This past Saturday, Oct. 5, Kean students and their families came together for Family Day. The day was an opportunity for students to share their Kean University experience with their families through workshops, tours, games and more.
On Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, more than 50 Kean University student volunteers visited the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, located in Hillside, to sort donated food and put together care packages for families in need. Overall 560 boxes of food were packaged and the volunteers sorted 265 boxes of donated items.
Career Services and the Office of Residential Student Services hosted a Part-Time Job Fair this past Wednesday, Sept. 25 to connect students with potential employers.
On Friday, Sept. 20 Norma Bowe, Ph.D., presented on women's mental health for the Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series. The event was hosted by the Women's and Gender Studies Program, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies and the College of Liberal Arts.
Discover Kean occurred Tuesday, Sept. 17 and was hosted by the Office of Student Government. The event was created to expose students to on campus resources.
On September 11, 2019, students were able to speak, interact and even watch performances presented by Kean University's Greek Organizations at Fall 2019's Meet the Greeks.
Kean Day occurred Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. All student groups and departments were invited out to display their organization to the rest of the Kean Community.
On September 10, 2019, students of the College of Liberal Arts were invited to partake in Kean University's 2nd Annual Convocation with Kiki Jamieson, Ph.D as this year's guest speaker. They also met the Dean, learned about mentoring and advisement, and socialized with other students with ice cream.
On September 11, 2019, Kean University partook in a moment of silence and remembrance to honor the lives lost during September 11, 2001, as well the heroes who persevered.
On September 6, 2019, Greek Organizations attended the Fall 2019 Greek Senate Conference to prepare for the new school year.
National Teddy Bear Day was September 9, 2019. To celebrate, students came to the MSC Patio and were able to build their very own teddy bear.
On Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, the Kean University football team kicked off their season with a home game opener. Prior to the footgame, games and activities were held inside Harwood Arena.
On Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, PULSE and Student Organization kicked off the semester with Kean Wave on the Miron Student Center Plaza.
On Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, more than 700 first-year students moved into Kean University's residence halls to officially start their college career.
This year's Holi festival was the 4th annual Holi festival held at Kean University. The event is also known as the "Festival of Colors" because the festival encourages participants to use colored powders against each other. Colored powders are used to celebrate the vivid colors of the upcoming spring as well as the triumph of good versus evil in Hindu legends.
Every year, the Greek Senate hosts the annual Greek Senate banquet for all of the fraternities and sororities to attend. It is here that the Greek organizations are recognized for their achievements in areas such as academics, community service, involvement and much more. This year, it was held on April 25 from 5-9 p.m. at Galloping Hill Caterers.
Monday, April 29 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Student Organization sophomore and junior class and PULSE hosted the Kean Karnival Event.
The Leadership Institute held its annual Celebration of Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, April 23, 2019, at the Galloping Hill Caterers in Union, NJ. This event recognizes the Leadership Institute students for their work throughout the year and celebrates their accomplishments as the program comes to a close.
The Leadership Institute strut their stuff down the runway #ForTheKids!
KDM 2019 took place in Harwood Arena beating last year's total of $53,875.52 achieving $54, 175.51 this year.