Kean’s new ad campaign promotes low cost and proper pronunciation

The University's new billboard takes a stand on pronouncing "Kean" Photo courtesy of Kean University

By Sara Ridgway | Published Nov. 28, 2017 In July 2017, Kean University revealed its newest advertising initiative: 10, 48 foot-wide billboards with the message “KEAN /cane/ noun 1. NJ’s most affordable comprehensive university.” The billboards can be spotted along highways in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania and are scheduled to remain through June 2018 according to Director of Media […]

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Kean professors fear disciplinary action over ‘excused’ Professional Day absences

Kean Hall Photo by: Zeete

By Joshua Rosario | Published Nov. 28, 2017 Thirty five Kean University professors have been threatened with disciplinary action from the university’s Academic Affairs department for not attending their professional development days after they were excused by their deans, according to Kean Federation of Teachers President, James Castiglione. According to Castiglione, the professors were excused by their deans because of […]

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PRSSA and Starbucks collaborate on coffee

Flyer for the event Courtesy of PRSSA

By Kiara Mays | Published Nov. 28, 2017 This past Halloween through Nov. 6, Kean University’s Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) members invited students and staff to “Wind Down After Midterms” with one of two exclusive drinks at the Nancy Thompson Library Starbucks location. For a second year in a row, the organization came up with the two […]

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MSA holds event to dispel stereotypes

Members of the MSA discussing Islamic topics. Credit:  Afifa Syed

By Rafaela Teixeira | Published Nov. 28, 2017 The Muslim Student Association (MSA) held the Tea Time with a Muslim event on Nov. 9 during college hour at the Miron Student Center. The goal of the event was to create a judgement-free Islamic platform for students of different backgrounds to come in and ask questions. “We’re trying to generate two […]

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Kean University Department of Public Safety police blotter

A Kean University police car. Credit: Rebecca Panico

By Cody Louie and Jasmin Kee | Published Nov. 28, 2017 The Kean University Police Department daily blotter contains incidents and crimes reported to the police. It has been edited and condensed by The Tower. For the month of Nov. there have been six medical emergencies, six thefts, five motor vehicle accidents, and 14 incidents of found property among other […]

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Kean closes buildings due to power outage

Credit: Joshua Rosario

By Joshua Rosario, Monica Sudfield and Cody Louie | Published Nov. 21, 2017 UPDATE: As of 2:27 p.m. all classes in the Union Campus are cancelled for the remainder of the day. Classes are expected to resume Wednesday morning. An update will be sent out by 6 a.m. on Wednesday. Students and faculty were evacuated from buildings today on campus […]

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Office of Internships and Co-ops hosts Business Internship Fair Thursday

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By Cody Louie | Published Nov. 14, 2017 Kean’s Office of Internships and Cooperative Education is to host an internship fair on Thursday, Nov. 16 in the Green Lane Building from 3:30-5:30p.m. It is open to students studying in the College of Business and Public Management as well as those studying Communication, Accounting, Criminal Justice and Public Administration. Students attending […]

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Finish your degree in the summer. Get $1,000.

Kean Hall Credit: Zeete

By Joshua Rosario | Published Oct. 21, 2017 The Kean University Board of Trustees passed a resolution at the Sept. 11 meeting to create a Graduation Incentive Program for students who complete their degree requirements in the summer sessions. Students who qualify can receive a $1000 bonus. The university recognizes that students don’t always complete their degrees in the traditional […]

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Farahi’s contract extended to 2020

Kean University President Dawood Farahi Credit: Margaret McCorry

By Joshua Rosario | Published Oct. 20, 2017 Kean University’s Board of Trustees, with a unanimous vote of 10-0, agreed at the Sept. 11 trustee meeting to extend University President Dawood Farahi’s contract until June 2020. Farahi’s contract was set to end in June 2018. The decision was made behind closed doors, without any public discussion, before the meeting returned […]

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