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    Michael Whitman to lead Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development

    August 15, 2019

    Kennesaw State University has selected Michael Whitman, professor of information security and assurance, to serve as executive director of the Institute for Cybersecurity Workforce Development (ICWD), home to the University’s top-ranked online cybersecurity degree.

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    Kennesaw State professors launch social media research

    July 12, 2019

    A pair of Kennesaw State University researchers are developing a new study examining hate speech and imagery on social media using funding from a grant they received from Facebook. The proposal submitted by Anisah Bagasra, assistant professor of psychology, and Burton Speakman, assistant professor of communications, was one of only 20 selected out of the 200 proposals submitted to the social media giant. Kennesaw State is the only university in Georgia to earn a Facebook grant this year.

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    Kennesaw State named among top 50 universities for online learning

    June 03, 2019

    Kennesaw State University has once again been recognized for its online degree programs, garnering another accolade to its list of national rankings. Kennesaw State was ranked No. 36 in the “2019 Best Online Colleges” by, a college planning website that provides prospective students with proprietary research, guides and college rankings. Kennesaw State was the only Georgia institution named to the BestColleges Top 50 list.

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    Kennesaw State named partner for State Department's Diplomacy Lab

    April 01, 2019

    The U.S. Department of State has named Kennesaw State University as one of its newest partners for the Diplomacy Lab, a program that harnesses the scholarly efforts of college students and faculty to solve complex global challenges. Kennesaw State is one of 35 universities involved in the public-private partnership that enables the State Department to “course-source” research and innovation related to foreign policy challenges.

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    Kennesaw State students participate in first Posters at the Georgia State Capitol

    March 27, 2019

    Four Kennesaw State undergraduate researchers present their research projects today during the first Posters at the Georgia State Capitol, an event for undergraduate researchers to share their scholarly works with state government officials. Their projects are among the 41 selected to debut under the Gold Dome.

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  • Shawn Long

    New dean named for Kennesaw State's College of Humanities

    March 26, 2019

    Kennesaw State University President Pamela Whitten and Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kathy Schwaig have named Shawn Long as dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, effective July 15.

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    Kennesaw State student named a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow

    March 19, 2019

    Artis Trice, a Kennesaw State University geography student, was named a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit working to advance the public purposes of higher education. Trice was among 264 college students named this year and the only one from Kennesaw State.

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    KSU Social Science Professors Awarded NIH Grant for Health Disparities Research

    February 28, 2019

    Three Kennesaw State University researchers studying health disparities among various rural and urban populations in Georgia have recently been awarded a National Institutes of Health grant. Evelina Sterling, assistant professor of sociology, along with associate professors of social work Carol Collard and Vanessa Robinson-Dooley, were recently awarded the $404,000 three-year grant to develop a new self-management and support intervention program for low-income African-American men with multiple chronic conditions.

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    Rankings Roundup: Kennesaw State tops national rankings

    January 02, 2019

    College rankings are one measure of success for today’s universities, and Kennesaw State is no stranger to that notable recognition. During the fall semester, the University was named among the nation’s best in several academic degree program rankings, which recognized Kennesaw State for its unique offerings, strong online programs and affordability.

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  • Taylor Downs

    Conflict Management doctoral student wins Best Student Paper

    December 31, 2018

    Taylor Downs, a Kennesaw State University doctoral student in International Conflict Management, was recently awarded best paper for his work, “Understanding Internal Social Movement Differences and Framing in the Movement Against the Dakota Access Pipeline” at the 2018 Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Conference in Austin, Texas.

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