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Kennesaw State Preps for 50th Anniversary

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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - Kennesaw State University officials say the campus is gearing up to host a variety of events to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

KSU officials say Founders Week is set Oct. 7-11 and will include a groundbreaking ceremony for the school's $38.7 million student recreation and activities center.

The theme for founders' week is "Celebrating Our Past, Igniting Our Future.

Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution G. Wayne Clough is scheduled to deliver a keynote address on the future of American public higher education during a campus-wide symposium Oct. 10.

After Clough's address, University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby will chair a panel focusing on the future of higher education in the Southeast.

Kennesaw State is Georgia's third-largest university and serves more than 24,500 students from more than 130 countries.

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