2024 Unity Week Preview

Here is a quick preview of the events taking place next week for Unity Week from April 14-21

Campus News > 2024 Unity Week Preview
2024 Unity Week Preview
Unity Week preview
Ch'nya Howard and Wayne Dawes

Hey Cougars, as unity week is coming up the Cougar’s Byte would like to remind everyone of the upcoming events. To kick off Unity Week the Kean University Founders 5k run/walk will take place from the Vaughn-Eames parking lot from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to celebrate Kean University's inception in 1855. On Monday, April 15 there will be multiple events that the Kean community will enjoy. From 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Founders Day Giving Day event will be taking place at the Miron Student Center Plaza. Later that night the Student Government Association and Graduate Student Government will host the Culture Fest Event taking place at MSC plaza from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

April 16, Kean P.U.L.S.E will be hosting the Chef It Up: Cook-Off event from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Cougars Den, Students will have the opportunity to showcase their cooking skills and potentially win a special prize. Later that night from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Man of The House Play will take place at the MSC Little Theater, Tickets are free for current students, $10 for alumni and guests, and may only be purchased tickets.

On April 17, the Lead With DEI Series pt.1 event will take place from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM at Townsend room 112. Later that night from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Keannan Thompson makes a special appearance at Kean as he is hosting a comedic storytelling event at Wilkins Theater.

Thursday, April 18, is full of fun events including those that discuss health and wellness, such as the Mental Health Conference and Wellness Fair at The Mental Health Conference from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the MSC Little Theatre and Atrium. Later that day, the Annual Outdoor Yoga hosted by the Student Government Association Class of 2024, will take place on the MSC Cougar Lawn from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The Cougar All Stars - Students v Staff Basketball Game, hosted by the Student Government Freshman Class of 2027, will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. on the MSC Basketball Courts.

Friday, April 19 Cougars will be able to enjoy Stroll 4 Sickle Cell, hosted by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. on the MSC Basketball Court. From 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., the Lavender Graduation hosted by the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will be in Miron Student Center, Room 228. Later that evening, the Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity, Inc. will host their Soccer Pick Ups from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on the MSC Turf.

Kean P.U.L.S.E Programming Board will hold the Virtual Reality Bus Trip to Sandbox VR from 1:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Wilkins Theater on Saturday, April 20.

To end Unity Week, the Office of Residential Student Services will host the Spring Fest on the MSC Turf and Basketball Court on Sunday, April 21, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

For more information about Unity Week, check out Cougar Link and Kean University’s social media platforms for more details and events!