June 21, 2021
As a student, it wasn’t uncommon for Irish Horsey to look around and find herself as the only woman in a classroom full of construction management majors. Now an assistant professor and interim chair of Kennesaw State University’s Department of Construction Management, she uses her platform to demonstrate it doesn’t have to be that way.
May 17, 2021
Kennesaw State University’s Department of Architecture has named Azha Parker as the recipient of the 2021 Portman Prize for Outstanding Thesis, awarded to students who best exemplify comprehensive research and design excellence as determined by a panel of experts.
March 10, 2021
Kennesaw State University’s Department of Architecture on March 15-19 will host its fourth annual EQUINOX program, a week-long event fostering interdisciplinary partnership and scholarship on sustainability among the higher education community.
March 04, 2021
Kennesaw State University construction management student Cierra Danforth was recently one of 15 students nationwide honored with the Outstanding Student Award by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
February 24, 2021
Kennesaw State University’s Office of Research is hosting a one-hour web show every other Friday at 4 p.m. to showcase the varied research being conducted by KSU faculty members. “Research with Relevance” spotlights Kennesaw State researchers in a live interview followed by an interactive question-and-answer session with the virtual audience. This week’s episode features Faruque Hossain, an assistant professor of construction management in the College of Architecture and Construction Management. He will discuss using a holistic approach to sustainable practices that will better protect the environment. Prior to the presentation, Hossain answered a few questions about their interest in research and its benefits to students.
February 15, 2021
A Savannah native, Kennesaw State University student Olivia Harrell grew up marveling at the architectural beauty of her city’s most historic buildings, including the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist and SCAD’s Ruskin Hall. When she ventured away from downtown to the area bordering Savannah’s urban core, however, she often left disappointed in the lack of attention paid toward saving the history of its predominantly African American communities. Now a fifth-year architecture student in Kennesaw State’s College of Architecture and Construction Management, Harrell is using her thesis to explore how Black history in Savannah can be preserved for years to come.
February 10, 2021
Kennesaw State University professor Liz Martin-Malikian was recently named Educator of the Year at the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) Honor Awards.
January 20, 2021
For fifth-year architecture student Kathryn Stapleton, her thesis project presented an opportunity to expand her horizons and grow as a student in her final year at Kennesaw State University. This month, her research and presentation skills were rewarded as she won the annual Cooper Carry Three Minute Thesis Competition.
January 13, 2021
Kennesaw State University administrator Kathryn Bedette was recently named Georgia Educator of the Year at the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Georgia Design and Honor Awards.
October 08, 2020
Kennesaw State University student Pablo Garcia was recognized with high honors for his architectural prowess in a recent national steel design competition. A fourth-year student in Kennesaw State’s Department of Architecture, Garcia received honorable mention in the 2020 American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)/Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Steel Design Student Competition, landing among a group of students representing institutions such as Clemson University, Louisiana Tech University and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. The competition recognizes 18 exceptional projects, in two categories, that explore a variety of design issues related to the use of steel in design and construction.