• Chanel Reid

    Showing CARE: Alumnus establishes scholarship fund

    For Kennesaw State University alumnus Chanel Reid, giving back to her alma mater is much more than something she enjoys doing – she calls it her “personal responsibility.”

  • blackbaud

    Information About a Recent Blackbaud Security Incident

    Kennesaw State University recently received notification from a fundraising and relationship management platform vendor, Blackbaud, Inc., of a security incident that occurred between February and May of 2020 that affected some hosted systems operated by Blackbaud and used by the Division of University Advancement.

  • Dave Walens

    Donor builds relationship with KSU

    Having started his own business at 21 years old, Kennesaw State Foundation trustee Dave Walens understands the importance of hard work and determination. “Entrepreneurship is close to my heart,” he said. “It’s been my life.”

  • Mike Hammond

    KSU donor endows scholarships to help those who help others

    Retired businessman Mike Hammond is showing his appreciation for the nursing profession, and Kennesaw State University students are the beneficiaries. Hammond is providing financial aid to students enrolled in both the Wellstar School of Nursing and KSU Journey Honors College, through the Henry Michael Hammond Scholarship Endowment that was established at the end of last year. The Forsyth County resident was inspired to donate to a university with a nursing school as a thank-you for the exceptional care he received from nurses – a number of whom were Kennesaw State graduates – while being treated for health issues.

  • Jay Yunek

    Department of Dance Receives Gift for Student Scholarships and Artistic Performances

    Kennesaw State University Department of Dance has received a donation of $541,000 from the Yunek family. The Eleo Pomare–Glenn Conner Dance Endowment will be used to begin the KSU Choreographic Residency Program to bring two nationally curated choreographers to the Department of Dance to create two world premieres, beginning next summer. The annual choreographic residency honors the late benefactors who were luminaries of the dance world.

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    Scholarship Endowment Established in Honor of Late KSU Alumnus

    Nearly three years after John Boyko’s untimely passing, Allen Brooks and KSU’s Division of University Advancement have announced a $50,000 donation to establish the John Boyko Endowed Scholarship to honor his legacy.

  • Moving Forward

    KSU launches Moving Forward fund to support students financially impacted by coronavirus

    Kennesaw State University has launched a new fund called Moving Forward to support students who have experienced financial challenges amid the coronavirus outbreak. The new fund provides financial support specifically to keep KSU students in school and on the path toward earning their degrees. It is being launched with a $250,000 allocation from the KSU Foundation and the President’s Parliament, a special group of highly engaged supporters bound by a shared commitment to advance the University’s mission.