KSU Commemorates Anniversary of Fall of the Berlin Wall
Ceremony to feature speakers and honor those who died trying to cross the wall from 1961-1989
KENNESAW, Ga. (Nov 1, 2019) — Kennesaw State University’s School of Government and International Affairs will host a campuswide event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Speakers include the Honorable Chuck Clay, benefactor of the section of the Berlin Wall to KSU; Dr. Heike Fuller, the German consul general for Atlanta; and KSU students.
The history of the Berlin Wall and its impact during the Cold War as well as the story of the arrival of the section to KSU will be shared by the speakers. A wreath will be displayed at the bottom of the wall to honor victims and the division caused by the Berlin Wall before its fall.
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1:30 p.m.
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw Campus, 1000 Chastain Road
Kennesaw, GA 30144
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 38,000 students. With 13 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 kennesaw.edu.