Holocaust Education Program in need of volunteers

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (July 6‚ 2007) — The Kennesaw State University Holocaust Education Program (HEP) is…

Georgia (Jul 6, 2007) — Holocaust Education Program in need of volunteers

Mashaun Simon


Contact: Director of University Relations
Frances Weyand Harrison

Writer: Mashaun Simon‚ 770−423−6203

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (July 6‚ 2007) — The Kennesaw State University Holocaust Education Program (HEP) is looking for individuals to volunteer their time for the upcoming exhibit season.

In partnership with the Atlanta History Center‚ HEP is presenting three new signature exhibitions: The Butterfly Project‚ Parallel Journeys and V for Victory: Georgia Remembers World War II. Volunteers are needed to ensure that those visiting the exhibits have an enjoyable and educational experience‚ and will serve in a wide range of positions including front door greeters and docent tour guides.

Whether a high school senior or a senior citizen‚ everyone is encouraged to volunteer at the exhibition. Training will be provided. If interested‚ please call Debra Day at 678−797−2083 or send an e−mail to ksuhep@kennesaw.edu.

The HEP is funded by the Marcus Foundation and is housed in the history and philosophy department at Kennesaw State. Directed by Catherine Lewis‚ associate professor of history‚ the HEP's mission is to provide exhibitions and public programs that promote diversity‚ build character and encourage respect.

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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.



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