May 12, 2021
Artis Trice became dedicated to the issues of community hunger and food insecurity while he was a student at Kennesaw State University, and he will continue that commitment well beyond the graduation day he’s celebrating this week. Trice is one of only 18 recipients nationwide of a 2021-22 Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellowship, a yearlong program through the Congressional Hunger Institute. Beginning this summer, he will work for six months with a community organization dealing with food security at the local level and then spend six months in Washington, D.C., with a policy organization or federal agency to conduct research and support anti-hunger policy on the national level.
May 05, 2021
Kennesaw State University graduate student Gabrielle Pajak has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study in Jordan, providing another step toward a career she plans related to human rights issues.
April 21, 2021
English classes can help students analyze websites that target sales to teenagers, and English teachers can help students think critically about memes and their role in enflaming social divisions, according to Darren Crovitz, professor of English and English education at Kennesaw State University. Crovitz, director of English education, has studied how to help future English teachers teach their students about the internet content they encounter every day.
April 08, 2021
While he was vice president of research and development at a Marietta medical device company, Michael Lipoma was rewriting his life’s script when he enrolled in Kennesaw State University’s Master of Arts in Professional Writing (MAPW) program in 2005. The KSU education, along with experience he gained as both a writer and producer since graduation has paid off for Lipoma. The International Screenwriters Association named him to its “Top 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2021” list.
April 06, 2021
Considering her dedication to social justice, inclusion and community engagement, it’s no surprise that Kennesaw State University student Madison Potts views her national award from the NAACP as a team accomplishment. Potts, a senior majoring in political science, was honored as the Youth Activist of the Year as part of the 52nd annual NAACP Image Awards. The president of Kennesaw State’s NAACP student chapter, Potts was recognized for her commitment to voter education and registration.
March 24, 2021
The American Association of Geographers (AAG) has named Kennesaw State University’s Department of Geography and Anthropology as one of two recipients of the 2021 Award for Bachelor's Program Excellence in Geography.
March 19, 2021
One year ago this month, the lives of the entire KSU community changed rapidly as the university was forced to close its doors due to COVID-19. In April 2020, the KSU Archives and Special Collections began collecting stories of how our University community was experiencing the pandemic. Students, faculty and staff submitted personal narratives, photographs, video, and classwork over the following month documenting their own experiences in the early days of the virus.
March 19, 2021
Kennesaw State University journalism professor Josh Azriel is an ardent supporter of freedom of the press rights for members of the mass media – even more so after having been in the trenches with a group that some people might deem less worthy of freedom to do their job: the paparazzi.
March 18, 2021
Thought Provoking Podcast
March 17, 2021
KENNESAW, Ga. (March 17, 2021) — Kennesaw State University’s Office of Research hosts 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. This week’s episode features Brian Moore, an assistant professor of psychology in the Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences. He will discuss his work to better understand the impact that traumatic stressors have on military members and their families, in order to improve their health and quality of life.