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Finding Greatness: Dr. Daneell Moore

July 15, 2019

Dr. Daneell Moore was instrumental in the development of a mini-libraries initiative at Bibb County’s Porter Elementary School, a project she is now helping to expand to other locations. Full Name: Dr. Daneell Moore. Title: Assistant ...

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MGA Receives STEM Grant to Expand Undergraduate Research Opportunities

July 10, 2019

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) undergraduates pursuing science and math degrees will soon get opportunities to do more research, thanks to a new $50,000 grant. The funds will allow faculty in those departments to expand independent ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Vicky Sandoval

July 08, 2019

Dr. Vicky Sandoval plays a key role in designing and teaching courses for the School of Computing’s online degree programs. Full Name: Dr. Vicky Sandoval. Title: Assistant Professor of Information Technology. Degrees: • ...

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Middle Georgia State University Introduces New Schools in Academic Reorganization

July 01, 2019

A new academic organizational structure will help Middle Georgia State (MGA) strengthen efforts to create smaller, supportive communities of students, faculty and others within the University as a whole. As of July 1, 2019, MGA’s ...

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Middle Georgia State Announces Spring 2019 President's and Dean's List

June 20, 2019

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the spring semester 2019 President's List and Dean's List. Students on the President's List had a grade point average of at least 3.8. The Dean's List includes students who had at least a 3.5 grade ...

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Jones Family Foundation Gift to Expand Middle Georgia State University Flight Training in Macon

June 04, 2019

Middle Georgia State University’s flight education program at the Macon Downtown Airport is getting two additional airplanes thanks to the generosity of the Charles H. Jones Family Foundation. The foundation’s $800,000 gift ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Chris Lawrence

June 03, 2019

Dr. Chris Lawrence played a key role in developing Middle Georgia State’s new Bachelor of Science in Political Science and is the ‘campus champion’ behind efforts to lower the cost of textbooks and other course ...

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Middle Georgia State to Launch MGA Direct - Degrees Offered Online with 8-week Classes

May 22, 2019

MGA Direct - Middle Georgia State University’s streamlined initiative that offers degree programs through the University’s Online Campus- launches this fall. Courses offered through MGA Direct will last eight weeks instead of ...

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“If we do it right, everybody wins” – Middle Georgia State University hosts community leaders at THRIVE Summit

May 15, 2019

More than 70 leaders from Middle Georgia communities gathered at the Hatcher Conference Center at Middle Georgia State University’s (MGA) Macon Campus for the THRIVE Summit on Wednesday, May 15.  The day-long event, hosted by ...

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Master’s in Technical and Professional Writing Coming to Middle Georgia State University

May 15, 2019

A Master of Arts Degree in Technical and Professional Writing is coming to Middle Georgia State University (MGA). The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the degree at its May 14 meeting. MGA will launch the degree in ...

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Middle Georgia State University Hosts Groundbreaking for New Residence Hall on Macon Campus

May 13, 2019

Construction on a three-story residence hall for the Macon Campus of Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is underway, with a formal groundbreaking scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, May 16. The $18.5 million project will result in the first ...

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Middle Georgia State University Foundation Awards Scholarships to 230 Students

April 29, 2019

The Middle Georgia State University (MGA) Foundation has awarded more than $260,000 in scholarships to students for the 2019-2020 academic year – and there’s more to come. “One of the MGA Foundation’s top ...

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MGA Student Wins Coveted Scholarship to Attend Iconic Apple Worldwide Developers Conference

April 29, 2019

Michael Koohang, a Middle Georgia State University graduating senior, is one of just 350 students to win a scholarship to attend this year's Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, Calif., an iconic event where the company ...

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MGA Recognizes Students for Academic Achievements

April 26, 2019

Taylor Cravey of Dudley, Ga., a Middle Georgia State University senior graduating with a bachelor's degree in elementary special education, has been chosen the President's Scholar for the Class of 2019. Cravey was one of more than 50 MGA students ...

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Middle Georgia State’s Master’s Degree in Cybersecurity Earns Special Designation From U.S. Defense Agencies

April 24, 2019

Middle Georgia State University’s master’s degree in information technology is now a designated program of the National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CDE). The designation, which CAE-CDE made formally on ...

