August 16, 2023
As music thumped and students mingled on the Campus Green on Sunday, Kennesaw State University freshman Weilly Cabrera of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, surveyed the scene at SplashBash. Lines formed for the waterslide and rides on an inflatable shark, while a football and multiple frisbees flew nearby. It was just what 8,000 new students needed to kick off their college careers.
August 10, 2023
While some of the 6,000 students who live on campus were moving into residence halls Thursday morning, Kennesaw State University’s faculty and staff gathered in the Convocation Center to focus on the success of all the 44,000 students starting Fall semester on Monday.
August 09, 2023
Kennesaw State University had an economic impact of $2.03 billion on Georgia in fiscal year 2022, according to a University System of Georgia (USG) report released Tuesday. Kennesaw State’s economic impact in FY 2022 marked an 10.3% increase from $1.84 billion the previous year, while the University System of Georgia’s economic impact grew by 4.14% over fiscal year 2021.
August 08, 2023
Luke Hardaway had always loved the outdoors, but he found his happy place when he joined a community of nature lovers at Kennesaw State University. Hardaway joined Nature Bound, an outdoor recreation program offered to students through the Department of Sports and Recreation and Outdoor Adventures, in 2022 and said it provided him a close-knit community of people with similar interests within his college community. He’s gone on to serve as a guide on whitewater kayak trips for the program, as well as for whitewater rafting trips with area businesses.
August 02, 2023
Kennesaw State University has begun a program to recruit and educate members of a diverse new generation of innovators in the field of bioengineering, backed by a $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
July 24, 2023
Shelley Elder first became acquainted with Kennesaw State University after moving to Georgia to start a law firm with one of her sons. As an involved community member, Elder recognizes KSU and its students' value in Cobb County.
July 21, 2023
The awe was evident in his voice as Kennesaw State University student Yemi Agesin described his meeting with Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook. “He likes baseball like I do,” Agesin said. “Plus, he was wearing shoes with Jackie Robinson’s No. 42 on them, and the Atlanta Braves are his favorite team. Isn’t that cool?”
July 17, 2023
It was happenstance that a Kennesaw State student realized her calling for both nursing and numbers. Trinity Johnson, a nursing major from Stone Mountain, Ga., for Spring semester needed to satisfy an elective course requirement for the KSU Journey Honors College and stumbled upon a class in data science. During that course Johnson uncovered a raw talent for analytics and ended up being the youngest student to place in the highly competitive data science competition at KSU held on what is called Analytics Day.
July 14, 2023
Military and Veteran Services (MVS) at Kennesaw State University provides service members, veterans, and dependents with academic and financial support to help them succeed.
July 12, 2023
Throughout his journey at Kennesaw State University, Dalton Shaver found a unique passion that combines his interest in international affairs with his skills in math modeling.