Criminal justice-Public health journal club meeting

Are you a curious person? Would you like to fix pressing social problems, like prisoners’ mental health? Criminals’ drug and alcohol use? Juvenile delinquency? If yes, then you are invite to attend the next Criminal Justice- Public Health journal club meeting. When: Thursday, January 31st, 3:30 p.m. Where: Willis Hall 303 Come learn about upcoming research events and funding opportunities. […]

Read more

Hurricane Sandy hits; Kean University strikes back

Roofing was thrown off of the High school
Credit: Eric Haftel

By Alexandria Addesso From a brief loss of power or cable TV to losing everything, Hurricane Sandy affected every member of the Kean University community. “I felt like I was going insane without power,” said Mathew Siegel, a business sophomore. Hurricane Sandy made landfall in New Jersey on Monday Oct. 29 and began affecting the lives of Kean students and faculty […]

Read more

Disaster averted: Kean University keeps accreditation

Kean University
Photo Credit: Eric Haftel

By Brian Konchalski   After 18 months filled with a protest, uncertainty and doubt, Kean University announced on Nov. 16 that its accreditation has been reaffirmed by The Middle States Commission on Higher Education during a meeting of the Commission on Nov. 15. This decision comes as no surprise after a Visiting Team in September delivered, in a closed door […]

Read more

Kean alum is the NJ Teacher of the Year

lauren marrocco 2

By Christy Petillo An alumnus from Kean University has been given the prestigious title of Teacher of the Year. Lauren Marrocco, 32, graduated from Kean University in 2002. Marrocco graduated from Kean with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Educational Supervision. After graduation, Marrocco became a fourth grade teacher at E.J. Patten Elementary school in […]

Read more

Kean University granted accreditation for the next 10 years

By Eric Haftel Kean University received great news today when Middle States announced that they have granted accreditation for the next 10 years as Kean met all 14 standards that comprise the academic accrediting agency’s “Characteristics of Excellence in Higher Education,” according to a statement on the school’s website. “This is welcome and wonderful news for our students, their parents […]

Read more

Rain or shine, Relay for Life at Kean

By Alexandria Addesso Rain wasn’t an issue for the runners competing in Kean’s Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society on Sunday, Oct. 7. Although the marathon event didn’t take place at Alumni Stadium Track where it was originally planned, it had just as big of a turn-out at the Harwood Arena, despite its early commencement. “Eight a.m. […]

Read more

Research at Kean continues to thrive

By Trevor Conlow While news about research projects at Kean University sometimes falls under the radar, a few are making a difference in the lives of students and communities at home and abroad. Dr. Daniela Shebitz, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Science, is one such example. Shebitz is a plant ecologist who studies the effects of land management on plant diversity. Recently Shebitz and 10 Kean students from the School of Environmental and Life Science as […]

Read more

Lucky Kean student receives free tuition at Homecoming giveaway

By Dasia Brown As halftime came in Kean University’s Homecoming football game on Oct. 6, students waited anxiously throughout the audience as a name was drawn in Kean Xpedition’s Fall 2012 Homecoming Prize Package Giveaway. Tina Van Voorhies, a junior majoring in Biology, was filled with disbelief when she heard her name. “It didn’t register in my head that it was my face […]

Read more

It’s your choice to watch Frontline: The Choice 2012

By Brian Konchalski It’s October during a leap year, and we all know what that means, another presidential campaign season is upon us. While this election season has taken a somewhat nasty turn with attack advertisements on each candidate, a never endings 24/7 new cycle, telling half truths, and one candidate sarcastically saying that Big Bird, from Sesame Street, is the reason why […]

Read more
1 32 33 34 35