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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 Celebrates Nearly 4,000 Graduates in Virtual Commencement

The first Kean University class to graduate in a virtual Commencement celebrated in a ceremony complete with a tassel turn, personalized videos and speeches from special guests including Whoopi Goldberg. Nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students earning degrees in dozens of fields marked the joyous day in living rooms, backyards and chat rooms during the online event.
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Hear from the Decision Makers

VIDEO: Members of the Kean University Presidential Search Committee and the Board of Trustees take us through the process that led to alumnus Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., being appointed the next president of the University. 
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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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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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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.
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Kean Offers Special Housing to Support Students in Drug or Alcohol Abuse Recovery

Recovery Housing, dedicated sober-living residential housing with counseling and other support services, is now available for students in drug or alcohol abuse recovery. The program is also open to students not in recovery who are committed to a healthy, substance-free lifestyle and to students who commute to Kean and would benefit from its services. 
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Kean Partners with College Steps on New Program for Students with Disabilities

Through a partnership with College Steps, Kean is launching a new program in Fall 2020 in which students with learning disabilities, autism and executive functioning difficulties will receive comprehensive specialized support, including peer mentoring, group seminars and individualized learning plans.
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Da Vinci – Inventions Exhibit to Open at Kean University

The Liberty Hall Academic Center at Kean University is set to unveil a world-class traveling exhibition, Da Vinci – Inventionsshowcasing faithful reproductions of many of Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci’s most important inventions, drawings, paintings and mo

Kean Unveils New Campus Tour Video

Learn all about Kean University from the people who know it best - our students. Follow student guides on a tour of Kean's campuses in Union, Toms River and Jefferson, New Jersey and in Wenzhou, China. The campus tour video offers an overview of the University and demonstrates how Kean's mission to provide an accessible, affordable, world-class college education is experienced on campus through outstanding academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities and vibrant student life.