October 30, 2017
Kennesaw State University’s Paulding Site has a staff of three people, and that small group is making a significant difference for local high school students who want to attend college. The Paulding Site recently was awarded two Upward Bound grants and one Upward Bound Math-Science grant from the U.S. Department of Education, totaling more than $3.9 million, to assist students in Paulding and Polk counties.
October 10, 2017
Samuel S. Olens will be formally vested as the fourth president of Kennesaw State University on October 19. The Campus community is invited to the Investiture Ceremony at the Convocation Center followed by an Investiture Celebration on the Campus Green.
October 09, 2017
Kennesaw State University has appointed public policy executive Alex McGee as vice president for external affairs and chief of staff, effective October 9.
September 15, 2017
Kennesaw State University graduates earn higher salaries in their chosen career fields than those from the majority of Georgia’s colleges and universities, according to this year’s rankings by salary information company PayScale. Kennesaw State ranked fifth out of 41 public and private institutions in Georgia in PayScale’s 2017 College Salary Report.
August 11, 2017
Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens recognized more than three dozen individuals Thursday during Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at which the Kennesaw State University Foundation awarded more than $141,000.
July 18, 2017
The Honorable LaDoris “Dot” Harris, the former director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the U.S. Department of Energy and a Southern Polytechnic State University alumna, will address more than 2,000 graduates at Kennesaw State University’s summer Commencement, beginning Friday, July 28, at 10 a.m. Other speakers include Teresa M. Joyce, professor emeritus of management, and Mark R. Anderson, the dean of the College of Science and Mathematics. Kennesaw State President Samuel S. Olens will preside over the three graduation ceremonies in the KSU Convocation Center on the Kennesaw Campus.
June 30, 2017
Twelve recent grads or career changers among the 63 newest Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows will pursue graduate degrees at Kennesaw State University, where they will prepare to teach STEM subjects at Georgia schools. Gov. Nathan Deal announced the new class of fellows June 29 at the State Capitol.
May 02, 2017
More than 3,200 students will graduate during Kennesaw State University’s spring Commencement. Among the speakers who will deliver addresses are the first black female Air Force general, an internationally recognized entrepreneur, and a high school dropout who became a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and will graduate from medical school this month. Kennesaw State President Samuel S. Olens will preside over the five graduation ceremonies in the KSU Convocation Center on the Kennesaw Campus, beginning Tuesday, May 9, at 10 a.m.
April 21, 2017
Six members of Kennesaw State’s faculty and staff were awarded 2017 Presidential Diversity Awards recognizing their service and contributions toward creating a more inclusive and welcoming campus environment.
April 18, 2017
Tuition for Kennesaw State University students will increase by only 2 percent for the 2017-2018 academic year based on a vote by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) at its monthly meeting today. The increase impacts all 28 colleges and universities within the USG.