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  • Brian and Kim Newsome

    Donors construct pathway to graduation through scholarship endowment

    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.

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  • Congratulations, Class of 2020!

    Congratulations, Class of 2020!

    July 22, 2020

    Kennesaw State summer 2020 graduates

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  • KSU among top 15 national schools where students are eager to enroll

    KSU among top 15 national schools where students are eager to enroll

    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.

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  • Kennesaw State University

    More than 3,500 spring graduates earn degrees from Kennesaw State

    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.

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  • Architecture

    Architecture student wins prestigious Portman Prize

    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.

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  • Students share research via Virtual Symposium

    Students share research via Virtual Symposium

    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.

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  • Construction

    Survey finds construction companies struggle to attract and retain qualified employees

    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.

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  • Kennesaw State University Fall Commencement

    Kennesaw State University Fall Commencement

    December 04, 2019

    Kennesaw State will graduate over 2,600 students over five ceremonies held on Tuesday, Dec. 17, and Wednesday, Dec. 18 in the KSU Convocation Center on the Kennesaw Campus.

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  • Andrew Payne

    New dean named for College of Architecture and Construction Management

    September 27, 2019

    Kennesaw State University President Pamela Whitten and Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kathy Schwaig have named Andrew Phillip Payne as dean of the College of Architecture and Construction Management, effective January 1.

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  • Construction

    Industry celebrates construction management students

    September 20, 2019

    Since he was a child, Cory Reeves always had a deep appreciation for the built environment. When it came to deciding on a college, the confluence of architecture, engineering and construction management degree offerings is what brought him to Kennesaw State University. Now a student in the University’s College of Architecture and Construction Management, he has ingrained himself in campus life, serving as an active member of the Undergraduate Research Club, and the National Association of Home Builders and Association of Energy Engineers student chapters. On Thursday, he became part of the latest cohort of students to receive scholarships from the Department of Construction Management’s Industrial Advisory Board.

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