Premiere Stages at Kean University announces 2023 Bauer Boucher Playwriting Award winners

Premiere Stages at Kean University announces 2023 Bauer Boucher Playwriting Award winners

UNION, NJ — Premiere Stages, the professional theater company in residence at Kean University, has named Kean University student Chad Colacurcio, Class of ’23, and alumnus Steven Patrick, Class of ‘78, as the winners of the 2023 Bauer Boucher Playwriting Award, named for longtime donors W. John Bauer and Nancy Boucher. Both winners will receive […]

KUBS program broadens opportunities for high school athletes

KUBS program broadens opportunities for high school athletes

UNION, NJ — The Kean University Building Stronger Urban Communities program, which introduces students to higher education through athletics, officially launched at Kean in January with a basketball tournament featuring four New Jersey high schools. The KUBS Invitational Basketball Tournament was on Saturday, Jan. 7, at Kean’s Harwood Arena, from noon to 6 p.m., with […]

Kean University to compete in USDA business challenge

Kean University to compete in USDA business challenge

UNION, NJ — Two teams of students from Kean University’s College of Business and Public Management will be among teams from 17 institutions nationwide competing in the 2023 Agricultural Export Market Challenge. Hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service, in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, the competition is […]

Actor Holly Taylor helps Kean University professor launch latest book

Actor Holly Taylor helps Kean University professor launch latest book

UNION, NJ — Kean University Professor Robin Landa’s 25th book was launched with celebrity cachet in November when her former student, Kean graduate and television star Holly Taylor, hosted an Instagram Live session for her 109,000 followers. Taylor designed the cover and inside illustrations for the book, “The New Art of Ideas: Unlock Your Creative […]

Kean U helps NJ public schools meet learning challenge brought on by COVID-19

UNION, NJ — Nearly 100 New Jersey public school administrators came together in December on Kean University’s campus to hear the latest research on learning loss during the COVID-19 pandemic and sample new technologies to support students and educators in the post-COVID learning environment. Superintendents, principals, vice principals and curriculum supervisors attended the informational summit, […]

Kean University is Fast Company 2022 Innovation by Design Awards honoree

Kean University is Fast Company 2022 Innovation by Design Awards honoree

UNION, NJ — Kean University was honored in the Fast Company 2022 Innovation by Design Awards for a research project that used interactive 3D media to take visitors back in time to the historic Liberty Hall Museum. The project, “Liberty Hall Museum: Room of Echoes,” was led by Michael Graves College associate professor Edward Johnston […]

Union National Guard soldier receives new rank, new responsibilities

LATHAM, NY — Maj. Gen. Ray Shields, the adjutant general for the state of New York, announced the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership. Farley Joseph from Union, assigned to the 1156th Engineer Co., received a promotion on Monday, Aug. […]

Rock band Los Lobos will perform at Kean University

Rock band Los Lobos will perform at Kean University

UNION, NJ — American rock band Los Lobos will perform at Kean University’s Wilkins Theatre, 100 Morris Ave. in Union, on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. The journey of Los Lobos began in 1973, when David Hidalgo, vocals, guitar and pretty much anything else with strings; Louie Perez, drums, vocals and guitar; Cesar Rosas, […]

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