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Kean University Announces Federally Funded Trenton Neighborhood Revitalization Project

Kean University Announces Federally Funded Trenton Neighborhood Revitalization Project

Kean announced the Coalport Neighborhood Revitalization Planning Project, led by the John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research and the Michael Graves College School of Public Architecture, with plans for new housing, economic and employment opportunities to support residents. 
Officials from Kean and local government officials take part in U22 Consortium
Kean Consortium Unites University, Union County, Municipalities

Kean Consortium Unites University, Union County, Municipalities

Kean University is working with Union County’s municipalities and the county government to support public employees through a new consortium highlighting the University’s educational offerings and research expertise.

Kean President Repollet leads the Juneteenth freedom walk
Kean Celebrates Inaugural Juneteenth Jamboree with Freedom Walk, Festivities

Kean Celebrates Inaugural Juneteenth Jamboree with Freedom Walk, Festivities

Kean celebrated African-American history and culture with a stirring and joyful Juneteenth Jamboree on the Union campus. Hosted by the Center for Africana Studies, the University’s inaugural Juneteenth event began with a Freedom Walk and included moving speeches, prayer and a standing-room-only crowd sharing the day that marks the end of slavery in the United States.
Kean Celebrates Founders Day with Gratitude and Fellowship

Kean Celebrates Founders Day with Gratitude and Fellowship

With festivities on campus and record-breaking gifts, the University community celebrated its history and looked toward the future. Watch this tribute to donors from President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., and Kean students.
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Adapted Physical Education for the Disability Community

Adapted Physical Education for the Disability Community

Join us for a compelling episode of Urban Impact with Kean Assistant Professor Alex Stribing, Ph.D., as she discusses the transformative role of adapted physical education in bridging gaps, promoting inclusion and fostering wellness among students with disabilities.

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Hybrid ReelAbilities Disability Film Festival Returns to Kean University

Hybrid ReelAbilities Disability Film Festival Returns to Kean University

Engage with powerful stories through a range of short and feature-length films and documentaries that challenge perceptions and promote inclusivity of people with disabilities.
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Communication Graduate Lands Social Media Role for NFL

Communication Graduate Lands Social Media Role for NFL

Alumnus Francisco Reyes ’19 makes sure NFL fans catch the best highlights from the games on their newsfeeds.
Tabitha Brown faces camera, talking with Darlene Repollet
Bestselling Author, Foodie Tabitha Brown Wows Crowd in Kean President’s Distinguished Lecture Series

Bestselling Author, Foodie Tabitha Brown Wows Crowd in Kean President’s Distinguished Lecture Series

Emmy winner, New York Times bestselling author and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown brought her upbeat message of authenticity - with a dash of cooking advice - to the Kean University President’s Distinguished Lecture series this week.

A literacy hub, offering books for children and families to borrow, is in the Hillside Municipal Building.
Kean University, Hillside Township Launch Literacy Initiative

Kean University, Hillside Township Launch Literacy Initiative

Kean University is helping to spark a love of reading among Hillside children and families, joining forces with the township and Scholastic to provide culturally relevant books in “literacy hubs” placed around the community.

Deaf actress Lauren Ridloff
Deaf Actress Lauren Ridloff to Give President’s Distinguished Lecture at Kean

Deaf Actress Lauren Ridloff to Give President’s Distinguished Lecture at Kean

Tony-nominated actress Lauren Ridloff, who is also known for her roles as Marvel’s first Deaf superhero and as a regular in the TV show The Walking Dead, will address the Kean community on Monday, December 11 in the President’s Distinguished Lecture Series.