The end of an era for Dr. Katz

Dr. Richard Katz in his office. Credit: Gail Fredricks

By Gail Fredricks | Published May 8, 2017 Dr. Richard Katz, professor in the School of English Studies, former president of the Kean Federation of Teachers (KFT), and Assistant Director of English programs at the Modern Language Association will be retiring at the end of this semester after 34 years at Kean University. His reason: the decline of higher education […]

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Graduates look to the future with confidence

Kean students celebrating at the 2016 graduation.
Photo Courtesy of Kean University.

By Brittany Pavlichko | Published May 4, 2017 As another semester flew by, the class of 2017 will walk down the stage to receive their diplomas and enter the real world in less than a few weeks. For most graduates, the road was challenging and seemed never-ending. While many graduates will take a much needed break after graduation, others will […]

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Dental hygiene project begins to brighten smiles

Kean students teaches children about good oral health 
Photo Courtesy of Pre-physician assistant club

  By Joshua Rosario| Published April 12, 2017 The key to a good smile is clean teeth and proper brushing. Physician Assistant Professor and Research Coordinator for Kean University’s School of Physician Assistant Studies, Dr. Denise Rizzolo leads her dental hygiene project to Kean University to keep young teeth sparkling at YMCA during President’s Day. The program was created to […]

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Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity celebrates Founders week

Students singing the theme song to Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Photo Courtesy of Rafaela Teixeira.

By Rafaela Teixeira | Published April 8, 2017 On Tuesday, Lambda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity (LSU) celebrated Founders week by hosting a ‘Too Hype Karaoke Night’ in the Miron Student Center. The celebration of Founders Week was to honor the men that founded the fraternity such as Jorge Ball and Felix Cabral. Although a few students attended the event, the […]

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ACM-W organization wins start-up grant

ACM-W Executive Board along with Advisor. (From left to right: Paoline Medina (VP), Katherine Cabrera (President), Luisa Goytia (Guest Speaker from Princeton University), Carina Belino (Treasurer), Marina Nessim  (Secretary), and Dr. Jenny Li (Advisor). Credit: Katherine Cabrera

By Kiara Mays | Published April 7, 2017 A new Kean University group devoted to advancing women in computer science machinery has been awarded a $3,000 grant to sponsor activities that will help lessen gender inequality in the male dominated field. The Association for Computing Machinery-Women Student Chapter (ACM-W) entered the national ACM-W student seed fund competition and proceeded to […]

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Kean graduate Halkias named teacher of the year

Nicole Halkias has been recognized as teacher of the year at Brookside Place school. Photo courtesy of Kean University

By Gail Fredricks | Published April 7, 2017 Nicole Halkias, a graduate of Kean University, wanted to be a graduate for many year and recognized for teacher of the year in Cranford. Halkias is now a fifth grade teacher and has been recognized as Teacher of the Year at Brookside Place School in Cranford. An anonymous nomination came from a […]

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