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    Kennesaw State president endows scholarship to honor her parents

    Growing up in a small town in Texas, Kennesaw State University President Kathy Schwaig knew one thing for certain – she was going to get a college degree. 

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    Yarbrough scholarship will fund nontraditional Kennesaw State nursing student

    Jane Yarbrough was a caregiver by nature. So, it was fitting that after raising her two children, she enrolled at Kennesaw State to study nursing.

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    Kennesaw State and Beacon Foundation celebrate eight years of support for students

    Over the past eight years, support from the Beacon Foundation Charitable Trust has helped send Kennesaw State University students on trips abroad, while also providing food and housing to students in need.

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    Donor and Kennesaw State student Jim Wallace reflects on Onyx Theater endowment

    At 62, Jim Wallace decided to pursue his passion and enrolled in the Theatre and Performance Studies program in Kennesaw State’s College of the Arts.  

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    Kennesaw State honors trustees and alumni for their support of the University

    Ten prominent Kennesaw State University philanthropic leaders were recognized Thursday night during the University’s annual Trustee and Alumni Award Ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

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    Scholarship established for Kennesaw State’s health promotion major

    Throughout his life, Kennesaw State University graduate Jeff Pruitt sought to lend a hand where he could. With that in mind, Pruitt’s widow, Carla, figured the best way to establish his legacy would be through an endowed scholarship in Kennesaw State’s Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education.

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    Kennesaw State receives gift to support engineering programs

    The need for talented engineers in Georgia and across the country has grown exponentially, and a recent gift to Kennesaw State University’s Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET) will support programs across several departments.

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    Alumni establish scholarship to help Kennesaw State computing students in need

    Chris and Amanda Arrendale, both graduates from Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU), now Kennesaw State University, feel like they have come full circle.  

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    Fundraising success supports rapid growth of Kennesaw State University

    Kennesaw State University’s tremendous growth in enrollment, degree programs and academic recognitions is being matched in the area of fundraising, to the direct benefit of thousands of students. 

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    Donor establishes endowment to support Kennesaw State competition teams, Honors students

    Longtime Technical Manager Jim J. Hills has always been a firm believer that competition breeds ingenuity. 

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    Kennesaw State recognizes Birla Carbon scholars

    Kennesaw State University senior Ethan Wagner’s research into a durable polymer that can conduct electricity won the top prize on Thursday at the Birla Carbon symposium, where the College of Science and Mathematics recognized its 11 Birla Carbon Scholars. 

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    Owls Reward Court Donors With Alabama Sweep

    Two years in the making, Kennesaw State's brand new Taraflex volleyball court made its debut Tuesday night in the Convocation Center thanks to the generosity of a group of donors. 

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    Kennesaw State awarded NIH grant to enhance biomedical research and diversity

    Kennesaw State University has been awarded a three-year, $809,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to strengthen the University’s research and diversity infrastructures in the biomedical fields.