Kean University public safety official heads to Indonesia to assess law enforcement

Kean University public safety official heads to Indonesia to assess law enforcement

UNION, NJ — Jerome Hatfield, Kean University acting associate director of public safety, is in Indonesia with a federal team to assess that country’s police force’s emergency management. The team is assessing the Indonesian National Police’s incident management capabilities, facilities and training for natural disasters, Hatfield said, as well as the INP’s finance administration, hazard […]

Documentary on 9/11 Commission premieres at Kean University

Documentary on 9/11 Commission premieres at Kean University

UNION, NJ — The Human Rights Institute at Kean University commemorated the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks with the world premiere of the documentary “Are We Safer Today?” The film documents the bipartisan efforts of the 9/11 Commission to uncover the truth behind the attacks and offer recommendations to make the United States […]

Dance your way through history at Liberty Hall Museum’s Dance Festival

Dance your way through history at Liberty Hall Museum’s Dance Festival

UNION, NJ — The Liberty Hall Museum continues its partnership with Buggé Ballet for the Liberty Hall Dance Festival. For the fifth year, guests of all ages will spend an afternoon outside walking through the beautiful museum grounds, enjoying 10 site-specific professional dance performances inspired by moments in history. Liberty Hall Dance Festival will be […]

Kean University enrolls largest freshman class ever for fall 2022

Kean University enrolls largest freshman class ever for fall 2022

UNION, NJ — Kean University’s freshman enrollment this fall is projected to be the highest in the university’s history, with more than 2,000 students currently registered for classes, university officials announced last week. The strong enrollment for full-time freshmen comes amid a drop at many other institutions across the nation following the pandemic. The average […]

Subtle tensions work their way through Premiere Stages’ production of ‘Scab’

Subtle tensions work their way through Premiere Stages’ production of ‘Scab’

UNION, NJ — The second play of Premiere Stages’ 2022 season, “Scab,” opened at Kean University on Thursday, Sept. 8. Written by Gino DiIorio and directed by Glen Ridge resident John J. Wooten, producing artistic director of Premiere Stages, “Scab” is a play of subtle tensions apart from the strife connecting its two characters: Gilda, […]

Union County to have annual Hispanic-heritage flag raising on Sept. 15

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to attend the free annual Union County Hispanic-heritage flag-raising ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 5 p.m., on the steps of the Union County Courthouse, 2 Broad St., Elizabeth. “We are proud to once again raise the Hispanic-heritage flag at the county […]

Kean University to host NJ premiere of 9/11 investigation documentary

Kean University to host NJ premiere of 9/11 investigation documentary

UNION, NJ — Kean University will commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 with the New Jersey premiere of “Are We Safer Today?” — a documentary that tells the story of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, known as the 9/11 Commission. The commission investigated the deadly terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. […]

Casting announced for Premiere Stages’ ‘Scab’

Casting announced for Premiere Stages’ ‘Scab’

UNION, NJ — Premiere Stages at Kean University will present the New Jersey premiere of Gino Diiorio’s “Scab” from Thursday, Sept. 8, through Sunday, Sept. 25, in the university’s Bauer Boucher Theatre Center, Vaughn-Eames Hall, 1000 Morris Ave., Union. Selected as a finalist from the 2020-21 Premiere Play Festival, “Scab” will feature actors John Anthony […]

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