Professor receives Outstanding Georgia WebMBA Faculty Award

Kennesaw State University professor of management and entrepreneurship Dr. Gary Roberts received…

Georgia (Aug 25, 2004) — Professor receives Outstanding Georgia WebMBA Faculty Award

Karen Kennedy


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Kennesaw State University professor of management and entrepreneurship Dr. Gary Roberts received the Kenneth L. Stanley Outstanding Georgia WebMBA Faculty Award Saturday‚ Aug. 21 at the WebMBA orientation at Kennesaw State. Two KSU graduates of the program‚ Nathan Ives and Steve Menear‚ presented the award to Roberts.

Roberts was selected for this award by the students from throughout the state who most recently graduated from the WebMBA program. Georgia’s WebMBA is a collaborative effort between five institutions in the University System of Georgia: Georgia College & State University‚ Georgia Southern University‚ Kennesaw State‚ the State University of West Georgia and Valdosta State University. Each school admits its own students into the common curriculum.

“Since the inception of the WebMBA‚ Gary Roberts has been an integral participant and faculty leader in curriculum and program delivery‚” said Dean of the Coles College of Business Tim Mescon. “His leading−edge use of technology has captivated students for years. I am very proud of the contributions Gary has made to this important‚ collaborative‚ AACSB International accredited online MBA program.”

The Georgia WebMBA has been awarded a “Best Buy” designation from for its quality and affordability. In addition‚ KSU is among the five schools listed in U.S. News & World Report's 2002 report of online MBAs offered by regionally and professionally accredited business schools. The program also is listed with Business Week Online and World Wide Learn.

Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population exceeding 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 more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-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 126 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. For more information, visit