• Training and Development Programs for Employees

    Today’s workforce is not the same as it used to be. Employees these days want opportunities to move ahead and learn new skills, making them ideal for training and development programs. Companies need to stay ahead of the curve, making sure that they have future leaders working for their business so they can promote from within, as well as prevent high turnover by providing workers with the chance to learn in a classroom or conference room setting. Read on to learn more.

  • Customized Corporate Training Programs - An Often-Overlooked Employee Benefit

    When you think of company benefits, what comes to mind? Usually, the most common or popular options are named, such as paid days off, vacation time, health insurance, retirement plans and others along those lines. Some companies offer tuition reimbursement, but what about corporate training programs? Read on to learn more.

  • Recognizing Black History Month Through Celebration and Critical Discussion

    In honor of Black History Month, Dean College has been holding a number of events to provide an opportunity to celebrate, reflect and engage in critical discussions as we collectively move toward creating the pluralist ideal in the places where we live, work and socialize. Read on to learn more.

  • A Celebration of Black Excellence: The 6th Annual Black Excellence Showcase

    This Saturday, students are getting ready to showcase their art during the 6th Annual Black Excellence Showcase. The Black Excellence Showcase is a collaboration between two student organizations: the Black Student Union (BSU), which focuses on building a space for Black students on campus, and MyBlackSpeaks, a dance team that gives Black and Brown students a safe place to dance and create art. Read on to learn more.

  • Going Back to College After Having a Baby

    Having a baby doesn’t mean the end of your college plans and future dreams. Instead, it’s just a sign that you need to find a degree program that meets your needs. In fact, there are actually only a few reasons why you can’t go back to school, as opposed to the many reasons why you should continue your education. Read on to learn more.

  • Theatre Students Participate in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

    Every year, the Dean College Theatre program participates in the annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), which offers students and faculty tremendous opportunities to learn, network and share their craft with the collegiate theatre community at both the regional and national levels. Read on to learn more.

  • Adults Returning to College: Statistics and More

    Choosing to go back to school as an adult is never a light decision. With so many different things to balance, including childcare, other family responsibilities, and even work, there’s a lot to consider when thinking about enrolling in a degree program. Read on to learn more.

  • History in Your Backyard: Uncovering Franklin’s History with Professor Rob Lawson

    What do the world’s fastest man, an Academy Award winner and a handball record holder have in common with each other – and with Franklin? These are the types of historic facts that Dr. Rob Lawson, professor of History and director of the Honors Program, has uncovered over the years and is now ready to share with the world. Read on to learn more.

  • Can Adults Get College Scholarships?

    Adults who plan on either going back to school to learn new skills or want to earn their first college degree have a lot on their minds. They not only have to carefully balance work and home life, but they also need to find a way to pay for college. While student loans can help, they do eventually have to be paid back.
    The best option is, scholarships. Read on to learn more.