Senior-Year Seminar

Course Description:

KSU 4401: Senior Seminar assists college students transitioning to post-university life and provides them with an opportunity to reflect on and provide closure to their collegiate educational experience, demonstrate proficiency, develop the skills necessary to successfully transition to and navigate post-university life, understand the civic and social responsibilities of being college educated global citizens and connect with Kennesaw State University in an ongoing alumni relationship. Students develop the life-long learning habit of archiving, assessing, and sharing their learning by creating a portfolio to honor, understand, and connect their learning from self to global society for the betterment of both.

  • Joan E. Leichter Dominick, Ed.DJoan E. Leichter Dominick, Ed.D. is the Senior-Year Seminar Course Coordinator in the Department of Leadership and Integrative Studies at Kennesaw State University. As an Associate Professor of Communication, Joan E. Leichter Dominick is an award winning college educator with a professional history in the disciplines of Adult Education and Communication. She has served as the leader of this academic seminar, which was developed in 1990 by President Emeritus Betty Siegel, Kennesaw State University.

    Since joining Kennesaw State University in 1990, she has chaired the Communication Department, won the 1996 Distinguished Teaching and the 1996 Regent's Distinguished Professor of Teaching and Learning at the university. Her academic project for the 1996 Regent's Distinguished Professor of Teaching and Learning award was the design and implementation of a Presentation Technology Center to enhance the technology presentation skills of students across the campus. Her project as a Governor's Teaching Fellow was further developing the Senior-Year Seminar course.

    Joan E. Leichter Dominick holds a Doctorate in Adult Education from the University of Georgia (1990) and Masters Degree (1975) and Bachelors Degree (1973) in Communication Arts and Sciences from Queens College, City University of New York. As a doctoral student, she was a University of Georgia Kellogg Fellow. A native New Yorker, she has lived in Georgia since 1975.