Kennesaw State University student wins free iPad
by Sally Litchfield
February 05, 2014 12:00 AM | 2277 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Last month, the American Business Women’s Association, Marietta Charter Chapter celebrated its 50th anniversary at a luncheon at the Marietta Conference Center. The chapter has been active in the community for 50 years, awarding scholarships and performing various types of community service.


Aamir Raza was the winner of an iPad mini, courtesy of KSU’s College of Continuing and Professional Education. He completed his education at Chattahoochee Tech in 2005 in automotive technology but was familiar with Kennesaw State’s continuing education division.

Raza’s wife took English as a Second Language at KSU and he received the Course catalog, a quarterly publication that outlines professional certificate program, online courses, and programs for youth and adults over 50, in the mail.

Raza was drawn to KSU for the Project Management Professional Certificate program and attended an information session at the Career Expo on Jan. 9. This open-house event draws hundreds of people who are interested in programs such as culinary arts, web design, social media marketing, healthcare, paralegal, human resources and more. Additional sessions on interview coaching and financial aid are also available.

A special spring Expo will take place April 10 and will focus on programs in health care, culinary arts, technology and administration. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit or call (770) 423-6765.


On Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m., Harrison High School Jazz Bands presents A Night of Jazz at Lost Mountain Baptist Church at 5400 Old Dallas Road, Powder Springs.

Admission is $10 per person and includes dessert. Ticket order forms are available at Tickets can also be purchased at the door.


Kennsaw State University’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute for students ages 50 and older has designed five foundation courses to help attendees become more computer proficient. Each course builds upon what the previous course has presented. Completion of all five courses within one year will earn attendees a certificate. For those who are computer novices, Let’s Begin With Computers class suggested before beginning the OLLI Scholar Certificate. Courses start Feb. 10.

For more information or to register, call (770) 423-6765 or visit

Sally Litchfield is a longtime Marietta resident. She formerly practiced law in Marietta and now stays home to raise her two children. Send Sally news at Call Sally at (770) 425-8106.
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