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  • Kennesaw State University

    Kennesaw State scores at top in U.S. curriculum study for seventh consecutive year

    November 10, 2017

    Kennesaw State University is among a select group of 24 colleges and universities that scored an “A” for its high-quality core curriculum in a nationwide study on the state of general education released this week by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA).

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  • State Farm Grant

    Kennesaw State receives grant to increase STEM, computing access and readiness

    October 16, 2017

    Kennesaw State University’s College of Computing and Software Engineering has received a $36,000 grant to launch a program promoting computing and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields to middle school students.

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  • Kennesaw State to officially install Sam Olens as fourth president

    Kennesaw State to officially install Sam Olens as fourth president

    October 10, 2017

    Samuel S. Olens will be formally vested as the fourth president of Kennesaw State University on October 19. The Campus community is invited to the Investiture Ceremony at the Convocation Center followed by an Investiture Celebration on the Campus Green.

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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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  • Kennesaw State student awarded exclusive Merwin Scholarship

    Kennesaw State student awarded exclusive Merwin Scholarship

    September 18, 2017

    A Kennesaw State University student is in rare company after being named one of 17 students worldwide to receive the Richard E. Merwin Scholarship presented by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computer Society. Victor Sahin, a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in computer science in Kennesaw State’s College of Computing and Software Engineering, is the lone U.S.-based recipient for the scholarship.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • John Mwaniki

    Student wins regional data challenge for ocean acidification visualization tool

    June 06, 2017

    Kennesaw State University computer science student John Mwaniki was recently honored by the Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association as the winner of the SECOORA Data Challenge. The inaugural competition seeks new data visualizations, mobile applications, products or data synthesis tools that use publicly available Southeast coastal and ocean data to better understand the coastal ocean. Mwaniki won in the undergraduate category for creating a computer application that offers a visual translation of SECOORA’s archived pH data and engages citizens in oceanographic science through crowdsourcing.

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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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