December 16, 2020
How historical events are presented to students influences their understanding and overall grasp of historical concepts, according to Kennesaw State University researchers James Newberry and Adina Langer. Recording and compiling oral histories, video clips and interviews of people who experienced major historical events firsthand allows for students to make a human connection and “meet history face-to-face,” explained Langer and Newberry.
December 14, 2020
Kennesaw State University’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) recently received a national award for its efforts that increased the chapter’s membership more than eightfold. Kennesaw State PRSSA won the Dr. F.H. Teahan Award for Chapter Development at the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) International Conference. The KSU chapter was recognized for its recruitment initiatives, chapter programming, member involvement and relationship with its sponsoring PRSA chapter after boosting its membership from five to 42 members in the 2019-20 academic year.
December 03, 2020
Kennesaw State University graduate student Kandace James has won first prize in the Georgia Shorts Film Festival for her short film screenplay “Cutting Teeth.” A second-year student in KSU’s Master of Arts in Professional Writing program, James beat out four other finalists in the contest, which was part of a consortium of film festivals nationwide but focused on Georgia-inspired narratives.
December 02, 2020
Kennesaw State University has received a $9 million gift from real estate executive Norman J. Radow and his wife Lindy to benefit the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. It is rare for a public College of Humanities and Social Sciences to be the beneficiary of this level of philanthropy from a single donor. In recognition of the gift, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has approved the naming of the College as the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
November 25, 2020
Kennesaw State University student Lucas Rice dropped by the Outdoor Adventures office on campus one day to inquire about working there, and he wound up with much more than just his current job. Rice, who was born blind, became part of a community that has made his time at KSU unforgettable.
November 18, 2020
Having a biased perspective about someone without realizing it can have a profound negative impact on productivity, efficiency and relationships in the workplace, according to Kennesaw State University psychology professor Tracie Stewart.
October 26, 2020
Evidence shows that women are two times more likely than men to be affected by posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a debilitating and costly mental health condition. Kennesaw State University’s Ebony Glover seeks to understand the biological factors behind that heightened risk through a grant she recently earned from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
October 21, 2020
The manner in which journalists tell stories about football players’ concussions and athletes’ mental health plays a pivotal role in how people react and treat such issues, according to Kennesaw State University’s David Cassilo. Cassilo, assistant professor of communication, defines media framing as the tendency of journalists to include personal bias in their stories, whether it be through the quotes they include, sentence structure and what information is included or excluded from the story.
July 22, 2020
Kennesaw State summer 2020 graduates
June 03, 2020
Kennesaw State University professor Paul McDaniel has been honored for his contributions to the field of ethnic geography, recently earning a national award from the American Association of Geographers (AAG). McDaniel received the 2020 Early Career Award for Scholarship, Teaching and Service from the Ethnic Geography Specialty Group (EGSG) of the AAG. The award recognizes an EGSG member’s outstanding work in their early to mid-career years in ethnic geography, the study of distributions and interactions of ethnic groups and the cultural characteristics on which they are based.