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Remote work and classes will continue through Sunday, January 30, 2022. All student services will remain accessible both remotely and in person, and athletics, theatre and most other events will continue as planned. For more information, view the university's health and safety protocols. Visit the  Winter 2022 Student Services Guide for information about student support services and campus activities available during the remote period.

News Archive

Kean University's STEM building illuminated at night.

Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship Receives Federal Prize to Support Inclusive Entrepreneurship

ILSE, based at Kean, was awarded one of 84 U.S. Small Business Administration prizes nationwide to encourage diversity in life sciences entrepreneurship.
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Kean Wins Two National Science Foundation Grants to Support Diversity in Computer Science

Kean will lead a five-school consortium that received a $5 million research grant from the National Science Foundation and will also share in a second grant to increase minority undergraduates and grad students in computer science.
Pres. Lamont Repollet and VP Barbara George Johnson

Kean’s Repollet, Johnson Named to NJBIZ Top 50 in Education

Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., and Vice President of External Affairs and Urban Policy and Research Barbara George Johnson are among the 50 most impactful leaders in New Jersey education.
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Kean COVID Memorial Ceremony Sights and Sounds

The Kean community came together at the Miron Student Center to remember the colleagues, family members and friends we have lost to COVID-19. The ceremony included choral performances, personal remembrances and a healing ritual at the Be The Change Memory Garden.
Former Kean University Board of Trustees chair Ada Morell speaks at a podium at Kean's commencement.

Board of Trustees Names Steve Fastook as Chair, Replacing Longtime Board Leader Ada Morell

After 10 years at the helm of the Kean University Board of Trustees, Ada Morell ’97 announced on Monday that she was stepping down as chair of the University’s governing board. The trustees selected fellow Board member and media executive Steve Fastook H’06 as the Board’s new leader. 
Kean Cougar Connections Center for Social Work met the campus during an outdoor event at Miron

Cougar Connections Center of Social Work Opens on Campus

Students facing challenges such as food insecurity or other basic needs can find support through Kean's new Cougar Connections Center of Social Work.
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Kean University to Host Small Business Conference

From understanding contract bids to perfecting an “elevator pitch,” the Small Business Conference at Kean University on Friday, September 17 will offer tools to help businesses, students and entrepreneurs succeed.
Students walk on Kean's campus in Union, with the clock tower behind them.

Kean Recognized for Innovation, Social Mobility, Diversity by 'U.S. News & World Report'

"U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges" ranks Kean University a top-performing school for social mobility and innovation and names it among the most diverse universities in the country.
A hallway in the Center for Academic Success at Kean University

Union County and Kean Create Partnership to Bring Social Services to Students

To help Kean students stay focused on their academic goals, representatives from the Union County Department of Human Services will be at the Center for Academic Success twice weekly to provide free and comprehensive social services and resources.
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New Uniforms Revealed for Kean Cougars

Kean Athletics has a fresh new look. Check out the new uniforms our fall sports teams are wearing.