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Kean President Testifies on Behalf of Hispanic Colleges and Universities at Congressional Briefing

Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., today testified virtually at a congressional briefing on the reauthorization of the federal Farm Bill, advocating for funding for agricultural-related educational programs and opportunities for Hispanic students.
Kelly Bachovchin, a young blond woman, sits on a bench in a grassy area.

Kean STEM Graduate Helps Scientists Bring Discoveries to Light

Kelly Bachovchin, Ph.D., uses her skills as a doctor of organic chemistry every day — but not in a lab. As a customer engagement scientist at Collaborative Drug Discovery (CDD) Vault in Boston, the Kean graduate helps scientists file preclinical research data for use as needed in patent filings, new drug applications or clinical trials.
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Kean to Offer Courses at Brookdale Community College

Kean University will begin offering courses on the main campus of Brookdale Community College in Lincroft beginning in Fall 2023 under a new partnership between the two institutions that will expand educational offerings for students in Monmouth County.
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Kean Receives Three National Science Foundation Grants to Help Diversify STEM Education

Kean University received three recent grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to expand equity and opportunities for students, faculty and future teachers in the STEM fields. 
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Kean’s Podcast 'Urban Impact' Celebrates First Season

On the 10th and final episode of Season One of Kean’s podcast, Urban Impact, hosts Barbara George Johnson, JD, and Michael Salvatore, Ph.D., recall their favorite moments from the first season. Hear what caught their attention as the podcast’s season draws to a close.
Megan Braine poses with Kean's cougar mascot, Keanu.

Former New York Jets Cheerleader, Dance School Owner Earns Education Degree from Kean

Megan Braine ’23 kept herself busy while studying at Kean. She was a member of the New York Jets Flight Crew and opened a dance studio with her family while on her way to graduating summa cum laude with a degree in elementary education.
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Kean Grad Goes from High School Dropout to Researcher of the Year

Eric Landaverde didn’t see college in his future after dropping out of high school during his sophomore year, in what he called “a rebellious act” that reflected his disdain for education at the time.
Susannah Porterfield, ed.d., vp for research

Kean Q&A: Vice President Susannah Porterfield, Ed.D., Research Advocate

Kean Vice President for Research Susannah Porterfield, Ed.D., joined the University in April after working for 20 years at Johns Hopkins University, including as senior associate vice president for research.
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Couple Leaves $850K to Kean, Expands Scholarship Fund for Future Teachers

An Elizabeth couple created a scholarship fund in memory of their only daughter, Damarys Vazquez ’98, a Kean graduate. Now following their deaths, their final gift increases the fund to nearly $1 million.
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Kean Awards Nearly 3,000 Bachelor’s Degrees to Class of 2023

A celebratory air and a sea of Kean blue filled the Prudential Center in Newark on Thursday, May 18, as Kean’s graduating seniors crossed the stage to receive their bachelor’s degrees. In a commencement ceremony held two days earlier, on Tuesday, May 16, the University awarded master's and doctoral degrees to 653 graduate students. Browse downloadable photos of Kean's Commencement ceremonies.