KSU hosts 75th commencement

Twenty−four city officials from Hangzhou‚ in the People’s Republic of China‚ were among the approximately 675 students receiving their degrees as part of Kennesaw State University’s 75th commencement‚ Aug. 2.

Georgia (Aug 4, 2004) — Twenty−four city officials from Hangzhou‚ in the People’s Republic of China‚ were among the approximately 675 students receiving their degrees as part of Kennesaw State University’s 75th commencement‚ Aug. 2.

These students‚ representing a wide variety of offices and departments in the Hangzhou city government‚ received master’s degrees in public administration (MPA) after completing what is traditionally a two−year program in a fast−paced 11 months — and many of them had to learn English on top of their public administration studies.

The speaker for both the morning and afternoon ceremonies was the Honorable G. Conley Ingram‚ Senior Judge of the Cobb Superior Court.





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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