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Kean's Sara Compion with Viva Foundation's Meleney Kriel.

Building Bridges Across Continents

Kean students recently got a lesson in international social activism from the head of a nonprofit organization that is helping to build communities in impoverished areas in South Africa.
Kean student Natalie Hernández interviews a volunteer in South Africa.

Students Conduct Research in South Africa

Two Kean students and their professors spent more than two weeks of the summer in South Africa conducting research on volunteering for Mandela Day, a time of community service held annually in honor of the anti-apartheid revolutionary.
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Computer Science Professor Recognized Nationally as Outstanding Mentor

Jenny Li, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science at Kean University, is being recognized by the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) for her outstanding research mentorship of women and underrepresented minorities.
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Kean Hosts Summer Conferences for Aspiring and Experienced Teachers

Kean University furthered its legacy as a leader in teacher training with two summer conferences held on the Union campus — one for middle school students who plan to be teachers, and the other for experienced educators looking to sharpen their skills
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Kean University Establishes Tuition and Fees for 2018-2019

The Kean University Board of Trustees approved a 1.99 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2018-2019 academic year on Monday, June 25, maintaining the University’s position as the most affordable comprehensive university in New Jersey.
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College of Education Among First in N.J. to Receive New National Accreditation

Kean University has received the gold seal of approval for its educator preparation programs. The College of Education received national accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), reinforcing its commitment to excellence in teacher training.
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Nathan Weiss Graduate College Confers Nearly 700 Advanced Degrees

Singing a song from the Broadway musical Hamilton that helped make him a star, Tony Award-winner Leslie Odom Jr. told graduates to live a life of intention as he spoke at Kean University’s Nathan Weiss Graduate College Commencement on Tuesday, May 15, at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.
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Meet the Class of 2018

Each member of Kean’s Class of 2018 has a story to tell – of perseverance, hard work and triumph. As commencements are held this week, we take a moment to reflect on some of our extraordinary graduates.
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Record Funding for Student-Centered Quality First Initiative Grants

Kean University will be launching an artificial intelligence communication platform, creating a human rights learning community and using new digital tools to support veterans among projects supported by the Quality First Initiative (QFI) grant program.
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Eight New Academic Programs to Launch in Fall 2018

Kean University is expanding its academic offerings with eight new undergraduate and graduate-level programs that will be introduced in Fall 2018.