Fulbright scholar to debut at Kennesaw State University Sept. 10

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Sept. 7‚ 2007) — Kennesaw State University will officially welcome its…

Georgia (Sep 7, 2007) — Fulbright scholar to debut at Kennesaw State University Sept. 10

Stacey Moore

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Contact: Director of University Relations
Frances Weyand Harrison
770−423−6203
fharris4@kennesaw.edu

Writer: Stacey Moore‚ 770−423−6343 or smoore66@kennesaw.edu

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KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Sept. 7‚ 2007) — Kennesaw State University will officially welcome its first Fulbright Canadian Research Scholar‚ François Vaillancourt‚ Monday‚ Sept. 10 when he delivers his initial presentation to the campus community. Vaillancourt‚ a professor of economics at the University of Montreal‚ will present “One continent‚ two countries‚ sixty strong constituent units: Comparing and contrasting the American and Canadian federations.”

Vaillancourt will spend the entire fall semester at Kennesaw State where he will give a series of public lectures and also present research on his work in economic development.

Who:
Fulbright Canadian Research Scholar François Vaillancourt‚ to give his inaugural presentation to the KSU community.

When:
Monday‚ Sept. 10
6:30 p.m. Reception with light refreshments
7 p.m. Presentation
Q&A will follow the presentation
The event is open to the public

Where:
Leadership Room‚ KSU Student Center‚ 1000 Chastain Road‚ Kennesaw


Media wishing to attend the event are asked to contact the University Relations Office at 770−423−6203. For additional information‚ visit www.kennesaw.edu/foreignlanguage/fulbright.


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A member of the 35−unit University System of Georgia‚ Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population approaching 20‚000 from 132 countries. The third−largest university in Georgia‚ Kennesaw State offers more than 60 graduate and undergraduate degrees‚ including a new doctorate in education.


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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 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 kennesaw.edu.

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