Kennesaw State to graduate its 100,000th student

 4:39 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2015 | Filed in: Education By Janel Davis Kennesaw State…

Georgia (Jul 27, 2015) 4:39 p.m. Friday, July 24, 2015 | Filed in: Education


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By Janel Davis

Kennesaw State University will celebrate a milestone during summer commencement next week when the 100,000th graduate receives a degree from the Cobb County institution.

The notable graduate will join almost 1,600 other students set to graduate in three ceremonies on July 29 and Aug. 1.

Dwight “Ike” Reighard, president and CEO of MUST Ministries will deliver the keynote address at the 3 p.m. ceremony on the Kennesaw campus on July 29. Mason Zimmerman, a senior vice president for Pope & Land Enterprises, Inc. will speak during the Graduate College commencement later that day on the Kennesaw campus. Ron Koger, special assistant to KSU’s president, be the speaker during commencement ceremonies on the Marietta campus on Aug. 1.

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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