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  • Casey Hampson

    Kennesaw State physics major to spend summer at CERN

    May 28, 2024

    Growing up with an interest in space exploration, Casey Hampson knew physics would take him a long way. The Kennesaw State University rising junior has fulfilled that promise, accepting a research opportunity this summer at CERN in Switzerland, one of 15 students from the United States.

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  • Kennesaw State, DeKalb Schools partner for pipeline of highly trained educators

    Kennesaw State, DeKalb Schools partner for pipeline of highly trained educators

    May 16, 2024

    Through a new partnership with Kennesaw State University, a group of DeKalb County educators will receive specialized training and earn a master’s degree to assist with their district’s student needs. The Inspiring Greatness and Normalizing Innovation in Teacher Education (IGNITE) Teacher Residency Program aims to bolster teacher retention and combat a shortage of educators, while providing them with no-cost professional development. DeKalb County Schools launched the program in January, but the new partnership with KSU will expand it to specifically address a need for special education teachers.

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  • Fraternity Scholarships

    Students establish endowed scholarships at Kennesaw State

    May 14, 2024

    When members of a student organization at Kennesaw State University were looking for a way to give back to the institution, they struck upon a rather unique opportunity to make a difference for years to come. The path laid out by the Interfraternity Council (IFC) was to create two endowed scholarships to benefit those in student organizations on campus. The scholarships are the first at KSU established by students for students.

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  • Sarah Chang

    Kennesaw State graduate brings two worlds together

    May 07, 2024

    Sometimes, Sarah Chang’s days started at 8 a.m. with a class and a lecture in the College of Science and Mathematics and ended at 11 p.m. with the sounds of her violin in a practice room at the Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music. Chang admitted at times the long days wore on her, but she has achieved the goal of her self-designed academic journey—bachelor’s degrees in biology and music performance from Kennesaw State University.

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  • Harris Travis exhibit

    Kennesaw State honors former administrator Harris Travis with new exhibit

    May 03, 2024

    Excited gasps punctuated a Saturday afternoon in Kennesaw State University’s Engineering Technology Center as a crowd gathered around the unveiling of a new, permanent exhibit honoring the late Rev. Harris Travis. The unveiling took place during the second annual Hornets Homecoming, an event hosted by the Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) Alumni Society honoring those who graduated from Southern Polytechnic State University.

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  • Alumni Award

    Kennesaw State receives Insight Into Diversity 2024 Alumni Association Inclusive Excellence Award

    May 01, 2024

    Kennesaw State University’s Alumni Association received the 2024 Alumni Association Inclusive Excellence Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Alumni Award honors alumni associations’ programs, culture, and initiatives that encourage and support diversity, inclusion and a sense of belonging for all alumni.

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  • Kim Amaya

    Kennesaw State multidisciplinary grad represents spirit of determination

    May 01, 2024

    Anytime she’s wanted something in her life, Kim Amaya has worked to earn it with little help. The soon-to-be Kennesaw State University graduate arrived in the United States from El Salvador when she was only 3, and since a tender age, she’s been working to afford herself opportunities her parents didn’t get. Since transferring to KSU in 2022 to study modern language and culture, Amaya has continued to work a full-time job and a part-time job, or up to three part-time, as she looks forward to a teaching career.

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  • Mfon Okpok

    Kennesaw State awards first interdisciplinary engineering doctorate degrees

    April 29, 2024

    This month, Mfon Okpok and Mahdiyeh Soltaninejad become the first two people to earn a doctorate in interdisciplinary engineering from Kennesaw State University’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology. The Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Engineering degree program was launched in the fall of 2021.

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  • Lance Avery Brown backstage.

    Kennesaw State graduate shares his artistry and passion for theatre in the community

    April 26, 2024

    Lance Avery Brown, graduating theatre and performance studies student in KSU’s College of the Arts, has leveraged countless resources and has taken every opportunity during his undergraduate experience to hone his creative skills.

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  • Spring Symposium showcases impactful research of KSU students

    Spring Symposium showcases impactful research of KSU students

    April 24, 2024

    The Spring 2024 Symposium of Student Scholars drew more than 1,000 attendees last week, providing a stage for undergraduate and graduate students at Kennesaw State University to present their impactful research projects.

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