Kennesaw State hosts Communicating Common Ground

Kennesaw State University communication students lead diversity training workshop for high school…

Georgia (Apr 19, 2001) — Kennesaw State hosts Communicating Common Ground

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Abstract

What:

Kennesaw State University communication students lead diversity training workshop for high school student leaders.



Who:

The KSU Department of Communication‚ with a grant from the Southern Poverty Law Center. Sprayberry High School‚ Osborne High School and Sequoyah High School students will participate in the workshop.



Why:

Communicating Common Ground is part of a nationwide initiative to implement programs that foster respect for diversity and combat prejudice. The workshop will feature role−playing simulations that immerse students in an unfamiliar culture‚ intercultural communication skills training and a discussion of the ways in which the media fosters stereotypical attitudes.



When:

Friday‚ April 20‚ 9 a.m. − 4:30 p.m.



Where:

James V. Carmichael Student Center‚ University Rooms A & B‚ Kennesaw State University


 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 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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