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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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A graphic design self portrait of alumnus Olu Adewalure

Kean Design Alumni Chosen for National Mentorship Program to ‘Change the Face of Advertising’

Five recent Kean alumni working in advertising will be mentored by top creative leaders in the field in a new national program designed to increase diversity and inclusion both in advertising campaigns and among the people who create them.
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Brad Butler II is a motivational speaker and Kean grad. He spoke to Kean's football team.

Kean Grad Overcomes Obstacles to Become Motivational Speaker

Brad Butler II experienced his parents’ substance abuse, his own academic struggles and finances so strained he sometimes slept in his car when he couldn’t afford the gas to drive home. But the Kean alumnus used those challenges as motivation and is now an award-winning motivational speaker, student advocate and success coach.
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Kean ocean graduate Kristen Weinbel celebrates graduation

Kean Ocean Graduate Started Own Company as a Student

Kean Ocean graduate Kristen Weinbel ’20 earned top honors and started her own social media marketing and digital marketing company as a student, while also dealing with a rare medical condition. 
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L-r, Ryan Cruz, Kean graduate Eric Cruz, and Kevin Zamora on Shark Tank.

Kean Graduate Steps into Success on TV’s Shark Tank with ‘Muvez Footwear’

Kean graduate Eric Cruz '11, who developed a new, convertible sneaker called Muvez Footwear and pitched the product on the reality TV show Shark Tank, came away with a $200,000 investment from hip-hop clothing mogul Daymond John.
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Kean grad Michael Favetta presented at a UN forum on climate change in Taiwan

Kean Grad Spreads the Word About Climate Change at U.N. Forum

Kean alumnus Michael Favetta ’07, a former TV weatherman who has built a successful career around the weather, recently presented at a United Nation climate change forum in Taiwan on the topic, "Communication Climate Change."
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Two of Rose Gonnella's drawings are pictured at left, in Sara Roby Gallery traveling exhibition. It was in Nantucket.

Kean Associate Dean’s Drawings Included in Smithsonian Collection

Four drawings by Michael Graves College Associate Dean Rose Gonnella are part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) Sara Roby Foundation Collection in Washington, D.C.
Kean University's oldest graduate in the Class of 2019, Michael Bradic

A Bachelor’s Degree at 72

At the age of 72, Kean Ocean student Michael Bradic checked something off his bucket list — getting a bachelor’s degree in history — and became the oldest graduate in the Kean University Class of 2019.
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Cougars Climb Higher at Kean Commencement 2019

VIDEO: The 2019 graduate and undergraduate classes of Kean University celebrated their commencements at NJPAC and the Prudential Center.
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Cougars Climb Higher at Kean Undergraduate Commencement 2019

Actor Jeff Daniels, nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in the Broadway blockbuster To Kill a Mockingbird, delivered a powerful address at the Kean University Undergraduate Commencement on May 23, exhorting the Class of 2019 to help repair a divided nation.