June 04, 2020
Allen Brooks can recall the first time he met the late Kennesaw State University alumnus John Boyko on the way to his usual fishing spot. At the time, Boyko was a freshman business student at Kennesaw State working part time at a local bait shop, allowing the two to build a friendship over their common interests. By the time Boyko entered his junior year, he would receive an invitation to complete an internship at Kennesaw-based company ServIT, where Brooks served as president, and ultimately blossomed into whom Brooks said was the company’s “first marketing genius.”
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 14, 2020
Birton Cowden’s undergraduate entrepreneurship and MBA students are putting their classroom knowledge to work to help businesses struggling to survive through the Covid-19 pandemic. “I put a challenge out to all of my current and past students to take action to help their local small businesses,” Cowden said. “I told them I would give them a large sum of extra credit to come up with alternative business models or even new ones for local businesses to give value to their customers.” Cowden is assistant professor of management and research director at Coles’ Robin and Doug Shore Entrepreneurship Center in the Michael A. Leven School of Management, Entrepreneurship and Hospitality. He said the idea came easily to him, because the class he teaches for undergraduate capstone students is about how to thrive during uncertainty.
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 06, 2020
Kennesaw State University’s Joel A. Katz Music and Entertainment Business (MEBUS) program has been recognized by Billboard Magazine as one of the country’s top university music business programs for the third year in a row.
April 20, 2020
Kennesaw State University recently took first place in the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition and will go on to compete for the national title in May. This is the first time Kennesaw State has won the competition, which it has overseen since 2006.
April 01, 2020
For the third time in the event’s 22-year history, Kennesaw State took the top prize this week at the National Collegiate Sales Competition. And, for the first time in the event’s history, they did so without ever leaving their homes. Each spring, the National Collegiate Sales Competition and the Southeast Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition invite hundreds of students to campus to showcase their talents and to network with peers and corporate recruiters.
March 25, 2020
Kennesaw State University programs have recently been recognized as being among the best at the state, national and global level.
March 09, 2020
For the fourth straight year, Kennesaw State University’s Executive MBA program in the Michael J. Coles College of Business ranked first in Georgia in CEO Magazine’s 2020 Global Executive MBA Rankings, released today. The Executive Master of Business Administration ranked No. 3 in the United States based on CEO Magazine’s methodology.
February 11, 2020
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved two new degree programs at Kennesaw State University. A Master of Science in Cybersecurity and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management will be offered starting in the 2020-21 school year.