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.
May 07, 2020
Their official ceremony may be postponed, but more than 3,500 Kennesaw State University students are graduating this week. The May 2020 class of 3,512 graduate candidates – 2,893 undergraduate and 619 graduate students – marks an increase from last spring’s 3,400 graduates. The students are earning their degrees and receiving their diplomas after KSU transitioned to fully remote learning midway through the semester because of the coronavirus outbreak, which also caused the May Commencement ceremonies to be postponed.
May 01, 2020
Kennesaw State University’s Department of Architecture has named Andrew Smith the recipient of the Portman Prize for Outstanding Thesis, awarded to those who best exemplify comprehensive research and design excellence as determined by a panel of experts.
April 17, 2020
The 24th annual Symposium of Student Scholars, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Research, was held virtually for the first time as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that students would not miss out on valuable experiential learning opportunities. The event is held each year to give undergraduate and graduate researchers from all disciplines at Kennesaw State University the opportunity to present their work to a wider audience.
February 20, 2020
The fourth annual Georgia Construction Outlook Survey found that 82 percent of the state’s privately held construction companies still struggle to attract and retain qualified individuals. The survey, conducted by Bennett Thrasher, one of the country’s largest full-service public accounting and consulting firms, in collaboration with Kennesaw State University’s Department of Construction Management, is produced each year to provide insight into how construction companies can remain relevant in an increasingly competitive industry.