National Endowment for the Arts awards grant to Kennesaw State
Grant will fund dance programs promoting diversity throughout Atlanta Contact: Cheryl Anderson…
Georgia (Jun 22, 2010) — Grant will fund dance programs promoting diversity throughout Atlanta
Contact: Cheryl Anderson Brown, Director of Public Relations, 770-499-3417 or firstname.lastname@example.org
KENNESAW, Ga. — Kennesaw State University Associate Professor of Dance Ivan Pulinkala recently received a National Endowment for the Arts American Masterpiece Grant to help fund the upcoming KSU production of “D-Man in the Waters” and additional educational activities during the 2010-11 academic year. Originally choreographed by Tony award-winning artist Bill T. Jones, “D-Man in the Waters” examines issues of race, faith and politics.
A member of the 35-unit University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population of more than 21,000 from 142 countries. The third-largest university in Georgia, Kennesaw State offers more than 65 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including new doctorates in education and business. The KSU College of the Arts is one of only four Georgia institutions to have achieved full national accreditation for all of its arts programs.
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.