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Contemporary Artist Knowledge Bennett

Kean Welcomes Artist-in-Residence Knowledge Bennett

Internationally recognized contemporary artist Knowledge Bennett, Kean’s inaugural artist-in-residence, opened a multimedia exhibition of his latest work, entitled "Pieces of a Man," at galleries spanning the campus. The exhibition will run through December 17.
Robert Pyatt, Ph.D., in the CLIA Covid lab at Kean University

Summer Fellowship Program Raises University’s Research Profile

Twenty faculty projects were awarded funding through the new Summer Research Fellowship Program, which was created to expand research activities at Kean and advance the University’s goal of becoming an R-2 research institution.
Kean President Lamont O. Repollet gives his Opening Day Address at Wilkins Theatre

President Repollet Welcomes University Back on Opening Day

After a year marked by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., welcomed the Kean community back to campus, telling a live audience at his Opening Day Address at Wilkins Theatre that Kean is “bigger and better than we left it.”
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Kean Forges Education Partnership with New York Jets

Kean is teaming up with the New York Jets to create academic and career opportunities for students, becoming an Official Education Partner of the NFL team.
Kean University Provost and Vice President Jeffrey H. Toney

Kean Senior VP Jeff Toney Awarded Top Science Research Honor

Kean Senior Vice President for Research Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D., has been named a Fellow of Sigma Xi, the prestigious Scientific Research Honor Society. He is one of 15 members selected for the 2021 cohort for “exceptional contributions” to society and scientific enterprise.
Kean welcomes a new dean to the College of Education.

Dean of Education Chosen for National Fellowship on Teacher Preparation

Kean’s Dean of the College of Education, Barbara R. Ridener, Ph.D., has been named an Impact Academy fellow by Deans for Impact, a national nonprofit organization that works to ensure every child is taught by a well-prepared teacher.
The Unity Cafe has opened in Kean's Cougar Hall

New Cafe Opens as Students Return to Kean’s Union Campus

There’s a new place to dine on campus at Kean. Unity Cafe, a casual dining spot that sells fresh salads, panini sandwiches, baked goods made on site and more, opened on the ground floor of Cougar Hall.
Kean University History Professor Dennis Klein teaches a class at Kean's Union campus.

History Professor Honored with 16 Over 61 Award

History Professor Dennis Klein, Ph.D., has received a 16 Over 61 Award for age-defying contributions and his “creativity, leadership and initiative.” The honor was awarded jointly by the Forward and Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan’s Wechsler Center for Modern Aging.
Michael Graves College Architecture Senior Marquis Major

Architecture Student Named National Rising Black Designer

A Kean University architecture student has received a prestigious national scholarship for young Black designers for his creative vision and outstanding design.
Kean Lecturer Carey H. Brown

Kean Faculty Member Re-elected to State Post

Kean University Lecturer Carey H. Brown has been re-elected to the New Jersey Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Board of Trustees as State Worker Representative.