Kennesaw State University hosts 74th commencement

Kennesaw State University will hold its 74th commencement honoring more than 1‚100 graduates…

Georgia (May 10, 2004) — Kennesaw State University hosts 74th commencement

Karen Kennedy


Contact: Frances Weyand
Director of University Relations

Kennesaw State University will hold its 74th commencement honoring more than 1‚100 graduates in four separate ceremonies over two days.

This year’s commencement ceremonies feature four KSU alumni speakers. In addition‚ Bob M. Prillaman‚ chairman of the WellStar Health System Board of Trustees‚ will receive the honorary doctorate.


Thursday‚ May 13‚ 10 a.m.
Speaker: Harold R. (Bob) Wise‚ systems services director for Equifax

Thursday‚ May 13‚ 2 p.m.
Speaker: Dale Gaddis‚ area assistant superintendent for Cobb County Schools

Friday‚ May 14‚ 10 a.m.
Speaker: Wilson Triviño‚ Ph.D.‚ speaker and writer with ABC Vision

Friday‚ May 14‚ 2 p.m.
Speaker: Elaine Hubbard‚ Ph.D.‚ professor emeritus of mathematics at KSU
Prillaman will receive the honorary doctorate at this ceremony.

Spec Landrum Centre
Kennesaw State University

Bios of speakers and honorary doctorate recipient are available on request.


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