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  • Audrey Morgan

    Kennesaw State Academic Learning Center named for longtime family benefactors

    February 08, 2024

    Kennesaw State University’s Academic Learning Center, home to student honors and research facilities, now bears the name of the University’s largest family benefactors. In front of an audience of KSU deans, faculty and scholarship recipients who have benefited from the gifts of Audrey Morgan and her late sister Bobbie Bailey, KSU leaders unveiled on Tuesday the newly named Morgan and Bailey Academic Learning Center. Philanthropic support from Morgan, Bailey and the Bobbie Bailey Foundation totals more than $17 million, making the family the largest family donors in KSU history.

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  • Kennesaw State University

    Kennesaw State's online degree programs nationally ranked by U.S. News

    February 07, 2024

    Kennesaw State University’s online programs have been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its “2024 Best Online Programs” and “2024 Best Online Programs for Veterans” lists released today. Among universities in Georgia, Kennesaw State had the highest ranked graduate degree program in computer information technology. Other programs from Kennesaw State, including nursing, education and business administration, were also ranked.

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  • STEM building groundbreaking

    Kennesaw State breaks ground for interdisciplinary STEM building

    February 02, 2024

    Kennesaw State University on Friday announced the start of construction on its Interdisciplinary STEM Building on its Marietta Campus to advance collaborative research and teaching in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The occasion was marked with a groundbreaking ceremony Friday afternoon and remarks from Kennesaw State President Kathy Schwaig, University System of Georgia Chancellor Sonny Perdue and KSU mechanical engineering student Nick Farinacci, a President's Parliament Student Ambassador.

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  • KSU football

    Conference USA announces 2024 football schedule

    February 01, 2024

    Kennesaw State faces an exciting lineup during its Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) debut after Conference USA revealed its matchups for the 2024 season Thursday. The Owls enter only their 10th year of competition with home matchups against defending champion Liberty and bowl-winner Jacksonville State, along with five first-time opponents.

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  • Desyne Martinez

    Dad's cancer diagnosis inspired Kennesaw State student's award-winning research

    January 30, 2024

    One of the most important lessons students who venture into data science are taught is that the data they analyze tell stories. At Kennesaw State University’s Fall Analytics Day, Desyne Martinez’s project told a powerful personal story through data. Martinez, a senior, presented his semester research project on stage 3 of multiple myeloma, a rare form of bone marrow cancer. It was exactly what his father, who Martinez idolizes, had been diagnosed with in 2020 and is still battling.

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  • Conflict management

    Ph.D. graduates join the ranks of peacebuilders

    January 23, 2024

    Songwriter Hal David said it best with the lyrics to “What the World Needs Now is Love.” This past December, the Norman J. Radow College of Humanities and Social Sciences’ School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding and Development (SCMPD) graduated two Ph.Ds. who are committed to working toward a more peaceful, even more loving, world. Graduates Isaac Andakian, Ph.D., and Nashay Lowe, Ph.D. are ready to apply their conflict management and peacebuilding expertise to shape a more harmonious future.

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  • Charles Black

    Kennesaw State honors legacy of MLK with week of service, remembrance

    January 19, 2024

    The deeds and words of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. were celebrated throughout the Kennesaw State University community this week with a series of events honoring the legacy of the civil rights icon. The week culminated Friday at the annual MLK Legacy Breakfast in the Convocation Center with a keynote address by civil rights activist and actor Charles Black, who served and led several marches, sit-ins and other forms of protest opposing facilities that refused to serve people of color.

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  • Paul Lee

    Kennesaw State receives grant to help children with sickle cell disease

    January 17, 2024

    Most of the estimated 300,000 babies born every year with sickle cell disease, an inherited red blood cell disorder, live in sub-Saharan Africa in nations where there are few resources to treat them. Kennesaw State Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Paul Lee said it is his life’s mission to reduce the likelihood that children born with sickle cell disease will die from strokes, one of the most common complications. Lee has received $426,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health for a three-year study aimed at developing a more economical testing device to determine an affected child’s risk of stroke.

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  • Amari Cody

    Eighteen-year-old KSU graduate preparing for graduate school

    January 11, 2024

    At 18, most students are just beginning their college careers. But for Amari Cody, it’s the age she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Kennesaw State University.

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  • Ra’Nya Malone

    Sophomore biochemistry major excels at Kennesaw State

    January 09, 2024

    The combination of a high school English essay assignment, a love of science and having an aunt who is a scientist led Ra’Nya Malone to major in biochemistry at Kennesaw State University. She joined Carl Saint-Louis’ laboratory her first semester, she has co-authored a published paper in a prestigious journal, she spent summer 2023 in a National Science Foundation-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates, and she has presented her research at KSU’s Symposium of Student Scholars.

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