Coles News: Oct 2020

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  • KSU Capture the Flag Competition Promotes Information Security Careers to High Schoolers

    For Dr. Andy Green, the most important thing about his job is preparing the next generation to thrive in the rapidly growing field of information security. That is why he is hosting an information security competition next month for high school students that he hopes will motivate them to pursue careers in the lucrative industry.  –  October 28, 2020

  • Accounting Alum Sees Mentorship as Way to Give Back

    As a successful information technology auditor for Atlanta-based Rausch Advisory Services, Megan Beeston Panella says that the professional mentorship she received at Kennesaw State University was critical in helping her choose a career path. Now, four years after graduating a second time, Beeston Panella continues to return to campus to offer that same mentorship to others.  –  October 26, 2020

  • MBA Student with Passion for Baking Earns National Grocers Association Scholarship

    Monique Allen has loved to bake ever since she was 4 years old. After earning two degrees in culinary arts and working in the industry for more than ten years, Allen is now a student in Kennesaw State University’s Master of Business Administration program, where she is pursuing her dream of owning a bakery. Allen was recently named one of five recipients of the 2020 Asparagus Club scholarship from the National Grocers Association, the industry’s trade group.  –  October 16, 2020

  • Preparing Students to Invest in the Post-COVID World

    The rapid evolution of communications technology that has helped businesses stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic is also speeding up big changes in organizational structure that will outlive the virus, according to Shayan Hussain, managing director for investment firm BlackRock, the world’s largest assets manager, who spoke to more than 100 Kennesaw State University students as part of the BlackRock Lecture series.  –  October 07, 2020