Dinner at Depot, Lab Coats, Athletes

By Donna Espy-Rypel … Today at noon, Kennesaw State University is conducting a “Lab…

Georgia (Sep 30, 2011) — By Donna Espy-Rypel


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… Today at noon, Kennesaw State University is conducting a “Lab Coat Ceremony” for 25 minority undergraduate science students in the College of Science and Mathematics. The students range from freshmen to seniors who are pursuing degrees in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines. Their individual research advisors will present them with their lab coats.

The Peach State Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation is a collaborative effort sustained by a coalition of five colleges and universities in Georgia to significantly increase the number of underrepresented minority students statewide who complete undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. …


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