News

This page displays news primarily about students who are or have been in the ESL program at Kean University.

A Slice of P.I.E. Helps ESL Students

The Tower has an article on P.I.E., a program to help ESL Students at Kean improve their English.


"Founded last October, Partners in English (P.I.E) is a program that will help shed some light for many ESL students. It is a product of Dr. Ruth P. Griffith, ESL Program Director, and graduate student Agnes Markowitz's idea for a 'conversation partnership program' between native English speakers and non native English speakers who were education majors."

Karla Davila

Karla Davila, who is from Ecuador, won a $1500 higher education scholarship from NJTESOL/NJBE on May 20, 2008.Karla_Davila85

Francisco Guerrero

Francisco Guerrero just graduated cum laude with a Bachelor's of Arts in Spanish with Teacher Certification (K-12). He's a member of several honor societies—Lambda Alpha Sigma, Alpha Sigma Lambda, and Sigma Delta Phi—and served in the last one as Vice-President. Although he graduated, he's not leaving Kean yet. In the fall semester, he will continue studying, working on a Master's degree.Francisco85

Rosmery Peña

Rosmery Peña, who is from the Dominican Republic, has been nominated for Who's Who Among American Colleges and University 2008. In addition, she is a member of the Lambda Alpha Sigma Honor Society and Epsilon Epsilon Omega Honor Society, and has received scholarships from the Cardinal Health Foundation, the New Jersey Association of Public Accountants, and EEO, the last one covering her fees for taking the Kaplan GMAT review course.rosmery

Nelson Alvarez

Nelson Alvarez, a Kean student from Cuba, presented "Fragments of Landscapes," an exhibition of his art, at the Dryfoos Gallery in the Nancy Thompson Library, January 8 - 30, 2008. 


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Nitza M. Gallardo Rodriguez

NitzaRodriguezNitza M. Gallardo Rodriguez, a student at Kean University from Puerto Rico, won a higher education scholarship from NJTESOL/NJBE on May 21, 2007.

Elizabeth Torres

Elizabeth-TorresElizabeth Torres, a Kean University student from Colombia, was a winner in the 2006 American Eagle Outfitter's Live Your Life contest and also appeared on the CNN live video show Young People Who Rock August 17, 2007. Check out her website to see her continuing achievements.


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