Media invited to innovation workshop

Members of the news media are invited to participate in a free one−day workshop on enhancing…

Georgia (Jun 19, 2006) — Media invited to innovation workshop

Terri Thornton


Contact: Terri Thornton‚ 404−932−4347‚

Members of the news media are invited to participate in a free one−day workshop on enhancing skills needed to encourage innovative thinking. The seminar‚ titled “One Foot Out of the Box‚” will be held Wednesday‚ June 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room 464 of the KSU Center. The seminar is hosted by the Business Innovation & Creativity Center at the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University.

The agenda includes overcoming blocks to creative thinking‚ using the creative process to your advantage‚ exploring how personal preferences affect innovative thinking‚ and more.

The seminar will be led by Harry Vardis‚ director of the Business Innovation & Creativity Center and founder of Creative Focus‚ Inc.‚ a market research firm‚ as well as center co−founder Gary Selden‚ a Professor of Marketing and Sales at KSU.

To RSVP‚ or for more information‚ e−mail Gary Selden‚ Ph.D. at

Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 18‚500 from 132 countries. The third largest state university out of 35 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 more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-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 92 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, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit