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Kean President Lamont O. Repollet addresses 2021 graduates at Alumni Stadium.

Kean Kicks Off Week of In-Person Commencement Ceremonies

Under a bright blue sky with loved ones watching from the bleachers, members of Kean University’s Class of 2021 marched into Alumni Stadium today to kick off 10 in-person Commencement ceremonies taking place this week to celebrate their remarkable achievement amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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She Graduated at 60. She’s Just Getting Started.

Janice Sampson celebrated her 60th birthday on her last day of final exams at Kean University. The graduating senior says her experience as a non-traditional student at Kean empowered her to transform her life and pursue her dreams.
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Antoinette Antonucci is graduating Kean with a master's and six acceptances to PHD programs

Kean Research Takes Student from High School to Ph.D. Program

Antoinette Antonucci first stepped into the laboratory at Kean University when she was a high school junior, carpooling with friends after school to work on a cancer research project in the STEM Building. 
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Kean University leaders traveled by bus to accept students to the Kean Scholar Academy

Kean Admits First Students into Kean Scholar Academy

Kean University leaders went on the road visiting schools in four communities on Tuesday to officially accept the first group into the Kean Scholar Academy dual enrollment program for high school students.
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Well wishes from family and friends for the Honors graduates

Kean Celebrates 1,135 Honors Graduates of the Class of 2021

Kean University’s highest-achieving graduates in the Class of 2021 were recognized for their perseverance and academic success at the University’s virtual Honors Convocation on Friday, April 30. 
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Get Ready for the Biology Revolution, Distinguished Lecturer Tells Kean Community

Kean University launched virtual Research Days — two days of research presentations by more than 1,400 students and faculty — with a Distinguished Lecture by futurist Jamie Metzl, who told the Kean audience to prepare for the biology revolution.
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Holly Taylor in a red bandana, white shirt and jeans jacket, in front of a white wood frame wall.

TV Star Holly Taylor Graduates with Honors from Kean

While acting full time on the television shows The Americans and Manifest, Holly Taylor was also pursuing a degree in graphic design at Kean University. Her dream of earning a college degree has come true as she graduates with the Class of 2021.
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Kean Student Plans to Pitch Musical to Broadway

Four years ago, Sam Royster began writing a musical about Josephine Baker, the Harlem Renaissance entertainer, French Resistance spy and celebrated Civil Rights activist. On the brink of his graduation from Kean University, he’s ready to pitch it to Broadway and share it with the world.
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A graphic image with the names Melissa Tito, Maria Dominguez and Robin Landa

Students Contribute to Fourth Edition of Professor's Book

When Michael Graves College Distinguished Professor Robin Landa was preparing for the publication of the fourth edition of her book, Advertising by Design, she turned to graduating seniors Melissa Tito and Maria Dominguez for design assistance.
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Kean Associate Professor Mia Zamora, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Leads Worldwide Socially Just Academia Project

A Kean writing professor is collaborating with colleagues around the world on an initiative to create a new global vision for higher education that fosters equity and inclusion in teaching practices and scholarship and welcomes new voices into academia.