Kennesaw State town hall forum on May 11 addresses banking‚ housing crises

Banking‚ home building and real estate representatives join Georgia’s top banking regulator in…

Georgia (Apr 23, 2009) — Kennesaw State town hall forum on May 11 addresses banking‚ housing crises

Aixa Pascall

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

Contact: Aixa M. Pascual‚ 678−797−2549‚ or apascual@kennesaw.edu

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Kennesaw State town hall forum addresses banking‚ housing crises
Banking‚ home building and real estate representatives join Georgia’s top banking regulator in timely discussion

KENNESAW‚ Ga. (April 22‚ 2009) — Kennesaw State‚ in partnership with Busch‚ Slipakoff & Schuh‚ LLP‚ and Atlanta Business Bank‚ is hosting a town hall forum on Monday‚ May 11 titled “The current banking and housing crises: What is the problem‚ and how do we fix it?” featuring Georgia’s top banking regulator‚ Rob Braswell‚ and representatives from the real estate‚ banking and home building industries.

WHAT:
The Econometric Center at the Coles College of Business and the Small Business Development Center‚ in partnership with Busch‚ Slipakoff & Schuh‚ LLP‚ and Atlanta Business Bank‚ present "The current banking and housing crises: What is the problem‚ and how do we fix it?” a town hall forum featuring representatives from the real estate‚ banking and home building industries‚ as well Georgia’s top banking regulator.
The public is invited; event is free of charge. Please RSVP by May 7‚ to (770) 423−6450 or .ljones@kennesaw.edu. News media are welcome to attend.

WHO:
The panelists are:
• Rob Braswell‚ commissioner‚ Georgia Department of Banking and Finance;
• Steve King‚ president‚ Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and director‚
Embassy National Bank in Lawrenceville;
• Michael Knowles‚ president and chief executive officer‚ Northwest Bank; and
• Michael Scott‚ Realtor and associate broker‚ Metro Brokers.

Don Sabbarese‚ economics professor and director of the Econometric Center at the Coles College of Business‚ will moderate the panel.

WHEN AND WHERE:
Monday‚ May 11‚ 6 to 8 p.m. at the KSU Center‚ 3333 Busbee Drive‚ Kennesaw.


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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 38,000 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. 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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