2016 Press Releases

Zombie 101: KSU instructor appears in 'The Walking Dead'

November 4, 2015
KENNESAW -- The real-life experience Beth Keener shares with her students includes days of trying to outrun the living dead.

Kennesaw State University's part-time MBA ranked among the nation's best

November 3, 2015
The part-time MBA at Kennesaw State University's Michael J. Coles College of Business was named 50th in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek in their 2015 business school rankings. KSU joins Emory University, Georgia State University and the University of Georgia

Georgia manufacturing picks up, but remains below growth levels in August

October 28, 2015
Georgia manufacturing's PMI recovered three points from its 8.3 point drop in August, according to the Purchasing Managers Index released on Oct. 1 by Kennesaw State University's Econometric Center in the Michael J. Coles College of Business.

KSU's Coles College of Business Among Top 50 Part-Time MBA Programs in U.S.

October 28, 2015
Bloomberg Businessweek has named the Kennesaw State University's Michael J. Coles College of Business' part-time MBA program as 50th in the country. Coles College is additionally ranked as one of the top 5 programs in Georgia, alongside Emory University, Georgia State University and University of Georgia.

UTSA professor's new study questions the influence of CEOs Page Title

October 28, 2015
A board of directors oversees the governance of public companies, but how much influence do CEOs have in the nomination process for directors? According to recent research by UTSA accounting faculty member Zhongxia Ye and her colleagues at Kennesaw State University, they found that CEO influence can vary widely.

Kennesaw Hosts Food Security Workshop With German University

October 23, 2015
Kennesaw State University's Coles College of Business this month hosted a workshop on food security management, an initiative stemming from a German professor's research interests and overseas connections on this pressing issue.

On Economic Growth and Lower Birth Rates

October 13, 2015
In his Sept. 24 op-ed "How the Birth Dearth Saps Economic Growth," Ruchir Sharma laments what he calls a "plummet" and "collapse" in the rate of global population growth from 2% in the decades after World War II to 1% at present.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM): What To Expect Today

October 12, 2015
The impending US job report is poised to determine the Fed's decision on interest rate hike. Bidness Etc analyzes how US job data and the recent downturn in stock markets could influence Fed's decision and banking stocks

Ready for Kickoff: KSU football boon for city's businesses

October 9, 2015
KENNESAW -- A significant chunk of Kennesaw State University's 33,000 students and its 76,000 in-state alumni crammed into bars, restaurants and motels from Marietta to "far up I-75" in early September when KSU's football team held its first-ever home game against Edward Waters College of Jacksonville, Florida.

When It Comes to Top 25 National Rankings Kennesaw State University Means Business

October 2, 2015
While it may take a few years before Kennesaw State's fledgling football team appears in the national power rankings, the Michael J. Coles College of Business at KSU has already achieved Top 25 status in several major nationwide polls year-in and year-out against a strong, competitive environment.

Rarely enforced SEC rules may give green light to earnings manipulation

October 2, 2015
In 2013, after the "London Whale" trading disaster that cost J.P. Morgan Chase more than $6 billion, the bank halved Chief Executive James Dimon's 2012 compensation, eliminating his cash bonus and saying he bore "ultimate responsibility" for the losses and the internal problems that led to them.

GE to soon tour Atlanta as part of HQ search

September 30, 2015
General Electric representatives are expected to tour metro Atlanta early next month, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned, as the Fortune 500 giant marches toward a decision whether to move its headquarters out of Connecticut.

Ready for kickoff: KSU football a boon for city's businesses

September 27, 2015
KENNESAW -- A significant chunk of Kennesaw State University's 33,000 students and its 76,000 in-state alumni are expected to cram bars, restaurants and motels from Marietta to "far up I-75" on Saturday when KSU's football team holds its first-ever home game against Edward Waters College of Jacksonville, Florida.

The Growth of Successful Entrepreneurs at KSU

September 27, 2015
Residing in the Coles College of Business is a center championing for student success. The Entrepreneurship Center, although relatively new, is the stepping stone students need to cultivate their entrepreneurial mindset.

Officials 'optimistic' despite shortfall

September 27, 2015
MARIETTA -- A slower economy may be responsible for lower than expected sales tax revenues for the Cobb School District, but school leaders say a number of economic factors could boost tax collections in the coming months.