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  • Simon Pritchard

    Tennis standout repeats as ASUN Student-Athlete of the Year

    June 16, 2017

    Kennesaw State men’s tennis player Simon Pritchard has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference Male Student-Athlete of the Year for the second consecutive season. The awards were announced at the conference’s annual meetings in Savannah.

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  • Valerie Washington

    Kennesaw State alum earns prestigious fellowship from National Science Foundation

    June 02, 2017

    A Kennesaw State alumnus has been named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program for 2017. Valerie Washington, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in systems and industrial engineering from the University’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology in May, was one of 2,000 fellowship awardees honored this year.

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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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  • Presidential Diversity Awards

    Seven receive 2017 Presidential Diversity Awards

    April 21, 2017

    Six members of Kennesaw State’s faculty and staff were awarded 2017 Presidential Diversity Awards recognizing their service and contributions toward creating a more inclusive and welcoming campus environment.

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  • Rhubarb Jones

    Kennesaw State Mourns Loss of Rhubarb Jones

    April 02, 2017

    The entire Kennesaw State University community are mourning the loss of colleague and Georgia radio pioneer Rhubarb Jones, who died today at the age of 65.

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  • Vaughn Williams

    Athletics director receives national honors

    March 02, 2017

    Kennesaw State Director of Athletics Vaughn Williams was named a winner of the 2016-17 Under Armour Athletics Director of the Year Award on Thursday by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).

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  • Master of Professional Writing program launches new video magazine

    Master of Professional Writing program launches new video magazine

    February 14, 2017

    As it marks the passage of 20 years of producing writers working in all genres of the profession, the Master of Professional Writing Program at Kennesaw State University has launched its first video magazine titled MAPWriting.

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  • Sam Olens

    Kennesaw State president among Georgia's 'Most Influential'

    January 26, 2017

    From “Georgian of the Year” as the state’s top law enforcement officer in 2016 to Kennesaw State University’s new president later that same year, Samuel S. Olens is among Georgia Trend magazine’s list of people “who inspire, lead and influence” the daily lives of Georgians.

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  • Natasha Trethewey

    Pulitzer Prize winner to deliver Honors lecture

    January 17, 2017

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey will be the special guest for the Honors 20th Anniversary Lecture at Kennesaw State University on Jan. 24.

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  • student athletes

    Student-athletes score well in the classroom

    January 05, 2017

    Led by strong academic performances from men’s tennis and women’s basketball, Kennesaw State enjoyed another successful semester in the classroom this past fall. The Owls combined for a 2.96 cumulative grade point average, and 13 teams recorded GPAs of 3.0 or better.

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