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MGA Hosts Live Facebook Chat About Dual-Enrollment Program

September 18, 2017

Students and their parents interested in learning more about dually enrolling in college before graduating high school are invited to chat live via Facebook with Maggie Schuyler, assistant director of Admissions at Middle Georgia State ...

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MGA Announces Summer 2017 President's and Dean's Lists

September 18, 2017

Middle Georgia State University announces the 2017 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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Finding Greatness: Deja Fambro

September 18, 2017

Deja Fambro, an Aviation Management major, is the first MGA student to embark on a semester at sea study abroad experience, which will take her to 11 countries between now and late December. Full Name: Deja Shimone Fambro. Age: 22. Hometown: ...

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AT&T Foundation Funds Grants for MGA's Georgia Academy Students

September 15, 2017

The AT&T Foundation is making it financially easier for accomplished high school students to remain enrolled at Middle Georgia State University's Georgia Academy. The Georgia Academy of Arts, Mathematics, Engineering and Sciences (formerly ...

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MGA Library Hosts Free Film Screenings Focused on 1st Amendment Issues

September 07, 2017

The Middle Georgia State University Library is hosting screenings of two films in late September to generate discussion of First Amendment issues. All screenings are free and open to the public. The Library will show "I Am Not Your Negro," ...

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MGA Air Show Set for September 30

September 05, 2017

The 2017 Heart of Georgia Air Show takes place Saturday, Sept. 30, at Middle Georgia State University's Aviation campus in Eastman. Gates open at 10 a.m. The show begins at noon. This event is free and open to the public.Want to see aerobatic ...

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Finding Greatness: Edson Silva

September 05, 2017

Edson Silva, Honors Program student and Health Services Administration major, plans a career as a nursing home administrator. Full Name: Edson Silva. Age: 48. Hometown: Born in Queens N.Y, raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, until the age of 16 and ...

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Finding Greatness: Charles Williams

August 28, 2017

Air Force veteran Charles Williams, now pursuing his master's degree in IT from Middle Georgia State, is a charter member of the Graduate Studies Advisory Council. Full Name: Charles Moses Williams, Jr. Age: 53. Hometown: Daytona Beach, ...

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MGA Early Childhood Degree Adds Reading Endorsement

August 28, 2017

Students graduating from Middle Georgia State University with a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Special Education are now able to add a Reading Endorsement to their certification. Effective fall 2017, the Georgia Professional Standards ...

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Middle Georgia State to Host Public Forum on Confederate Monuments

August 25, 2017

A public forum to discuss Confederate monuments and the various takes on what they symbolize will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 6, at Middle Georgia State University. This event, hosted by Middle Georgia State's History and Political ...

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MGA Adds Technical Writing and Digital Communication Graduate Certificate

August 25, 2017

Middle Georgia State University is rolling out a graduate certificate in Technical Writing and Digital Communication this October. The graduate certificate, which the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently ...

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MGA's Master's Program in Nursing Earns Specialized Accreditation

August 24, 2017

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing recently granted initial accreditation to Middle Georgia State University's Master of Science in Nursing Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program. As is standard practice, ...

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MGA's Dr. Pam Bedwell Honored by Armstrong State Alumni

August 23, 2017

Armstrong State University alumni have selected Dr. Pamela Harwood Bedwell, now vice provost at Middle Georgia State University, as one of the most inspiring and supportive faculty/staff members of Armstrong’s 1996-2014 era. She, along with ...

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MGA Team Makes Hackathon Competition Finals with Ride Share App

August 22, 2017

A team representing Middle Georgia State University advanced to the finals of the recent Technology Association of Georgia's (TAG) Information of Things (IOT) Hackathon 2017 in Alpharetta, Ga. Two faculty members from MGA's School of Information ...

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Finding Greatness: Kim Johnson

August 21, 2017

Kim K. Johnson, a member of MGA's Nursing faculty, was just awarded a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellowship through the University System of Georgia. Full Name: Kim K. Johnson. Title: Assistant Professor of Nursing. Degrees: ...

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Finding Greatness: Alexandria Hughes

August 14, 2017

MGA grad Alexandria Hughes is marketing coordinator for the Middle Georgia Regional Library. Full Name: Alexandria Hughes. Age: 24. Hometown and Residence: Macon. Employment: Marketing Coordinator for the Middle Georgia Regional ...

