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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 ocean graduate Kristen Weinbel celebrates graduation

Kean Ocean Graduate Started Own Company as a Student

Kean Ocean graduate Kristen Weinbel ’20 earned top honors and started her own business as a student, while also dealing with a rare medical condition. 

Video: Hear from the Decision Makers

The Human Rights Institute at Kean honors Repollet as an Outstanding Human Rights Educator in 2018.

Biography of Lamont Repollet, Ed.D.

Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., was selected as the 18th leader of Kean University by the Kean Board of Trustees on May 11, 2020 following a comprehensive national search. He will succeed Dawood Farahi, Ph.D., who has served in the role since 2003.
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A Message from Lamont Repollet, Ed.D.

Dear Kean Community, I am tremendously proud and excited to assume the role of president of Kean University, an institution whose mission has been close to my heart for more than 20 years. 
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Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., Named President of Kean University

Lamont Repollet, Ed.D., the New Jersey Commissioner of Education and a Kean alumnus, will become the 18th leader of Kean University. The Board of Trustees announced the appointment on Monday, May 11, following a unanimous vote in support of the thoughtful and charismatic educator.
Kean University assistant professor Bok Jeong holding a microphone and speaking at an event.

Kean Professor Shares Expertise with Nonprofits Worldwide

Kean University Assistant Professor Bok Jeong, Ph.D., offered guidance to nonprofit organizations around the globe in a set of online lectures designed to help nonprofits build and sustain effective operations. 
Liberty Hall 360 co-director Manny Vozos consults with actors in the film.

Kean Receives New York Emmy Nomination for Film Collaboration

Liberty Hall 360: Revolutionary Wedding, a short film produced by students, faculty, alumni and staff at Kean University, has been nominated for an Emmy Award by the New York Chapter of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Kean graphic design students Claudia Argueto and Giselle Padilla

Two Kean Students Committed to ‘Writing Wrongs’

Two Michael Graves College students were selected to take part in Writing Wrongs, an intensive three-day workshop that produced a published book, Outgrowing: Stories from the LGBTQ+ Community. They both served on the book’s design team, adding design elements throughout the book to give it a more cohesive look.
Kean alumna Emily Conklin received the Bauer Boucher Award. She is pictured with Nancy Boucher and W. John Bauer.

Kean Theatre Student and Alumna Receive Bauer Boucher Playwriting Awards

Two women, a Kean theatre student and a recent graduate who is now building a theatre career in New York City were named recipients of the Bauer Boucher Playwriting Award presented by Premiere Stages, Kean's professional theatre company in residence.