KSU wins three awards at state conference

College of Continuing and Professional Education recognized for marketing, service, programs…

Georgia (Mar 13, 2014) — College of Continuing and Professional Education recognized for marketing, service, programs

KENNESAW, Ga. (March 13, 2014) –KSU’s College of Continuing and Professional Education won three awards at the Georgia Adult Education Association’s Annual Conference, held March 9-11 in Savannah. The college was recognized for the following:


·       Innovative Marketing Award: Casino Night Scholarship Fundraiser

·       Innovative Program Award: 2014 Winter Career Training Expo

·       Exemplary Service Contribution Award: Casino Night Scholarship Fundraiser Advisory Board Members


Michelle Girage, assistant dean, and Davia Lassiter, marketing manager, were present to collect the awards. Additional staff members in attendance included Tamara Grooms, assistant dean; Pam Moss, Culinary Apprenticeship Certificate program manager; Jennifer Henderson, Paralegal Certificate program manager; Lyn Cohen, Languages program manager; and Jason Brown, copy writer.

Barbara Calhoun, dean, said, “This recognition is evidence of our team’s dedication to lifelong learning, quality work and service to our community. We strive to be the leaders in continuing education, and we are humbled to be honored by an organization as important as GAEA.”

For more information on GAEA, visit gaea.org. To learn more about the College of Continuing and Professional Education, visit ccpe.kennesaw.edu, email ccpe@kennesaw.edu, call 770-423-6765, or visit KSU Center (3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30144).

The College of Continuing and Professional Education serves nearly 20,000 students annually. We offer more than 50 professional certificate programs, more than 300 online courses, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Summer University and more. Our college is housed in KSU Center, the site for classroom coursework, a place for educational conferences, and a facility where companies choose to conduct advance training for their employees. For more information, visit ccpe.kennesaw.edu or call 770-423-6765.



A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-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 126 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. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu