First-year students at KSU learn about leadership from Lt. Gen. Russel Honore (Marietta Daily Journal)


KENNESAW, Ga. (Nov 2, 2017) — In the wake of three major hurricane disasters this year, Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, who led the recovery efforts after hurricanes Katrina and Rita ravaged the Gulf Coast in 2005, spoke to first-year Kennesaw State students this week about preparedness and what it will take to deal with the challenges of the 21st century.

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A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. 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, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit