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  • Murata Partnership

    Kennesaw State receives gift to support engineering programs

    October 06, 2021

    The need for talented engineers in Georgia and across the country has grown exponentially, and a recent gift to Kennesaw State University’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET) will support programs across several departments. Leaders from SPCEET and Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. came together yesterday to celebrate the partnership and its future impact on KSU students, during an event on the University’s Marietta campus.

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  • Lori Lowder

    Kennesaw State professor aims to promote gender diversity in engineering

    October 04, 2021

    Lori Lowder readily admits the road to STEM isn’t always straight. Some students don’t fully realize their passion for the field until they begin their undergraduate studies, where many of them encounter mentors who help shape their futures and guide them on the path toward success. Such was the case for Lowder, a professor of mechanical engineering in the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, who originally wanted to pursue a medical career until learning the social impact of engineers.

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  • Electric Vehicle Team

    Kennesaw State Electric Vehicle Team wins several accolades in national competition

    September 30, 2021

    Kennesaw State University’s Electric Vehicle Team won big at its latest competition, setting a track record and bringing home first place in the autonomous division, and second place in the driven competition. The team, part of the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET), traveled to Purdue University to compete in the evGrand Prix, an annual, electric go-kart racing event.

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  • Kennesaw State University

    Kennesaw State ranked among nation's best in undergraduate teaching, first-year programs

    September 13, 2021

    Kennesaw State University has earned national recognition for its undergraduate instruction and first-year student initiatives in the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges rankings, released today.

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  • Yusun Chang

    Kennesaw State professor builds engineering research culture through lab

    September 13, 2021

    Yusun Chang is no stranger to success. First arriving at Kennesaw State University in 2009 as an adjunct professor, he has garnered countless accolades for his research and teaching capabilities. Despite the recognition, he contends that no award can replace the satisfaction he receives in seeing his students graduate from his laboratory and find fruitful research careers of their own.

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  • Research with Relevance

    Kennesaw State's Research with Relevance showcase returns as hybrid event

    August 23, 2021

    — Kennesaw State University’s Office of Research is gearing up to launch the fourth season of its Research with Relevance – Friday Features series, this time spotlighting the research of four deans throughout the fall semester. The new Deans’ Showcase series will launch on Friday, Aug. 27 at 4 p.m., featuring Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology Dean Ian Ferguson.

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  • KSU Motorsports

    Donor establishes endowment to support Kennesaw State competition teams, Honors students

    August 02, 2021

    Longtime Technical Manager Jim J. Hills has always been a firm believer that competition breeds ingenuity. While studying at the former Southern Technical Institute, now Kennesaw State University, he regularly competed in the college’s famed bathtub races, where he honed his engineering skills building motorized tubs he then raced against his classmates. Now, he and his wife Wanda aim to inspire the next generation of engineers through a $1 million endowment, the largest single gift in the history of KSU’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET), providing support for KSU competition teams and scholarships for engineering students in the University’s Keeping Sights Upward (KSU) Journey Honors College.

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  • Kennesaw State

    Kennesaw State sees leap in summer enrollment

    July 08, 2021

    In what has been a record-breaking year for enrollment, more than 20,300 have enrolled in the Summer 2021 semester at Kennesaw State University, with graduate programs seeing a nearly 9 percent increase since last year.

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  • SPSU Alumni

    Southern Polytechnic State University Alumni Society invites alumni to come home

    June 29, 2021

    It’s been six years since Southern Polytechnic and Kennesaw State joined forces to create Georgia’s second-largest university. The consolidation of the two schools created a total alumni base of nearly 130,000 living graduates. In recognition of the history, legacy and traditions that were an integral part of SPSU, the Kennesaw State University Alumni Association has chartered the Southern Polytechnic State University Alumni Society (SPSUAS).

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  • Yizeng Li

    Kennesaw State engineering professor awarded National Science Foundation CAREER grant

    June 23, 2021

    Kennesaw State University professor Yizeng Li has been awarded a highly competitive $526,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER grant to support her study of cell migration and to launch an undergraduate research initiative.

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