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Students and alumni of Kean University - Human Rights Institute - at March for Our Lives 2018 with David Hogg

March for Our Lives: Road to Change

Kean University students Spencer Martin ’19 and Gunneet Malhi ‘21, and recent alumni Sarah Coykendall ’18 and Sarah Mack ‘18 attended the March for Our Lives: Road to Change in Morristown, N.J.
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Kean Gospel Choir Is Three-peat Winner at McDonald’s Gospelfest

The Kean Gospel Choir took home first place for the third straight year at McDonald’s Gospelfest, held Saturday, May 12 at Newark Symphony Hall.
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Lesniak Institute Hosts Youth Against Gun Violence Roundtable

High school students from throughout Union County recently gathered for a roundtable discussion about youth activism against gun violence at the inaugural event of Kean University’s Lesniak Institute for American Leadership.
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Kean Professor Shaping Metal and Minds

When she’s not shaping metal in her art studio, Kean University Professor Jennifer Crupi is shaping minds in her classroom. Watch and learn about her unique artistic sense, which has led her to prominent exhibitions in the Smithsonian and other major galleries.
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Kean Students Create PR Strategies for Nonprofits

Kean University public relations students are helping Union County nonprofit organizations tell their stories to the world.
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Students “Wrap Up” 2017 by Donating 1,700 Toys to Local Kids

Be the Change, a community service and activism group at Kean University, held its fifth annual toy drive, collecting more than 1,700 toys and books for children in local communities, many of whom are at risk for gang violence and substance abuse.
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Kean Alumnus Creates Branding for Roselle Park Arts Festival

Kean University alumnus William Weaver ‘17 was recently recognized by Roselle Park for designing the logo for the township’s annual Arts in the Street Festival. Roselle Park Mayor Carl Hokanson presented Weaver with a certificate of appreciation for his work.
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Empty Place Settings Represent Victims of Domestic Violence

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Kean University collaborated with the YWCA (Young Women’s Christian Association) of Union County to host the 10th annual An Empty Place at the Table exhibition and performance at Kean’s Miron Student Center on Thursday, October 26.
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Trans Author Ryan Sallans Shares His Transition Story

LGBT+ rights advocate and transgender man Ryan Sallans, author of The Second Son, a memoir of his transition experience, retold his journey at Kean's Miron Student Center on Tuesday, October 10.
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Let's Go! Occupational Therapy Program for Seniors

Students Tamar Rojas and Nicole Cassano, along with Professor Claire Mulry, OTD, from Kean's Department of Occupational Therapy, brought the Let's Go Community Mobility program to New Jersey seniors at three housing centers.