Kennesaw State to host alumni at Homecoming 2008 Nov. 12-15

Kennesaw State will be welcoming its alumni on campus for Homecoming 2008‚ Nov. 12−15….

Georgia (Nov 5, 2008) — Kennesaw State to host alumni at Homecoming 2008 Nov. 12-15

Shannon Kennedy


Kennesaw State to host alumni at Homecoming 2008 Nov. 12−15
First−ever Homecoming Parade Nov. 1

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (Nov. 5‚ 2008) −− Kennesaw State will be welcoming its alumni on campus for Homecoming 2008‚ Nov. 12−15. This year‚ Homecoming will feature the first−ever KSU Homecoming Parade in downtown Kennesaw‚ Nov. 14.

Homecoming provides fun for alumni‚ the university‚ the community and the whole family. Talk business and make contacts at the networking reception. Relax and have fun at the Legacy Gazebo concert. Get fired up at the parade and cheer on the Owls at the men’s basketball game. Cap off the celebration with an elegant dinner at the KSU Center.

Events are open to alumni‚ friends and the community (some events require RSVP and/or tickets).

Homecoming 2008 at KSU kicks off in style on Wednesday‚ Nov. 12 with a networking reception at Georgia Power (241 Ralph McGill Blvd N.E.‚ Atlanta). Alumnus Doug Jones (M.B.A.‚ ’90)‚ Georgia Power vice president and KSU Foundation trustee‚ will host KSU alumni and friends. Please join us from 5:30 p.m. − 7:30 p.m. to network and connect with members of the KSU community. Food and beverages will be provided. The event is free‚ but attendees must RSVP with the Alumni Office at 770−423−6333 or

On Thursday‚ Nov. 13 come back to campus for KSU Day! Please join us at 12:30 p.m. for a rockin’ concert at the Legacy Gazebo. Legendary Beatles cover band The Return will perform. While you groove to the music‚ enjoy delicious barbeque from local restaurants. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

On Friday‚ Nov. 14‚ don’t miss the first−ever KSU Homecoming Parade‚ to be held in downtown Kennesaw starting at 6:30 p.m! Student floats‚ marching bands‚ dancers and more will be parading along Main Street. Attendees at the parade receive a free ticket to the men’s basketball game vs. Western Illinois at 7:30 p.m.

The reception and dinner at KSU Center Saturday‚ Nov. 15 is the culmination of Homecoming festivities. This elegant evening begins with a cocktail reception around the fountain at 5:00 p.m. A gourmet dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.‚ followed by the Owls men’s championship basketball game. Dinner tickets are $50; a table is $400. Dinner prices include ticket(s) to the basketball game.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the country and the world. 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. For more information, visit