Distinguished Service Medal recipient Maj. Gen. Maria Britt delivers Veterans Day keynote

Veterans Day ceremonies featured Maj. Gen. Maria Britt WSB-TV covered Kennesaw State University…

Georgia (Dec 5, 2014)Veterans Day ceremonies featured Maj. Gen. Maria Britt


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WSB-TV covered Kennesaw State University’s salute to America’s veterans with a keynote address by Distinguished Service Medal recipient retired Maj. Gen. Maria Britt, the first female head of the Georgia National Guard and, since 2012, Kennesaw State University associate vice president for operations.
Britt received the presidential award, which is one of the nation’s highest, for “exceptional meritorious service from 21 February 2008 to 30 September 2011, as the commanding general, Georgia Army National Guard.”
Kennesaw State's ceremony was organized by the Veterans Resource Center, Army ROTC Club, Student Veterans Club and Semper Fi Society.

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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