More than 1,500 students graduate from Kennesaw State

Convocation Center

  More than 1,500 students graduate from Kennesaw State   KENNESAW, Ga. (Dec. 8, 2009…

Georgia (Dec 9, 2009) —  

More than 1,500 students graduate from Kennesaw State
KENNESAW, Ga. (Dec. 8, 2009) —  Kennesaw State University celebrated fall commencement with four ceremonies. In all, 1,549 students received degrees, including 1,317 undergraduates, 231 graduates and one Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) in Leadership for Learning.
Commencement speakers are:
  • State Sen. Chip Rogers
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 10 a.m.
  • Marietta Mayor William B. (Bill) Dunaway
College of the Arts, Bagwell College of Education, WellStar College of Health and Human Services and University College
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2 p.m.
  • Mary Garner, associate professor of mathematics and mathematics education, and the 2009 KSU Foundation Distinguished Professor
Coles College of Business and College of Science and Mathematics
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 1 p.m.
  • Doug Jones, senior vice president, Fossil and Hydro Generation for Georgia Power Co.
Graduate College
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m.

The Convocation Center on the KSU campus, 1000 Chastain Rd., Kennesaw, Ga.

 For more information, visit the Kennesaw State University Commencement Web site.


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