KSU cited by Time magazine for Freshman Learning Experience
Kennesaw State University recently found itself in the company of Harvard‚ Stanford and 13…
Georgia (Oct 18, 2001) — KSU cited by Time magazine for Freshman Learning Experience
Kennesaw State University recently found itself in the company of Harvard‚ Stanford
and 13 other colleges and universities when it was cited by Time magazine for helping
freshmen make a successful transition to college life.
Long recognizing the need to help freshmen adjust to the rigors of college life‚ not only to improve student retention‚ but also to make the experience more meaningful‚ Kennesaw State implemented the Freshman Learning Experience. As part of that program‚ KSU has trained faculty to mentor and support new students‚ created first−year seminars and orientation courses‚ established small learning communities and provided help with organizational and study skills.
The recent groundbreaking for an on−campus living and learning community continues KSU's tradition of leadership in the area of student support. Campus administrators are looking at setting aside a substantial number of slots in the new living and learning community for entering freshmen who are part of the Freshman Learning Experience‚ to help them feel more connected to the university.
Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚000‚ 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 approximately 38,000 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. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.