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Kennesaw State University

Electric Vehicle Team wins accolades in national competition

Kennesaw State’s Electric Vehicle Team won big at its latest competition, setting a track record and bringing home first place in the autonomous division and second in the driven competition.

The team, part of the Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, traveled to Purdue University to compete in the evGrand Prix, an annual electric go-kart racing event. The Electric Vehicle Team allows students from different backgrounds to apply knowledge learned in the classroom to all aspects of the design and build process of electric vehicles.

Georgia Institute of Technology
GTRI Principal Research Engineer Jud Ready holds a sample of a perovskite solar cell.
For longtime partnership, the sky’s still the limit

Georgia Tech’s Colleges of Sciences and Engineering have long collaborated to launch successful joint space science research projects with NASA. Researchers across both colleges and the Georgia Tech Research Institute are now hard at work on several ambitious projects related to NASA’s planned return to Earth’s moon — and beyond.

Georgia Southwestern State University
GSW launches new communication degree

In response to regional industry workforce needs and student demand, Georgia Southwestern will launch a brand new academic degree program, a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Emerging Media, set to begin Spring 2022. GSW brought forth the proposal to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia which was recently approved at the September board meeting

Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Three men hold up an oversized check for $250,000.
PepsiCo funds $250,000 grant to boost workforce

The PepsiCo Foundation named Atlanta Metropolitan State College a recipient of its PepsiCo Uplift Scholarship, a $250,000 grant designed to eliminate the barriers Black and Hispanic students face to achieving an academic credential that will help them enter the workforce and earn a livable wage.