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Kean’s T. Itunu Balogun Named to 2022 Emerging Education Leaders Program

Kean University Deputy Chief of Staff T. Itunu Balogun has been named an Emerging Leader by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) and will be participating in the organization’s Emerging Leaders Program.
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Kean Expands Its Small Business Development Center to Somerset County

The New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) at Kean University has expanded its service territory and now will provide services to businesses in Somerset and Union counties.
Nancy Bauer Boucher and John Bauer

Kean Arts Philanthropists to Receive Honorary Degrees

Two retired educators who are longtime supporters of the performing arts at Kean University, siblings John Bauer, Ph.D., and Nancy Boucher, will be presented with honorary degrees during Commencement 2022.
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Kean Skylands Hosts Family Fun Community Day April 23

Kean Skylands, Kean University’s campus in Jefferson, will celebrate Earth Week with a Community Day featuring tours and fun, free activities for all ages on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the campus on Mount Paul Road. 
Former NJ Senator Raymond Lesniak, (r), talks with Elizabeth Mayor Christian Bollwage, (l), during Lesniak's Distinguished Lecture

‘Cultivating Justice,’ Former NJ Senator Gives Distinguished Lecture at Kean

Former state Senator Raymond Lesniak shared anecdotes and accomplishments from his storied 40-year career in New Jersey politics in a President’s Distinguished Lecture at Kean University on April 12.
Kean alumni and students took part in a speed networking event

Alumni and Students Meet at Networking Event

Kean University alumni shared career advice and made connections with students at the University’s Alumni/Student Speed Networking Event held recently at Kean Hall.

President Repollet Tapped for Leadership Role in African American Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., the first Black president of the University, has been appointed to the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey Foundation Board of Directors. Repollet is one of four new directors recently named to the Foundation board.
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Kean University Welcomes Distinguished Lecturer Abby Phillip of CNN

Kean closed out its celebration of Black History Month with a powerful address by the CNN senior political correspondent and news anchor Abby Phillip.
Principal Baruti K. Kafele at male empowerment symposium

Kean Symposium to Teens: 'See Yourself Be Extraordinary'

Workshops, panel discussions and a rousing address by a motivational speaker were the highlights of Kean’s inaugural Generation 2 Generation Male Empowerment Symposium.
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Why DEI Matters — #SpeakUpCougars in Kean Campus Climate Survey

Students speak up about what diversity, equity and inclusion mean to them. The Kean community will have the chance to share their experiences in the Campus Climate Survey kicking off on Wednesday, March 2. The survey seeks to learn about the experiences of Kean USA students, faculty and staff so that the University can further develop as a campus of respect, growth and achievement.