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New Program at Kean Aims to Bring Students Back to College

The message is clear: it’s never too late to return to college. A new Kean program encourages former students who left school to come back and complete their degrees.
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Kean Ocean Graduate Is Dedicated to Helping Victims

Attorney Eduardo Sotomayor ’17 started on his career path in law by earning a degree in criminal justice from Kean Ocean.
Scott LaFontaine sits before a laptop computer and sophisticated scientific equipment

Biotechnology Grad Uses Food Chemistry Expertise to Boost Beer and Food Flavor

The science of beer has driven the career of Scott Lafontaine, Ph.D., ’11, ’12, who studied with some of the best-known experts in the field and now teaches food chemistry to university students.
Kean alumna Khabirah White

Business Graduate Helps Navigate Diversity Roadblocks in the Workplace

Khabirah White '12 strives to be a leader in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion through her work in the healthcare industry.
Nia Phillips is a Kean graduate and physician assistant

Kean Biology Graduate Encourages Diversity in Medicine

A physician assistant and podcast co-host, Nia Phillips '14, DMS, is passionate about patient care and empowering Black listeners to pursue careers in medicine.
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From Howard Stern to TikTok: Kean Communication Grad Finds Her Career in Media Sales

An internship at SiriusXM helped Michelle Soriano ’14 launch a career in media that led to her job as a senior account manager at TikTok.
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Kean Graduate Is Building His Career on Social Media

Kean alumnus Agranay Dhondiyal ’23 was a business marketing student when he created a digital product using blockchain technology that he says can help universities and organizations build engagement.
Steve Sosna sits in a helicopter on a helipad, the door open and his leg dangling outside the helicopter.

Kean Earth Science Graduate Takes Meteorology World by Storm

Kean graduate Steve Sosna ’08 has a job that’s as changeable as the weather. His degree from the University helped him launch his dream career.
Roberta and Alvin Freeman in the front seat of car, with their three children behind them.

Husband and Wife Kean Education Grads Lead Rival NJ School Districts

Roberta and Alvin Freeman have spent years in school together. The couple met as teachers in Long Branch, went to Kean together to earn their master’s and doctorate degrees in education, and now both serve as school superintendents – in neighboring towns.
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For Kean Visual Arts Graduate, Life as an Artist Brings Excitement, Variety and International Success

Suzanne Anan expected her classes at Kean University to strengthen her graphic design skills, but she couldn’t have predicted they would reveal a passion for painting that would set her on a course for international success.