Welcome from the Dean

Hazem Rashed-Ali

I am delighted to welcome you to Kennesaw State University’s College of Architecture and Construction Management (CACM). Our college is home to more than 80 talented and dedicated faculty and staff, and more than 1500 excellent students, who represent the future of the college’s two disciplines: Architecture and Construction Management. 

Our college plays a critical role in creatively shaping the future of our communities while improving their present conditions. Through our educational mission, we prepare our students for future careers in our built environment disciplines through which they can help address our societal challenges in innovative and creative ways. Through our research, scholarship and creative activities mission, we advance society’s appreciation of the importance of the built environment, and the value of design and creativity, and we produce and disseminate new knowledge in the theory and practice of our disciplines. Through our community engagement mission, we have a direct impact on improving our local communities and enhancing the quality of life of community members, while providing students with meaningful and influential experiential opportunities for learning.

We are educators, designers, scholars, researchers, and professionals. We are committed to providing our students with the best learning experiences possible, and to improving our disciplines, professions, and communities. We believe in collaboration, both within our own disciplines and with other disciplines, as the only means to effectively tackle the complex challenges currently facing our communities.  We are CACM.

With my best wishes,

Hazem Rashed-Ali, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor
College of Architecture and Construction Management
Kennesaw State University


We will be the leading multidisciplinary college focused on the built environment in the region. Our close-knit college community develops skills and knowledge to enable the highest degree of professionalism and leadership across the industry. We foster a culture of collaboration across disciplines with an emphasis on community engagement, sustainability, and technology.

The values and guiding principles in the Strategic Plan - College of Architecture and Construction Management 2022-2027 reflect our commitment to creating a culture of professionalism and support.


 The Kennesaw State University College of Architecture and Construction Management prepares students to be recognized leaders and responsible professionals in the design, construction and management of the natural and built environment.