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  • Scholarship established for Kennesaw State

    Scholarship established for Kennesaw State's health promotion major

    February 24, 2022

    Throughout his life, Kennesaw State University graduate Jeff Pruitt sought to lend a hand where he could. With that in mind, Pruitt’s widow, Carla, figured the best way to establish his legacy would be through an endowed scholarship in Kennesaw State’s Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education.

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  • VIP program supports large-scale, interdisciplinary research teams

    VIP program supports large-scale, interdisciplinary research teams

    February 18, 2022

    Kennesaw State University has joined the ranks of institutions nationwide and internationally to transform the way research and education can be strategically integrated into the undergraduate curriculum. The Office of Undergraduate Research recently launched a Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) program, designed to facilitate long-term projects involving large interdisciplinary teams of faculty and students.

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  • Race plays role in hiring of NFL head coaches, new study by Kennesaw State researchers reveals

    Race plays role in hiring of NFL head coaches, new study by Kennesaw State researchers reveals

    February 07, 2022

    As the National Football League faces a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in hiring, a new study by Kennesaw State University researchers has examined the role that race plays in the hiring of NFL coaches, finding significant evidence that Black assistant coaches are less likely to be selected for top jobs.

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  • U.S. News & World Report ranks Kennesaw State

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Kennesaw State's online degree programs among best in the nation

    January 25, 2022

    Kennesaw State University’s online graduate degree programs have been ranked among the best in Georgia and the nation by U.S. News & World Report in their “2022 Best Online Programs” and “2022 Best Online Programs for Veterans” issue released today.

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  • Kennesaw State University dean receives $3.3 million NIH grant to study women empowerment and mental health in Uganda

    Kennesaw State University dean receives $3.3 million NIH grant to study women empowerment and mental health in Uganda

    January 24, 2022

    Kennesaw State University researcher Monica Swahn has received a multimillion-dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a study that will determine if vocational skills and economic empowerment improves mental health among young women who live in poverty.

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  • Kennesaw State students share with Board of Regents how campus services have helped them succeed

    Kennesaw State students share with Board of Regents how campus services have helped them succeed

    January 13, 2022

    Undergraduate students from Kennesaw State University on Thursday shared with the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia the opportunities and support two University programs have provided to assist in overcoming obstacles relating to substance abuse, food insecurity and homelessness.

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  • Owls Soar Academically in Fall Semester

    Owls Soar Academically in Fall Semester

    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.

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  • More than 2,500 earn degrees

    More than 2,500 earn degrees

    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.

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  • Kennesaw State grad helps Make-A-Wish serve ill children

    Kennesaw State grad helps Make-A-Wish serve ill children

    December 15, 2021

    Kennesaw State University senior Ashley Francis has always considered herself a helper. Knowing that about herself, she planned to become a nurse, but later decided she could help more people through a career in human services.

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  • Kennesaw State social work graduate student earns national fellowship

    Kennesaw State social work graduate student earns national fellowship

    December 06, 2021

    Crystal Butler, a second-year student in Kennesaw State University’s Master of Social Work program, has earned placement in the prestigious Minority Fellowship Program through the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).

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