Campus Services News

  • Coke Recycling Machine

    KSU's Reverse Vending Machine Encourages Recycling

    October 8, 2019

    A Coca-Cola reverse vending machine was installed in the Carmichael Student Center on February 15 with the intent to encourage students to recycle. The reverse vending machine is part of a Coca-Cola philanthropic initiative to support the Children’s Miracle Network, an organization that helps increase funds and awareness for local children’s hospitals.

  • Chef Brian Jones sitting in The Commons dining hall.

    Cooking Up Excellence

    July 8, 2019

    Before joining Kennesaw State’s University Dining as an executive chef, Brian Jones honed his craft in some of Atlanta’s most iconic restaurants. On Thursday, his culinary prowess will be put to the ultimate test as he represents the University in the National Association of College and University Food Service (NACUFS) Culinary Challenge.

  • Chef Brian Jones

    Kennesaw State Chef Wins Cooking Challenge

    March 12, 2019

    Kennesaw State University Executive Chef Brian Jones last week won the National Association of College and University Food Service (NACUFS) Southern Regional Culinary Challenge, earning a berth in the organization’s national competition in July. 

  • KSU Named a Bicycle Friendly University

    Kennesaw State Named a Bicycle Friendly University

    November 16, 2018

    In recognition of Kennesaw State University’s commitment to sustainability and achievements in promoting and enabling safe, accessible bicycling on campus, the university has been designated as a Bicycle Friendly University by the League of American Bicyclists.

  • An Uncommon Bond Mr. James

    An Uncommon Bond

    Kennesaw State University News
    October 2, 2018

    Beyond what seems an infinite buffet of soulful delicacies, Kennesaw State University’s renowned dining facility, The Commons, is home to a soul-filling, yet uncommon bond between the thousands of frequenting students and a sharp-dressed dining-room attendant known affectionately as Mr. James. 

  • Back to School Cake Day

    KSU President Serves Up First-Day Cake

    Marietta Daily Journal
    August 13, 2018

    Kennesaw State University president Pamela Whitten welcomed students back to class Monday in the sweetest way.

  • Marietta Daily Journal

    Kennesaw State Welcomes Fledgling Owls for Fall Semester

    Marietta Daily Journal
    August 11, 2018

    There were plenty of smiling faces and teary eyes on Kennesaw State University’s Marietta Campus Saturday as first-year students said good-bye to mom and dad and prepared for life on their own.

  • Best Colleges Dining Hall

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    Kennesaw State University emphasizes sustainability. The school runs its own campus garden, including a 1,200-square-foot herb garden, and features a strict recycling and closed-loop composting program.

  • Kennesaw State has one of the top fifteen college dining halls in the nation.

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    A few years ago, Kennesaw State started a 2-acre farm to contribute to their dining services, and today it sustains 20 percent of the school’s produce. In addition to growing produce, Kennesaw State raises their own chickens and bees for honey.