Kennesaw State President Dr. Betty Siegel receives community award

Blacks United for Youth−Cobb Inc. recently presented Kennesaw State University President Dr….

Georgia (May 18, 2004) — Kennesaw State President Dr. Betty Siegel receives community award

Karen Kennedy

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Contact: Frances Weyand‚ Director of University Relations‚ 770−423−6203 or fweyand@kennesaw.edu
Writer: Karen Kennedy‚ 770−423−6203 or kkennedy@kennesaw.edu

Blacks United for Youth−Cobb Inc. recently presented Kennesaw State University President Dr. Betty L. Siegel with the Justice Robert Benham Award. This award is given annually to an individual for outstanding leadership‚ dedicated service and total commitment to the youth of Georgia. Justice Benham made the surprise presentation at the annual BUY−Cobb breakfast.

BUY−Cobb was incorporated in 1994 with the three−fold mission of providing mentoring programs‚ leadership development and post−secondary education scholarships for young people of Cobb County.

Previous Justice Robert Benham Award winners include former Gov. Roy Barnes‚ Cobb County Commission Chair Bill Byrne and Georgia Power executive Richard Holmes.

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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population exceeding 17‚400 from 129 countries. The third largest state university out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. 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. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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