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The NCUR Open Houses, Receptions, and Tours provide an excellent opportunity for participants to network with peers and colleagues who are pursuing the same academic and professional interests, and learn more about the unique programs and facilities that KSU offers for both undergraduate and graduate research and studies across a variety of fields. Make sure to select an open house or reception when registering for NCUR to receiving additional details about the experience you've selected.

Open Houses, Receptions, and Tours
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Shuttles will be available from the Kennesaw Campus to  Marietta Open House events on 4/11. Buses to the Marietta Campus will depart from the Big Owl Bus stop in front of the Student Rec Center beginning at 4:30 PM. Attendees will need to take the bus back to Kennesaw Campus for transportation back to hotels. NCUR participants needing to catch shuttles back to hotels should to be on a shuttle in Marietta no later than 6:30 pm to get back to the Kennesaw Campus.

Kennesaw Campus - 4:30pm-6:00pm

Bagwell College of Education – Bagwell Education Building Lobby (ECF)

The Bagwell College of Education welcomes you to our interactive open house! Come and explore the innovative programs and experiences that MAKE the Bagwell College of Education the best choice for your graduate degree. The iTeach MakerBus, ITEC Innovation Lab, Universal Design for Learning Lab (UDLab), and the Teacher Resource & Activity Corner (TRAC) will be available to explore, and participating in our #BCOESelfieStation could earn you some great swag. Refreshments will be provided. We look forward to meeting you! To learn more about our graduate programs, check out our website: https://bagwell.kennesaw.edu/.

We offer online, hybrid, and face-to-face graduate programs designed for teachers and leaders including: Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Master of Education (M.Ed.), Education Specialist (Ed.S.), Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), and Endorsements and Certificates. Multiple disciplines are offered in each degree (Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Inclusive Education, Instructional Technology, Secondary and Middle Grades Education, and Teacher Leadership). Join us to learn more!

College of the Arts – Bailey Center Lobby (PH) & Visual Arts Building Lobby (VA)

Bailey Center Building, the Henriquez Atrium Lobby
The School of Music Open House invites guests to tour our facilities, learn about the major achievements of our students, and view an open rehearsal in our main performance hall.

School of Art and Design Lobby
The School of Art and Design Open House gives the community and students the opportunity to walk a self-guided tour of the Visual Arts Building while classes are in session. Visitors can explore studio classes, meet and talk with faculty, listen to class discussions, and watch students work on their art making process. Art Education will host an opportunity for guests to engage in art making and Art History faculty and students will share information about the program.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences – Social Sciences Building Lobby (SO)

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Kennesaw State University has a strong tradition of faculty and student research collaboration. We invite you to visit our exhibits, meet our faculty and students, and share your own experiences with and interest in the dynamic disciplines of our college. You will also learn about our graduate programs. Participating departments on the Kennesaw Campus include Communication and Media; Conflict Management, Peacebuilding, and Development; English; Government and International Affairs; Geography and Anthropology; History and Philosophy; Interdisciplinary Studies; Psychological Science; Sociology and Criminal Justice; and Technical Communication and Interactive Design on the Marietta campus.

College of Science and Mathematics – Science Building Lobby (SC)

The College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) prepares students for success through innovative, quality academic experiences in the areas of physical sciences, life sciences and mathematical processes. By combining high level research activity and state-of the-art teaching facilities along with interdisciplinary courses, our students are prepared for graduate studies and careers to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Discover your future among our degree programs customized to distinguish yourself! Welcome to the NCUR 2019 Open House. https://csm.kennesaw.edu/

Honors College Reception – Prillaman Hall Indoor Plaza (HS1001)

The Honors College at Kennesaw State University will host an evening reception for Honors students attending and presenting at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Honors students from all universities are invited to attend. The event will consist of door prizes and KSU's Honors College will provide hors d'oeuvres and a dessert bar.

