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Six students and their professor in the Bloomberg Lab at Kean's CBPM.

Kean Student Teams Excel in Bloomberg Global Trading Challenge

Two teams from the Kean University College of Business and Public Management (CBPM) ranked among the top 3% of competitors in the 2023 Bloomberg Global Trading Challenge. 
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Kean University Alumni Association Donates $10,000 in Memory of Donna A. Madrigal ’88, ’91 MPA and Anthony J. Brennan ’81

The Kean University Alumni Association has honored the memory of longtime board members Donna Madrigal and Anthony (Tony) Brennan, with a donation that will pay forward their dedication by providing scholarships to Kean students.
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First-Generation Students Excel at Kean

Students who are the first in their families to attend college find extra support and resources at Kean University. Watch and learn how Cougars climb higher.
Panelists in the Public Affairs career forum speak to students at a dais

Kean Public Affairs Alumni Offer Students Expertise in Government

A panel of public officials, many of them Kean University alumni, shared career advice during a Kean Public Affairs Forum held on November 20.
Erik Parker, holding the Emmy Award, stands in the center of a group of people.

Communication Graduate Pursues Social Justice as Documentary Filmmaker for Major Networks

As a film director and producer, Erik Parker ’01 aims to open people’s minds through documentaries and TV shows that emphasize social justice.
Shawna Supel takes the oath of office with her father holding the Bible.

Computer Science Graduate Breaks Barriers with Career in Irvington Municipal Government

Shawna Supel took a job as a computer operator for the Township of Irvington in 2001 as a Kean University computer science student and unexpectedly launched a groundbreaking career in public service.
A group of Kean students at the Diversity Council conference in a selfie.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Are Focus of Kean Diversity Council High School Leadership Conference

At the Diversity Council on Global Education and Citizenship conference, nearly 1,000 students developed social justice action plans for their high schools, and 10 humanitarian awards were given out.
A female student holds a beaker aloft as a female professor looks on.

Expanded Office of Technology Commercialization Assists Kean Inventors with Moving Discoveries to the Marketplace

As research activity at Kean University intensifies, the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) has expanded to boost researchers’ efforts to move their discoveries into the marketplace where they can benefit the public.
Deaf actress Lauren Ridloff

Deaf Actress Lauren Ridloff to Give President’s Distinguished Lecture at Kean

Tony-nominated actress Lauren Ridloff, who is known for her roles as Marvel’s first Deaf superhero and as a regular in the TV show The Walking Dead, will address the Kean community on Monday, December 11 in the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
Prresident Repollet, his wife and daughter pose on stage with the A Different World cast.

‘A Different World’ Comes to Kean University

Kean University welcomed cast members of the iconic TV show A Different World to a President’s Distinguished Lecture Series event on Thursday, November 16, for a discussion of how college life and culture has changed since the sitcom began 35 years ago.