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SPSU students gear up for pumpkin hurling contest

Oct 27, 2014 • WSAV-TV
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - Students at one metro Atlanta college are gearing up for a pumpkin catapulting competition meant to test their engineering skills. Officials at Southern Polytechnic State University say the fifth annual pumpkin hurling contest is ... More

Recognizing student veterans: Southern Polytechnic awards four $1000 ...

Sep 29, 2014 • Marietta Daily Journal
United States military veterans, who are now students at Southern Polytechnic State University, were guests of the Marietta Elks Lodge 1657 on Sunday. The lodge received a $2,000 Beacon Grant to host three parties for military vets, including a ... More

Advance voting tops 440000 ballots

Oct 27, 2014 • The Albany Herald
ATLANTA — More than 440,000 votes have been in the general election, with 54,611 of those coming this past weekend, according to data released Monday by Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp. According to Kemp's ... MARIETTA (AP) — Students at one ... More

New Cobb bus routes aim to link colleges

Sep 30, 2014 • MyFox Atlanta
Marietta, Ga.--- A new bus route, designed for college students, could be coming to Cobb County. Commissioners recently approved route 10X, for a $180,000 study. The possible route would link college campuses like Kennesaw State University with schools ... More

Campus debit cards may be fee traps for Georgia college students

Oct 10, 2014 • WGCL Atlanta
"It was literally shoved down our throats," said Sean Magee, a student at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta. Magee and other students are given the debit cards without requesting them. But when Magee learned of the card fees, he asked ... More

SPSU earns EPA sustainability grant

Oct 19, 2014 • Marietta Daily Journal
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta was one of two Georgia universities awarded with the People, Prosperity, and Planet award. The other university was Columbus State University. More

T2 and Campus Realty Advisors Close on Atlanta Student Housing Acquisition

Oct 10, 2014 • PR Newswire (press release)
ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An investment group purchased the 120 unit Austin Creek apartment community in Marietta, Georgia at the end of September. The property is immediately adjacent to the campus of Southern Polytechnic State University ... More

Growing Cobb: Officials champion redevelopment, ease traffic, crowding concerns

Oct 8, 2014 • Marietta Daily Journal
Beth Sessoms, Marietta economic development manager, explains the Franklin Road project to Kennesaw State University Provost Dr. Ken Harmon, as planning and development specialist Kyethea Clark listens Tuesday before the start of the Rebuilding ... More

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