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LAST WEEK'S PROGRAM
August 14, 2017 - Sam Olens, President, Kennesaw State University


On Monday, August 14, 2017, Sam Olens, President of Kennesaw State University, spoke to the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs. According to the University’s website, “Sam Olens became Kennesaw State University’s fourth president on Nov. 1, 2016. Olens was elected Georgia’s 53rd attorney general in 2010 and re-elected in 2014. In his role, Olens worked with the governor and legislature to strengthen the penalties for sex trafficking and protect the victims. He also guided a comprehensive revision of Georgia’s sunshine laws and led the effort to stem the epidemic of prescription drug abuse. Additionally, in cooperation with the Georgia Food Bank Association and Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, Olens established the Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, which has collected the equivalent of over 5 million pounds of food for Georgia’s youth. Prior to being elected attorney general, Olens was chairman of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners, serving from August 2002 through March 2010. He previously served as a county commissioner from 1999 through June 2002. He also served as chair of the Atlanta Regional Commission from December 2004 through 2009, and as vice-chair of the Metropolitan North Georgia Water District from 2005 through March 2010.” (http://president.kennesaw.edu/)


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Posted by Sally Wyeth Mclaughlin
August 16, 2017

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