Civil War relics cause of evacuation at Kennesaw State University
KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug. 30, 2010) — As a precautionary measure, a single building on the campus…
Georgia (Aug 30, 2010) — KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug. 30, 2010) — As a precautionary measure, a single building on the campus of Kennesaw State University was evacuated at approximately 11:30 a.m. today, Monday, August 30, 2010. This evacuation involved the Social Sciences Building and its surrounding perimeter of 100 feet.
Once the Cobb EOD arrived on the scene, they removed the questionable relics, taking them into their possession, and issued an all clear to the KSU Police who notified the campus community it was safe to return to the building at approximately 1 p.m. Classes resumed at 2 p.m.
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.