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Hip-Hop Artist Common Out As Commencement Speaker At Kean University

The school announced the Academy Award winner’s selection on Monday, but said Tuesday night he would not be the speaker.

04/01/2015

Kean University - Union, NJ (file / credit: Kean University)

Kean University Mistakenly Sends Out Acceptance Notices To Thousands Of Students

Most of the students who received the email had either incomplete applications or were pending decisions, according to the university.

02/27/2015

$219,000 table at Kean University (Credit: Kean University)

Lawmaker Calls For Review After Kean University Buys $219K Table

According to Assemblyman Joe Cryan, Kean had the highest tuition increase of any public university in New Jersey last year.

11/24/2014

Kean University is trying to acquire the property where this Merck & Co. building now stands in Union, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Union Mayor: Taxpayers Will Suffer If Kean University Wins Land Dispute

The town of Union is trying to stop Kean University from getting its hand on a piece of land that officials say would burden taxpayers.

06/23/2014

Kean University Frat House shooting (CBS 2)

N.J. Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Kean University House Party Shooting

Shaquan Landrum, 25, of Hillside has been charged with four counts of attempted murder and also faces weapons charges stemming from the April 18 shooting at the off-campus Sigma Theta Chi fraternity house.

05/05/2014

Kean University Frat House shooting (CBS 2)

Kean University Student Shot At Off-Campus Frat Party

The shooting occurred around 2:15 a.m. Friday in front of the Sigma Theta Chi fraternity house on Conant Street.

04/18/2014

Timothy Puskas (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Accused In Fatal Beating Of Kean University Student Appears In Court

Timothy Puskas was out on bail, waiting for his trial in a hit-and-run case when prosecutors say he not only violently attacked someone, but then brutally killed 22-year-old Kean University student William McCaw.

03/26/2014

William McCaw (credit: Handout)

NJ Man Charged With Murder Of Kean University Student William McCaw

Timothy Puskas, 38, is being held on $5 million bail. Puskas was already being held by authorities for an unrelated incident.

03/25/2014

William McCaw (credit: Handout)

Reward Offered In Murder Of Kean College Student Near Rutgers Campus

Middlesex County, N.J. Crime Stoppers announced Saturday that they are offering cash rewards in the case of a 22-year-old Kean University student who was beaten to death last month in New Brunswick.

03/01/2014

William McCaw (credit: Handout)

Vigil Held For New Jersey College Student Who Was Found Beaten To Death

An emotional vigil was held Wednesday to remember a college student who was found beaten to death near Rutgers University.

02/19/2014

William McCaw, 22, was found beaten to death in a New Brunswick backyard. (Credit CBS 2)

Police Continue To Investigate Beating Death Of New Jersey College Student

The body of William McCaw, a 22-year-old Kean University student, was found just before 10:30 a.m. Saturday in a backyard on Hartwell Street near Rutgers University.

02/17/2014

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Woman Shot Near Kean University In Union, N.J.

A woman was shot and wounded Sunday night in Union, N.J.

11/10/2013

Authorities in Kenilworth, New Jersey are trying to figure out who called in a false report of a hostage situation near Kean University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Apparent Prank Call Sparked ‘Hostage Situation’ Near Kean University

Someone called 911 and directed law enforcement to a home on Newark Avenue, where they claimed a Kean University student was holding his brother and sister hostage with a pipe bomb.

07/21/2013

(L-R) U.S. President Barack Obama, former President George W. Bush and former President Bill Clinton attend the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center April 25, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Presidential Historian Notes ‘Sense Of Camaraderie’ At Bush Library Dedication

Presidential historian and Kean University professor Terry Golway said time has been kind to the 43rd president as his legacy continues to be fleshed out.

04/25/2013

Valerie Fund Logo

Valerie Fund Helps Young Patients Keep Spirits High

For young people with serious illnesses, the Valerie Fund is a becon of hope, WCBS 880’s John Metaxas reported.

06/04/2012

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