Kennesaw State University students among those to study in China

Sixteen students from Kennesaw State University‚ Georgia Tech‚ Georgia State‚…

Georgia (Jul 1, 2002) — Kennesaw State University students among those to study in China

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Sixteen students from Kennesaw State University‚ Georgia Tech‚ Georgia State‚ University of Georgia‚ Clark Atlanta University and Agnes Scott left yesterday‚ June 26‚ for a six−week study program in China. The group will conduct weekend visits to Beijing‚ Nanjing‚ Suzhou‚ Hangzhou‚ Huangshan and Shaghai. During their time abroad‚ students will study Chinese at Yangzhou University as well as attend special lectures and presentations on Chinese history‚ international relations‚ economic development‚ education‚ art‚ women's issues‚ calligraphy‚ cooking and Tai Chi.



The program is administered by Dr. Dan Paracka at Kennesaw State University and is directed by Dr. Paul Foster at Georgia Tech and Dr. Yan Gao at Clark Atlanta University. This trip marks the fourth consecutive year for this highly collaborative and challenging program. Almost half of the previous participants have subsequently returned to China to work or continue their studies.



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Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚100 from 118 countries‚ 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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