The mission of the President's Emerging Global Scholars (PEGS) cohort is to recruit and develop high-potential academic talent for Kennesaw State University and the Honors College. The cohort provides a premier undergraduate scholastic experience that focuses on academic excellence, scholarship and research, while holistically cultivating personal growth in the areas of leadership, community engagement, service and intercultural competence. The program prepares students for competitive undergraduate and post-graduate studies, scholarships, fellowships and careers at the local, national and international levels.
PEGS is a multi-year experience that fosters academic excellence and scholarship through tutelage in undergraduate research, national and international travel, leadership development, community engagement and collaborative social and intellectual exchange.
PEGS is committed to fostering the following in its students, faculty and mentors:
- Academic Excellence
- Individualized Learning Plans
- Citizenship and Community Service
- Developing Character and Ethics
- Collaboration and Teamwork
- Leadership and Followership
- Local, National, and Global Learning
- Student Voice
Town Point Building
3391 Town Point Rd, Suite 2800
Kennesaw, GA 30144