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Stop the Stigma: Mental Health and Human Rights

WNBA Hall of Famer Chamique Holdsclaw told an audience of students at the Kean Human Rights Conference last week to seek help if they are struggling with mental illness.
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New York Red Bulls and Kean University Announce Partnership

The New York Red Bulls and Kean University today announced a multi-year partnership that will provide students with experiential learning and career opportunities.
Michael Graves College Dean David Mohney stands at the head of a long table, gesturing.

Reversing Urban Distress in Trenton’s Coalport Neighborhood

Kean’s John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research recently brought experts together in Trenton to develop strategies to revitalize the city’s Coalport neighborhood and similar communities throughout the state.
Kean alumni and students took part in a speed networking event

Alumni and Students Meet at Networking Event

Kean University alumni shared career advice and made connections with students at the University’s Alumni/Student Speed Networking Event held recently at Kean Hall.
Attendees at a crowded recruitment event talk with law enforcement officers who are manning information tables.

Hundreds of Job Seekers Attend Joint Law Enforcement Recruitment Event

Hundreds of students and community members pursuing careers in law enforcement attended a law enforcement recruitment event this week on the Kean University campus.
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Kean University Welcomes Distinguished Lecturer Abby Phillip of CNN

Kean closed out its celebration of Black History Month with a powerful address by the CNN senior political correspondent and news anchor Abby Phillip.
Principal Baruti K. Kafele at male empowerment symposium

Kean Symposium to Teens: 'See Yourself Be Extraordinary'

Workshops, panel discussions and a rousing address by a motivational speaker were the highlights of Kean’s inaugural Generation 2 Generation Male Empowerment Symposium.
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The Galleries at Kean Opening Celebrates Cultural Differences

The Galleries at Kean University will host an opening reception on Thursday, February 17 in celebration of three distinct art exhibitions taking place on the University’s main campus. 
A Kean bus with the words, "Kean Cougars Climb Higher," with the N.J. State Capitol dome in the background.

Watson Institute Sets Stage for New Jersey Urban Policy Agenda

The Watson Institute hosted a historic meeting of leaders of the legislative Black and Latino caucuses and the New Jersey Urban Mayors Association to lay the groundwork for creating a statewide urban policy agenda.
Chamique Holdsclaw, sitting, with her hands folded on a desk.

14th Annual Human Rights Conference to Address Mental Health Stigmas

WNBA Hall of Famer Chamique Holdsclaw will be the keynote speaker at the 14th annual Human Rights Conference, "Stop the Stigma: Mental Health and Human Rights," on March 25.