KSU hosts first Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology conference

The first−ever undergraduate psychology research conference in the state of Georgia will be…

Georgia (Apr 10, 2002) — KSU hosts first Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology conference

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The first−ever undergraduate psychology research conference in the state of Georgia will be held at Kennesaw State University April 13‚ 9 a.m. − 4 p.m.‚ in the Carmichael Student Center‚ University Rooms C‚ D and E. Student presentations are scheduled throughout the day.



"Generally‚ conferences such as this are held only for graduate students‚" said conference co−chair Leslie MacGregor. "This is the first one ever in Georgia for undergraduate students."



Andrew Harrison‚ a KSU senior psychology major participating in the conference‚ explained the importance of this opportunity. "Research experience is invaluable to students who plan to apply to graduate school. Also‚ it looks great for the university to represent the state of Georgia in psychological research."



Students from 15 institutions in Georgia and Tennessee will present their research findings. In addition‚ area high school students have been invited to attend and learn more about psychology programs in the state.



KSU senior psychology major Stella Michael is also presenting at the conference. "I've been doing research for over a year and believe it's important to share my findings with others who are interested‚" she said. "The conference also gives me the opportunity to see the studies of my peers."



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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 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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