Kean Senior Alexis Jimenez Awarded CyberTalent Scholarship

Kean University senior Alexis Jimenez has been awarded a scholarship to attend the SANS Institute’s CyberTalent Women's Academy. The institute is the largest and most trusted source for cybersecurity training...(Read More)

Teaching and Engaging Students with Computer Science Principles Workshop

Does your school teach Computer Science yet? Would you like to learn about teaching the new Computer Science Principles course? Would you like to learn about some ways to attract as many gals as guys to take your first course in Computer Science Principles by use of games in an after school program to attract the under-represented students?...(Read More)


Kean University Professor Dr. Jing-Chiou Liou is one of only 10 scholars invited to attend the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering Cybersecurity Summer Research and Training Program July 13 through August 14, 2015. The program provides a unique opportunity for computer science faculty at two and four-year colleges to receive instruction in the fundamental concepts of cybersecurity, engage in cutting-edge research projects, and learn to mentor cybersecurity competition teams. The effort is part of a three-year program sponsored by the National Science Foundation, in conjunction...(Read More)


Kean University’s Computer Science faculty is partnering with Freehold Public Schools’ 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) to bring a rich program of computer science experiences to Freehold Middle School students this summer through an innovative program funded by a Kean University...(Read More)

Kean University hosts student-led Hackathon
Suburban News|May 1, 2015

Thriving in a chaotic environment conducive to innovation and experimentation, Hackathons have become showcases for emerging talent and share a kinship with start-up culture. Kean University's Student Organization recently jumped on the trend when they sponsored Hack Kean, in the Green Lane Academic Building. Attendees came from Kean University, Drew University, Rutgers University, Union County College and Cranford High School...(Read More)

Kean Hosts First Hackathon

In booming tech centers from San Francisco to New York, hackathons have become showcases for emerging talent. Thriving in a chaotic environment conducive to innovation and experimentation, Hackathons share a kinship with start-up culture. The events are popping up on college campuses across the country, often organized by and for students. Kean University's Student Organization recently sponsored Hack Kean, its first such event, in the university's Green Lane Academic Building’s. Attendees came from Kean University, Drew University...(Read More)

Dr. Jenny Li awarded Google Grant for CS Education

Professor Dr. Juan Li recently received a $5,000 grant award from Google for her submission to the EngageCSEdu program. A collaboration between the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and Google, EngageCSEdu presents monetary awards to educators for the engagement and retention of women and other underrepresented groups in computer science courses. EngageCSEdu is dedicated to promoting excellence...(Read More)

Daniel Pareja awarded the John Dobosiewicz Research Day Interdisciplinary Award

Kean University Senior Daniel Pareja was recently awarded the John Dobosiewicz Research Day Interdisciplinary Award for his work entitled “Algorithmic Mechanisms for Reliable Internet-based Task Computing under Collusion.” Kean University Professor Miguel A...(Read More)

NSF Graduate Fellowship Awarded to Marvin Andujar (CS '12)

As an undergraduate student in Kean University’s Computer Science program, Marvin Andujar was honored multiple times for his academic record and his research initiatives. After graduating from Kean in 2012 with a B.S. degree in Computer Science and a B.A. in Mathematical Sciences, Marvin continued...(Read More)

Prof. Stewart Receives NSF Funding for Using Storytelling to Teach CS Principles

The National Science Foundation has funded the Advancing Informal STEM Learning project , “The Role of Story in Games to Teach Computer Science Concepts to Middle School Girls”. Dr. Elisabeth Gee of Arizona State University is the project PI; Professor Carolee Stewart is the Kean University co-PI and Gail Carmichael of Carleton University is also a co-PI. Kean University will receive about $75,000 in funding...(Read More)

NSF Funds CS and IT Scholarships

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a grant of $621,925 to Kean University to further develop a S-STEM Scholarship program aimed at increasing the number of underprivileged students completing undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Information Technology. The proposal, "Project ASK: Applying Student Knowledge for Success in CS and IT," was developed by Dr. Patricia Morreale and the project is under her direction. Drs. Jack Ryder, Juan J. Li, Jing- Chiou Liou, and Miguel A. Mosteiro are co-PIs...(Read More)

Computer Science Students Receive National Award

Kean University Computer Science undergraduates, seniors Yerika Jimenez (Perth Amboy, NJ) and Nathaly Lozono (Elizabeth, NJ) received scholarships to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration of Computing, in Minneapolis, MN, October 2-5. Over 900 applicants applied for the scholarships nationally. These...(Read More)

Kean Hosts CS Teacher Workshop in support of AP CS Principles

Information technology drives our global economy, underlies recent advances in science and engineering, and promises transformational approaches to our world’s most serious challenges, including health care, education and conservation. Yet, collectively, a smaller percentage of American high school students take computer science courses today than did 20 years ago...(Read More)

Kean students develop app for power outage reporting

“We had no idea where we were on the map, no confirmation JCP&L knew our problem existed and no clue when the lights would come back on,” said the 22-year-old Kean University student who lives with his parents. The family debated temporarily moving in with a relative but decided to remain in their Middlesex County home, and service was returned six days later...(Read More)

Roseangela Arlequin (CS '12) Named Google Scholar

As a member of Kean University’s Class of 2012, Rosangela Arlequin ’12 of Dunellen, N.J., has reason to celebrate. Newly equipped with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Arlequin has also been named a Google Scholar by the Hispanic College Fund (HCF) for the 2012-2013 academic year. According to her award letter...(Read More)

CS Undergraduate Research Attracting Students

Years ago, reading, writing and mathematics were clearly identified as the critical elements in education, vital for individual and societal advancement. Today, computer science and technology have joined that list. And not just for 'computer users.' In order to be engaged in everyday life, individuals must know how to create and use technology. Everything – booking airline tickets, buying books, registering for classes, finding a route on a map – has been drastically altered by technology in the last five years, with many more changes headed our way...(Read More)

Kean University techies develop historical cemetery smartphone app

Students studying computer science at Kean University in Union have developed an app that provides access to a wealth of information about the cemetery and its occupants that's sure satisfy the curiosity of historical researchers, genealogists and any other interested person....(Read More)

Robotics: Dr. Ryder's Automation Nation

Aligned in a row on a table were Raymond The Roaver, Dance With Me, The Six Legged Spider and NXT Ballet. With minimal prodding, they moved to the right, left, made sound effects, essentially whatever their creators desired...(Read More)

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B.S. in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Establishing a Networked Community for Broadening Participation of Hispanics in Graduate Studies,