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Kean COVID Memorial Ceremony Sights and Sounds

The Kean community came together at the Miron Student Center to remember the colleagues, family members and friends we have lost to COVID-19. The ceremony included choral performances, personal remembrances and a healing ritual at the Be The Change Memory Garden.
Former Kean University Board of Trustees chair Ada Morell speaks at a podium at Kean's commencement.

Board of Trustees Names Steve Fastook as Chair, Replacing Longtime Board Leader Ada Morell

After 10 years at the helm of the Kean University Board of Trustees, Ada Morell ’97 announced on Monday that she was stepping down as chair of the University’s governing board. The trustees selected fellow Board member and media executive Steve Fastook H’06 as the Board’s new leader. 
Kean Cougar Connections Center for Social Work met the campus during an outdoor event at Miron

Cougar Connections Center of Social Work Opens on Campus

Sometimes, it’s not coursework or exams that keep students from earning their college degree. Some students may be food insecure, or face homelessness, or have other basic needs making it difficult to focus on academics.
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Kean University to Host Small Business Conference

From understanding contract bids to perfecting an “elevator pitch,” the Small Business Conference at Kean University on Friday, September 17 will offer tools to help businesses, students and entrepreneurs succeed.
Students walk on Kean's campus in Union, with the clock tower behind them.

Kean Recognized for Innovation, Social Mobility, Diversity by 'U.S. News & World Report'

"U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges" ranks Kean University a top-performing school for social mobility and innovation and names it among the most diverse universities in the country. “We are extremely proud of the work we are doing at Kean,” said President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D. “All of our effort and innovation are driven toward the goal of helping our students succeed.”
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Union County and Kean Create Partnership to Bring Social Services to Students

To help Kean students stay focused on their academic goals, representatives from the Union County Department of Human Services will be at the Center for Academic Success twice weekly to provide free and comprehensive social services and resources.
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New Uniforms Revealed for Kean Cougars

Kean Athletics has a fresh new look. Check out the new uniforms our fall sports teams are wearing.
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‘Common Read’ Puts Kean Students on the Same Page

Kean first-year students will all be reading the same book this semester, The Poet X, as the University institutes its inaugural Common Read to build community and recognize Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Two Kean Administrators Named to National Leadership Academy

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has selected two Kean University administrators as members of its Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo this fall.
The Unity Cafe on Kean University's Union campus.

Kean Introduces Meal Plans for Faculty and Staff

Kean University faculty and staff now have access to two meal plan options, providing low-cost meals as well as “Flex Dollars,” to use at a variety of eateries on and off campus using their Kean ID cards.