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Kean student and U.S. Navy veteran Ashley Tufuga

Kean Receives USDOE Grant to Increase Services for Student Veterans

Kean has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will expand its nationally recognized services for student veterans to further smooth their transition to college and support them during their time at the University.
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Kean will be rolling out electric buses on campus. This is an example of an electric bus.

Kean Receives State Grant to Roll Out Electric Buses

Kean University received nearly $2 million in state grant money to purchase a fleet of seven electric shuttle buses that will provide environmental benefits on campus and beyond.
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Kean Design Alumni Chosen for National Mentorship Program to ‘Change the Face of Advertising’

Five recent Kean alumni working in advertising will be mentored by top creative leaders in the field in a new national program designed to increase diversity and inclusion both in advertising campaigns and among the people who create them.
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Distinguished Lecture Series Returns Virtually with CNN Political Commentator Bakari Sellers

Kean University’s popular Distinguished Lecture Series will return this month with CNN political analyst and best-selling author Bakari Sellers in a virtual conversation on the topic Education, Civil Rights and Equality: Cornerstones for Our Future.
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Focusing on Student Success and Retention at Kean

From the Spanish Speaking program to Veteran Student Services, Kean University offers a range of support services with one goal in mind: student success. Watch as Kean students describe how the Division of Student Success and Retention helps them achieve their dream of earning a college degree.
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Flags from Kean University's five campuses fly at a fountain on the Union campus in the snow.

Middlesex College Joins Pathway to Kean Admission Program

The presidents of Kean University and Middlesex College today signed an agreement bringing Middlesex into the Pathway to Kean program, providing students with access to an affordable path for achieving a four-year degree. 
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Kean Receives NSF Research Grant to Improve Equity in Computer Science

Kean University has received a $130,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for researching new ways of teaching computer science to promote equity and inclusion in software design.
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.
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Kean University sophomore Jordan Johnson on stage with a spotlight behind her.

Spoken Word Performers to Be Featured at Kean’s Black History Month Kickoff

Spoken word is a blend of poetry, rap and performance that is gaining national exposure and will be a key part of Kean’s Black History Month Kickoff event this week.
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An overhead shot of 2020 Kean University graduates on the Alumni Stadium field at Commencement.

Kean to Celebrate 2021 Commencement on Campus

Kean University will celebrate the Class of 2021 in a series of in-person Commencement ceremonies beginning May 12 at Alumni Stadium on the Union campus.