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  • Kennesaw State to officially install Sam Olens as fourth president

    Kennesaw State to officially install Sam Olens as fourth president

    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.

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  • Alex McGee

    Kennesaw State University names chief of staff

    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.

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  • Graduates

    Strong return on investment for Kennesaw State graduates

    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.

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  • Aerospace engineering team places in international design competition

    Aerospace engineering team places in international design competition

    September 13, 2017

    The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics has announced that a trio of Kennesaw State University students placed second in its Spring 2017 Aircraft Design Competition.

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  • Faculty and staff awards

    Kennesaw State honors outstanding faculty, staff

    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.

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  • Commencement

    Summer Commencement ceremonies to be held at Kennesaw State Campus on July 28

    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.

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  • Kennesaw State

    Kennesaw State's Engineering College receives $200,000 for student scholarships

    July 18, 2017

    Kennesaw State University’s nuclear engineering program has received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in an effort to educate more engineers for the nuclear industry.

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  • Electric Vehicle Team

    Electric Vehicle Team named design champion at race competition

    June 05, 2017

    Kennesaw State University’s Electric Vehicle Team recently won first place for engineering design at the International evGrandPrix, an international intercollegiate competition of electric-powered go-karts. Kennesaw State’s student competition team, a part of the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, competed against electric go-karts from colleges and universities across North America in the all-electric series at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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  • Valerie Washington

    Kennesaw State alum earns prestigious fellowship from National Science Foundation

    June 02, 2017

    A Kennesaw State alumnus has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program for 2017. Valerie Washington, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in systems and industrial engineering from the University’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology in May, was one of 2,000 fellowship awardees honored this year.

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  • Computer Engineering

    Kennesaw State launches computer engineering degree program

    May 22, 2017

    To meet the shifting demands in the technology marketplace, Kennesaw State University’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology has launched a new bachelor’s degree program in computer engineering.

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