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    Spring grad represents Kennesaw State at international music academy

    July 08, 2022

    A natural on stage at the piano, Sammy Mishkin flies through George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” in an empty concert hall, serene as his fingers fly over the keys.

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    Making Their Mark: Newest KSU alumni are ready for the world

    May 18, 2022

    On May 11-12 Kennesaw State University will celebrate commencement for its Class of 2022. For some members it means entering the workforce, while for others it’s one step completed on the way to a master’s or doctoral degree. For all, receiving a degree represents completing a challenge. Read to learn about a few of the new graduates who make Owl Nation proud.

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    Spring 2022 Commencement

    May 12, 2022

    Cheers and tears came together at the Kennesaw State University Convocation Center this week for spring Commencement. Graduates, their families, faculty and the entire University community gathered to celebrate conferring of degrees to more than 3,500 over two days of ceremonies. Enjoy this look at the pomp and circumstance, the joy and pride of these Forever Owls. Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

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    Dr. Kathy "Kat" Schwaig Named President of KSU

    March 15, 2022

    The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) today named Dr. Kathy “Kat” Schwaig president of Kennesaw State University (KSU), effective March 16.

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    Finalist Named for the Kennesaw State University Presidency

    March 08, 2022

    Board of Regents Chairman Harold Reynolds and University System of Georgia (USG) Acting Chancellor Teresa MacCartney have announced Dr. Kathy “Kat” Schwaig as the sole finalist for president of Kennesaw State University.

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    SPSU Alumni Society president invites Hornets to stir the nest

    October 06, 2021

    The name Southern Polytechnic State University invokes a special type of pride from those who bleed green and gold. It’s a feeling many SPSU alumni felt this week when the Kennesaw State University Alumni Association launched the official Southern Polytechnic State University Alumni Society (SPSUAS).

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    Kennesaw State alumna tapped by Microsoft to help promote teaching with technology

    August 30, 2021

    Kennesaw State University double alumna Stephanee Stephens has dedicated her career to enhancing education through technology, and she now is accomplishing that as part of one of the world’s top technology companies. As a modern workplace senior specialist with Microsoft, Stephens provides educational support to P-12 and higher education professionals throughout the southeastern United States. Stephens, who previously led the iTeach unit in KSU’s Bagwell College of Education, shows educators how to utilize Microsoft’s resources and technological tools to advance teaching and learning through innovative methods.

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    Kennesaw State alum joins internationally renowned dance company in Chicago

    August 26, 2021

    — Kennesaw State University alumna Simone Stevens is fiercely confident, and not only in her abilities as a professional dancer. However, she learned this year she can still surprise herself. She was hired this summer to join Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, an internationally renowned contemporary dance company. The job is one she had been dreaming about since early in her career as a dance student at Kennesaw State.

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    Kennesaw State alumna pursues biomedical research through NIH program

    August 10, 2021

    Jade Lugo became a researcher almost by accident. Now, the Kennesaw State 2021 biochemistry graduate has secured a postbaccalaureate research position with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Lugo, who had pursued several majors before deciding that she wanted to be a neuroscientist, will participate in NIH’s Postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award program, which allows college graduates pursuing advanced degrees to spend one to two years conducting biomedical research with leading NIH scientists.

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    Three Kennesaw State alumni receive Fulbright awards

    August 03, 2021

    Jaylen Jackson developed a love of languages as a Kennesaw State University student, and now he has received a Fulbright grant to continue toward his career goal of teaching English as a second language to adults. “Being a Fulbright recipient gives me a great opportunity to get experience and pursue my dream,” said Jackson, who will serve as an English teaching assistant at a university in Brazil for one year starting in March. “I know that a Fulbright is difficult to get, so I’m honored to be part of it.” Jackson, who graduated last year with an integrative studies degree, is one of three Kennesaw State alumni recently awarded a Fulbright to study or teach abroad.

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