Kennesaw State University rededicates Arboretum

Rededication of the Kennesaw State University Arboretum.

Georgia (Jul 13, 2001) — Kennesaw State University rededicates Arboretum

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Abstract

What:

Rededication of the Kennesaw State University Arboretum.



When:

Sunday July 15‚ 1:30 p.m.



Where:

Marietta Drive‚ west of the College of Science and Mathematics

Kennesaw State University



Why:

Twenty−five years ago KSU set aside part of the campus's original forest on Marietta Drive as a natural resource where students can study centuries−old trees‚ learn about density‚ the distribution of trees and plants and natural history. The rededication ceremony honors those who established the arboretum in 1976. In addition‚ a new stone sign marking the entrance and new stairs through the heart of the six−acre site will be unveiled.



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Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 13‚500‚ 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.

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