Kennesaw Communication is a student publishing site for the Department of Communication at Kennesaw State University. We are honored to be a member of the Intercollegiate Online News Network.
Our mission is to provide an avenue for students in the KSU Communication program with an outlet to publish their work and share their creativity.
Our Faculty Advisor
Dr. Carolyn S. Carlson is an assistant professor of communication in the journalism and citizen media concentration at Kennesaw State University. Her main area of research is access to public records and she served as the coordinator of the 2008 and 2010 Georgia Student Sunshine Audit sponsored by the Georgia First Amendment Foundation.
She teaches the reporting and writing classes, the capstone course and media law. Dr. Carlson has a doctorate from Georgia State University in political science, focusing on political communication, and a master’s degree from Georgia State in urban affairs focusing on nonprofit administration. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia. She taught journalism and political science at Georgia State University prior to joining the faculty at Kennesaw State.
A native of Denmark, Betina has lived in Georgia since 1998. She holds a bachelor’s degree in language arts from the Aarhus School of Business with a focus on English, German and Danish languages. Upon graduation from KSU in 2013, she plans to seek employment with an international company that would allow her to apply her language skills as well as her passion for writing and editing.
In the spring of 2012, Betina served on the Student Advisory Panel for the current Writing for Public Communication textbook, assisting in proofreading and editing the final manuscript.
She is also a mother of three children ages 3-10.
Founded in 1963, Kennesaw State University is the third-largest university in
Georgia with more than 24,100 undergraduate and graduate students representing
KSU is located just northwest of Atlanta in Cobb County near historic Kennesaw Mountain, allowing students to experience the best of Atlanta while enjoying the serenity of a 384-acre, beautifully landscaped pedestrian-friendly campus.
Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, KSU offers 70 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree programs including undergraduate degrees in education, health, business, the humanities, the arts, science and math. The university’s graduate degree programs include nursing, business, information systems, conflict management, public administration, education and professional writing. KSU’s expanding Ph.D. program currently offers a Doctorate of Education in Leadership for Learning, Doctorate of Business Administration and Doctorate of Nursing. (courtesy of http://www.kennesaw.edu/aboutksu.shtml)
Our Department of Communication
The Department of Communication at Kennesaw State University prepares its graduates to be effective, life-long communicators, pro-active leaders, and scholarly practitioners who create, design, deliver, and interpret the meaning of messages in interpersonal, organizational, and societal contexts. Our graduates will be prepared to actively contribute to the continuously evolving local and global communities while adapting to the constantly changing technological environment.
We offer courses that expose students to the art and science of communication and prepare them to achieve fulfilling careers in media, journalism, public relations, organizational communication and other communication areas. Our courses lead to a Bachelor of Science in Communication. (courtesy of http: // communication. hss. kennesaw.edu/)