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  • Alex McGee

    Kennesaw State University names chief of staff

    October 09, 2017

    Kennesaw State University has appointed public policy executive Alex McGee as vice president for external affairs and chief of staff, effective October 9.

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  • Graduates

    Strong return on investment for Kennesaw State graduates

    September 15, 2017

    Kennesaw State University graduates earn higher salaries in their chosen career fields than those from the majority of Georgia’s colleges and universities, according to this year’s rankings by salary information company PayScale. Kennesaw State ranked fifth out of 41 public and private institutions in Georgia in PayScale’s 2017 College Salary Report.

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  • Rotary Club

    Kennesaw State honors South Cobb Rotary Club's generous financial support

    August 18, 2017

    Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens paid tribute to the South Cobb Rotary Club and its President Darlene Duke for the group’s steadfast commitment over the past 40 years to fund dozens of scholarships for Cobb County students and various faculty projects. Olens praised the organization, which has been in existence nearly 80 years, for living up to its motto, “Service above Self.”

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  • Faculty and staff awards

    Kennesaw State honors outstanding faculty, staff

    August 11, 2017

    Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens recognized more than three dozen individuals Thursday during Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at which the Kennesaw State University Foundation awarded more than $141,000.

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  • Kennesaw State welcomes Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon

    Kennesaw State welcomes Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon

    August 02, 2017

    Tony Award-winning Broadway, film and television director Kenny Leon will teach two master classes to students in the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies at Kennesaw State University, and will share his extensive professional experience with up-and-coming actors, designers, directors, writers and technicians.

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  • Commencement

    Summer Commencement ceremonies to be held at Kennesaw State Campus on July 28

    July 18, 2017

    The Honorable LaDoris “Dot” Harris, the former director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the U.S. Department of Energy and a Southern Polytechnic State University alumna, will address more than 2,000 graduates at Kennesaw State University’s summer Commencement, beginning Friday, July 28, at 10 a.m. Other speakers include Teresa M. Joyce, professor emeritus of management, and Mark R. Anderson, the dean of the College of Science and Mathematics. Kennesaw State President Samuel S. Olens will preside over the three graduation ceremonies in the KSU Convocation Center on the Kennesaw Campus.

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  • Katherine Scott

    Kennesaw State announces Katherine Scott Rehearsal Hall Endowment

    June 01, 2017

    Encouraged at an early age by her mother, Katherine Scott followed her passion for music and the arts – and it led her to donate $500,000 to Kennesaw State University’s School of Music. By establishing the Katherine Scott Rehearsal Hall Endowment, she hopes her generous gift will give students greater access to creating music and transforming their lives for the better.

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  • Commencement

    More than 3,200 graduate during Commencement ceremonies

    May 02, 2017

    More than 3,200 students will graduate during Kennesaw State University’s spring Commencement. Among the speakers who will deliver addresses are the first black female Air Force general, an internationally recognized entrepreneur, and a high school dropout who became a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army and will graduate from medical school this month. Kennesaw State President Samuel S. Olens will preside over the five graduation ceremonies in the KSU Convocation Center on the Kennesaw Campus, beginning Tuesday, May 9, at 10 a.m.

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  • Kennesaw State

    Board of Regents sets Kennesaw State's tuition increase at 2 percent for 2017-18

    April 18, 2017

    Tuition for Kennesaw State University students will increase by only 2 percent for the 2017-2018 academic year based on a vote by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) at its monthly meeting today. The increase impacts all 28 colleges and universities within the USG.

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  • Kennesaw State Dance Theater

    Kennesaw State Dance Theater is region's first

    March 10, 2017

    Kennesaw State’s new 450-seat Dance Theater on the Marietta Campus will be the Southeast region’s first theater designed specifically for dance and will be the performance home for the KSU Dance Company.

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