The History of Kean University

New Jersey State Normal School at Newark Kean Hall STEM Building Names over the years 1855 Newark Normal School 1913 New Jersey State Normal School 1934 New Jersey State Teachers College at Newark 1959 Newark State College 1973 Kean College of New Jersey 1997 Kean University Kean University was founded in 1855 in Newark, New Jersey, as the Newark Normal School. Initially …

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1968 Sigma Beta Tau Pledge Book

The Pledge Book was the project assigned to the Lambda pledge class by Brothers Greg Young (Iota) (Sr. Pledge Master) and Frank Lineberry (Kappa) (Jr. Pledge Master) who put many hours into researching and compiling the wealth of information. And thanks to Brother Stan Stronski (Iota) for having given his time and expertise to create the finished product.  The following is from Brother Joe O’Connor …

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The Founding of Sigma Beta Tau Sigma Beta Tau’s origins began in 1958 with a group of men, many of them veterans, who decided to form a fraternity different than those that then existed on the campus of Newark State College, newly located to Union, NJ. They did not want to be part of the …

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