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Kean graduates Robert and Mary Knight and Priscilla and Frezia Valenzuela in side-by-side photos.

Kean Keeps It in the Family

What is it like to graduate college side-by-side with your parent or child? Just ask Frezia and Priscilla Valenzuela or Robert and Mary Knight, parent-child duos in Kean’s Class of 2021 who shared the experience at last week’s Commencement ceremonies.
Kean 2021 Valedictorian Jason Antunes and Grad Student with Distinction Jeminat Musa in separate photos giving their commencement addresses.

Two Stories of Achievement: Kean’s 2021 Valedictorian and Graduate Student with Distinction

Kean Valedictorian Jason Antunes and Graduate Student with Distinction Jeminat Musa, both of whom addressed their classmates at the University’s 2021 Commencement ceremonies, said they found their passion and their way at Kean.
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Kean Celebrates Commencement with Week of In-Person Ceremonies

Under a bright blue sky with loved ones watching, members of Kean’s Class of 2021 marched into Alumni Stadium for 10 Commencement ceremonies held over four days to celebrate their remarkable achievements amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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She Graduated at 60. She’s Just Getting Started.

Janice Sampson '21 celebrated her 60th birthday on her last day of final exams at Kean University. The graduating senior says her experience as a non-traditional student at Kean empowered her to transform her life and pursue her dreams.
Antoinette Antonucci is graduating Kean with a master's and six acceptances to PHD programs

Kean Research Takes Student from High School to Ph.D. Program

Kean grad student Antoinette Antonucci '20, '21 M.S., who was accepted to six prestigious doctoral programs, developed a passion for scientific research in the laboratory at Kean.
Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp, Chief Community Development Officer of the NJ Economic Development AuthorityTai Cooper, and Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D.

Kean University Partners in Roundtable Supporting Small Businesses

Small business owners working to rebuild after the pandemic received advice and insight during a Small Business Roundtable co-hosted by Kean University and the City of Plainfield.
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Kean students share why they chose to receive a COVID-19 vaccination and urge their fellow Cougars to #VaxUpKean. All members of the Kean community are encouraged to register to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible to protect their health and the health of those around them.

Kean Receives State DOE Grant to Create Computer Science Learning Hub

Kean University was named as one of three New Jersey universities to create computer science learning hubs under Gov. Phil Murphy’s new Expanding Access to Computer Science program.
Kean University leaders traveled by bus to accept students to the Kean Scholar Academy

Kean Admits First Students into Kean Scholar Academy

Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., and other leaders brought thrilling news to students in four New Jersey communities, as the Kean Scholar Academy bus tour rolled out to deliver formal acceptances to the new dual-enrollment program.
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How College Sports Overcame Covid

Athletes at Kean University say training and competing was emotionally and physically challenging amid COVID-19. But they persevered with the help of their teammates and coaches and made it happen.