Kennesaw State nursing students participate in AIDS Walk Atlanta

More than 100 students and faculty from Kennesaw State University’s WellStar College of Health and Human Services put their walking shoes on for AIDS Walk Atlanta on Sunday‚ Oct. 15‚ at Piedmont Park.

Georgia (Oct 17, 2006) — More than 100 students and faculty from Kennesaw State University’s WellStar College of Health and Human Services put their walking shoes on for AIDS Walk Atlanta on Sunday‚ Oct. 15‚ at Piedmont Park.

The KSU team was organized by nursing student Dennis Flores. He had originally planned to take 20 students to the event to raise $500.

“Kennesaw State topped all other colleges and universities for overall recruitment‚” Flores said. “We believe we had one of the largest walk teams in Atlanta with more than 75 people.”

In addition‚ the team ranks in the top 10 fund−raising bracket raising more than $12‚000 with more expected to come in before the Nov. 30 deadline.

“My original goal was only $500‚” Flores said.


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