KSU Mourns Loss of Student

KENNESAW, Ga. (Oct 9, 2019) — Kennesaw State University is profoundly saddened by the recent death of Oluwafemi “Femi” Oyerinde, who came to KSU just seven weeks ago to begin his freshman year. Femi was a graduate of Archer High School in Lawrenceville, Georgia, and planned to study mechanical engineering. The University extends its deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Femi. The campus community is invited to participate in a student-led vigil on Monday, October 14th at 6:30 p.m., at the Legacy Gazebo on the Kennesaw campus to honor his memory.


A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the second-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 126 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. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu