College of Architecture and Construction Management honored by Georgia organizations


Department, professors awarded for professional commitment

MARIETTA, Ga. (Nov 30, 2016) — The College of Architecture and Construction Management at Kennesaw State University is earning top accolades in the state, as faculty and one of its departments recently earned awards from Georgia organizations for their commitment to the profession. 

The Georgia Hispanic Contractors Association honored the university’s Department of Construction Management with the 2016 Education Award, which recognized the role of the department in preparing construction managers to support the economic development of Georgia for almost two decades.

Kathryn Bedette, associate professor of architecture, was honored recently with the James Gantt Fausett Fellow, American Institute of Architects Service to the Profession Award from the American Institute of Architects of Atlanta. This award recognizes outstanding service to the profession, primarily through leadership service in the AIA or related organizations.

AIA Atlanta also recognized James Gantt Fausett, professor emeritus of architecture, with the chapter’s Presidential Citation Award, which is given to an individual who has made a substantial contribution to the community and architecture profession through the support of AIA Atlanta’s goals and ideals.


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