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Chris Halton of the NBA speaks to Kean students

From Kean to the NBA, Alumnus Talks Careers with Students

Every time NBA fans watch an instant replay or read the statistics that crop up during broadcasts of the games, they see the work of Kean alumnus Chris Halton. And he credits Kean with helping him get started.
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Cougars Climb Higher at Homecoming 2019

VIDEO: The Kean University cougars climbed higher at Homecoming 2019. The community gathered for food, fun and football action. A new Homecoming king and queen were crowned and four lucky students won prizes from the "Semester on Us" contest. 
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Kean Fraternity Hosts Charity Soccer Tournament

VIDEO: Kean's Latin fraternity, Lambda Theta Phi, raised more than $3,000 for Children's Specialized Hospital at its second annual Fraternal Charity Fútbol Cup on October 6 in Kean Alumni Stadium. The tournament included teams from many of Kean's fraternities and other ΛΘΦ chapters.

Kean Day Connects Students with 170 Groups

VIDEO: Students who get involved on Kean University's campus build stronger networks and have a more enjoyable university experience. From academic clubs to service organizations and Greek life, there are plenty of ways for Kean students to get involved.
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Kean Ocean Students Head to Front of the Class at Lavallette School

Health and Physical Education majors from Kean Ocean are getting the chance to earn extra in-school training through a unique relationship with the Lavallette school district.
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Q&A: A Legend Retires After 50 Years at Kean

Rich Bakker, Ed.D., professor of health and physical education, looks back on his 50 years at Kean — teaching and coaching baseball — as he prepares to retire at the end of June.
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Newark State College Varsity Basketball 1962-63

Standing Up Against Racism: A Kean Oral History

A Kean Hall of Fame athlete recalls a time in the 1960s when he and his team stood together against racism.
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New Spirit Logo and Cougars Climb Higher Campaign Released

Kean University is proud to announce the release of its new Cougar logo to promote University Athletics and school spirit.
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Kean Athletic Training Students Take the Field for the NFL

Graduates from Kean's athletic training program are gaining on-the-field experience with professional, college and local sports teams. Says one student currently working with an NFL team, "My office is a football field."
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New Kean Logo concepts

Vote on Your Next Kean Cougar

The next Kean cougar is up for a vote. Kean University is developing a new spirit logo for use in athletic and student promotion that will better and more cohesively promote the University.