Kennesaw State set to graduate 2,300 Owls this week

This was the scene at KSU in May for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences graduation.

Credit: Henry P. Taylor

Credit: Henry P. Taylor

This was the scene at KSU in May for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences graduation.

The nest is going to be a bit lighter after this week.

Kennesaw State University, which was covered in snow this weekend, will graduate 2,300 students over five ceremonies between Tuesday and Wednesday.

Folks can expect to hear from a retired Georgia supreme court justice and the executive director of a program that advocates for women in STEAM fields.

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The school has posted information about tickets and parking, for the KSU Convocation Center, 1000 Chastain Road. Or make it easy and watch the live stream of the ceremonies.

Dec. 12, 10 a.m.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Speaker: Retired Justice Leah Sears, now partner of Atlanta law firm Smith, Gambrell & Russell

Dec. 12, 3 p.m.

College of Architecture and Construction Management; College of Computing and Software Engineering; Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Speaker: Sandy D. Welfare, executive director of Atlanta-based female STEAM advocacy program Women in Technology

Dec. 12, 7 p.m.

Graduate college

Speaker: Mike Dishman, dean of KSU's graduate college

Dec. 13, 10 a.m.

Coles College of Business; College of Science and Mathematics

Speaker: Tina Fernandez, executive director of Achieve Atlanta, which is a college-placement program for Atlanta Public Schools

Dec. 13, 2 p.m.

College of the Arts; Bagwell College of Education; WellStar College of Health and Human Services; University College

Speaker: Lynn M. Disbrow, dean of KSU's University College

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