Kennesaw State University celebrates Homecoming 2004

Homecoming celebrations at Kennesaw State University culminate Saturday‚ Oct. 30 with…

Georgia (Oct 25, 2004) — Kennesaw State University celebrates Homecoming 2004

Karen Kennedy


Contact: Frances Weyand‚ Director of University Relations‚ 770−423−6203 or
Writer: Karen Kennedy‚ 770−423−6203 or

Homecoming celebrations at Kennesaw State University culminate Saturday‚ Oct. 30 with Homecoming Brunch and presentation of the Alumni Achievement Awards. These awards are given to graduates who exemplify the ideals and mission of Kennesaw State‚ whose career success adds to the distinction of the university and who have demonstrated distinguished achievement in their chosen field at a local‚ regional or national level.

The 2004 distinguished alumni include Chris Anderson‚ KSU '95‚ East Cobb dentist; the Honorable Judge Nancy Campbell‚ KJC '75‚ Cobb County State Court judge; and Doug Jones‚ KSC '90‚ executive vice president of generation and energy marketing for the Southern Company. The brunch is from 11 a.m.−1 p.m. in the Carmichael Student Center University Rooms. A reception at the Alumni House will follow.

The Betty L. Siegel Award‚ named for KSU’s president‚ will also be presented to a deserving member of the faculty or staff at this year’s brunch.

Other Homecoming events this week include the opening reception for the 4th Biennial KSU Art Alumni Exhibition to be held in the Sturgis Library Gallery on Wednesday‚ Oct. 27‚ 7−9 p.m.

The annual Homecoming Dance will be held at the AmericasMart‚ Spring Street Loft‚ 200 Spring Street‚ Atlanta‚ on Friday‚ Oct. 29‚ 8 p.m.−midnight.
The Black Alumni Society will host a mini reception on Saturday‚ Oct. 30‚ 9:30−10:30 a.m. in the Carmichael Faculty Dining Room. The Wilkes−Burnett Black Alumni Society Scholarship Award will be presented during the reception.

For more information about any of the Homecoming events‚ contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 770−423−6333 or


Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 18‚000 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