Since 1984, Kennesaw State University has celebrated a different country or region of the world with award winning programming that includes cultural events, well-known scholars and public officials, study abroad programs, and dedicated classes. Past countries and regions of the world have included the following: Japan, Morocco, India, Russia, the Portuguese Speaking World, Arabian Peninsula, Ghana.
We are fortunate to celebrate the Year of Greece during Greece’s Bicentennial Anniversary with a full program that draws upon the knowledge and expertise of faculty, staff, and students, as well as the large Greek-American community of Atlanta. Included among the year’s activities are:
- The Grand Opening, which will be hosted by the student commons
- Scholarly presentations by well-known Harvard Anthropologist Michael Herzfeld
- The Greek War of Independence and Olympic Movement by the Director of the GSU Center for Hellenic Studies, Louis A. Ruprecht
- A discussion the impact of the Greek-American community on business and politics by a panel that includes well-known Greek-American CEOs, Directors of leading Greek-American Organization and Greece’s General Consul to Atlanta
- A viewing of Greek mythological scenes in Opera
- A student Speech Olympics
- A Symposium
Please feel free to contact Todd Harper at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 470-578-3619. Each of these events is open to the public and we invite all (faculty, students, staff, and the KSU Community) to attend.