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Kean Hosts Second Virtual Student Town Hall

Kean students raised questions on topics from COVID-19 to Commencement as President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., hosted the University's second Virtual Student Town Hall.
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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Kean

Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., kicks off the University's celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a short address highlighting the achievements of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and urging all in the Kean community to stand up against Asian hate.
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Ali Stroker, a female with curly blond hair, sitting in her wheelchair on stage. She is wearing a red jump suit. Head tilted, singing. Stage is lit pink. Piano and flowers can partially be seen behind her.

Kean Stage Leads on Accessibility in the Arts

Kean Stage is emerging as a leader in accessible theatre, offering sensory-friendly performances for children, sign-language interpretation and other measures to dismantle barriers to the arts for all audiences. 
View of the Clock Tower in the distance from Cougar Walk; pink flowering trees and spring greenery along the path.

New Urban Policy Institute Launches at Kean

The John S. Watson Institute of Urban Policy and Research at Kean will focus on practical, achievable solutions to improve the lives of people living in urban communities, building on the University’s commitment to scholarship and community service.
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A path though Kean's snow-covered Union campus

Dual-enrollment Program Gives High School Students a Head Start on College

Students at three New Jersey high schools are getting a jump on their college degrees, earning credits at Kean University while they also work toward their high school diplomas.
A nurse prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at the vaccination site on Kean University's campus.

Kean Kicks Off COVID-19 Expert Series Focusing on Vaccine Advocacy

In collaboration with the State of New Jersey, Kean University launched a roundtable discussion series to highlight the importance of COVID-19 vaccines, especially for communities of color, and other pandemic-related issues.
Suzanne Barich and her daughter, Addison, taking a Christmas photo.

Vital Health Resource for Union County Community Becomes More Kid Friendly

Student clinicians at the Kean University Center for Communication Disorders are trained to advocate for their patients’ needs. For their pediatric patients at the free clinic, they identified a small improvement that they believed would have a big impact on care.
Kean student, Michael Naya, smiles for a photo with 3 World War 2 veterans.

Kean Freshman Preserves the Histories of WW II Veterans

Michael Naya hopes to be a history professor one day. While the Kean freshman pursues that professional dream, he is doing the work of a historian, recording the military experiences of World War II veterans from around the country.
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Kean Skylands Campus Hosts Drone Training

VIDEO:  Kean University students and faculty joined first responders at Kean Skylands in Jefferson recently for FAA drone training that could help save lives in emergencies and is helping students develop important professional skills.
Kean Alumni Carlos Carrillo interning virtually for Surgibox at MIT.

Students Gain Experience Through Virtual Internships

Six Kean University students and recent graduates gained career experience remotely this summer through virtual internships in the fields of industrial design, historic preservation and education.