Director of The Center for Business, Entertainment and Sport Management at Dean College

      07/17/2015

      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.

      The Center 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.

      "I'm 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 industries."

      Rooke is 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, 2012).

      A 1981 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 goals.”

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      The School of Continuing Studies at Dean College Announces Winter Intersession Courses

      11/20/2017

      The School of Continuing Studies at Dean College Announces Winter Intersession Courses

      The School of Continuing Studies at Dean College will offer Winter Intersession courses beginning Wednesday, December 20, 2017 for three-week courses with one-week courses beginning Monday, January 8, 2018. Accelerate your progress toward a degree or certificate program this winter by enrolling in one of Dean College’s one-week classroom or three-week online courses. These engaging classes are open to students of all ages and experience levels.

      Special one-week course topics include Business Negotiations, Sales and Marketing and Entertainment Industry Management. 

      To register for courses and for more information, contact the School of Continuing Studies visit www.dean.edu/scs

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      Dean College Announces EMTS, Inc. Paramedic Training Program

      11/20/2017

      Dean College Announces EMTS, Inc. Paramedic Training Program

      The School of Continuing Studies at Dean College in partnership with Emergency Medical Teaching Services, Inc. (EMTS, Inc.) will offer a paramedic training beginning Monday, January 22, 2018. The EMT-Paramedic course is an in-depth course in advanced pre-hospital life support and meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and national guidelines for paramedic education. Students must first complete an approved EMT-Basic course. 

      For class times and registration, visit EMTS, Inc. Paramedic Training Program at Dean College.

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      Dean College Administrative Offices Closed November 22-24, 2017

      11/20/2017

      Dean College Administrative Offices Closed November 22-24, 2017

      Dean College administrative offices will be closed Wednesday through Friday, November 22-24, 2017 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

      Residence Halls will close Tuesday, November 21st at 6:30 p.m. and will reopen on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 12:00 noon.

      Administrative offices will resume normal business hours beginning Monday, November 27, 2017.
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      Dean College to Host Saturday with Dean, November 18, 2017

      11/15/2017

      Dean College to Host Saturday with Dean, November 18, 2017

      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 your questions. We can't wait to welcome you to campus!

      Register for Saturday with Dean, November 18, 2017. 

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      Dean College Men’s and Women’s Basketball Seasons Begin, November 15, 2017

      11/15/2017

      Dean College Men’s and Women’s Basketball Seasons Begin, November 15, 2017

      Dean College is excited for the Men’s and Women’s basketball teams to begin the winter season on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. The Women’s team kicks off the season with an away game against Eastern Nazarene. 

      The Men’s basketball season begins on Friday, November 17, 2017 facing Eastern Connecticut State in Worcester, MA. 

      Both teams will host their first home games in Pieri Gym on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

      Learn more at www.deanbulldogs.com. Go Bulldogs!

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