Welcome Back Week, Spring 2022

Welcome Back to the Nest!

Join the KSU community and participate in several exciting events to kick off the new semester! All Welcome Back Weeks events are free with presenting a KSU ID.

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Full Welcome Back Weeks Schedule

Sunday, January 9

Monday, January 10

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    Hot Cocoa Bar & Beanie Giveaway - Kennesaw Campus

    Kick-off the start to the 2022 Spring Semester with hot cocoa and KSU beanies! Quantities are limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

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    Start Constructing Your Network Workshop - Virtual

    Active professional networking is vital to career growth. This session will explore how to leverage social media and LinkedIn to connect with professionals and employers. This session will include information on how to build an effective LinkedIn Profile, how to network with employers in person, using Handshake and using social media, and how to interact in professional environments such as career fairs, networking sessions, and social events.

    Attendance reserved for KSU students & alumni only.

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    Hot Chocolate Bar - Marietta Campus

    Welcome back!  Stop by the Wilson Student Center lobby and enjoy our hot chocolate bar from 2-4 on Monday, 1/10/2022.  The first students will receive a special KSU beanie hat.

Tuesday, January 11

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    Warm-Up with KAB - Kennesaw Campus

    Start the semester off right and come out and join the Kennesaw Activities Board for our annual Warm-Up with KAB event!  KAB members will be providing coffee, Dunkin Donuts, and new KAB swag for you and your friends!  If you have any questions, make sure to follow our Instagram page @ksukab. GO OWLS!!
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    Ice, Ice, COFFEE - Kennesaw Campus

    Wake up and welcome back to Spring semester with some iced coffee in the Student Recreation and Activities Center lobby. 

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    CHILL Student Involvement Fair - Marietta Campus

    Do you want to get involved on campus?  The CHILL Student Involvement Fair will have representatives from registered student organizations (RSOs), club sports, fraternities and sororities, campus departments, and more!  Come get some free swag and interact with members of Owl Nation as you find your home on campus and build your community! 

    Questions? Email studentactivities@kennesaw.edu

Wednesday, January 12

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    Stuff-a-Pillow - Kennesaw Campus

    Join the Department of Student Activities in the University Rooms on Wednesday, January 12th from 1-3PM to make your very own KSU Pillow! Quantities are limited and will be offered on a first come, first serve basis.

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    Deluxe Combat Laser Tag - Marietta Campus

    Join the Marietta Activities Council as we host the Deluxe-Combat Laser Tag event as part of Welcome Back week to help kick off the semester!

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    Women's Basketball vs. FGCU - Kennesaw Campus

    Come out and support Women's Basketball as they take on FGCU!

Thursday, January 13

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    Stuff-a-Pillow - Marietta Campus

    Join us in the Marietta campus ballrooms in the Wilson Student Center on Thursday, 1/13/2022 between 1-3 for the chance to stuff a KSU Pillow!

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    Men's Basketball vs. FGCU- Kennesaw Campus

    Join us as the Owls host FGCU!

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    Roller Skating Night - Kennesaw Campus

    The Kennesaw Activities Board and Department of Student Activities are collaborating to bring you Roller Skating in the Rec Center! Join us in the MAC Gym on Thursday, January 13th from 6-8PM. We can't wait to see you there!

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    CCC Student Talent Showcase - Kennesaw Campus

    Help Cultural and Community Centers celebrate Spring 2022 Week of Welcome at our Student Talent Showcase! Performers from across campus will show off their skills, including Black Storm, Zachary Tilden, Show Choir, and more! 

    Follow us on Instagram @ccc_ksu to see more upcoming events!

Friday, January 14

  • Yellow and black background with white text saying Chill Student Involvement Fair

    CHILL Student Involvement Fair - Kennesaw Campus

    Do you want to get involved on campus?  The CHILL Student Involvement Fair will have representatives from registered student organizations (RSOs), club sports, fraternities and sororities, campus departments, and more!  Come get some free swag and interact with members of Owl Nation as you find your home on campus and build your community! 

Tuesday, January 18

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    SBL Rewards Pop-Up - Kennesaw Campus

    Have you completed 7 or more items on Scrappy's Bucket List? If so, you are eligible to claim your 10% SBL Reward! Stop by the SBL Rewards Pop-Up Shop to pick your Scrappy's Bucket List Drawstring Bag!

Wednesday, January 19

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    KSU Student Media Day

    Showcase of the Student Media outlets on campus, which includes The Peak, The Sentinel, and Owl Radio.  Come and see what potential opportunities there are for you to get involved by filling out applications on-site.  Refreshments will be provided.

    For questions, email wcolin@kennesaw.edu .

Thursday, January 20

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    SBL Rewards Pop-Up - Marietta Campus

    Have you completed 7 or more items on Scrappy's Bucket List? If so, you are eligible to claim your 10% SBL Reward! Stop by the SBL Rewards Pop-Up Shop to pick your Scrappy's Bucket List Drawstring Bag!

Friday, January 21

  • MGC and NPHC Yard Show

    The Yard Show is a performance/competition event that engages KSU students, alumni, staff/faculty, and community members from all over the world. Members from the Multicultural Greek Council and the National Pan-Hellenic Council will perform different dances, steps, salutes, and strolls, showcasing their organization's values.

    On January 21, 2022, the Yard Show will begin at 7:00pm. Doors will open at 5:30pm, so be sure to be early to secure a close-view seat on the floor! Tickets will go live on January 5th and will close on January 20th.

    Get excited! Come prepared to experience and learn more about MGC and NPHC organizations' cultures!

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