Kennesaw State recognized for excellence by Association of Georgia Housing Officers
Residence Life sweeps three of six categories including most innovative program KENNESAW,…
Georgia (Oct 28, 2009) — Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering more than 70 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including new doctorates in education, business and nursing. 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 22,300 from 142 countries.
According to Sanseviro, Tea Time has not only created a new campus tradition, but also provided an opportunity for the staff to get direct feedback from students about their housing experience and gave students an opportunity to meet faculty, chairs and deans in a less-threatening environment.
In addition to the Gee Whiz Award, Associate Director of Residence Life Jeff Cooper won the Outstanding Professional Award, which recognizes a university housing or residence life employee who has positively impacted the professional and personal development of students and staff.
“Justin serves as coordinator for a new first-year experience building in the first suite complex at KSU,” Sanseviro explained. “Working with his resident assistants, he created one of the strongest staff teams on campus.”
Koonz also became involved in a number of critical campus projects including logistical oversight for programs like the “Get In Gear” activities offered at the beginning of each semester, Sanseviro said.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-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 126 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. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.