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MGA to Graduate 630 at Spring Commencement Ceremonies; Life Balance Inc. President Is Commencement Speaker

April 24, 2019

Nearly 630 students are eligible to graduate from Middle Georgia State University at spring commencement ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, May 9. Mary LoVerde, president of Life Balance Inc., and a writer and speaker, will be the commencement ...

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Waters Joins Middle Georgia State University as University Counsel

April 19, 2019

Josh Waters has joined Middle Georgia State University as university counsel. Waters most recently was in private practice in Perry at the law firm of Walker, Hulbert, Gray and Moore. Waters is a graduate of Houston County High School. He ...

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Board of Regents Approves New Occupational Therapy Graduate Degree at Middle Georgia State

April 19, 2019

A proposal to launch a new graduate program at Middle Georgia State University (MGA) was approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia at its April meeting. The new degree, a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy ...

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Finding Greatness: Taylor Cravey

April 18, 2019

Taylor Cravey, who graduates in May, is the President's Scholar for the Class of 2019. Each year, a graduating senior is chosen by MGA's Honors, Awards and Graduation Committee, with the approval of the University president, to be the President's ...

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MGA Students Present Scholarly Work at National Undergraduate Research Conference

April 17, 2019

Seven MGA students presented their work at the National Undergraduate Research Conference, which was held at Kennesaw State University April 11-13. Their proposals were selected from over 4,000 submissions because they demonstrated unique ...

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2019 MGA Undergraduate Conference Showcases Students’ Original Research

April 16, 2019

Students from several fields of study will present original research during the three days of Middle Georgia State University’s (MGA) 2019 Undergraduate Conference.  The conference, part of the University’s ...

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Middle Georgia State Again Among Enrollment Growth Leaders in State System

April 15, 2019

For the second semester in a row, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) posted the second-highest percentage enrollment increase in the University System of Georgia. MGA's spring 2019 enrollment grew to 7,242 students, a four percent increase ...

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New Agreement Gives MGA Students Early Access to Pharmacy School

April 09, 2019

Aspiring pharmacists who are students at Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will be eligible to earn doctoral degrees a year early based on an articulation agreement recently signed by MGA and PCOM South Georgia. "The PharmD Early Assurance ...

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Finding Greatness: Moreh Jackson

April 08, 2019

Psychology major Moreh Jackson traveled abroad three times as an MGA student, either for study or service learning. Now she is on her way to Scotland to pursue a Ph.D. Full Name: Moreh Joy Jackson. Age: 21. Hometown: Byron. Residence: ...

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At Retirement, Beth Brown Leaves a Legacy of Hundreds of Graduates And a Stronger Respiratory Therapy Profession

April 03, 2019

If not for Beth Brown, Middle Georgia State University’s respiratory therapy degree might not exist today. Instead, a program that just hit the quarter century mark has produced more than 500 graduates and recently transitioned from an ...

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Finding Greatness: Ed Jolley

April 01, 2019

Aviation science major Ed Jolley, who recently donated bone marrow to help his father, is inspiring MGA classmates, staff and faculty with his determined dedication to his family and his studies. Full Name: Edward Burdette Jolley III. Age: ...

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Finding Greatness: Clay Griggs

March 25, 2019

President’s Torch Society member Clay Griggs wants to shape a career around marketing, communications, and improving social media. Full Name: Clay Richard Griggs. Age: 20. Hometown: Taylor County. Residence: Macon. High School: ...

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Finding Greatness: Jeffrey Harvey

March 18, 2019

MGA graduate Jeffrey Harvey is public policy director for the Georgia Farm Bureau. He will talk about Georgia’s agriculture industry at the “Voices of Impact” lecture series on April 18: ...

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Tattnall Square, Eureka Scholastic Place First in MGA-Hosted Math Olympics

March 11, 2019

Students from Tattnall Square Academy in Macon and Eureka Scholastic Academy in Forsyth, Fulton, and Coweta County, captured first-place honors in the 39th annual Math Olympics at Middle Georgia State University (MGA).  More than 230 ...

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Finding Greatness: Kaitlyn Kelly

March 11, 2019

New Media major Kaitlyn Kelly, senior writer for #MGA’s student newspaper and a reporter for the student video production office, is pursuing a career in film production. Full Name: Kaitlyn Nicole Kelly. Age: 20. Hometown: ...

