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  • NIH Grant Research

    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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  • Nursing Students

    KSU nursing graduates earn 100 percent pass rate

    January 09, 2019

    All 170 of the WellStar School of Nursing’s 2018 bachelor’s degree graduates passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) on their first attempt. The 100 percent first-time pass rate by Kennesaw State Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates was well above the 89 percent figure nationwide, according to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. The NCLEX is a standardized exam that each state board of nursing uses to determine whether nursing graduates are qualified to enter the profession.

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  • Phaedra Corso

    Internationally renowned researcher named Kennesaw State vice president for research

    December 11, 2018

    Kennesaw State University has named Phaedra Corso as vice president for research, effective Feb. 4. Corso currently serves as the director of the Economic Evaluation Research Group in the College of Public Health and the associate director of the Owens Institute for Behavioral Research at the University of Georgia.

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  • Mickey Dunn

    Alum, donor Mickey Dunn to speak at Kennesaw State Commencement

    December 06, 2018

    More than 2,600 students will graduate next week during Kennesaw State University’s fall Commencement. KSU alumnus and donor Mickey Dunn will address students at the final of five Commencement ceremonies.

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  • Jeff Delaney

    Chief Information Officer Named at Kennesaw State

    August 03, 2018

    Kennesaw State University President Pamela Whitten has appointed Jeff Delaney as chief information officer, effective August 6.

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  • Kennesaw State University to graduate more than 3,100 on May 8, 9 and 10

    Kennesaw State University to graduate more than 3,100 on May 8, 9 and 10

    May 02, 2018

    More than 3,100 students will graduate during Kennesaw State’s spring Commencement. The University’s six graduation ceremonies will be held in the KSU Convocation Center on the Kennesaw Campus, beginning Tuesday, May 8, at 10 a.m.

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  • Undergraduate research

    Kennesaw State undergrads showcasing research at national conference

    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.

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  • Nursing

    Nursing graduates earn high marks on licensing exam

    March 20, 2018

    Graduates from Kennesaw State University's WellStar School of Nursing are earning their professional certifications at a higher rate than the national average. In 2017, 97 percent of KSU's Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates passed the National Council Licensure Examination on their first attempt. Nationwide, 87 percent of all first-time candidates passed the licensure exam last year, according to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

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  • Kennesaw State University

    Kennesaw State University Presidential Search Committees Named

    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.

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  • Linda Noble

    Kennesaw State taps former dean as interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs

    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.

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