Leaders, KSU, Almost Autumn

Here are 5 things you need to know in Kennesaw for Sept. 20. By Donna Espy-Rypel … 2. Kennesaw…

Georgia (Sep 21, 2011) — Kennesaw Patch


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Here are 5 things you need to know in Kennesaw for Sept. 20.

By Donna Espy-Rypel

… 2. Kennesaw State University continues to make headlines around the country. KSU's first-year program was recognized by U.S.News & World Report as one of the best in the country in its 2012 “Best Colleges” issue out this week. This marks the ninth consecutive year that KSU’s first-year program has been recognized in the prestigious annual college rankings. KSU President Daniel S. Papp also announced the university’s designation as a “Military Friendly School” by G.I. Jobs magazine. The honor recognizes the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members and veterans as students.


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 kennesaw.edu