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MGA Student’s Unexpected Move Across Country Won’t Derail Her Degree

March 06, 2019

In late February, Sara Lynn Slagle got an offer she did not want to refuse. A modeling agency offered the Middle Georgia State University student, a professional model since she was a junior at Macon’s First Presbyterian Day School, a ...

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Finding Greatness: Deep Patel

March 04, 2019

Deep Patel, a systems analyst and graduate student in MGA's Master of Science in Information Technology, was part of a two-person team that took first place at the recent Collegiate Cup coding competition. That only scratches the surface of what ...

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New Media Majors Display Talent, Creativity on Cochran Campus

February 28, 2019

Nikea Conyers of Decatur planned to study theater when she moved to Cochran a few years ago to enroll at Middle Georgia State University. At the time, MGA still offered an associate’s degree in that field. When the University ...

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Writers Group Founded by MGA Faculty Member Publishes Anthology

February 27, 2019

In 2009, shortly after taking a faculty position in the English department of what is now Middle Georgia State University, Dr. Shane Trayers founded the Macon Writers Group to create a community for writers living in the ...

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Cyber Knights Advance to Regional in Cyber Defense Competition

February 27, 2019

The Cyber Knights, Middle Georgia State University's cyber defense competition team, have advanced to the regional level of the 2019 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The winning institution at the regional level will move on to the ...

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Finding Greatness: Caleb Sutton

February 25, 2019

IT major Caleb Sutton is public relations chair of BOLD, one of MGA’s most successful and active student organizations, and an assistant working in the Office of Student Life. Full Name: Caleb Sutton. Age: 22. Hometown: ...

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Middle Georgia State Receives $480,000 Federal Grant for Metabolomics Research

February 19, 2019

Faculty and undergraduate research into metabolomics - an emerging technology with significant implications for medical science - has earned Middle Georgia State University a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $480,000, the largest award ...

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Finding Greatness: Tyus White

February 18, 2019

Tyus White, secretary of the student organization BOLD, is preparing for a career in digital forensics. Full Name: Tyus White. Age: 22. Hometown and Residence: Macon. High School: Southwest High School, where he played football, basketball, ...

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Middle Georgia State Student Groups Step Up to Help Homeless

February 14, 2019

For several years running, Middle Georgia State University faculty member Liz Riley has been among the campers at the Greater Macon Sleepout, an annual event to raise money to help homeless members of the community. Riley, an associate professor ...

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Middle Georgia State to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management

February 13, 2019

A Bachelor of Science in Sport Management is joining Middle Georgia State University’s degree lineup. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the degree proposal at its February 12 meeting in ...

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Finding Greatness: Grace Adams-Square

February 11, 2019

Grace Adams-Square of MGA’s political science faculty is known for her work that recognizes and honors the University’s students who are military veterans. Full Name: Grace Arden Adams-Square. Full Title: Assistant Professor ...

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Finding Greatness: Morgan Baggett

February 04, 2019

A former dual-enrollment student, Morgan Baggett took a break from college after a temporary move away but has now resumed her pursuit of a bachelor’s degree at the Dublin Campus of Middle Georgia State University. Full Name: Morgan ...

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MGA Professor’s Film Series Idea Celebrates Milestone

January 29, 2019

Beginning in 1999 as an effort to help revitalize downtown Macon life, and bring audiences to the newly renovated Douglass Theatre, the CollegeTown Film Series did so by bringing together students from Mercer University, Wesleyan College, and ...

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MGA Coding Team Takes First Place at Collegiate Cup Competition

January 29, 2019

As the duo representing Middle Georgia State University at the Collegiate Cup coding competition, Michael Koohang and Deep Patel built a platform designed to empower and connect educators by providing them with the tools and support they need to ...

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MGA President Blake: State of the University is Strong

January 28, 2019

With growing enrollment, an increasing number of graduates, and degree program expansion, Middle Georgia State University is stronger than ever just six years after the consolidation of two regional colleges created the five-campus ...

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Finding Greatness: Brison Mills

January 28, 2019

Active in student government and Dublin Campus activities, Brison Mills is a senior IT major at Middle Georgia State University and a U.S. Army veteran. Full Name: Brison Mills. Hometown and Residence: East Dublin. High School: East Laurens ...

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MGA Part of New Cybersecurity Education Partnership with U.S. Army Cyber Center

January 23, 2019

Middle Georgia State University is one of five institutions joining forces with the U.S. Army Cyber Center at Fort Gordon in Augusta, Ga., to help fill more than 11,000 cyber job openings around the state. The University System of Georgia (USG) ...

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MGA Announces Fall 2018 President's and Dean's Lists

January 17, 2019

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the fall semester 2018 President's List and Dean's List. Students on the President's List had a grade point average of at least 3.8. The Dean's List includes students who had at least a 3.5 grade ...

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Finding Greatness: Eliza Usher

January 14, 2019

At age 17, MGA dual enrollment student Eliza Usher is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, president of the Warner Robins Campus Student Activities Board, and busy applying for an internship with the FBI. Full Name: Eliza ...

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MGA’s Cochran Campus Library Receives Grants to Preserve Historic Newspapers and Artifacts

January 09, 2019

Thanks to two recent grants, Middle Georgia State University librarians on the Cochran Campus are taking important steps to preserve local history. A $1,700 grant from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council is allowing the ...

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Middle Georgia State's Cyber Knights Excel in National Cybersecurity Competition

December 10, 2018

Three Middle Georgia State University (MGA) students finished in the top 25 of a recent online national cybersecurity competition. All seven students participating placed in the top 10 percent.  Out of 3,334 participants from various ...

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600+ Students Set to Receive Degrees at Middle Georgia State University’s Fall Graduation

December 06, 2018

Nearly 630 students are eligible to collect their diplomas from Middle Georgia State University at fall graduation ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 13. Col. Lyle K. Drew, commander, 78th Air Base Wing, Robins Air Force Base, will be the ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Keith Moffett

December 04, 2018

Dr. Keith Moffett, who in 2011 was named a distinguished alumnus of what is now MGA, has gone on to become county manager for Macon-Bibb. Full Name: Dr. Keith Moffett. Age: 47. Hometown: Macon. Residence: Lizella. Family: Wife, Dr. Melinda ...

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MGA's Carty Wins Marketing Achievement Award

November 28, 2018

The Georgia Education Advancement Council (GEAC) has recognized Cheryl Carty, Middle Georgia State University's chief marketing officer and assistant vice president, for individual achievement in marketing and communications. GEAC is a statewide ...

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Literary Dissection Gets Real in MGA English Prof's Unique Course

November 26, 2018

When Jahi Mendes registered for Dr. Karmen Lenz’s early British literature course, the last thing he expected to see on the syllabus was a heart dissection. “I was extremely curious regarding how heart dissection had any ...

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Finding Greatness: Zakeyia Westberry

November 26, 2018

Zakeyia Westberry, an education major and member of the Cochran Campus Activities Board, recently published a book of her poetry. Full Name: Zakeyia Yakirria Westberry. Age: 20. Hometown: Macon/Warner Robins. Residence: Cochran. High School: ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Monica Miller

November 19, 2018

Dr. Monica Miller is one of 18 faculty members from institutions of higher education across Georgia selected as a 2018 Governor's Teaching Fellow. Full Name: Dr. Monica Carol Miller. Title: Assistant Professor of English. Degrees: ...

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MGA Students Bring New Life to Old Computers for Museum Project

November 16, 2018

The five Middle Georgia State University students who signed up for Tina Ashford's new "IT Museum" class this fall just wanted to tinker with vintage computers that are, in most cases, considerably older than them. They ended up becoming de ...

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Career Development Course Strengthens Partnership Between MGA and Robins AFB

November 13, 2018

Keyona Reed jumped at it when her supervisor at Robins Air Force Base offered her a chance to take a short-term career development course at Middle Georgia State University. "Eventually, I hope to get into a supervisory position myself," Reed, ...

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Finding Greatness: Kiwaukee Thomas

November 12, 2018

Former NFL player Kiwaukee Thomas, who grew up in Warner Robins and graduated from Ashford University, has ushered in a greater level of professionalism and competitiveness for MGA's football club team. He played college football at Georgia ...

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MGA Posts Second-Highest Percentage Enrollment Increase in University System

November 09, 2018

Continuing an upward trend, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) this fall posted the second-highest percentage increase in enrollment in the University System of Georgia. MGA's fall 2018 enrollment reached 7,802 students, according to the ...

