Researchers share history in Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project program

The Keeping and Creating American Communities winter workshop 2003‚ "Educating for…

Georgia (Jan 22, 2003) — Researchers share history in Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project program

Stacie Janecki

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The Keeping and Creating American Communities winter workshop 2003‚ "Educating for Citizenship" Revisited‚ will be held Thursday‚ Feb. 6‚ 8:30 a.m.−3:00 p.m. in the Carmichael Student Center Leadership Room at Kennesaw State University. This event‚ sponsored by the Kennesaw Mountain Writing Project‚ is free‚ though reservations are required.



Award−winning author‚ Tony Grooms‚ will lead a discussion on his book‚ Bombingham‚ focusing on his research for the book. Public historian‚ LeeAnn Lands‚ will describe strategies she is using to collaboratively recover the history of Summer Hill School in Bartow County. Historian‚ Ann Pullen‚ will share information on her newest research project‚ a study of diaries and scrapbooks created by a woman missionary in Africa at the turn of the 20th century.



For information and reservations call 770−499−3654 or email kmwp@kennesaw.edu.



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The KMWP supports the national teachers−teaching−teachers program aimed at improving writing instruction from kindergarten through college by encouraging teachers' own development as writers through classroom−based research on writing instruction.



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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