KSU students receive scholarships from Women In Electronics

Two Kennesaw State University information systems students received scholarships from Women In…

Georgia (May 9, 2003) — KSU students receive scholarships from Women In Electronics

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Two Kennesaw State University information systems students received scholarships from Women In Electronics‚ an organization that provides professional networking opportunities throughout the electronics industry. Susan Cardillo and Sherri Wilson each will receive $750 to continue work on degrees in information systems at Kennesaw State. The official award announcement was made May 8 during a Sponsor Appreciation & Scholarship Award Night‚ and marks the first time KSU students have received scholarships from this organization.



"We were happy to include two women from Kennesaw State University this year in our awards program. We hope this is only the start of a long relationship with KSU‚" said Patty Lynn Webb‚ chair of the organization's Atlanta chapter scholarship committee.



WIE is a non−profit‚ regional organization that was founded to provide a professional network across all phases of the electronics industry. The Atlanta chapter has been in existence for nearly 15 years‚ and with this year's awards included‚ has given away more than $120‚000 in scholarships.



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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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