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Sherman C. Dean, II, Associate Director of Admission

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Fun Facts:  

  • Cleveland Sports fan!! (Sad, I know…)
  • Married with 3 sons (all play sports)
  • Played high school football with two former NFL stars
  • Played high school basketball with former NBA player
  • Was once kidnapped
  • I am a member of Theta Alpha Phi – national theatre honorary
  • Love long walks and great conversation


Music (creating my own low budget beats), following professional and high school sports, watching horror movies

Who do you look up to the most, and why?

My grandfather was a wonderful role model. A Pastor of a church, married for 60+ years, a devoted father,…I do hope that I can be half of the man that he was.

What is your favorite thing about Hiram?

The family atmosphere. The caring environment that words simply don’t do justice to, but that everyone “feels” when they decide to join our community.


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  • Jeff Swenson,
    Department Chair and Associate Professor
  • 330.569.5328
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