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MGA Student Success Center Coordinator's Hobby is for the Birds

November 08, 2018

At age 7, Paul Johnson mimicked bird paintings while taking art lessons. Now, he’s channeled his creativity into publishing books about them. Johnson, Student Success Center coordinator at Middle Georgia State University's Macon ...

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Middle Georgia State to Join USG in "Celebrating Our Ethical Culture"

November 08, 2018

Faculty and staff at Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will join colleagues across the University System of Georgia in celebrating Ethics Awareness Week with a series of events and fun reminders. The theme for the annual observance in 2018 is ...

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MGA Recognized by Washington Monthly for Student Voting Efforts

November 06, 2018

Washington Monthly recently included Middle Georgia State University (MGA) in its 2018 America’s Best Colleges for Student Voting guide. A part of The College Guide and Rankings – which rates colleges and universities on their ...

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Finding Greatness: Luke Ross

November 05, 2018

Luke Ross, one of MGA's first students to pursue the new Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Musicianship, is already an accomplished percussionist. Full Name: Jonathan “Luke” Ross. Age: 22. Hometown and Residence: ...

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Middle Georgia State University commemorates Veterans Day with a wide variety of events

November 05, 2018

A choral concert, volunteer service at the Dublin VA hospital, participation in a nationwide tolling of commemorative bells, and a unique early-morning event are just some of the programs Middle Georgia State University (MGA) has planned for its ...

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Middle Georgia State University Hosts “Color Run” to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

November 02, 2018

Middle Georgia State University's Schools of Information Technology, Education and Behavioral Sciences, and the Experiential Learning office are hosting the 2018 Big Fun Color Run, a 5K where runners get blasted with colored powder along the ...

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New Agreement with Delta-owned Endeavor Air Opens Another Pathway for MGA Aviators

November 02, 2018

A new agreement between Endeavor Air, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, and Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will be providing students with yet another pathway to a career in the pilot’s seat. MGA has become the newest ...

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MGA Foundation Honors Barrs and Lukemire

October 08, 2018

Wanda Barrs, co-owner of Gully Branch Tree Farm in Bleckley County, is the 2018 recipient of the Legacy of Leadership honor, while Edward D. Lukemire, chief judge with the Superior Court of Houston Judicial Circuit, is this year's Outstanding ...

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Finding Greatness: Matt Noble

October 08, 2018

Dr. Matt Noble, assistant professor of math, is the 2018 recipient of the faculty award for Outstanding Scholarship. Full name: Dr. Matt Noble. Title: Assistant professor of mathematics. Degrees: Bachelor of Science, Master of Applied ...

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Being BOLD

October 04, 2018

As a freshman, Trevone Sullivan knew he needed to do more than attend classes and study if he wanted to make the most of his time at Middle Georgia State University. So he wandered over to the Cochran Campus club rush that fall hoping to find an ...

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MGA Announces Summer 2018 President's and Dean's Lists

October 03, 2018

Middle Georgia State University announces the 2018 summer semester President's List and Dean's List. Students on the President's List had a grade point average of at least 3.8. The Dean's List includes students who had at least a 3.5 grade point ...

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MGA Education Major Successfully Mixes Her Studies with Entrepreneurship

October 02, 2018

Once she became a junior at Middle Georgia State University, Allie Keel made the same discovery many students make when they begin taking upper-level courses: balancing a job with a full college workload is a challenge. But Keel had loved ...

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Finding Greatness: Shanquel Askew

October 01, 2018

Psychology major Shanquel Askew, president of Black Student Unification, is preparing for a career helping youth in the juvenile justice system. Full Name: Shanquel Askew. Age: 21. Hometown and Residence: Macon. High School: "I attended ...

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Finding Greatness: Hunter Holland

September 24, 2018

History major Hunter Holland, who is aiming for graduate school and a career in sports journalism, is captain of the Middle Georgia State equestrian team and a member of the President’s Torch Society. Full Name: Hunter Ray ...

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MGA's Dr. Monica Miller Named a 2018 Governor's Teaching Fellow

September 20, 2018

ATHENS – Dr. Monica Miller, assistant professor of English at Middle Georgia State University, has been selected as a 2018 Governor’s Teaching Fellow for the academic year symposium program. As one of 18 faculty members from ...

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A Banner Semester - MGA earns recognition from US News & World Report, sees enrollment climb 6%

September 10, 2018

Middle Georgia State University's (MGA) enrollment is growing at the fastest rate in four years just as the institution lands on a U.S. News & World Report best college rankings list for the first time. As of September 10, Middle Georgia ...

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Peach County's Dr. Vernard Hodges to Kick Off Middle Georgia State's Voices of Impact Series

September 06, 2018

Middle Georgia State University’s Voices of Impact Lecture Series premiers at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, with guest speaker Dr. Vernard Hodges, veterinarian, entrepreneur and author.Presented by the University’s Office of ...

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Middle Georgia State Staffer's Horror Writing Career Takes Off

September 04, 2018

Horror writers are some of the nicest folks you'll ever meet. Middle Georgia State University's Andy Davidson would know. Over the past 14 months, he's secured a place in that particular clan with the publication of his first novel, a vampire ...

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Finding Greatness: Jessica Ramsay

September 04, 2018

Middle Georgia State University education graduate Jessica Ramsay now works with children with special needs.Full Name: Jessica M. Ramsay. Age: 31. Hometown: Macon. Residence: Lizella. Family: Husband, Akeem Ramsay; children, daughter ...

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Macon Woman Will Celebrate Her 70th Birthday by Graduating from MGA

August 28, 2018

As a practical matter, Margaret Wallace didn't "need" a college degree. Better known around these parts as Margaret Snow, her name adorned many a real-estate sign during a successful, decades-long career as an agent and broker. About 10 years ...

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Finding Greatness: Amani Baker

August 27, 2018

Amani Baker, majoring in air traffic management, works in MGA's Career Services office and is active in student government and with the Campus Activities Board. Full Name: Amani Love Baker. Age: 19. Hometown: Covington. High School: Newton ...

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Ember Bishop Bentley, Former Georgia First Lady Chief of Staff, Joins MGA as Chief of Staff and Government Relations Officer

August 23, 2018

Ember Bishop Bentley, currently executive director of the Georgia Forestry Foundation and former chief of staff for Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal, is joining Middle Georgia State University as chief of staff and government relations officer. ...

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Middle Georgia State University's New Strategic Plan Targets Purpose-Driven Enrollment Growth, Greater Student Success, and More

August 22, 2018

Growing enrollment, enriching student experiences, and expanding online degree programs into new markets are among the top goals as Middle Georgia State University plans for the next five years. The University just released "Elevating Middle ...

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MGA Professor Promotes Norman Mailer Society Conference Scheduled for Macon

August 20, 2018

Macon, Ga., is hosting the 2018 conference of the Norman Mailer Society from Thursday, Oct. 25, through Saturday, Oct. 27. Dr. Gerald Lucas, English professor at Middle Georgia State University, is vice president of the Norman Mailer Society and ...

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Finding Greatness: Michael Koohang

August 20, 2018

Michael Koohang recently completed an undergraduate internship at Georgia Tech that focused on civic data research. Thanks in large part to dual enrollment, Koohang will complete his B.S. in Information Technology by the time he is 18 years old. ...

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Delta Propel Liftoff Event on Eastman Campus

August 10, 2018

To celebrate the launch the Delta Propel Pilot Career Path Program, Middle Georgia State University and Delta Air Lines will be hosting a Liftoff event on the University's Eastman campus on Thursday, August 16.  The event will provide ...

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MGA Faculty, Staff Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

August 07, 2018

Six Middle Georgia State University (MGA) faculty and staff members were recognized at the annual Fall Convocation for outstanding achievements. Dr. Matthew Noble, assistant professor of math, won the Outstanding Scholarship award. In four years ...

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Stenander Joins Middle Georgia State as Vice President for Enrollment Management

August 07, 2018

Jennifer Stenander is the new vice president for Enrollment Management at Middle Georgia State University. Stenander, 44, originally from Monticello, Ga., joined Middle Georgia State on August 1, 2018. Most recently the founder and president of ...

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Marc Martel, Voice of Freddie Mercury in Upcoming Queen Biopic, to Appear in Concert At MGA

August 07, 2018

Marc Martel, who helped voice the role of Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury in an upcoming film, will perform in concert at Middle Georgia State University at 7 p.m. Friday, August 17, at the Macon Campus of Middle Georgia State University ...

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MGA English Professors Publish "Monsters of Film, Fiction, and Fable"

July 26, 2018

A newly published book by three members of Middle Georgia State University's English department is pretty monstrous. And that's exactly how they intended it to be.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing just released "Monsters of Film, ...

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MGA receives $1.5M from Peyton Anderson Foundation for Macon enrollment services center

July 17, 2018

On July 16, 2018, the Peyton Anderson Foundation (http://www.peytonanderson.org/) announced a gift of $1.5 million to Middle Georgia State University, payable over two years, to help fund the construction of a new enrollment services center. The ...

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MGA School of Aviation works with Delta Air Lines to offer innovative career paths for pilots

July 17, 2018

Middle Georgia State University is one of only eight universities in the nation that have been selected to participate in a new program that will put new pilots into sought-after jobs in the cockpits of Delta Air Lines jets.  The Delta ...

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Finding Greatness: Betsy McDaniel

July 16, 2018

Betsy McDaniel is a graduate of MGA's Occupational Therapy Assistant degree program who went on to become its director. Full Name: Betsy McDaniel. Title: Occupational Therapy Assistant degree program director. Degrees: Associate of Science in ...

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Middle Georgia State Lowers Tuition for Online Courses

July 11, 2018

Beginning fall 2018, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is lowering tuition for online courses by about 11 percent. For a single 3-credit-hour course, the decrease translates into nearly $60 in savings for students. For a number of years, ...

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Finding Greatness: Col. Thomas Grabowski

July 09, 2018

A graduate of what is now Middle Georgia State University, Col. Thomas Grabowski is the commander of the 116th Air Control Wing, Robins Air Force Base. Full Name: Thomas F. Grabowski. Age: 53. Hometown: Chicago. Residence: Warner ...

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MGA Announces Spring 2018 President's & Dean's Lists

July 05, 2018

Middle Georgia State University announces the 2018 spring semester President's List and Dean's List. Students on the President's List had a grade point average of at least 3.8. The Dean's List includes students who had at least a 3.5 grade point ...

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School of Aviation Partners with Delta Air Lines TechOps to Develop Aircraft Maintenance Technicians

June 20, 2018

The pathway to a high-paying job in aviation is becoming a lot more navigable, thanks to a partnership between Middle Georgia State University’s (MGA) School of Aviation and Delta Air Lines. Delta’s partnership with MGA ...

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Finding Greatness: Brooke Jordan

June 19, 2018

Recent MGA graduate Brooke Jordan, the first in her family to finish college, will begin a teaching career this fall. One of her inspirations was her 7th grade teacher who became a Middle Georgia State faculty member  the same year ...

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Finding Greatness: Jasmine Brown

June 11, 2018

Jasmine Brown, director of Clinical Education for MGA's Department of Respiratory Therapy, develops Experiential Learning projects for RT students, and serves on the Faculty Senate. Full Name: Jasmine Brown. Full Title: Director of Clinical ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Rebecca Nees

June 04, 2018

Dr. Rebecca Nees played a key role in the development of MGA's new sociology minor and is teaching in the University's inaugural Summer Scholars program. Full Name: Dr. Rebecca Nees. Full Title: Associate Professor of Sociology. Degree: Doctor ...

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Middle Georgia State Adds Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science & Minors in Business and Sociology

May 29, 2018

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is adding a Bachelor of Science in Political Science, as well as minors in business and sociology, to its academic offerings this fall. The Bachelor of Science in Political Science will be based on MGA's ...

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Finding Greatness: Devereaux Lindsey

May 29, 2018

As a campus coordinator for student services, Devereaux Lindsey helps MGA students have rich experiences outside of the classroom. Full Name: Devereaux Amber Lindsey. Title: Student Services Coordinator, Macon Campus. Degrees: • ...

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MGA Faculty at the 2018 Data Summit

MGA Hosts First Data Summit

May 25, 2018

On Thursday, May 24, more than 60 members of the Middle Georgia State University (MGA) faculty and staff convened on the Macon Campus for the first MGA Data Summit.  The day-long event, organized by the Office of the Provost, was ...

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MGA Creates a Trendsetter Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy

May 24, 2018

The respiratory therapy program at Middle Georgia State University is taking an innovative leap forward. Beginning fall 2018, Middle Georgia State (MGA) will offer respiratory therapy as a bachelor's degree only. Students currently in the ...

