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Students from Kean's KUBS program stand on the basketball court at U Penn
Kean Enhances Community Engagement Through KUBS Program Visit

Kean Enhances Community Engagement Through KUBS Program Visit

In a significant step toward supporting youth in New Jersey's urban communities, representatives from Kean University's Building Stronger Urban Communities (KUBS) program recently visited the University of Pennsylvania's Netter Center for Community Partnerships to learn strategies for creating so

Kevin Vega is pictured in a lush, mountainous setting in Japan
Graduate Student Wins Fulbright Award to Teach in Peru

Graduate Student Wins Fulbright Award to Teach in Peru

Kean University graduate student Kevin Vega has received a Fulbright Award that will take him to Peru this summer, where he will help teachers develop their skills in teaching students to understand and interpret history.

Three young women, Kean grad students in speech language pathology, at the communication disorders clinic
After Loss, Family and Friends Show Gratitude to Kean Center for Communication Disorders

After Loss, Family and Friends Show Gratitude to Kean Center for Communication Disorders

Speech-language pathology services at the clinic helped an Edison man get 'a little bit of his old self back' following a stroke. His family is now honoring his memory by supporting the work of the Center.
President Repollet pictured with the dean of Howard University's school of pharmacy
Kean University Announces Dual Degree Agreement with Howard University

Kean University Announces Dual Degree Agreement with Howard University

Kean students now have a faster path to earning a doctoral degree in pharmacy under a new dual degree agreement with Howard University that is designed to encourage more students from underrepresented groups to enter the healthcare field.
Tabitha Brown faces camera, talking with Darlene Repollet
Bestselling Author, Foodie Tabitha Brown Wows Crowd in Kean President’s Distinguished Lecture Series

Bestselling Author, Foodie Tabitha Brown Wows Crowd in Kean President’s Distinguished Lecture Series

Emmy winner, New York Times bestselling author and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown brought her upbeat message of authenticity - with a dash of cooking advice - to the Kean University President’s Distinguished Lecture series this week.

Jonathan Mercantini stands in front of a bookcase and a brick wall
Kean Q&A: Jonathan Mercantini, Ph.D., Named to New Jersey Historical Commission

Kean Q&A: Jonathan Mercantini, Ph.D., Named to New Jersey Historical Commission

Kean Acting Associate Provost for Special Projects Jonathan Mercantini, Ph.D., a professor of history and expert on the American Revolution, was recently named to the New Jersey Historical Commission.

A literacy hub, offering books for children and families to borrow, is in the Hillside Municipal Building.
Kean University, Hillside Township Launch Literacy Initiative

Kean University, Hillside Township Launch Literacy Initiative

Kean University is helping to spark a love of reading among Hillside children and families, joining forces with the township and Scholastic to provide culturally relevant books in “literacy hubs” placed around the community.

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Kean University Offers New Faster Path for Adults Returning to College

Kean University Offers New Faster Path for Adults Returning to College

Kean University has opened a new streamlined path to a college degree for students with prior credits through the University’s online Global Education and Resource Campus tailored specifically toward returning students.
DEP Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette, Kean University's Nicky Sheats and David Zimmer, Executive Director of the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank
Nicky Sheats, Ph.D., Receives Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

Nicky Sheats, Ph.D., Receives Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award

Sheats, of the John S. Watson Institute for Urban Policy and Research at Kean, received the award in the category of environmental justice, for his work focused on improving conditions in underserved communities.