Kennesaw State University receives two awards from Georgia Board of Regents

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Aug. 30‚ 2007) — The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia recently…

Georgia (Aug 30, 2007) — Kennesaw State University receives two awards from Georgia Board of Regents

Stacey Moore

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KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Aug. 30‚ 2007) — The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia recently announced that Mary Garner‚ associate professor of mathematics and mathematics education at Kennesaw State University‚ has been awarded the 2007 Award for Excellence in Teaching. Garner was noted for her unique teaching style and learning tools in the classroom.

The USG also awarded the Professional Sales Degree program in the Michael J. Coles College of Business with the 2007 Award for Excellence in Teaching.

This is the second year in a row that Kennesaw State has received these prestigious awards.

The Board of Regents awards program recognizes and rewards both individual faculty members and academic programs. Recipients are selected from nominations submitted annually by the presidents of University System institutions. The awards honor outstanding teaching that significantly improves student achievement‚ as well as commitment to student−focused research on effective teaching. Each of the award winners will receive $5‚000 and a certificate of achievement.

For the complete story on the Excellence Awards‚ click the following link: www.usg.edu/news/2007/082907.phtml.


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A publication−quality photo of Mary Garner is available at
http://www.usg.edu/news/2007/includes/download.php?filelink=m_garner.jpg.

For more information about the Professional Sales Degree program‚ visit http://coles.kennesaw.edu/selling/chalsol.htm.

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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 of 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 more than 35,000 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. A Carnegie-designated doctoral institution, it is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.

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