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Middlesex College Joins Pathway to Kean Admission Program

The presidents of Kean University and Middlesex College today signed an agreement bringing Middlesex into the Pathway to Kean program, providing students with access to an affordable path for achieving a four-year degree. 
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Kean Receives NSF Research Grant to Improve Equity in Computer Science

Kean University has received a $130,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for researching new ways of teaching computer science to promote equity and inclusion in software design.
A nurse prepares a COVID-19 vaccine at the vaccination site on Kean University's campus.

Kean Kicks Off COVID-19 Expert Series Focusing on Vaccine Advocacy

In collaboration with the State of New Jersey, Kean University launched a roundtable discussion series to highlight the importance of COVID-19 vaccines, especially for communities of color, and other pandemic-related issues.
Kean University sophomore Jordan Johnson on stage with a spotlight behind her.

Spoken Word Performers to Be Featured at Kean’s Black History Month Kickoff

Spoken word is a blend of poetry, rap and performance that is gaining national exposure and will be a key part of Kean’s Black History Month Kickoff event this week.
An overhead shot of 2020 Kean University graduates on the Alumni Stadium field at Commencement.

Kean to Celebrate 2021 Commencement on Campus

Kean University will celebrate the Class of 2021 in a series of in-person Commencement ceremonies beginning May 12 at Alumni Stadium on the Union campus.
Kean research shows Covid deaths and social vulnerability factors in New York City

Kean Research Maps COVID-19 Impact Across Communities

A Kean mathematics associate professor has developed data analytics research on the impact of COVID-19 that is helping guide authorities as they respond to the pandemic and roll out vaccines. 

Testing for COVID Is My Job

When José Bencosme tells people where he works, they typically step away from him. Check out his story and learn why José says he's happy being part of the front line at Kean University, fighting against the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
Kean alumnus Shawn Lawson '17 gestures in a spoken word performance.

Kean Celebrates Black History Month

A monthlong series of events celebrating and exploring Black history and culture, including dance and spoken word performances and a livestreamed documentary, is planned throughout February at Kean University in recognition of Black History Month.
Kean DPT White Coat ceremony formal picture

White Coat Ceremony Celebrates Kean Physical Therapy Students

Kean’s Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) school held its first White Coat Ceremony, marking the students’ entry into clinical training at hospitals and other healthcare settings in preparation for graduation this year.
Sancha Gray, Dr. Repollet, Randi Weingarten and Ras Baraka, wearing face masks, sit on stage at Enlow Recital Hall.

Education, Political Leaders Call for Strengthening African American History Lessons in K-12 Classrooms

At a National Day of Service event, Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D. and others called for teaching African American history in K-12 education across the curriculum and throughout the school year.