PCSD Grad Rate IncreasesThe Paulding County School District’s graduation rate climbed to 88.8 percent in 2019, an increase of 2.5 percentage points over last year and nearly seven percentage points higher than the state average.
Feature in Investigator Spring 2019KSU Paulding Site Staff and TRIO Programs are featured in the Kennesaw State University Research Magazine, The Investigator, Spring 2019 Issue.
Paulding Site's TRIO GrantsKennesaw State University’s Paulding site recently was awarded three federal grants totaling more than $3.9 million in order to assist students in Paulding and Polk counties.
Paulding Site & Upward BoundKennesaw State University’s Paulding Site has a staff of three people, and that small group is making a significant difference for local high school students who want to attend college.
KSU and Dallas CourthouseIn 2017, KSU was approved to lease space in the Historic Dallas Courthouse for expanding operations to provide information and financial opportunities for students.
KSU and GHC Brother2BrotherThe members of Georgia Highland’s Brother2Brother organization on Paulding Site made a commitment to break trend and consider others first through the 2015 Secret Santa Program.
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HUB Posse Foundation FinalistsTwo of Hiram Upward Bound’s Students have successfully made it to the second round of the Posse scholarship becoming successful leaders and preparing themselves to move mountains in life. Posse’s goal is to help students ensure their collegiate success.
KSU TRIO ACT Boot CampKSU TRIO Programs are hosting an ACT Test Prep Boot Camp that aims to not only prepare high school students for the big test that will determine their college entrance, but they are also working to prepare students for life in the community.
Drones Summer ProgramTRIO Students were part of a drone assembly class in a summer academy offered to students in KSU Upward Bound programs. Students were refining their drone-handling skills, but they were also getting support in preparing for and succeeding in college.
Drones and Workplace SkillsStudents from two Paulding high schools took away more from a recent summer program than how to pilot an unmanned drone aircraft. They also learned about the benefits of knowing how to work in teams as they prepare for life after high school.
KSU TRIO Delegate to CFML 2019HHS Upward Bound Student, Jillian Rodriguez was a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, MA on June 23-25, 2019. The CFML is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or go into medical research fields.
TRIO's 1st Year of SuccessKSU's Paulding Site celebrates its' first year of success in 2019. In fall 2017, Kennesaw State University made institutional history in external research funding. This article in KSU's research magazine, "The Investigator", details KSU TRIO's first year on the books.
KSU Donates Free BooksGHC and KSU Paulding Site went to Villa Rica Elementary School with hundreds of free books in order to give students access to a variety of reading material to build their reading skills.
Fighting ‘Summer Slide’To help fight the loss of learning over the break from school, a six-week summer program for low-income children was hosted at Kennesaw State University’s Paulding site.
GHC & KSU Student ClubsGHC and KSU Paulding Site's student-run organizations partnered to host a Sock and Glove Drive, Can Good Drive, Clothing Drive, Book Drive, and Toy Drive, raising over 4,000 items.
KSU & Children's FoundationThe Children's Foundation of Paulding donated $2,000 to KSU Community Connections to help our public school students through a series of activities and programs.