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Kean University has created a comprehensive Climb Higher Restart Plan for Fall 2020. Please visit the Return to Campus page to find details and contact information for student services, admissions and more.

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Kean Community: We Miss You

VIDEO: Kean's academic programs and dedication to community service continue during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the campus is quiet, and we look forward to our students' return when the time is right. Take a look. #CougarsClimbHigher
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Three Kean Online Programs Ranked Top 20 Nationally

Three Kean Online bachelor’s degree programs – criminal justice, human resources management, and accounting – are ranked among the top 20 in the United States for providing the best value based on affordability and alumni salaries in the latest rankings by the Guide to Online Schools.
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Nature abounds at the Kean Skylands campus in northern New Jersey.

Q&A: Kean Expert Advocates Using Nature to Heal and Help

Danielle Servedio, Psy.D, a lecturer at Kean Skylands in Jefferson Township, holds degrees in marriage and family therapy and clinical art therapy. Her work focuses on using art and nature to create optimal healing environments for patient care. 
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Zaniyah Nichol of Orange poses with her free pizza as part of Kean's Dinner with the Dean event.

A Virtual ‘Dinner with the Dean’ Comes with Pizza Delivery from Kean

From New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania to as far away as Texas, high school students who have been accepted to Kean University are receiving a simultaneous pizza delivery to share with their families as they participate in virtual “Dinner with the Dean” events to learn more about enrollment.
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Kean Dance Marathon 2020 was held on Instagram Live

Kean Dance Marathon Goes Virtual to Raise Money for Children’s Specialized Hospital

Kean students danced in their living rooms to participate in the annual Kean Dance Marathon on Instagram Live and raise money for Children’s Specialized Hospital amid the COVID-19 pandemic.                             
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Virtual Research Days Offer Alumnus Guest Speaker, Wider Online Audience

David Garcia ’14, a Kean University graduate who overcame a rare physical disability to win a National Institutes of Health fellowship and pursue his doctorate at Brown University, will tell his inspirational story — via video — at Kean’s first-ever Virtual Research Days on Tuesday, April 28.
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Hynes Hall to Open Summer 2020

Hynes Hall, the new home of Kean's College of Business and Public Management, is set to open in Summer 2020. The new space will offer cutting-edge business education technology, modern community learning spaces and breathtaking views of campus and New York City.
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Kean Community: We’re In This Together

As the Kean community continues to follow state and federal guidelines on social distancing during the global COVID-19 pandemic, Kean’s leaders, faculty and students came together, virtually, to share messages of support and inspiration. 
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Kean Takes Steps to Make College More Affordable Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Kean is launching a more flexible admissions process and enhancing scholarship opportunities for Fall 2020 admission to support prospective students and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Q&A: Tips for Coping with Social Distancing

Vincent Kiefner, Ph.D., is director of Kean University Office of Counseling, Disability, Alcohol and Other Drug Services. Kean News spoke with him about social distancing and how Kean students — and others — can best cope with the changes brought on by COVID-19.