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The presentation made by Renee V Danho, Dean College, School of Professional and Continuing Studies to the Franklin (MA) School Committee meeting 8/25/09.

The presentation made by Renee V Danho, Dean College, School of Professional and Continuing Studies to the Franklin (MA) School Committee meeting 8/25/09.



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  • Dean CollegeFranklin Public Schools PROgram
    ~ Presented by
    Renee Vachon Danho,
    Dean of Professional and
    Continuing Studies
  • Facts aboutDean College
    Student Enrollment Fall 2008:
    1,030 full-time students
    22 states and 18 countries
    400 part-time enrollments
    1,134 full-time equivalent
    Transfer acceptance rate - approximately 98%
    Dean College Campus Map
    Page 2
  • Our Brand:Prepare for What’s Next
    “Prepare for what’s next” sets a tone for optimism and accomplishment for the future,
    whether it is moving to another institution or enhancing your employment opportunities.
    Page 3
  • The Dean DifferenceRetention and Graduation
    Retention Rates Graduation Rates
    • Private Colleges 62% 47%
    • Public Colleges 60% 33%
    • Community Colleges 50% 27%
    • Dean College 77% 50%
    Data Sources from ACT National Statistics on Retention and Graduation Rates.
    Page 4
  • The $1 Million Difference
    Research shows that an individual who has attained a bachelor's degree earns nearly $1 million more over his or her lifetime than a high school graduate.
    Copyright 2009, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
    Page 5
  • Franklin Public Schools PROgram(Professional Resource Opportunity)
    On-site -or- campus course delivery
    Possible blended online (hybrid) courses
    12-15 students/program
    cohort group
    • Cohorts may be
    combined for general
    education requirements.
    Page 6
  • Degree PROgrams
    1. Business Administration (AS)
    2. Liberal Studies (AA), with concentrations in:
    • Health Sciences
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Accounting
    • Education/Teaching
    • Human Resources
    Page 7
  • Academic Calendar
    Part-time= 3 courses per semester (9 credits)
    1 traditional semester course (3 credits)
    + 2 accelerated quarter courses (6 credits)
    2 courses / term (6 credits)
    2 classes / week
    1 class / day
    • Target start: September 2009
    • Graduation: August 2011
    Page 8
  • Franklin Public Schools PROgram(Professional Resource Opportunity)
    Benefits of PROgram Cohort Learning
    Save money and have fewer loans to repay - economical.
    Flexible & convenient course schedules – classes are planned to compliment your busy lifestyle.
    Enjoy the college experience while you expand your skill set.
    Thrive with a network of support from fellow commuters, dedicated advisors and highly qualified instructors.
    Page 9
  • 25% PRO-rated Tuition Savings
    $12,000 PROgram Tuition
    (Professional Resource Opportunity)
    - Financial Aid package
    (loans, scholarship, grants)
    -Employee Tuition
    Reimbursement Benefit
    $ Your bottom-line
  • Prepare for what’s next…
    Complete our academic interest survey at
    Complete your application for admission to the FPS PROgram, accompanied by an application fee of $20
    Submit your high school transcript or GED
    Submit your college transcripts from other institutions for evaluation of transfer credits
    Complete your 2009-2010 Financial Aid Form at
    Page 11
  • I welcome your questions or comments…
    Phone:508-541-1712or E-mail: