June 04, 2020
Allen Brooks can recall the first time he met the late Kennesaw State University alumnus John Boyko on the way to his usual fishing spot. At the time, Boyko was a freshman business student at Kennesaw State working part time at a local bait shop, allowing the two to build a friendship over their common interests. By the time Boyko entered his junior year, he would receive an invitation to complete an internship at Kennesaw-based company ServIT, where Brooks served as president, and ultimately blossomed into whom Brooks said was the company’s “first marketing genius.”
May 13, 2020
Mickey Dunn is used to making adjustments. As a college student, he played baseball and studied industrial engineering at Southern Polytechnic State University, all while working in North Georgia’s flooring industry between semesters. He moved from engineering into the management field, eventually founding his own company while keeping a hand in the day-to-day operations of his plant. Now he and his company, ML Industries, are making another adjustment. After nearly two decades of making airbags for cars, they’ve transitioned to making the personal protective equipment needed by frontline medical personnel
January 06, 2020
To the artist April Marten, communication and creative expression are not cut-and-dried notions, but fluid ideas that humans can explore, create and imitate. Marten uses these ideas to question the world around her through art. Marten, who earned a BFA in Drawing and Painting at Kennesaw State University’s School of Art and Design in 2012, is making waves in the art community with her work, which was recently exhibited in New York.
October 31, 2019
Two local business leaders dedicated to providing opportunities for Kennesaw State University students were inducted Wednesday night into the Michael J. Coles College of Business Hall of Fame.
October 28, 2019
Homelessness and food insecurity are on the rise among college-aged students, and Kennesaw State University will bring these issues to the forefront during its annual Homelessness Awareness Week, Nov. 2-9. Now in its 12th year, the weeklong event is organized by the University’s Campus Awareness, Resource and Empowerment (CARE) Services program, which serves Kennesaw State students experiencing homelessness, food insecurity or foster care.
October 15, 2019
Graduate students in Kennesaw State University’s Analytics and Data Science Institute are using their skills to help Shaw Industries find solutions to improve the customer experience.
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.
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.
September 13, 2018
With Hurricane Florence expected to impact the Atlantic coast this weekend, the Kennesaw State Department of Athletics is inviting residents displaced by the storm to attend Saturday's football game as guests of the Owls.
June 19, 2018
The Kennesaw State Department of Athletics has a trio of special ticket options to support the football program as it competes for a second straight Big South Conference championship during the 2018 season.