Kennesaw State to host Student Leadership Training for Peace conference

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (April 6‚ 2007) — Kennesaw State University will host the third annual…

Georgia (Apr 6, 2007) — Kennesaw State to host Student Leadership Training for Peace conference

Jeremy Craig

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

Contact/Writer: Jeremy Craig‚ 770−499−3448 or jcraig19@kennesaw.edu

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KENNESAW‚ Ga. (April 6‚ 2007) — Kennesaw State University will host the third annual Student Leadership Training for Peace conference‚ focusing on the environment on April 13.


What:
The focus on the environment will provide students and other participants with the opportunity to increase their knowledge about a variety of environment−related issues‚ including what individuals can do about climate change‚ using the power of personal spending to impact the environment and how students can encourage their universities to take the environment into consideration during decision making processes.

Who:
Winona LaDuke‚ environmental activist and Green Party candidate for vice president in 1996 and 2000‚ will join Wanjiku Kironyo‚ a Kenyan educator and social activist‚ as keynote speakers for the conference.

When:
Friday‚ April 13‚ 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where:
KSU Social Sciences Building

Cost:
Free for KSU students on a first−come‚ first−served basis; $15 for non−KSU students; $25 for faculty‚ staff and members of the general public.

For more information or to register for the conference‚ call (770) 499−3562‚ e−mail globaldiversity@kennesaw.edu or visit www.kennesaw.edu/diversity/peace2007.html to securely register online.


For maps and directions to the Kennesaw State University campus‚ please visit www.kennesaw.edu/about/maps.shtml.

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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 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

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