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holiday party"An Old-Fashioned Holiday Party"

Friday, December 9, 2022 | 11:00AM to 1:00PM | KSU Center 327 (West Entrance)

Please RSVP to: retirees@kennesaw.edu by Monday, December 5, 2022 

After a two-year interruption, the KSU Retirees Association will be hosting a holiday party again this year! We would enjoy having you join the party as we mingle, munch, and share some holiday fun. 

We will have games, crafts to create, and music as well as a festive luncheon. Please bring a dish to share, either savory or sweet; the KSU Retirees Association will provide meat. Don't miss this chance to gather with friends old and new to celebrate the holidays! 

Please bring a non-perishable food item as we will be collecting donations for the KSU CARES Pantry. Join us in supporting our KSU students during the holidays. You can find a list of suggested items at https://care.kennesaw.edu/donations.php. 

We request that you reply to retirees@kennesaw.edu by December 5, 2022 to let us know you are coming. 

The KSU Retirees Association Steering Committee is looking forward to celebrating the holidays with you on December 9, 2022! 

"Uniworld River Baroness:  Cruising from Paris to Normandy"

Uniworld River Baroness flyerAll retirees and guests are invited to attend the KSU Retirees Association's new Passports and Pastimes event "Uniworld River Baroness:  Cruising from Paris to Normandy" to be held on Friday, November 11, 2022 at the KSU Center, Room 327 A&B from 10:30 am to 11:30 am.

Join us for a look at the wonderful travel experiences available on the river cruises in Europe and enjoy light refreshments while we cruise virtually.

After flying into Paris, we will board the Uniworld River Baroness docked on the Seine River for a series of adventures that will take us from the Eiffel Tower to the WWII cemetery at Omaha Beach. Along the way we will visit the castle fo Richard the Lionhearted, a medieval cathedral, the gardens of Monet's Giverny and Joan of Arc's Rouen. We will even drop in at La Couronne, where Julia Child had her first taste of French food, without leaving the KSU Center.

NOTE: We will be collecting nonperishable food donations for the KSU CARES food pantry.

Please RSVP at:  retirees@kennesaw.edu by Tuesday, November 8, 2022 if you can join us in person or by Zoom.  

Zoom Link

 


 

All retirees and guests are invited to attend the KSU Retirees Association's Speakers/Lunch Colloquium

Switchgrass and Lead

switchgrass and lead flier

presented by Dr. Sigurdur Creipsson

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 11:30 a.m. to l p.m.
KSU Center, Room 464

The presentation starts promptly at 11:30 a.m.

Drinks and dessert will be provided.
Please feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch.

Please RSVP, by email, to retirees@kennesaw.edu by Friday, Nov. 4, 2022

Note: We will be collecting nonperishable food donations for the KSU CARES food pantry.

For those unable to join us in person, please use the following Zoom link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6922930768
Meeting ID:692293 0768

Kathy Rodgers Retiree Associate Phone: 470-578-7984

Email: retirees@kennesaw.edu


brunch on the bricks ceremony flierThe KSU Retirees Association cordially invites the 2021-2022 new retirees to the

Brunch on the Bricks Ceremony

as we honor your retirement.

When: Friday, October 7, 2022
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Where: Legacy Gazebo on the KSU campus

Immediately following the Ceremony, you and one guest are invited to a brunch in the Carmichael Student Center University Rooms.

Please RSVP to retirees@kennesaw.edu by Friday, September 30, 2022 to let us know you plan to attend and if you and a guest will be joining us for brunch.

Parking will be on the West Deck. Please see the invitation below


“Liquid Geography: A Tour of the World in (Beer)Style”All retirees and guests are invited to attend the KSU Retirees Association’s Speakers/Lunch Colloquium

"Liquid Geography: A Tour of the World in (Beer)Style"

presented by Dr. Nancy Hoalst Pullen and Dr. Mark Patterson

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
KSU Center, Room 464

The presentation starts promptly at 11:30 a.m.

Drinks and dessert will be provided. Please feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch.

Please RSVP (by email) to retirees@kennesaw.edu by Monday, September 26, 2022

Note: Donations of non-perishable food items to benefit the KSU CARES food pantry are encouraged.

We look forward to seeing you there!


 

Guindre-Parker Colloquium FlyerAll retirees and guests are invited to attend the Speakers/Lunch Colloquium

"Starlings in the city:  how a common bird copes with urbanization"

presented by Dr. Sarah Guindre-Parker.  

The presentation will be held at the KSU Center, Room 464 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.  Note:  The presentation starts promptly at 11:30 a.m.

Please feel free to bring your own brown bag lunch.  We will provide drinks and dessert.  Please RSVP, by email, to retirees@kennesaw.edu by Thursday, September 1, 2022 so we can plan for those attending.

Note:  We will be collecting nonperishable food donations for the KSU CARES food pantry.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For those of you who cannot attend, in person, the Speakers/Lunch Colloquium “Starlings in the city: how a common bird copes with urbanization” by Dr. Sarah Guindre-Parker on Tuesday, September 13 at 11:30 am at the KSU Center, Room 464, below is the ZOOM link. Also, please email retirees@kennesaw.edu to let us know you plan to attend by ZOOM.

Here’s the LINK for SEPT. 13 colloquium:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85135290504

Meeting ID: 851 3529 0504

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Meeting ID: 851 3529 0504


Star-Spangled Retirees Reunion2022 Bi-Annual Reunion and Silent Auction

Hello Retirees!  Join us for some Star-Spangled fun! The KSU Retirees Association is hosting its 2022 Bi-Annual Reunion and Silent Auction on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 11:30 am at the KSU Center, Room 400.  

  • Buffet Lunch
  • Trivia Contest with Prizes
  • Games, Giveaways, and More

Please R.S.V.P if you will be attending with a guest at: retirees@kennesaw.edu by May 15, 2022.

We look forward to seeing you there!


ceremony

2022 Annual Retirement Ceremony

Friday, April 1, 2022
11:00AM -12:00PM
Academic Learning Center
Room 1100

Join us as we honor those faculty and staff who celebrated the joyous milestone of retirement during the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 academic years.

2020-21 Retirees

Robert Atkins
Timothy Carver
Donna Coder
Connie Crabtree 
Steven Cummings 
Wendy Davis
Carolyn Elliott-Farino
Nora Felde 
Noel Fowler 
Bryan Gillis 
Tim Glanton 
Betsy Green
Lynn Holmstrand-Jarvis
Nancy Jo Kirk
Lois Leahy
Monica McLaurin
Cheryl Miller 
Michele Miller 
Lyncia Norman 
Ardith Peters 
Debra Reda 
Crystal Renfro 
Michael Sansing 
Nancy Turner 
James Wermert

2021-22 Retirees

Bill Bailey
Virginia Baker 
Mari Bohn
Dawn Bonser
Terri Brennen 
Belinda Brewer
Donna Chambers
Joseph Como 
Angelina Conti
Richard Dusterhoff 
Kathy Earwood 
Diane Fennig
William Forrester
Thomas Glawson 
Tony Grooms
Judith Hold 
Tonya Jones 
Alan LeBaron
Pam Marek
Nita Paris 
Karen Robinson 
Robert Roman
Rebecca Rutherford 
Darlene Schlott 
Terry Sloope
Mary P. Smith 
Vickie Spratling
Charlotte Stephenson
Bori-Yi Tsay
Victor Wakeling

A total of 55 new "Golden Owls" representing over 1,000 years of service!

 

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