Kean Students Win National STEM Awards

Six Kean University STEM students received awards at the recent Great Minds in STEM (GMiS) Virtual Conference, including one student who won the conference hackathon competition. Read More

Ellucian Foundation Awards $500,000 in PATH Scholarships to U.S. Colleges and Universities

Ellucian, the leading higher education technology solutions provider, today announced the U.S recipients of the 2021 Progress, Accomplishment, Thriving, Hope (PATH) Scholarship through the Ellucian Foundation. Esatblished in 2020, the PATH Scholarship provides grants to higher education institutions to support students facing economic hardship. Read More

21-Year-Old Entrepreneur from Kean Launches First Business

As the fitness industry recovers from a devastating pandemic, 21-year-old Kean Ocean business student Brandon Lombardo opens his first brick-and-mortar health shop. Read More

Kean Athletic Training Student Wins NFL Scholarship

A Kean University athletic training student doing her clinical rotation with the New York Jets has received a scholarship designed to encourage female and minority students to pursue a National Football League career.

The award from the NFL and the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society was given to senior Tianna Marquez, who is from Paterson. Read More

Peer Mentors Help Student Veterans Succeed at Kean

When Edgar Arauz entered Kean University in 2016 after serving four years with the U.S. Marines, he figured he would get through school without needing anyone’s help.

Then he found himself wanting to connect with other students on campus, and discovered the Kean Veterans Resource Center. Read More

Hillside Students Receive Conditional Acceptance and Scholarships to Kean

When the Hillside Public Schools and Hillside Innovation Academy student and staff members visited Kean University for a tour of the campus on Friday, Oct. 29, Kean University President Lamont O. Repollet made a surprise announcement that would reduce some of the pressures on the seventh- and eighth-grade students: On graduating high school, Hillside Innovation Academy students will be officially accepted into Kean University. Read More

Kean Is Changing K-12 Discipline to Build Classroom Community

A grant from the New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) is funding the launch of Restorative Justice in Education, a pilot program run by Kean University to support a more inclusive and less punitive discipline culture in K-12 schools.

In October, 15 New Jersey school districts at the elementary, middle and high school levels began restorative justice training taught by Kean facilitators. Read More

Inaugural Jazz & Roots Music Festival Draws 2,000 Music Fans to Kean

More than 2,000 community members and Kean students and alumni braved the chilly fall temperatures on Sunday, Oct. 17, for the inaugural Jazz & Roots Music Festival at Kean University, a free, outdoor concert launched by Kean President Lamont O. Repollet as a way to welcome people from across the region to the campus during homecoming week. Read More

Kean Leads Restorative Justice Training Program

Kean University has launched a Restorative Justice in Education pilot program to create a more supportive and inclusive culture in K-12 schools.

Supported by a New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) grant, Kean facilitators are training educators across 15 New Jersey school districts in restorative justice, a practice that replaces traditional forms of discipline with methods designed to embrace equity and build community in the classroom. Read More

Kean Students Climb Higher Through Summer Research

Kean senior Florencia Burian plans to pursue a doctoral degree in chemistry after spending a life-changing summer in a prestigious research program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Read More

Immersive Virtual Environment Opens at Kean

Interactive. Immersive. Electrifying. The new Visualization and Immersive Studio for Education and Research (VISER) at Kean University breaks down the four walls of the classroom and offers Kean students a new learning experience. See More

Kean Named One of 25 Colleges Nationwide to Lead Economic Development Programs

Kean University said Tuesday it is one of 25 colleges and universities nationwide selected for a U.S. University Center Program | U.S. Economic Development Administration grant to promote innovation and strengthen regional economies.

Through the more than $1 million, five-year grant, Kean will create the Center for Business/Workforce Development, Innovation & Social Entrepreneurship, the first of its kind in the state. The center will work to strengthen regional economies statewide by providing support, expertise, applied research and technical assistance to identify and address the specific regional needs of urban centers. Read More

Kean University Dean of Education Chosen for National Fellowship on Teacher Preparation 

Kean University's dean of the College of Education, Barbara R. Ridener, Ph.D., has been named an Impact Academy fellow by Deans for Impact, a national nonprofit oranization that works to ensure every child is taught by a well-prepared teacher. 

Ridener was selected as one of 24 educational leaders from across the country who will work together for the next year to create transformative change in educator preparation. Read More

Close Up Radio Spotlights William H. Miller of the Kean University Foundation

As the charitable arm of Kean University, the Kean University Foundation exists to secure private resources to support students, faculty, research initiatives, and university facilities.

“I've worked in almost every non-profit sector, but higher education pulls on the heartstrings and is nearest and dearest to my heart,” says William H. Miller, Certified Fund Raising Executive and CEO of the Kean University Foundation. “It's one of those professions where you can do well, but you can also do good.” Read More

100 Cybersecurity Voices That Make The World A Safer Place

Cybercrime fighters run the gamut from cybersecurity experts to CISOs to product vendors and service providers with many of us — including journalists — in between. We are all over the map, literally and figuratively. In the course of fighting the good fight, our sound bites are picked up by media outlets and they flash across social media. All too often what each of us has to say is isolated to the medium in which it appeared. Read More

Lindabury Attorneys Named to ‘Best Lawyers in America 2021’ List

Eleven attorneys with the law firm of Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper, P.C., were recognized in “The Best Lawyers in America© 2021,” which identified each as a top legal talent in their respective practice areas.

In addition, Lindabury attorneys John M. Boyle and Jay Lavroff were both named “Lawyer of the Year” in Newark for Insurance Law and Arbitration, respectively. Read More

Gelest’s Arkles Receives American Chemical Society 2020 Kipping Award

Gelest, Inc. recently announced that Barry Arkles, Ph.D., founder, president, and chief technology officer, is the recipient of the American Chemical Society 2020 Frederic Stanley Kipping Award in Silicon Chemistry. The Kipping award was established in 1960 by Dow Corning Corp. to commemorate the achievements of Prof. Frederic Stanley Kipping. Read More