KSU kicks off Independence Day celebrations


KSU kicks off Independence Day celebrations

KENNESAW, Ga. (Jun 27, 2016) — Excerpt of Article: Families spread blankets and set up chairs under shady trees on Kennesaw State University’s Campus Green on Saturday night to enjoy the 2016 Star-Spangled Spectacular and Family Fun Festival.

Marietta resident David Daly, director of programming and facilities and part-time instructor of music at KSU, said the event brings a lot of people from across campus and the community to the school.

“People are already in the spirit of the season even though we’re a week away (from Independence Day),” he said.

To kick off people’s Independence Day celebrations, the annual event entertained attendees of all age groups with the Family Fun Fest offering face painting, games and bouncy houses, which were open to all ages.

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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 kennesaw.edu