Joel A. Katz Music and Entertainment Business Program (MEBUS) – Campus Loop Road House 3209

Part of the Michael J. Coles College of Business, the Joel A. Katz Music and Entertainment Business Program (MEBUS) is a 24-credit certificate program offering three capstone courses in music & entertainment business. Courses include marketing, management, audio and video production; entrepreneurship, communication electives, and unique internships that provide hands-on learning experiences that prepare students for successful careers in the entertainment industry. The Joel A. Katz MEBUS Program is open to all KSU undergraduate majors with a desire to work in the entertainment industry in areas such as film and television production, audio and video technology, venue and artist management, and concert and event production. For more information, contact Haley-Kate Daykin (hdaykin@kennesaw.edu / 470-578-7670) or visit www.ksumebus.com.

Wellstar College of Health and Human Services – Prillaman 1102 and 1104

The Graduate Degree Programs in the WellStar College of Health and Human Services provide access to numerous careers with great job prospects and prepare graduate to make a difference in the world and the lives of other people. Tour Prillaman Hall’s nearly 200,000 sq ft of educational and lab space including: 15 health, science, and interdisciplinary laboratories, 13,000 sq ft of nursing lab space, the nursing school’s first pediatric lab, and the BioMarker’s Laboratory houses some of the most up-to-date equipment available for biological sample analysis and research.

Master of Science in Applied Exercise & Health Science https://wellstarcollege.kennesaw.edu/essm/applied-exercise-health-science/index.php

Department of Social Work and Human Services - MSW MBA Dual Degree https://wellstarcollege.kennesaw.edu/essm/applied-exercise-health-science/index.php

WellStar School of Nursing: Nursing Education Leadership in a Digital World, Nursing Administration, WellStar Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, BSN to RN Accelerated Program

Sustainability Tour

Come join KSU’s Green Ambassadors for a sustainability tour of campus. Participants will explore on-campus gardens and the arboretum; view the energy dashboard and innovative recycling infrastructure; visit the award-wining dining hall and other LEED-certified-green buildings; and learn about how the university incorporates sustainability into their operations and campus culture. The tour will begin in front of The Commons Dining Hall. Take a 30-minute walking tour and learn about green buildings, sustainable dining, renewable energy, commute alternatives, and other sustainability initiatives at KSU. Sign-up here.

 

Marietta Campus - 5:00pm-6:30pm

College of Computing and Software Engineering – Design 2 Auditorium (I2)

If you want to make a difference and have an impact on the world around you through computing degrees, the College of Computing and Software Engineering at Kennesaw State University is for you! Join our open house and have fun at Sonic Pi Party where you will use open source live coding synthesizer to compose and perform music (no coding experience is required) and listen to an exciting innovation talk: Social Machines: The Coming Collision of Artificial Intelligence, Social Networking, and Humanity. You will also learn about our three master’s programs: Information Technology, Computer Science and Software Engineering http://ccse.kennesaw.edu/masterdegrees

Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology – Engineering Technology Center 2nd Floor Lobby (Q)

Visit the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (SPCEET) where the hallmark of its programs is the combination of academic rigor and practical skills to prepare graduates for immediate impact in their jobs after graduation. In addition to the other six majors, SPCEET will provide a showcase of Mechatronics Engineering, which was chosen as one of eight hot majors by US News & World Report 2018. From the first semester where freshman students design and build trebuchets to launch pumpkins across campus to senior-level capstone design projects with self-driving automobiles, SPCEET challenges students throughout the curriculum to innovate and create. On display will be state-of-the-art aircraft engine simulators and industrial-size robotic arms working together, among other things, in our comprehensive 3D printing lab. Join us for tours of the engineering laboratories and demonstrations of equipment. Learn more about how KSU’s College of Engineering is transforming students into Georgia engineers at: ENGINEERING.KENNESAW.EDU

Department of Technical Communication and Interactive Design (CHSS) – Atrium Building Lobby (J)

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Kennesaw State University has a strong tradition of faculty and student research collaboration. We invite you to visit our exhibits, meet our faculty and students, and share your own experiences with and interest in the dynamic disciplines of our college. You will also learn about our graduate programs. Participating departments on the Kennesaw Campus include Communication and Media; Conflict Management, Peacebuilding, and Development; English; Government and International Affairs; Geography and Anthropology; History and Philosophy; Interdisciplinary Studies; Psychological Science; Sociology and Criminal Justice; and Technical Communication and Interactive Design on the Marietta campus.