Georgia governor’s wife to mark National Nutrition Month at Kennesaw State University


Sandra Deal tours KSU’s state-of-art buildings, including culinary center KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb…

Georgia (Mar 2, 2011)Sandra Deal tours KSU’s state-of-art buildings, including culinary center

KENNESAW, Ga. (Feb. 25, 2011) —Sandra Deal, wife of Georgia governor Nathan Deal, will visit Kennesaw State University on March 4 in honor of National Nutrition Month, a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the American Dietetic Association.


During her visit to the KSU campus, Deal will be escorted by Dr. Bobbie Bailey, KSU trustee, benefactor and long-time friend of the university. The tour will begin with a visit to The Commons — StudentCulinary Center, KSU’s first dining hall, where Deal will sample the food and talk with students. Immediately following, she will visit Prillaman Hall, the university’s $56 million health sciences building and home to the WellStar College of Health and Human Services, to get an up-close look atthe new state-of-the-art nursing labs and biomechanics pod. Deal will also hear about KSU’s new Joel A. Katz Music and Entertainment Business Program. She will conclude her day with a visit to The Dr. Bobbie Bailey and Family Performance Center.


Sandra Deal, wife of Georgia governor Nathan Deal

Dr. Bobbie Bailey, member, board of trustees, Kennesaw State University Foundation



Friday, March 4, 2011

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.  The Commons — Student Culinary Center

3:15 – 3:40 p.m.  Prillaman Hall

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.  The Dr. Bobbie Bailey and Family Performance Center


All locations are on the campus of Kennesaw State University at 1000 Chastain Rd.,Kennesaw, GA 30144

Media are invited to join Deal on the tour.

Parking for the media will be available in KSU’s Visitor Lot.    

(See link to campus map for directions -

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Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering more than 70 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including new doctorates in education, business and nursing, and a new Ph.D. in international conflict management. A member of the 35-unit University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing population of more than 23,400 students from 142 countries.



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