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.
July 22, 2020
Brian and Kim Newsome estimate they have been intertwined with Kennesaw State University in some compacity for nearly a decade, whether it’s through attending Owl football games, watching their son earn his degree or through their company constructing facilities on campus. In that time, their Sandy Springs-based construction company, Albion, has grown into one of the staunchest supporters of Kennesaw State’s Department of Construction Management. Now, motivated by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and other societal issues impacting KSU students, the company has created a scholarship endowment which, along with its support for capital projects on the Marietta campus, raises Albion’s recent giving to $125,000.
July 22, 2020
Kennesaw State summer 2020 graduates
June 02, 2020
For the third consecutive year, Kennesaw State is a leading choice for students, according to data from U.S. News & World Report. The U.S. News study determined that Kennesaw State has one of the nation’s highest admissions yield rates, meaning the percentage of admitted students who enroll.