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  • 7 Reasons to be Excited for Spring 2014

    Leaders in Business
    The School of Business staff at Dean College have been hard at work getting ready to provide our students with a strong variety of speakers for this upcoming semester. Though the date and speaker have not been announced yet, we promise you’re not going to want to miss our 2014 Dean Leadership Institute Executive Lecture – this year’s speaker is going to blow you away. Joining us this semester for Leadership in Action will be Dean Alums in the news business talking about their careers, including covering the Boston Marathon tragedy, the COO who handles security for all of the Kraft Group companies, and finally the Director of Operations for the Tiger Woods Foundation.

    A look back at last years executive lecture:

    Hoopin’ it up

    The men (12-0) and women (9-1) of Dean basketball return in mid-January and hope to bring the same intensity and success in the second half as they did in the first. The men ended the first half ranking second in the NJCAA polls, while the women were ranked number 17. It’ll be the women first on January 19th at home versus Orange County Community College (7-3), and the men will follow that on January 21st traveling to UConn at Avery Point (6-5).

    That’s right, before you know it; it’ll be that time of year. Commencement is a bittersweet time where we say goodbye to our graduating class as they head off to chase their dreams and achieve their goals. Dean’s 148th Commencement will be on Saturday, May 10, 2014.

    Leadership Tuesdays
    The folks in the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development are excited to bring back the popular Leadership Tuesdays, free workshops open to all students which cover a wide range of topics in leadership. This semester, the topics were decided by the students themselves and are sure to be a huge hit. Examples of topics covered will be Team Building, Stress Management, Money Management, Work/Life Balance, Social Media, and more. Keep your eyes open for the schedule for Leadership Tuesdays.

    BulldogSpring Athletics 
    Our busiest athletics season kicks in to high gear! The aforementioned basketball teams continue their quest to the championship and not soon after, the baseball and softball diamonds will be busy, along with men’s and women’s lacrosse and golf. This season promises to be successful; each team is poised for continued success. Be sure to check out the all new Bulldogs Fan Zone and support the Dean Bulldogs this semester!

    50th Anniversary of Dance
    The Joan Phelps Palladino School of Dance has been celebrating 50 years of dance this academic year, and the celebration continues this upcoming the semester. With many different guest artists and master classes, the dance studios will sure be busy. Not to mention, two very special dance performances are sure to wow you – Choreographers’ Concert (February 21) and the very special 50th anniversary of Dance Company, Company Gold (April 25-27, May 2-4). We’re excited to continue to celebrate our incredibly successful program with alumni of the Dean College School of Dance.

    Spring AwakeningSpring Awakening
    The Dean College School of the Arts is ready to take on one of the most popular hit musicals in recent memory, SPRING AWAKENING.

    SPRING AWAKENING explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with poignancy and passion you will never forget. The landmark musical SPRING AWAKENING is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock & roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years. Join this group of late 19th century German students on their passage as the navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety in a powerful celebration of youth and rebellion in the daring, remarkable SPRING AWAKENING. Get your tickets early, this one is almost a guaranteed sellout.

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