• Kean University Foundation Wins Ragan Communications' Employee Communications Award

    The Kean University Foundation is proud to share this wonderful news and exciting recognition with the Kean community.

  • The Pay It Forward Fund

    The Pay It Forward Fund, established by Kean alumni in an effort to assist current Kean students maintain their academic standing and earn their desired degrees, has had a lasting impact on its recipients and their ability to pursue their goals of higher education.

  • Kean University and The New York Jets - Partners in Education

    In August 2021, Kean University teamed up with the New York Jets to create both academic and career opportunities for Kean students, becoming an Official Partner of the NFL team. Most recently, the first group of Kean students participating in this program had the opportunity to present to Kean University President, Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., and a team of NY Jets executives at MetLife Stadium.

  • The Patricia Graleski Gallery

    Through the tremendous generosity of Kean University Medallion Society member, Patricia Graleski, the newly named Patricia Graleski Gallery, located on the first floor of Kean University’s Green Lane Academic Building (Union Campus), will soon be opening its doors to our students, faculty, staff, and all members of the Kean community.

  • Founders Day

    Thank you to all the Cougars and friends who supported Kean University's annual day of giving.

  • Student Spotlight: Maria Ann Seidle

    A recipient of President’s Repollet’s Future Scholarship Fund, read on to learn more about Sophomore Maria Ann Seidle and her pursuit of an undergraduate degree in biology.

  • Meet the Newest Members of the Kean University Foundation’s Board of Directors

    We are pleased to announce both Mark S. Hiltwein, CPA ‘87 and Charles E. Waimon ’77 have accepted their respective invitations to join the Kean University Foundation Board of Directors.

  • Kean Designated Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

    Kean University has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense by the National Security Agency for its academic programs and practices to address a growing national crisis – the shortage of trained cybersecurity professionals in the workforce.

  • Kean Ocean Student Finds Dream Career on Barnegat Bay

    Kean Ocean senior Alec Boss always loved the outdoors but didn’t realize his passion could become a career until he started an internship with the environmental group Save Barnegat Bay.

  • Kean Designated as Doctoral University by Carnegie Commission

    Kean University has been named a Professional/Doctoral University by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education, reflecting the University’s increased number of doctoral programs offered and degrees awarded, and Kean’s strong commitment to research.

  • Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship Wins International Awards for Business Acceleration Efforts

    The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE) at Kean University has received two international awards for its global work to help life science startups, entrepreneurs and researchers succeed.

  • IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions

    You have saved and saved, now use your savings to create your legacy.

  • The Rise of Industry-Academic Partnerships

    Building relationships is the key to creating meaningful partnerships and generating greater opportunities for Kean students.

  • Did You Know? 1920's

    Read on to learn interesting facts and information about Kean University!

  • Cranford Public School District names Gregg Caverly as the Director of Data and Learning Acceleration

    The Cranford Board of Education is pleased to announce Gregg Caverly as the Director of Data and Learning Acceleration. This new position will provide leadership, direction, coordination, and analysis and interpretation of District data to ensure quality of education, including targeted programs for learning acceleration and personalized learning.

  • Ragan Communications' Employee Communications Awards-Winner

    The winners in Ragan’s Employee Communications & Top Places to Work Awards created and executed exceptional internal communications campaigns, content and initiatives that kept their workforce—remote or in-person—engaged and informed. These workplaces champion their diverse workforce and provide resources and support to help employees grow and succeed in their careers.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.