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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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  • Kennesaw State collaborates with GE Digital

    Kennesaw State collaborates with GE Digital

    August 31, 2017

    Kennesaw State University has announced a collaboration with GE Digital to provide students in the Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science program the opportunity to explore cutting-edge machine learning algorithms and advanced data science technologies.

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  • Birla Carbon Scholars

    College of Science and Mathematics recognizes 2017 Birla Carbon Scholars

    August 30, 2017

    Kennesaw State University senior Rebecca Webster’s research project on the parasitic Harper’s Dodder (Cuscuta harperi) plant’s ability to select certain plant hosts based on smell won the Top Poster Award at the Birla Carbon Symposium, at which the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) officially recognized 10 new Birla Carbon Scholars. The scholarship program is designed to provide 10 Kennesaw State students with $4,000 stipends for summer research in science and mathematics. Each student scholar works side-by-side with a faculty researcher on a project, which deals with topics ranging from radiocesium soil contamination to the evolution of appendages.

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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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  • Woodrow Wilson Fellows

    Twelve Woodrow Wilson fellows to enter STEM teaching pipeline at Kennesaw State

    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.

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  • John Mwaniki

    Student wins regional data challenge for ocean acidification visualization tool

    June 06, 2017

    Kennesaw State University computer science student John Mwaniki was recently honored by the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association as the winner of the SECOORA Data Challenge. The inaugural competition seeks new data visualizations, mobile applications, products or data synthesis tools that use publicly available Southeast coastal and ocean data to better understand the coastal ocean. Mwaniki won in the undergraduate category for creating a computer application that offers a visual translation of SECOORA’s archived pH data and engages citizens in oceanographic science through crowdsourcing.

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  • Commencement

    More than 3,200 graduate during Commencement ceremonies

    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.

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