Coles News: Nov 2020

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  • Kennesaw State Grad Thrives in Film Industry

    Katir Boaen is “a huge movie buff” who has always liked storytelling and mixing it with art. She graduated from the Joel A. Katz Music and Entertainment Business Program at Kennesaw State University in 2018. Her end goal was to turn a hobby into a profession and earn some income in the process. She now works in the prop and set decorating departments of Georgia’s thriving film industry  –  November 30, 2020

  • Entrepreneurship Center Making Startup Funds Available to Students, Alumni

    Student and alumni entrepreneurs eager to receive startup funding from the newly established Mookerji Innovation Fund can attend one of several upcoming information sessions to learn about the application process and how the University will allocate the funds.  –  November 13, 2020

  • New Fund Supports Student Entrepreneur Innovation

    A $120,000 gift from Sid and Sophie Mookerji will establish the Mookerji Innovation Fund in Kennesaw State’s Robin and Doug Shore Entrepreneurship Center. Focused on executing technology innovation and ideas, the new fund will provide an investment and early stage guidance for small business and startups founded and run by KSU students and alumni.  –  November 12, 2020

  • Information Security is the Fastest-Growing Field for Young Professionals; Purchasing and Marketing in the Top 10

    According to the report Fastest-Growing Jobs for Young Professionals in America, the fastest-growing job for professionals aged 22 to 34 is information security analyst. Meanwhile, the top ten also includes other business-related fields such as purchasing manager at No. 7, and marketing research analyst/marketing specialist at No. 8.  –  November 11, 2020

  • Longtime KSU Supporters Establish Scholarship for Entrepreneurs

    Doug and Robin Shore have committed $50,000 to establish the Doug Shore Endowed Scholarship, to be awarded to KSU Journey Honors College students who are majoring or minoring in entrepreneurship. Their contribution will grow to $125,000 through the 150 percent endowment matching program established earlier this year by the Kennesaw State University Foundation and the Shores’ close friends, John and Rosemary Brown.  –  November 06, 2020

  • Hospitality Management Program Prepares Students to Lead Industry's Recovery

    Housed within the Michael J. Coles College of Business’s Michael A. Leven School of Management, Entrepreneurship and Hospitality, the new Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management program began offering classes in Fall 2020. Its goal is to prepare students to be leaders in the lodging, tourism, entertainment, event management, and related sectors.  –  November 02, 2020