KSU’s first annual day of service to be held Saturday, April 26, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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More than 200 students, faculty, staff and community volunteers expected at several service…

Georgia (Mar 25, 2014)More than 200 students, faculty, staff and community volunteers expected at several service locations

KENNESAW, Ga. (March 25, 2014)  — Get ready to roll up your sleeves and mark your calendars for Saturday, April 26, for the first annual KSU Day of Service. More than 200 students, faculty, staff and community volunteers will be participating in multiple beautification and group project activities at several locations on and off campus.  

WHAT: The KSU Day of Service, organized by KSU’s Office of Community Engagement (engageKSU@kennesaw.edu), is envisioned as a day of fun in service to the community. Volunteer opportunities include Alive Ministries’ Save It Forward Initiative, Allatoona Creek Park Trail System, Keep Cobb Beautiful, United Way’s Shoebox Project, the YELLS Project (Youth Empowerment through Learning, Leading and Serving) and the KSU campus landscaping project.

WHO: You! Depending on the site selected, participants can choose activities ranging from light gardening and picking up litter, to building small bridges, to sorting and organizing a food pantry for the needy in Cobb County. Following the morning’s activities, KSU Culinary and Hospitality Services will serve a free, picnic-style lunch from noon to 1p.m. at the Legacy Gazebo.

WHEN/WHERE: Saturday, April 26, beginning with registration and check-in at 8 a.m. Volunteers are asked to come to the registration desk at the Legacy Gazebo located near the West Parking Deck. Free shuttle transportation to and from off-campus locations will be provided.

RSVP: Volunteers who register by April 4 will receive a free T-shirt and be able to select a specific community activity. Register by visiting the KSU Day of Service link on the homepage of Volunteer KSU’s website at http://www.kennesaw.edu/stu_dev/vksu/ or by accessing the online registration at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1kG4yRP_OMqeOwylBSucyZeQHrSLLZh06lqlJenu2QIk/viewform.

For directions and a campus map, please visit: www.kennesaw.edu/alumnifriends_directions.shtml  


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Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in Georgia, offering 90 graduate and undergraduate degrees, including doctorates in education, business and nursing and a Ph.D. in international conflict management. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a comprehensive, residential institution with a growing student population of more than 24,600 from 130 countries.

Contact: Robert S. Godlewski, 770-499-3448, rgodlews@kennesaw.edu


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