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75 Cobb students named Governor's Honors Program finalists

75 Cobb students named Governor's Honors Program finalists

COBB COUNTY, Ga.

Cobb youths say 'no!' to risky behaviors

Cobb youths say 'no!' to risky behaviors

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Young people from Cobb County and the City of Marietta are pledging to avoid the behaviors that get so many of their peers in trouble.

On Friday, Mar.

KSU president gives State of the University address

KSU president gives State of the University address

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Dr. Daniel S. Papp, president of Kennesaw State University, will deliver his annual State of the University address this week.

The president's speech will highlight the school's achievements of the past year as KSU approaches the 48th anniversary of its founding.

The first part of Dr. Papp's address will be given at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 30 in Prillaman Hall, the Health Science Building.

The remainder will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Mar. 31 at the school's Dr. Bobbie Bailey & Family Performance Center.

Kennesaw State University is located at 1000 Chastain Road, 30144.

How will HOPE changes affect USG students?

How will HOPE changes affect USG students?

ATLANTA -- The recent changes to the HOPE Scholarship have left many current and future Georgia college students with a lot of questions.

The University System of Georgia has created a special website that highlights the changes affecting HOPE recipients.

How HOPE Changes Will Affect USG Students

Note that this site does not include changes affecting students attending public technical colleges or private colleges and universities.

Survey: Hiring looks better for new grads

ATLANTA -- (Atlanta Business Chronicle) Employers will hire more new graduates this year than in previous years, but young employees may need to adjust expectations, reports Georgia Public Broadcasting. A survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers says that across the nation companies expect to hire 13 percent more new college graduates this year.

Georgia farmers recognized for feeding local students

Georgia farmers recognized for feeding local students

ATLANTA -- According to some studies, one in three Georgia children are obese.

Now, local farmers have teamed up with a number of school districts to help fight this battle and encourage healthy eating among the next generation.

On Wednesday, Mar. 30, members of Georgia's Farm to School program will be recognized at the Capitol for this special partnership that benefits so many people.

The national Farm to School program connects schools with local farms in order to ensure that healthy meals are served in school cafeterias and farms receive the support they need and deserve.

Currently, there are 360 Georgia schools and six full systems integrating farm to school programs.

Students and farmers alike will be at the Capitol on Mar. 30 from 12 noon until 1 p.m.

KSU to host Civil War forum

KSU to host Civil War forum

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) -- Historians will discuss the connection between the Civil War and the struggle for civil rights for African-Americans during a forum at Kennesaw State University.

The school's Center for the Study of the Civil War Era is hosting its eighth annual symposium on New Interpretation of the American Civil War this weekend.

The program adopts the National Park Service's sesquicentennial "Civil War to Civil Rights" theme and will examine slavery and the legacies of the war.

Kennesaw National Battlefield Park is co-hosting the symposium.

Historians from the Universities of Virginia, Georgia and Illinois are among the forum's featured speakers.

Opening Reception
Friday, Mar. 25 from 6 p.m.