Kennesaw State University


CETL recently hosted its second annual SoTL Retreat at beautiful Lake Allatoona in Cartersville Georgia. Held over three days, eight full time Kennesaw State University faculty members, chosen by their submitted proposals, had the opportunity to share their ideas, discuss progress on their projects, and receive feedback from CETL staff and other retreat participants. The SoTL Retreat was designed for full-time faculty members interested in obtaining professional development funding and consulting to support their work in the scholarship of teaching and learning.


Poster Winner ($200 gift card):
Title: Toward the Synthesis of Novel Bi- and Tridentate Carbenes and Their Transition Metal Complexes
Program: Chemistry
Student: Zachary McCarty
Faculty Mentor: Daniela Tapu

Poster Runner-Up ($100 gift card):
Title: Prevalence and Perception of Mental Health at KSU
Program: Psychology
Students: Ken Trickey, Courtney Collins, and Darya Sipeykina
Faculty Mentor: Daniel Rogers

Tom Pusateri, CETL Associate Director for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Professor of Psychology, is the recipient of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences's 2013 Distinguished Professional Service Award. This award acknowledges individuals who have established a record of professional service that demonstrates substantial external significance with national, regional, and/or state leadership and/or recognition. Dr.

Submissions for our Undergraduate Research Newsletter are currently being solicited. If you have an idea for an article or a student/faculty mentor to highlight, contact the editor at

Join us for our final Undergraduate Research Club (URC) meeting of the semester!

Tuesday April 16, 2013
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Burruss Building Room 381

GRAD 9001: College and University Teaching will be offered in the Fall:
Days: Tuesdays
Times: 3:30pm - 5:30pm
CRN: 84048
Please contact Amy Buddie ( if you would like a copy of the syllabus.

GRAD 9001: College and University Teaching will be offered in the Summer during the July session:
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Times: 10:00am - 12:00pm
CRN: 51874
Please contact Amy Buddie ( if you would like a copy of the syllabus.

This year's SoTL Retreat will take place on May 13-15 at the Lake Allatoona Inn.

We are now accepting submissions for the Undergraduate Research Reception and Symposium of Student Scholars, to be held Thursday April 26, 2013 in the Convocation Center.

Deadline for submissions is April 1, 2013.

For more details, visit

The Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research is now accepting submissions for the Spring edition. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2013. For more details, visit