May 21, 2021
Kennesaw State University is building its research muscle through the addition of postdoctoral researchers — non-faculty staff who work to advance the institution’s scientific investigation in a wide range of disciplines. Since 2020, Kennesaw State has added 10 postdoctoral researchers across five colleges, including several postdoctoral researchers who are the first for the departments and colleges they serve. It’s a natural part of KSU’s growth as a research university, according to Bill Diong, associate vice president for research.
May 14, 2021
KENNESAW, Ga. (May 14, 2021) — For Kennesaw State University nursing major Roberto Escobar, the iconic white lab coat is more than just an accoutrement. After earning his bachelor’s degree in nursing this week, he soon will don that coat, common among medical professionals, as an intensive care unit nurse at Redmond Regional Medical Center in Rome, Georgia. When he slips it over his shoulders on his first day at work, the former neurosurgery resident in his native Venezuela will return to the familiar environment of the medical field.
May 06, 2021
Every morning, Zach Bazemore’s commute takes him to the base of Allegiant Stadium, the NFL’s newest coliseum and state-of-the-art home to the Las Vegas Raiders. An operations coordinator at the stadium, Bazemore secured his position in the highly competitive sports industry immediately after graduating from Kennesaw State University with a sport management degree last year. The job grants him a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into the preparation for NFL games and other events hosted by stadiums nationwide. While it may seem routine, he said it tends to be anything but.
April 23, 2021
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) has selected Kennesaw State University associate professor of exercise science Katherine Ingram as a 2021 CUR Faculty Mentor Awardee in Health Sciences.
March 31, 2021
Kennesaw State University’s Office of Research is hosting a one-hour web show every other Friday at 4 p.m. to showcase the varied research being conducted by KSU faculty members. “Research with Relevance” spotlights Kennesaw State researchers in a live interview followed by an interactive question-and-answer session with the virtual audience. Brian Kliszczewicz, associate professor of exercise science in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services, will be the guest on the April 2 show, presenting his research on the role of high-intensity exercise in Type-2 diabetes treatment and prevention. Before the presentation, Kliszczewicz answered a few questions about his interest in research and its benefits to students.
February 02, 2021
Kennesaw State University and Wellstar Health System announce the establishment of the Wellstar-Tom and Betty Phillips Elite Honors Nursing Scholarship, a new $5 million endowment that will create an opportunity for highly qualified undergraduate students to gain acceptance into the Wellstar School of Nursing as early as their freshman years.
December 23, 2020
Kennesaw State University President Pamela Whitten and Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kathy Schwaig have named Monica Swahn as dean of the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services, effective March 1.
December 21, 2020
Kennesaw State University has been ranked recently as having some of the best academic programs in the nation. During the Fall 2020 semester, several online organizations and publications recognized Kennesaw State’s programs for affordability, program flexibility, student satisfaction and curriculum quality.
December 09, 2020
Grace Alexander came to Kennesaw State to learn how her body works and to improve its efficiency. The competitive triathlete has proven an apt pupil in the laboratory, in the classroom and on the course. Alexander, a first-year master’s student in exercise science, won a half-Ironman triathlon in Panama City Beach, Florida, last month, finishing the 1.2-mile swimming portion, the 56-mile bicycling leg and the 13.1-mile run in 4 hours, 33 minutes, 56 seconds.
November 16, 2020
Kennesaw State senior Kylie Burns decided to major in human services because she wanted a path into a career where she can make a difference. She got an opportunity to do just that this semester as part of a KSU grant-writing class in which she helped a local nonprofit organization win a $15,000 award from the United Way of Greater Atlanta through its SPARK Prize competition, designed to fund projects addressing social challenges throughout the Atlanta metro area.