Hispanic middle school students to visit Kennesaw State University

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (May 1‚ 2007) — Nearly 100 Hispanic students representing every Cherokee…

Georgia (May 1, 2007) — Hispanic middle school students to visit Kennesaw State University

Stacey Moore


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Frances Weyand Harrison

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


KENNESAW‚ Ga. (May 1‚ 2007) — Nearly 100 Hispanic students representing every Cherokee County public school will visit Kennesaw State University to explore college life on Thursday‚ May 3.

Ann Marie Fenton‚ associate director of the Center for Services‚ Outreach and Partnerships in the College of Education‚ said the purpose of the event is to encourage students to make college−bound curricular choices while in high school and to ultimately strive to attain a college degree.

Activities will be based on the theme‚ “Education Opens Doors.” While on campus‚ students will take part in interactive sessions based on a variety of disciplines such as math‚ science and technology. They will also embark on campus tours as well as listen to presentations by KSU students and faculty.

Hispanic middle school students visiting Kennesaw State University

Thursday‚ May 3‚ 2007

Kennesaw State University‚ 1000 Chastain Road‚ Kennesaw

Media wishing to attend the event are asked to contact the writer.


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.



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 kennesaw.edu