April 03, 2018
Kennesaw State University is being represented by nearly 100 students this week at the 2018 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) in Edmond, Oklahoma. More than 4,000 students from 400 colleges and universities are presenting their research April 4-7 at the prestigious annual conference. With 93 students attending, Kennesaw State's number of participants is second only to the host institution, the University of Central Oklahoma.
March 22, 2018
Kennesaw State University biology professor William Ensign has been honored with the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Biology Division Mature Career Mentor Award. The distinction is reserved for scientists with greater than 19 years of experience mentoring undergraduate researchers.
March 21, 2018
Kennesaw State University has received a $1.25 million donation from The Coca-Cola Foundation for the creation of a scholarship program supporting first-generation students. The Coca-Cola First Generation and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Scholars program will provide scholarships and wraparound services to 35 students who identify as first generation – those who are first in their immediate families to seek college degrees.
February 28, 2018
Ida Lee Spence, a first-generation Kennesaw State University senior, has been named a recipient of the Georgia Board of Regents 2018 Academic Recognition Award. The Board bestowed the honor on one student from each of its colleges and universities for classroom academic achievements. Spence of Dallas, Ga., is a math major with a 3.97 grade point average.
February 26, 2018
In a unique collaboration with local firefighters, Kennesaw State University graduate statistics students - using advanced statistical software and Google Maps - analyzed five years of emergency response data to potentially reduce trip times. The Cobb County Fire Department asked KSU's Department of Statistics and Analytical Sciences for help in making sense of a huge amount of data. The information covered several years of emergency responses. The pro bono project, which launched in January 2017, covered 29 fire stations and their corresponding 272 fire zones, which averaged 168 incidents a day.
February 01, 2018
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has named the two committees responsible for conducting a national search for the next president of Kennesaw State University (KSU): The Presidential Search and Screen Committee and the Regents' Special Committee.
January 23, 2018
Kennesaw State University undergraduate students pursuing STEM degrees will benefit from a new approach to teaching introductory mathematics courses. The University is one of only a handful invited to join the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) in working to scale the adoption of active learning for undergraduate pre-calculus and calculus instruction.
January 10, 2018
Retired Professor Emeritus of Psychology and former KSU administrator Linda Noble has returned to Kennesaw State as part of the University’s presidential transition. Noble has joined the Office of Academic Affairs in a part-time role to assist Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Ken Harmon as he transitions into the role of interim president. Noble will then serve as interim provost when Harmon becomes KSU’s interim president on Feb. 15.
December 14, 2017
Today, Kennesaw State University (KSU) President Sam Olens has announced he will step down as president effective Feb. 15, 2018. Olens has served as president since Nov. 1, 2016.
November 15, 2017
Eight Kennesaw State students were honored recently for their scholarship and research at the 2017 STEM Innovators Conference in Atlanta, hosted by the University. The 12th annual symposium and research conference recognized outstanding Peach State Louis Stokes Alliance Minority Participation (LSAMP) Scholars.