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Whimsical Artwork with a Dark Haunt Come to Galleries at Kean

Whimsical Artwork with a Dark Haunt Come to Galleries at Kean

HouseBroken, an exhibition by New York-based interdisciplinary artist Melissa Stern that explores the range of emotions and experiences during the COVID-19 lockdown, is on display at the Galleries at Kean University through Friday, December 8.

Camp Abilities and Kean University Team Up

Camp Abilities and Kean University Team Up

Kean University faculty and students participated in New Jersey’s first-ever Camp Abilities sports camp at the Field of Dreams in Toms River, giving young people with visual impairments a chance to play ball.
Artist Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern stands before a painting of a woman, with gray hair and pink boa.
Cleverly Defiant Body of Work by Figurative Artist Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern Opens at Kean

Cleverly Defiant Body of Work by Figurative Artist Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern Opens at Kean

The works of the award-winning American figurative artist, known for re-contextualizing art-historical images within a contemporary setting, are on display at the Karl and Helen Burger Gallery in the exhibition, "RE: History Contemporary Takes" through December 8.
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Jazz & Roots Music Festival at Kean Features Reggae, Fusion and Fun

Jazz & Roots Music Festival at Kean Features Reggae, Fusion and Fun

Kean University invites the public to its third annual Jazz & Roots Music Festival, a free, outdoor celebration of an eclectic variety of music, at the Kean campus on Saturday, September 23.

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Collage Works by Internationally Recognized Artists at Kean

Collage Works by Internationally Recognized Artists at Kean

The Galleries at Kean University features the top artistic talent in the medium of collage this Fall with the National Collage Society: 39th Annual Juried Exhibit at the Liberty Hall Academic Center Gallery through Saturday, September 30.

Kean employees gather with President Repollet in Harwood Arena
Kean University Named to ‘Forbes’ America’s Best-in-State Employers 2023 List

Kean University Named to ‘Forbes’ America’s Best-in-State Employers 2023 List

Kean University, recognized for affordability, student social mobility, diversity and innovation, now has a new point of pride: Kean is one of America’s best-in-state employers.

President Repollet and panelists on stage at the Economic Empowerment Summit
Kean Announces New Financial Education Initiative for Students and Families

Kean Announces New Financial Education Initiative for Students and Families

At an economic empowerment summit co-hosted by Prudential Financial and the Kean University Foundation, Kean University announced a new financial education program, dfree@KeanUniv, set for release in Fall 2023. The program will further the regional impact of Kean as an anchor institution, with benefits for students and families across New Jersey.
Kean alumnus and musical composer Colin Bell at the keyboard
Composing Career Takes Kean Music Education Graduate from Marching Bands to the Red Carpet

Composing Career Takes Kean Music Education Graduate from Marching Bands to the Red Carpet

Colin Bell earned a B.A. in music education from Kean in 2005 and, after graduating, joined the music faculty of his alma mater, Old Bridge High School. He has also become a prolific composer, more recently, for movies and other screen projects.
Kean alumna Nekeisha Blandin poses in front of the podium at the vice president's house, during the Dia De Las Madres event
Kean Staffer Honored at Event Hosted by VP Kamala Harris

Kean Staffer Honored at Event Hosted by VP Kamala Harris

Kean University alumna and staff member Nekeisha Blandin ’08 had the chance to mingle with Vice President Kamala Harris at a recent event in Washington, D.C. celebrating mothers, mentors and other inspiring women.

Jenna Peterpaul at commencement at Prudential. To go with Vazquez story
Couple Leaves $850K to Kean, Expands Scholarship Fund for Future Teachers

Couple Leaves $850K to Kean, Expands Scholarship Fund for Future Teachers

An Elizabeth couple created a scholarship fund in memory of their only daughter, Damarys Vazquez ’98, a Kean graduate. Now following their deaths, their final gift increases the fund to nearly $1 million.