January 06, 2022
The first semester of college is a time of transition and growth as students spread their wings and begin to navigate their academic careers, discover new interests and make lasting memories. In recognition of that significant step, we are highlighting students who have just completed their first semesters at Kennesaw State University. Elliot Larez, who is from Venezuela and plans to pursue a degree in computer science, shares what made his first semester as an Owl meaningful.
December 23, 2021
Kennesaw State University student-athletes not only left their mark on the field of play in the fall semester but also worked diligently in the classroom for an outstanding academic semester. The Owls posted a 3.13 grade point average as a department during the 2021 fall semester.
December 16, 2021
At Kennesaw State University, graduation doesn’t mark the end of a journey. Rather, it signifies the launch of an entirely new adventure. It’s a time during which thousands of Owls transition from inquisitive learners to innovative doers, from students to the next generation of business leaders, teachers, engineers, artists and healthcare workers. A time in which far-flung families descend upon Kennesaw State to laud the achievements of their loved ones. In celebration of those turning the page to a new chapter, KSU honored more than 2,500 students in its Fall 2021 Commencement ceremonies this week.
December 15, 2021
Jennifer Priestley believes to find someone’s heart you need only to look at where they send their gifts. As for her and her husband, Stephen, their hearts lie in higher education.
November 02, 2021
Kennesaw State University has named Sumanth Yenduri, a computer scientist with two decades in academia, dean of the College of Computing and Software Engineering (CCSE), effective Dec. 1.
October 19, 2021
October 01, 2021
In order to teach school-age children the basics of cybersecurity, two Kennesaw State University professors are collaborating on a method to deliver lessons where K-12 students spend most of their time: playing video games. Launched by Joy Li, assistant professor of computer game design and development, and Yan Huang, assistant professor of software engineering, the project is pegged as an alternative to traditional learning activities by teaching students the principles of cybersecurity in a immersive virtual reality (VR) environment.
September 20, 2021
Kennesaw State University students were given the opportunity to race against the clock and work with major companies to solve industry-related issues at the 2021 Hackathon. The three-day, interdisciplinary event partners students with industry leaders to develop solutions to real-world problems. This year, Microsoft participated as an event sponsor along with BlackRock and Wellstar Health System.
September 17, 2021
What some may see as the standard class project, Susan Hardy sees an opportunity to positively impact society. A senior lecturer in Kennesaw State University’s School of Data Science and Analytics, she is among the faculty responsible for mentoring students through research projects in the School’s Minor in Applied Statistics and Analytics. Having guided more than 50 projects and accompanying students to high-caliber conferences, she asks every student to follow a simple directive: Find something you’re passionate about.
September 08, 2021
Kennesaw State University computer science professor Tu Nguyen has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to address the massive service demand placed on cellular networks.