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  • Kennesaw State names assistant vice president for planning, design and construction

    Kennesaw State names assistant vice president for planning, design and construction

    December 16, 2022

    Kennesaw State University has named Jo Donna Lamb as assistant vice president for planning, design and construction, effective Jan. 23, 2023. She will report to Tricia Chastain, vice president for administration.

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  • Fall 2022 Commencement

    Fall 2022 Commencement

    December 14, 2022

    Kennesaw State University’s Convocation Center echoed with sounds of jubilation this week as students participated in the time-honored tradition of the Commencement ceremonies. This week, nearly 3,000 students will walk across the stage in one of six ceremonies in which undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students will be awarded degrees from the University. Enjoy this look back at the sights and sounds of the week’s festivities. Congratulations to the Class of 2022!

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  • Kennesaw State graduate helps VR lab develop next-generation business training games

    Kennesaw State graduate helps VR lab develop next-generation business training games

    December 13, 2022

    Kennesaw State University senior Bonga Maswanganye said it was an often-misunderstood hobby that led him to his now promising career path as a programmer and virtual designer.

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  • Kennesaw State senior

    Kennesaw State senior's no-quit attitude brings personal and professional success

    December 12, 2022

    You can learn a lot about Kennesaw State senior Allison Shaw by looking at her graduation regalia. The blue and white cord around her shoulders represents her time as president of KSU’s Institute of Transportation Engineers, the design on top of her mortarboard is a nod to her favorite television show “Friends,” and next to her tassel is a photo of her dad.

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  • Kennesaw State senior succeeds as first-generation scholar leveraging opportunities

    Kennesaw State senior succeeds as first-generation scholar leveraging opportunities

    December 09, 2022

    Kennesaw State University senior Keoni McKeever is the first-generation in his family to attend college and has made the most of his opportunities to succeed, which will culminate in earning a degree next week during Fall Commencement ceremonies.

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  • Kennesaw State student pursues careers in nursing, track

    Kennesaw State student pursues careers in nursing, track

    December 08, 2022

    Between workouts and 12-hour clinical shifts, Kennesaw State senior Sarah Hendrick has lived college life to the fullest. As a nursing major and undergraduate researcher in the Wellstar College of Health and Human Services, she participated in the Symposium of Student Scholars presenting a study on opioid addiction. As an athlete on KSU’s track and field team, she has earned all-America honors four times in the 800-meter run. To top it off, Hendrick has done all of this while earning President’s List six times and the Dean’s List twice.

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  • Grant boosts expansion of Kennesaw State researcher

    Grant boosts expansion of Kennesaw State researcher's study of high-tech materials

    December 07, 2022

    By discovering a process that could simplify the manufacturing of advanced materials used in consumer electronics, Kennesaw State University assistant professor of chemistry Graham Collier has earned a nearly $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to expand his research.

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  • Kennesaw State dean endows first-generation scholarship in memory of late father

    Kennesaw State dean endows first-generation scholarship in memory of late father

    December 07, 2022

    Dean Katie Kaukinen said what she will remember most vividly about her childhood are the hours spent in the library at the school where her father, Gary Kaukinen, taught for 30 years, watching him prepare lessons for upcoming classes.

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  • Kennesaw State and Georgia Tech researchers partner to marry dance and science

    Kennesaw State and Georgia Tech researchers partner to marry dance and science

    December 02, 2022

    Wriggling into a stretchy, full-body black suit with internal wires, Kennesaw State University senior Jordan Carter smiled. “I feel like a spy,” the dance major said as she zipped up the motion capture suit, put on the accompanying gloves and strapped an elastic crown to her head. Nearby, KSU assistant professor of dance Andrea Knowlton watched two stick-figure avatars on a laptop screen. Carter and junior Tyler Hayes admired their suits and made adjustments before going through a series of predetermined movements.

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  • Christina Scherrer

    NIH grant aids Kennesaw State researcher to expand work on school-based dental health programs

    November 28, 2022

    Kennesaw State University researcher Christina Scherrer’s studies on school-based dental health programs have shown how effective they can be in reducing tooth decay in elementary-aged children. Now, through a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Scherrer is expanding her research to see if similar programs can also help children in middle school.

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