Monday, May 20, 2013
She'll be there for three weeks starting in June.
An instructor at Kennesaw State University's College of Continuing and Professional Education is headed to Romania this summer. The University of North Georgia’s Cadet English Language Training Team program sends ROTC cadets abroad to teach English to fellow cadets, and KSU's Maura Nicholson will get them prepared for the classes, the university announced Thursday. "The most exciting aspect of just about any trip for me is the opportunity to see another culture firsthand," Nicholson said in a statement. "Since we will be staying with the cadets, we will be immersed in the culture for three weeks, sharing our way of life and language with them and learning theirs in return." At Kennesaw State, she is an instructor in the Teaching English to…
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Brian Bohannon will speak at the May 21 West Cobb Business Association Luncheon, which will be held at Lost Mountain Baptist Church.
Kennesaw State University's first head football coach will be in West Cobb. Brian Bohannon will speak at the May 21 West Cobb Business Association Luncheon, which will be held at Lost Mountain Baptist Church. Networking begins at 11:15 a.m., followed by lunch and Bohannon's speech from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $15 for members of the association and $20 for guests. The luncheon is billed as a "meet and greet" with Bohannon, who was hired nearly two months ago. Since that March 24 announcement, he has hired five staff members for the Owls' inaugural season in 2015. Visit http://www.westcobbbusiness.com/events.html#luncheon for more information about the luncheon.
Friday, May 17, 2013
Sunshine on a Ranney Day will help build a special bedroom to accommodate the Woodstock woman who was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident.
The Roswell-based charity known for helping families in need is expanding its reach into Woodstock. Sunshine on a Ranney Day has stepped and offered to help the family of Emily Bowman prepare for the Woodstock woman to return from Children's Health Care at Scottish Rite. Holly Ranney, co-founder of the organization, said volunteers will soon begin work on converting two rooms on the ground level of the family home into one large, wheelchair accessible room Bowman can use once she's discharged from the hospital. A wheelchair accessible ramp will be built outside to allow Bowman to come inside the home. Ranney said they will also remove the carpet and put down laminate flooring so Bowman can move easily around the room. She also said …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
At a February rally in support of state funding for more programs like the Academy, her husband lauded Kennesaw State's efforts.
When they graduate Thursday from Kennesaw State University’s Academy for Inclusive Learning and Social Growth, the only post-secondary program in the state that enables students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to experience college life, Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal will be there to congratulate them. The school made the announcement Tuesday. This will be the third cohort of students to graduate from the academy. The second cohort of students in May 2012 received certificates and internships at the end of the two-year program. At a February rally in support of state funding for more programs like the Academy, Gov. Nathan Deal lauded Kennesaw State's efforts. The graduation will be held at 1 p.m. May 16 in Prillaman Hall …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Bagwell College of Education is getting a four-story addition.
The Bagwell College of Education at Kennesaw State University is expanding. At 10 a.m. Friday, the state's third-largest university will break ground on a $20-million addition to the college. The four-story addition will feature general classrooms, model classrooms, computer labs, seminar rooms, study areas and more. While funding is in place for the majority of the addition, more funding is needed to build out the interior of the fourth floor, university officials said in a news release. If you plan to attend the groundbreaking, parking will be available in the Central Parking Deck.
Derek Ridings has helped student veterans receive money from the federal government to pay for school.
A Dallas resident who helps veterans transition into college at Kennesaw State University has received the university's first Excellence in Service and Leadership Award. According to the Paulding Neighbor, the KSU Presidential Commission on Veterans Affairs presented the award to Derek Ridings on April 22. For three semesters, the Iraq War veteran has worked at the Kennesaw State University’s Veterans Resource Center. The center is a one-stop shop for veterans as they transition into college, and the first of its kind in Georgia. In addition to his work at the center, Ridings, 28, has served as a student government senator for student veterans and helped them receive money from the federal government to pay for school, according to the …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Kennesaw State University has received a grant from the Avon Foundation for Women that help bring an innovative peer leader education program to campus.
Kennesaw State University’s newly formed Department of Dance has just completed the second phase of an expansion to its Chastain Pointe facilities.
Friday, April 26, 2013
This weekend get out to a book signing and dog rescue adoption event in East Cobb, a car show in Smyrna, "Plan 9 From Outer Space" on Marietta Square, and Good Mews Spring Flea Market.
Good Mews Annual Spring Flea Market When: April 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and April 28 from noon to 5 p.m. Where: Piedmont Commons (Publix) Shopping Center, 1050 E Piedmont Rd, Marietta, GA What: Good Mews will be holding its Annual Spring Flea market on weekends through Sunday, May 12. New merchandise will be on display each weekend. Carnival of Doom's Creature Feature - Plan 9 From Outer Space When: April 26, 9 p.m. Where: Next Stage Theatre, 11 Anderson St SE, Marietta, GA Cost: $12 What: Join the Carnival of Doom's inaugural Creature Feature Friday to witness the horror of Ed Wood's infamous Plan 9 From Outer Space. Carnival of Doom partnered with Next Stage Theatre Company to bring Marietta what has been deemed "the worst movie ever …
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The University was among seven Georgia colleges and universities recently named to “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 322 Green Colleges."