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Bridge to Success

New Kean Students Take Bridge to the Future

A group of incoming Kean freshmen were among the first to participate in Bridge to Success, a new program designed to help incoming students in Kean’s Exceptional Educational Opportunities and PASSPORT programs transition to college and gain the skills they need to graduate.
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Medical staff at Union County's COVID-19 testing site on Kean University's campus

County of Union and Kean Announce Innovative COVID-19 Initiative

The County of Union will continue to operate its free COVID-19 testing site at Kean University throughout the Fall semester under a first-of-its-kind partnership that will provide testing for the campus community as well as opportunities for research and student employment.
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Kean history professors Dennis Klein, Xurong Kong and Christopher Bellitto

Kean History Professors Receive National Honors

Three history faculty members at Kean have received national recognition and grant support for their scholarly research, bringing academic distinction to the University in the United States and abroad.
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.
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Students in a group studying,

Kean’s World-Class Education Expands with New Majors and Minors

Kean University is offering new academic programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels this Fall, educating students in genetic counseling, exercise science, business analytics and more.
Commencement line up

Kean University Holds In-Person Commencement Week

Kean University celebrated its 2020 graduates with a week of in-person commencement ceremonies at Alumni Field on the University’s Union campus. University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., in his first commencement address since becoming president in July, saluted the graduating class for their resilience.
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Kean’s Provost Wins Award to Share Facts About COVID-19

As misinformation about COVID-19 continues to spread along with the virus, Kean Provost and Vice President of Research and Faculty Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D. has received an award to help increase awareness and understanding through science.
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The grad caps say it, its a beautiful day to graduate

Kean to Host In-Person Commencement Ceremonies for Class of 2020

Kean University will host a series of in-person commencement ceremonies on its Union campus the week of July 27 at Alumni Stadium to celebrate the tremendous accomplishments of the Class of 2020 amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, giving more than 3,000 undergraduates and nearly 700 graduate students the chance to cross the stage and be recognized in front of family and friends.
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Students walk on Kean University's Cougar Walk.

Kean Partners with County Colleges on Pathway to Kean Program

Kean University launched a new dual admission program called Pathway to Kean that gives students who don’t initially meet University admissions standards a clear path toward earning a bachelor’s degree. The initiative increases accessibility for an affordable four-year college degree in New Jersey.
Michael Diaz

Kean Student Wins Tuition-Free Semester through Cougar Climb: First Year Experience

Kean University architectural studies major Michael Diaz will have a tuition-free semester in Fall 2020 as the winner of the Cougar Climb: First-Year Experience program raffle.