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Georgia on My Mind
And if your interests lie in Business, Health, Humanities, or Education, Georgia really should be on your mind—Kennesaw State University in Georgia, to be specific. Not only is its Coles College of Business the second largest business school in the state, its College of Science and Mathematics has the biggest chemistry and biochemistry degree programs. KSU also educated the most nurses in Georgia within its College of Health and Human Services. Finally, the College of Education is one of the most fast growing in the country. Basically, we can assume that Kennesa State University GOES BIG on just about everything.
This is no less true of Kennesaw State's student community. Not only does the university support healthy communication through is International Conflict Management degree, but emphasizes global awareness and integrity with its educational goals—anyone want a hug? If the accepting and friendly atmosphere at Kennesaw State Univesity didn't hook you in, maybe it's price tage will. With a very reasonable in-state tuition, an education at Kennesaw State University doesn't have to break the bank.
Of Parks and Lakes
Thankfully for you Kennesaw kids, this town offers an array of housing options, from villas to apartment complexes to individual houses. For those of you feelin' Southern Kennesaw, you'll get the advantage of living near Daniell Lake and Murrays Lake. Rep the Westside, West Kennesaw, that is, and you'll get your fill of Swift-Cantrell Park as well as closer campus access. For cutting around Kennesaw, catch Cobb Community Transit.
Kartin' Around KENNESAW
Who doesn't get excited about the sound of a train whistle? It signals adventure, travel, and, at the very least, some old-timey fun. Check out some dated choo-choos (for those of you over the age of 5, I am referring to trains at the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History). Around mid-April, get crafty at the Big Shanty Festival, complete with food, crafts, vendors, a play area for children, and performances by local community members. If you're looking for a solitary adventure, trying hiking Kennesaw Mountain. For a more low-key way to reflect while in nature, take a stroll around the Smith-Gilbert Gardens, which has 16 houses and over 3,000 types of plants, shrubs, and trees. It also housses 30 pieces of art from internationally known artists.Dive into your night at Diamond Dave’s Nightclub. But be ready to take your partying seriously as the venue has a dress code. Lastly, enjoy a little jazz, blues, or even a bit of comedy at Cave Tapas & Lounge Bar.
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Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144
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Is Kennesaw a good place for families?
With big city opportunities and a suburban charm, it's no wonder Kennesaw was named on Family Circle's 2007 list of the 10 Best Towns for Families. Kennesaw boasts an affordable cost of living, ample employment opportunities, top rated schools, a quality health care system, a comfortable climate, and an abundance of green space. Life in Kennesaw is as stress-free as it gets, with outstanding air quality, plentiful parks and recreational programs, and 130 acres of parklands. The city also hosts its very own special events throughout the year including outdoor movies, summer concerts, and the annual favorite Pigs and Peaches BBQ Festival.
Is Kennesaw famous for any kind of restaurant or food in particular? What's the local favorite?
"Slices larger than your head!" boasts Kennesaw's favorite pizza joint Big Pie in the Sky. Located on Baker Road, this restaurant serves up huge and delicious slices of thin-crust pizza with specials such as the West Coast Pesto, topped with chicken, pesto, and cream cheese, and the Big Kahuna with bacon, ham, pineapple, and feta cheese. This local establishment was featured on the Travel Channel's Man vs. Food for their infamous Carnivore Challenge (You'll have to see this firsthand to truly appreciate it!). With massive 30" pizzas, a cozy atmosphere, a convenient location with plenty of parking, and always great service, it's no wonder Big Pie has become a Kennesaw favorite.
Is Kennesaw a town where I'll need a car to get around?
Yes. Like most cities in Southern Florida, Kennesaw has some public transportation, but not much. Kennesaw is served by Cobb County Transit. Bus routes 40, 45, and 100 make stops in Kennesaw. Most residents of Kennesaw find it necessary to use a car to get around.
Is Kennesaw a good place for younger people?
With a population of close to 30,000, Kennesaw is not the best place for young people. Not unless they are young people with families. Kennesaw's combination of good schools, low crime, and a high rate of home ownership make it ideal for families with children. As such, Kennesaw lacks a viable nightlife, but it could be a good place for younger people seeking some peace and quiet.
Will I need a car in Kennesaw?
Having a car is imperative in Kennesaw. Less than 1 percent uses public transportation to get around on a daily basis, while just about 85 percent drives a car as their primary mode of transportation. Since Kennesaw doesn't have a true public transit system to speak of, most of that less than 1 percent is using taxis. The landscape is very car-oriented, and pedestrians and cyclists are discouraged by the fact that sidewalks and bike lanes are not always present.