Mission

The President’s Emerging Global Scholars Cohort, or PEGS, prepares tomorrow’s leaders to actively engage in their communities, develop global competencies, and grow as exceptional scholars. Upon selection for this elite cohort, students earn the PEGS minor which is composed of:

  • Academically challenging courses built upon the PEGS Pillars of leadership, service, global engagement, and professional development

  • Study abroad opportunities in Central America and Europe

  • Local and international community service opportunities

  • Scholarship support

  • All benefits affiliated with KSU Journey Honors College


The curricular and co-curricular programming provided in the PEGS program equips students to apply for elite graduate programs, prestigious scholarships and fellowships, and exceptional career opportunities.

The objective of PEGS is to prepare our students to actively engage in their communities, develop global competencies, and grow as exceptional scholars. The curricular and co-curricular programming provided in the PEGS program directly gives participants the tools they need to prepare distinguished applications for elite graduate programs, prestigious scholarships and fellowships, and exceptional career opportunities. 

Core Values

As an elite cohort program within KSU Journey Honors College, the PEGS program evidences commitment to fostering the following in its students, faculty, and mentors:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Individualized and Unique Learning Opportunities
  • Community Engagement
  • Character Development
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Leadership Skills
  • Local, National, and Global Learning

Contact Us

Dr. Nicholas Ellwanger, Director of the President's Emerging Global Scholars Program
Phone: (470) 578-2364
Fax: (470) 578-9217
Email: nellwang@kennesaw.edu 

Address:
Academic Learning Center,
480 Bartow Avenue, Suite 5525
Kennesaw, GA  30144
Mail Drop: 2301

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