National education award presented to KSU professor

The Association of General and Liberal Studies‚ a national organization that advocates for…

Georgia (Nov 4, 2002) — National education award presented to KSU professor

Karen Kennedy

Abstract

The Association of General and Liberal Studies‚ a national organization that advocates for undergraduate general and liberal arts education‚ recently presented one of three nationwide faculty awards to Dr. Gail Schiffer‚ biology professor and general education science coordinator at Kennesaw State University.



Dr. Schiffer was recognized by the association for her work in developing and implementing new general education science curricula and for her support of the general education program at KSU.



This year marks the first time this award has been presented. Dr. Schiffer received it at the October AGLS conference in Louisville‚ Ky. For more information about AGLS‚ visit: http://www.bsu.edu/web/agls.



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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 15‚600 from 118 countries. The fifth largest out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.



 

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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