Kennesaw State‚ Coles College of Business host state legislative committees

Panel studying future of Georgia manufacturing to hold wrap−up session at KSU

Georgia (Nov 25, 2008) — Kennesaw State‚ Coles College of Business host state legislative committees

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Kennesaw State‚ Coles College of Business host state legislative committees
Panel studying future of Georgia manufacturing to hold wrap−up session at KSU


KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Nov. 24‚ 2008) — Kennesaw State University and the Michael J. Coles College of Business are hosting the final session of the Georgia Senate and House Study Committees on “The Future of Manufacturing in Georgia” on Thursday‚ Dec. 4 at KSU.
The committees were created in April to look into how Georgia can remain attractive to manufacturers and will issue recommendations. This is the last of the committees’ four sessions. The legislative panel is chaired by Sen. Chip Rogers and Rep. Allen Peake.

WHAT:
The wrap−up session of the Georgia State Senate and House Study Committees on “The Future of Manufacturing in Georgia.” The public is invited. For more information‚ please contact Dimitri Dodonova at dcamargo@kennesaw.edu.

WHO:
Speakers include John L. Gornall Jr.‚ partner at AGG; Richard Kopelman‚ partner at HA&W; Lydia Jones‚ director of the Small Business Development Center at KSU; and economics and finance professors Govind Hariharan and Don Sabbarese of the Coles College of Business. Welcome address by KSU President Daniel S. Papp. Also‚ the committees will discuss the findings from all four sessions.

WHEN AND WHERE:
Thursday‚ Dec. 4‚ from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Kennesaw State University‚ 3333 Busbee Drive‚ KSU Center‚ Room 300‚ Kennesaw‚ Ga. 30144.

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Kennesaw State University is the third−largest university in Georgia‚ offering more than 65 graduate and undergraduate degrees‚ including new doctorates in education and business. A member of the 35−unit University System of Georgia‚ Kennesaw State is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of more than 21‚000 from 142 countries.


 

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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