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Universitywide Commencement Returns for Kean’s Class of 2022

Kean University celebrated the 2,825 undergraduates of its Class of 2022 today at a joyous Commencement, held at the Prudential Center in Newark for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The day included a Commencement address by Tony-nominated Deaf actor Lauren Ridloff, who spoke in American Sign Language translated by an interpreter.
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Kean Celebrates Graduate Commencement

As a packed house of friends and family watched and celebrated in the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, Kean University conferred graduate degrees on 755 students at its festive Graduate Commencement. It was Kean's first full in-person ceremony since the pandemic struck in 2020.
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What’s Next for Kean’s Class of 2022

Kean’s graduating class is continuing to climb higher. These Kean graduates are heading to law school, pursuing master's degrees, going on service trips, and starting their careers. Check out what some of our cougars will be doing after graduation.
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Research Days Highlights Student Projects at New Jersey's First Urban Research University

Kean’s 14th Annual Research Days featured in-person poster presentations and virtual oral presentations of research conducted by more than 1,300 students and 70 members of the faculty.
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Heart Condition Inspires Student | Cougars Climb Higher

Hana Abouhaib had to give up her passion for sports when she was diagnosed with a heart condition. In this Cougars Climb Higher video, watch how the biotechnology and molecular biology student turned that setback into a new passion through research at Kean University.
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'Cougar Cribs' Featuring Cougar Hall

The first episode of Cougar Cribs brings us inside the newest residence hall at Kean University – Cougar Hall. Join two of Kean’s residential students as they share how they style their suite.
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Cougar Mascot Name Revealed

The Kean University cougar mascot is no longer nameless. You voted and it’s official. The Kean Cougar finally has a name! Watch our video to learn what to call the Kean mascot.
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Stop the Stigma: Mental Health and Human Rights

WNBA Hall of Famer Chamique Holdsclaw told an audience of students at the Kean Human Rights Conference last week to seek help if they are struggling with mental illness.
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Help Take Kean University from Great to Elite: Fill Out the Campus Climate Survey

Want to help guide the University’s future? Kean’s Cougar mascot is asking all students, faculty and staff to take the Campus Climate Survey and be eligible to win great prizes. #SpeakUpCougars
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New York Red Bulls and Kean University Announce Partnership

The New York Red Bulls and Kean University today announced a multi-year partnership that will provide students with experiential learning and career opportunities.