KSU business faculty‚ students receive honors and awards

The academic year at the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University has ended with…

Georgia (May 20, 2002) — KSU business faculty‚ students receive honors and awards



The academic year at the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University has ended with several outstanding students‚ organizations and faculty members receiving awards and honors.

Gary B. Roberts‚ Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship‚ was awarded the Kennesaw State University Distinguished Service Award for 2002. This award goes to the professor who demonstrates exemplary service to the university communities. This is the first time that a Coles College faculty member has received this award. Roberts was also awarded the University's "2002 Outstanding Advisor Award" for his work with the ROTC Club‚ the Students in Free Enterprise team‚ and the Kennesaw Entrepreneur Network club.

A. Frank Adams III received the "Instructor of Great Distinction Award" from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. The letter that notified him of the honor said he provided members with excellent training‚ went beyond the call of duty‚ and put heart into every presentation.

The KSU Marketing Association received awards April 27 at the American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference. The group was honored for "Outstanding Chapter Planning" and "Outstanding Marketing Week Activities." The AMA also gave the KSU chapter a $500 grant‚ which will go toward efforts to prevent skin cancer.

Beta Gamma Sigma‚ the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business — inducted 55 new members. Ed Baker‚ publisher of the "Atlanta Business Chronicle‚" was chosen as this year's honorary inductee for his outstanding achievements and dedication to the business community.


Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚100‚ 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 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. 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. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu