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Kean Welcomes LGBTQIA+ Author for ‘Common Read’ Book Talk

Best-selling author George M. Johnson met with Kean students and faculty on October 11 for a book reading and discussion as Kean took part in its second Common Read.
Artist Ricardo Roig, in a black jacket and gray cap.

Graduate Builds Rewarding Career as Artist After Developing Signature Technique at Kean

When Ricardo Roig ’08 gets the inspiration for a work of art, he sees a flash of light. His other milestone moments have struck like lightning bolts, too.
Penina Gross Richmond headshot

Lessons from Kean’s Occupational Therapy Program Guide Graduate in Medical School

As a medical resident at the Cleveland Clinic, Kean University alumna Penina Gross-Richmond is excited about her future as a pediatrician.
A wireframe view of the Bedroom of Susan Livingston Kean Niemcewicz at historic Liberty Hall Museum

Kean University Is 'Fast Company' 2022 Innovation by Design Awards Honoree

Kean received a prestigious Fast Company 2022 design award for a project in which Associate Professor Edward Johnston and students at Michael Graves College used interactive 3D media to explore history.
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Rain or Shine, It's Homecoming Time at Kean

The wet weather didn’t dampen the mood at Kean University's Homecoming, where a spirited crowd of Cougar alumni and students enjoyed football and carnival games, and connected with friends. Dressed in Kean sweatshirts and other gear, students, alumni, faculty and staff took in the annual University tradition. 
A conductor stands in the front of a rehearsal room filled with orchestral musicians.

Kean Invites Local Musicians to Join New Community Orchestra

The Kean-NJIO Orchestra, a new intergenerational community orchestra at Kean, is looking for musicians with orchestral experience to perform a “varied, adventurous and inclusive repertoire.”
Kean President Repollet with other panelists and the moderator for a Congressional Black Caucus panel.

Kean President Addresses Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference

Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., spoke today on a Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference panel in Washington, D.C. about the importance of building a pipeline to boost the number of Black teachers across the country.
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Thousands Attend 2nd Annual Jazz & Roots Festival

Kean University’s Jazz & Roots Music Festival drew a crowd of more than 4,000 to the Lawn at Enlow Hall on Saturday, September 24, for an evening of jazz, blues and reggae music, featuring Jazz Master Dianne Reeves and other performers.
Teachers sit at desks with a male speaker at the front.

Kean Team Provides Technology Training to Rowan University Educators

Kean University’s administrative team recently visited Rowan University’s College of Education to provide professional development for faculty on using technology to increase student engagement.
Photos of the four Kean Distinguished Alumni Award honorees.

Kean to Honor Distinguished Alumni

Four Kean University alumni who built successful careers in fields from advertising to government will be honored Friday with Kean Distinguished Alumni Awards.   The honorees are: