Student Engagement

The Special Projects Team provides learning experiences for KSU and K-12 students and utilizes student research and work in a variety of on-campus and community projects. By facilitating applied learning experiences and curriculum enhancements, the Special Projects Team enriches student instruction and the student experience and prepares students for the future.

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KSU Student Engagement Opportunities

  • Internships
    • Curatorial
    • Museum Education
    • Grants
  • Applied learning and/or practicum experience
  • Student research support

To learn more, students can contact Special Projects Curator James Newberry at or apply for an internship online.

University Instruction

  • Project-based learning
    • Students work on a real-world project, such as an exhibit, digital collection, or education supplement for an on-campus or community partner.
  • How to research
    • Students conduct research through engagement with primary and secondary sources.
  • Collaborative case studies
    • Students learn about stakeholder partnerships, problem solving, and conflict resolution by evaluating case studies.
  • Previous courses
    • HIST 3326: Historic Preservation
    • HIST 4425: Oral History
    • HIST 4430: Museum Studies
    • HIST 4427: Museum Exhibitions
    • ART 3340: Master Craftsman
    • PERS 2700: World of Work

Curriculum can be customized to fit learning objectives related to humanities, conflict resolution, project management, and education. To schedule an introduction session or project, faculty can contact Special Projects Curator James Newberry at

Digital Collections

Developed by the Special Projects Team, the following archival collections are available for KSU and K-12 student use through the KSU Archives Scholarly Online Access Respository (SOAR).

Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence - Grade 8

K-12 Student Enrichment

Field Trips and Digital Learning Modules