Kennesaw State University kicks off homecoming week today

Marietta Daily Journal / Staff reports Oct 8, 2016

Kennesaw State University’s 2016 homecoming celebrations kick off today with a service project aimed at providing food to communities in Africa.

The “Seeds of Hope” service project will start at 1 p.m. in the student center university rooms on the Kennesaw campus. During the event, volunteers will pack seeds for family gardens into boxes so they can be shipped to Malawi and Liberia. 
The university’s weeklong homecoming celebration continues with a bonfire on the Marietta campus on Thursday, a parade, pep rally and live concert featuring Lupe Fiasco on Friday and the Owls’ homecoming football game on Saturday at 7 p.m. against Liberty University.

Additionally, a KSU panel discussion titled “Founders Day Big Conversation: Civility and Civic Engagement” is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Thursday on the Kennesaw campus.

For more information, visit KSU’s website,

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