Applications being accepted for Certificate in Gerontology program at Kennesaw State University

The Center for Active Retirement Education at Kennesaw State University is accepting applications…

Georgia (Jun 18, 2002) — Applications being accepted for Certificate in Gerontology program at Kennesaw State University

Karen Kennedy

Abstract

The Center for Active Retirement Education at Kennesaw State University is accepting applications for the Professional Development Certificate in Gerontology program. The program is an interdisciplinary study of gerontology that combines the most current knowledge in the field of gerontology with applied field application.



The 2002−2003 class will meet one Tuesday a month for nine months beginning Tuesday‚ Sept. 24‚ 2002 and ending June 10‚ 2003. The enrollment deadline is Aug. 1 or until the class is filled. For further information contact the CAREing Center at 770−499−3340 or jtrodahl@kennesaw.edu.



The Senior Citizen Council of Cobb County is awarding four full−tuition scholarships in the amount of $500 each. Scholarship applicants should be Cobb County residents currently employed in the field of aging‚ possess a high school diploma or equivalent and must submit a brief statement of need and commitment to the field of aging along with their application.



Kennesaw State also offers a graduate certificate in gerontology for which the Senior Council is providing two $500 scholarships. For more information on the graduate certificate call 770−423−6225 or email cziegler@kennesaw.edu. The deadline for application to the graduate certificate program is July 2.



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Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚100 from 118 countries‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. A Carnegie-designated doctoral institution, it is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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