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Photos of the four Kean Distinguished Alumni Award honorees.

Kean to Honor Distinguished Alumni

Four Kean University alumni who built successful careers in fields from advertising to government will be honored Friday with Kean Distinguished Alumni Awards.   The honorees are:
A group of people in a semicircle sit on stage. Overhead are the words, "we never would have created it without the 9/11 families."

NJ Premiere of 9/11 Investigation Documentary to Be Held at Kean

Kean University will commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 with the New Jersey premiere of "Are We Safer Today?," a documentary that tells the story of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, known as the 9/11 Commission.
A composite photo with John Dickerson and Lauren Ridloff side by side.

Kean Announces 2022 Commencement Speakers

John Dickerson, the award-winning CBS News chief political analyst and author, and Lauren Ridloff, a Tony-nominated actress known for roles in The Walking Dead and as Marvel’s first Deaf superhero (Eternals), will be featured speakers at Kean University’s graduate and u
Research Days 2022 presentation

Kean Research Days 2022 Highlights Student Discovery

The annual showcase of student and faculty research is underway, both in-person and online, and wraps up with poster presentations on Wednesday, April 27.
Kean Alumnus and Adjunct Professor George M. Gilcrest with former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright

Kean Graduate to Be Pallbearer at Madeleine Albright Funeral

Kean Adjunct Professor George M. Gilcrest ’70, who was a security agent for former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, was chosen by her family to be one of 10 pallbearers at her funeral.
Nicky Sheats

Watson Institute’s Nicky Sheats, J.D., Ph.D., Testifies Before Congress in Support of Environmental Justice Bill

The director of the Center for the Urban Environment at the John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research at Kean University testified before the Congressional Natural Resources Committee on legislation designed to protect urban and underserved neighborhoods from pollution.
CNN's Abby Phillip wears a red dress with a black belt.

CNN's Abby Phillip to Give Kean Distinguished Lecture

CNN Senior Political Correspondent Abby Phillip, who served as White House correspondent from 2017-2019 and moderated CNN’s 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate in Iowa, will give a Distinguished Lecture this month at Kean University.
William Loehning

Kean University Foundation Names New Board Chair

The Kean University Foundation has named William “Bill” Loehning '70, '15H, a retired investment company executive and proud Kean alumnus, as its new chairperson.
Barbara George Johnson speaks to the University Center partners

Kean VP Barbara George Johnson Named to 2021 Women’s Power List

Barbara George Johnson, vice president of external affairs and urban policy and research at Kean University, has been named to New Jersey Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg’s 2021 Women's Power List
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Kean Biology Student Is a Viral TikTok Star

Luis Duval studies biology at Kean but gets recognized on campus most often for being a TikTok star with more than 2 million followers.