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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

    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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  • Portman Prize

    Architecture Students Honored for Design Excellence

    April 23, 2019

    Kennesaw State University’s Department of Architecture has named two fifth-year students as co-winners of the inaugural 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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    New Lab Opens on Marietta Campus

    March 26, 2019

    — University Information Technology Services (UITS) has opened a state-of-the art computer lab in Kennesaw State University’s Academic Building, providing students access to high-end computers and software as well as workspace for group projects.

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  • Construction Industry Survey

    Survey reveals Georgia construction industry outlook

    February 27, 2019

    The third annual Georgia Construction Outlook Survey indicates that labor shortages and reliability from sub-contractors continues to be a looming concern for 83 percent of the state’s privately-held construction companies. The survey was 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.

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