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Cougar Hall Welcomes Its First Residents

Cougar Hall, the University’s newest residence hall, opened for the fall semester along Cougar Walk in the heart of Kean’s Union campus. More than 380 freshmen now call the six-story brick, glass and steel building their second home.
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Students and alumni of Kean University - Human Rights Institute - at March for Our Lives 2018 with David Hogg

March for Our Lives: Road to Change

Kean University students Spencer Martin ’19 and Gunneet Malhi ‘21, and recent alumni Sarah Coykendall ’18 and Sarah Mack ‘18 attended the March for Our Lives: Road to Change in Morristown, N.J. The event, part of a 75-city tour, was designed to educate young people about the issue of gun violence
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Kean Choir and Chorale Take Music on Tour

The Kean University Concert Choir, Chorale and Men’s Chamber Choir’s 20-year annual touring tradition continued this spring with six concerts in five days in New Jersey and the Washington, D.C. area.
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Computer Science Professor Recognized Nationally as Outstanding Mentor

Jenny Li, Ph.D., assistant professor of computer science at Kean University, is being recognized by the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) for her outstanding research mentorship of women and underrepresented minorities.
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Kean Hosts Summer Conferences for Aspiring and Experienced Teachers

Kean University furthered its legacy as a leader in teacher training with two summer conferences held on the Union campus — one for middle school students who plan to be teachers, and the other for experienced educators looking to sharpen their skills
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Kean University Establishes Tuition and Fees for 2018-2019

The Kean University Board of Trustees approved a 1.99 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2018-2019 academic year on Monday, June 25, maintaining the University’s position as the most affordable comprehensive university in New Jersey.
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College of Education Among First in N.J. to Receive New National Accreditation

Kean University has received the gold seal of approval for its educator preparation programs. The College of Education received national accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), reinforcing its commitment to excellence in teacher training.
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Nathan Weiss Graduate College Confers Nearly 700 Advanced Degrees

Singing a song from the Broadway musical Hamilton that helped make him a star, Tony Award-winner Leslie Odom Jr. told graduates to live a life of intention as he spoke at Kean University’s Nathan Weiss Graduate College Commencement on Tuesday, May 15, at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.
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U.S. Senator Cory Booker Tells Kean’s Class of 2018 to Find Power in Kindness

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Kean University commencement 2018

Meet the Class of 2018

Each member of Kean’s Class of 2018 has a story to tell – of perseverance, hard work and triumph. As commencements are held this week, we take a moment to reflect on some of our extraordinary graduates.