Music industry veterans to lead new music and entertainment certificate program at KSU
KENNESAW - Kennesaw State University has hired music industry veterans to launch its new…
Georgia (Aug 25, 2010) — KENNESAW - Kennesaw State University has hired music industry veterans to launch its new certificate program in music and entertainment business.
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Bruce Burch, a songwriter, was selected as director of KSU's new music and entertainment business certificate program. Keith Perissi was selected as the program's associate director. Heather Malcom was selected director of development. All were formerly with the University of Georgia's music business program.
KSU's multidisciplinary program -- a joint effort between its College of the Arts and the Coles College of Business -- will allow business, music and other majors to become proficient in areas such as financial accounting and music theory, as well as the fundamentals and emerging trends in the music and entertainment business, according to officials.
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.