College of Business and Public Administration

Kean @ Ocean


Kean @ Ocean applies only to those students admitted to the Kean @ Ocean Program.

Kean University and Ocean County College have established a partnership to provide higher education in Ocean County beyond the level of the associate's degree. Students completing their associate's degree can continue on with their study for a Kean bachelor's degree in criminal justice with Kean courses offered on the OCC campus. Students enrolled in the Kean at Ocean Program are Kean University students and must contact their Kean at Ocean appointed faculty advisors for any questions regarding the program as well as for advising questions.

Note: There is no Kean @ Ocean Criminal Justice Minor being offered at this time.

Note: Kean@Ocean students must be sure that they are being advised by Kean@Ocean faculty.

Kean @ Ocean Criminal Justice Advising

Last Name of Student Begins with the Letter: Faculty Advisor

Fernando E. Linhares, JD, LLM

Kean @ Ocean Faculty



Office Kean@Ocean: Instructional Bldg. 204

Kean @ Union Telephone: (908)737-4316

Kean Hours: None



A through D


James Drylie, Ph.D.
Chair/Assistant Professor



Office: Willis Hall 305-H
Telephone: (908) 737-4216


OCC Hours: None



E through J


Venessa Garcia, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor


Office: Willis Hall 305-I
Telephone: (908) 737-4302

OCC Hours: None


K through N


Connie Hassett-Walker, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor


Office: Willis Hall 305-C
Telephone: (908) 737-4156

OCC Hours: none



O through R


Patrick McManimon, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor


Office: Willis Hall 305-E
Telephone: (908) 737-4309

OCC Hours: T: None




S through Z



Thomas Lateano, M.A., J.D.
Associate Professor




Office: Willis Hall 305-F
Telephone: (908) 737-4315

OCC Hours: none


* IMPORTANT - The student's advisor is subject to change each semester.