Some 1,600 KSU students to graduate Dec. 13, 14

More than 1,600 students to graduate from Kennesaw State University Dec. 13, 14 Fall commencement…

Georgia (Dec 8, 2011)More than 1,600 students to graduate from Kennesaw State University Dec. 13, 14

Fall commencement features 85-year-old student earning master’s degree

KENNESAW, Ga. (Dec. 8, 2011) — Some 1,603 students will be graduating from Kennesaw State University on Dec. 13 and 14 during fall commencement ceremonies.

Among the graduates will be Arthur Harris, 85, who is getting a Master of Arts in Professional Writing. Harris, founder of Spa Sydell, completed his bachelor’s degree at Kennesaw State in 2007.


Speakers for each ceremony are

  • Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2 p.m. College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Speaker: Karen Robinson, associate professor, Department of Theatre, Performance Studies and Dance

  • Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7 p.m. Graduate College

Speaker: Reynold Jennings, president and CEO, WellStar Health System

  • Wednesday, Dec. 14, 10 a.m. Coles College of Business, Bagwell College of Education

Speaker: Tommy Bagwell, Kennesaw State University Foundation trustee

  • Wednesday, Dec. 14, 3 p.m. College of the Arts, WellStar College of Health and Human Services, College of Science and Mathematics, University College

Speaker: Milton Little, president, United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta


Convocation Center, KSU, 1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA. 30144


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