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New Building Wing Enhances STEM Instruction on Middle Georgia State University’s Warner Robins Campus

May 23, 2018

If she had to, Emily White of Warner Robins was willing to drive to Middle Georgia State University's Macon Campus to take the chemistry class she needed. But she wasn't thrilled about it. "I would have had to leave earlier to get to class and ...

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Making New Music

May 22, 2018

A new MGA bachelor's degree rethinks what music majors should learn to thrive in the cultural economy.   For Tyler Rogers, pursuing a dream of becoming a church music director means getting down to business. "I want to know how to ...

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Spring Issue of MGA Today Published

May 22, 2018

The spring 2018 issue of MGA Today magazine is now available online. Read about Middle Georgia State's School of Aviation (the only one based at a public institution in the state), new bachelor's degrees in Contemporary Musicianship and ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Lorraine Dubuisson

May 21, 2018

Dr. Lorraine Dubuisson is president of the Georgia Philological Association and organizer of the recent Knight Writers camp, designed to connect MGA's Cochran Campus with the local school system. Full Name: Dr. Lorraine Dubuisson. Title: ...

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Middle Georgia State Graduates First Class of Master of Arts in Teaching Program

May 17, 2018

In early May, five students became the first graduates of Middle Georgia State University's Master of Arts in Teaching. Middle Georgia State (MGA) launched the graduate degree in summer 2017. The first graduates, most of whom participated in the ...

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Finding Greatness: Rachel Maddox

May 16, 2018

A new graduate of Middle Georgia State, Rachel Maddox is headed to Mercer Law School and a career advocating for civil rights. Full Name: Rachel Maddox. Age: 21. Hometown: Jackson. Residence: Macon. High School: "I was homeschooled and got ...

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Finding Greatness: Trenten Williams

May 07, 2018

Trenten Williams, who graduates May 8 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, is the President's Scholar for the Class of 2018. Each year, a graduating senior is chosen by MGA's Honors, Awards and Graduation Committee, with the approval of the ...

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MGA Cyber Knights Shine In National Cyber League Competitions

May 01, 2018

The Cyber Knights, a Middle Georgia State University (MGA) student club that competes in events to demonstrate cybersecurity skills and knowledge, placed in top tiers of recent National Cyber League competitions. Middle Georgia State students, ...

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MGA to Graduate Nearly 600 Students at Spring Commencement

April 30, 2018

Nearly 600 students are candidates for graduation at Middle Georgia State University's 2018 spring commencement ceremonies, scheduled for Tuesday, May 8. Dr. Joyce A. Jones, the University System of Georgia's vice chancellor for Student Affairs, ...

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Finding Greatness: Jordan Rigdon

April 30, 2018

Jordan Rigdon, who is graduating with a B.S. in early childhood special education, is MGA's 2018 Academic Recognition Day Scholar. Full Name: Jordan Rigdon. Age: 24. Hometown & Residence: Byron. High School: Peach County High School, ...

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MGA Professor Organizes Georgia Council of Graduate Schools Conference in Macon

April 30, 2018

The Georgia Council of Graduate Schools (GCGS) held its fifth annual conference at the Marriott City Center Hotel in Macon on April 19-20. As the current GCGS president, Dr. Loretta Clayton, director of Graduate Student Policy and Support at ...

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MGA Grad Students Awarded Dixie Crow Scholarships

April 26, 2018

Kelsey Wade and Jerrie Schack, who are pursuing Master of Science degrees in Management at Middle Georgia State University (MGA), were recently awarded Dixie Crow Scholarships from the Dixie Crow Chapter of the Association of Old Crows ...

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MGA Students Recognized for Leadership

April 26, 2018

Nearly 30 Middle Georgia State University students received awards for their leadership in clubs, organizations, and other extracurricular activities during the 2017-2018 academic year. The recent awards ceremony took place on the University's ...

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Finding Greatness: Anthony Cleator

April 23, 2018

With two of his #MGA professors, senior psychology major Anthony Cleator has co-authored several scholarly articles that will be published in research journals. Full Name: Anthony Cleator. Age: 28. Hometown: Andrews AFB, Md. Residence: Warner ...

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MGA Recognizes Students for Academic Achievements

April 18, 2018

Trenten Williams of Bonaire, a Middle Georgia State University (MGA) senior graduating with a bachelor's degree in Biology, has been chosen the President's Scholar for the Class of 2018. He was one of more than 30 MGA students recognized at the ...

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