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Kean history professors Dennis Klein, Xurong Kong and Christopher Bellitto

Kean History Professors Receive National Honors

Three history faculty members at Kean have received national recognition and grant support for their scholarly research, bringing academic distinction to the University in the United States and abroad.
Kean Alumni Carlos Carrillo interning virtually for Surgibox at MIT.

Students Gain Experience Through Virtual Internships

Six Kean University students and recent graduates gained career experience remotely this summer through virtual internships in the fields of industrial design, historic preservation and education.
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Students in a group studying,

Kean’s World-Class Education Expands with New Majors and Minors

Kean University is offering new academic programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels this Fall, educating students in genetic counseling, exercise science, business analytics and more.
Commencement line up

Kean University Holds In-Person Commencement Week

Kean University celebrated its 2020 graduates with a week of in-person commencement ceremonies at Alumni Field on the University’s Union campus. University President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., in his first commencement address since becoming president in July, saluted the graduating class for their resilience.
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Kean’s Provost Wins Award to Share Facts About COVID-19

As misinformation about COVID-19 continues to spread along with the virus, Kean Provost and Vice President of Research and Faculty Jeffrey H. Toney, Ph.D. has received an award to help increase awareness and understanding through science.
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The grad caps say it, its a beautiful day to graduate

Kean to Host In-Person Commencement Ceremonies for Class of 2020

Kean University will host a series of in-person commencement ceremonies on its Union campus the week of July 27 at Alumni Stadium to celebrate the tremendous accomplishments of the Class of 2020 amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, giving more than 3,000 undergraduates and nearly 700 graduate students the chance to cross the stage and be recognized in front of family and friends.
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Students walk on Kean University's Cougar Walk.

Kean Partners with County Colleges on Pathway to Kean Program

Kean University launched a new dual admission program called Pathway to Kean that gives students who don’t initially meet University admissions standards a clear path toward earning a bachelor’s degree. The initiative increases accessibility for an affordable four-year college degree in New Jersey.
Michael Diaz

Kean Student Wins Tuition-Free Semester through Cougar Climb: First Year Experience

Kean University architectural studies major Michael Diaz will have a tuition-free semester in Fall 2020 as the winner of the Cougar Climb: First-Year Experience program raffle. 
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Kean ocean graduate Kristen Weinbel celebrates graduation

Kean Ocean Graduate Started Own Company as a Student

Kean Ocean graduate Kristen Weinbel ’20 earned top honors and started her own social media marketing and digital marketing company as a student, while also dealing with a rare medical condition. 
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Kean Trustees Vote to Keep Tuition and Fees Flat for 2020-21

Kean students will not see any increase in their combined tuition and fees in the coming academic year after the Board of Trustees voted on June 22 to hold the existing rates amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. With a zero increase in the cost of tuition and fees, Kean will remain the most affordable comprehensive university in New Jersey.