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MGA's School of Aviation Gets a Special Piece of Airspace

August 09, 2017

Thanks to recent approval by the Federal Aviation Administration, Middle Georgia State University's School of Aviation has its first permanent protective airspace box - a designated place in the sky where pilots in training can practice emergency ...

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MGA Hosts Eclipse Viewings for Students

August 08, 2017

Middle Georgia State University is hosting events for students, faculty and staff to view the eclipse of the sun that will be visible to all of North America on Monday, August 21. MGA's Student Life office is hosting an eclipse viewing from 2 ...

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Finding Greatness: Gene Behrends

August 07, 2017

Gene Behrends helps #MGA students take flight. Full Name: Gene Behrends. Full Title: Assistant Chief Pilot, MGA School of Aviation. Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Flight Management) from what is now Middle ...

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Dr. Ken L. Fincher Named VP for University Advancement

July 31, 2017

Dr. Ken L. Fincher is joining Middle Georgia State University as vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the Middle Georgia State Foundation. Most recently assistant vice chancellor for Advancement and Community ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Laura Thomason

July 31, 2017

Dr. Laura Thomason plays a major role in getting more MGA students to participate in international programs. Full Name: Dr. Laura E. Thomason. Title: Director of International Programs and Associate Professor of English. Degrees: ...

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School of Aviation Launches Part-Time Aircraft Structural Tech Program Option

July 27, 2017

Middle Georgia State University's School of Aviation is launching a part-time program option for people interested in aircraft repair and maintenance careers. Beginning August 14, the School of Aviation is offering the certificate program ...

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Finding Greatness: Alan Stines

July 24, 2017

A graduate of what is now MGA, Alan Stines began his career with a University staff position and eventually became a member of the IT faculty. Full Name: Alan Stines. Full Title: Lecturer of Information Technology. Degrees: Master of ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. John P. Girard

July 17, 2017

Dr. John P. Girard is an author, teacher, storyteller and adventurer. Full Name: Dr. John P. Girard. Full Title: Peyton Anderson Endowed Chair and Professor of Information Technology. Degrees: Doctor of Philosophy (Business ...

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A Tale of Two Ducks

July 10, 2017

Becky Carlisle knows her ducks. She can tell you, for example, that Middle Georgia State University is not a good home for the beautiful white ducks often seen gliding across the Macon Campus lake. "Those are Pekin ducks," said Carlisle, ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Simone Phipps

July 10, 2017

Dr. Simone Phipps conducts groundbreaking research into the contributions of minorities to the field of management. Full Name: Dr. Simone Phipps. Title: Assistant Professor of Management, School of Business. Degrees: Bachelor of ...

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MGA's School of Education Welcomes Visiting Student from University in England

July 05, 2017

Jennifer To is doing something she thinks will help her become a better schoolteacher in England. She's spending time in America. Specifically, she's at Middle Georgia State University for three weeks as a visiting student. "I wanted a ...

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A Meaningful Journey

June 28, 2017

For a pioneering group of Middle Georgia State University students, time abroad was time to serve. On a humid day in late May, Victoria Klingler is navigating some hilly countryside on foot in the Dominican Republic, making her way to a ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Pushpa Yadav

June 26, 2017

You've probably heard of the sugar substitute called stevia. Dr. Pushpa Yadav, assistant professor of Biology, and some of her students have been conducting tissue culture research on this natural, zero-calorie sugar plant. Full Name: Dr. ...

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MGA Announces Spring 2017 President's and Dean's Lists

June 15, 2017

Middle Georgia State University announces the 2017 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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Finding Greatness: Dr. Andre Nicholson

June 14, 2017

Dr. Andre Nicholson, a member of #MGA's Media, Culture and the Arts faculty, uses social issues to drive discussion and learning among his students. Full Name: Dr. Andre Nicholson. Full Title: Assistant Professor of New Media and ...

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Mounds, Monuments and Mysteries

June 07, 2017

Matt Jennings saw Ocmulgee National Monument for the first time in 2000 when, as a graduate student in History at the University of Illinois, he attended an archeological conference at the prehistoric Native American site in east Macon. “I had ...

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Spring 2017 MGA Today Highlights Faculty Research and More

May 15, 2017

Dr. Matt Jennings explores the secrets of Macon's greatest historic treasure. Read the story - and others - in the spring 2017 issue of MGA Today!! Table of Contents: Mounds, Monuments and Mysteries MGA Faculty Produce Array of Professional ...

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MGA's Newest International Venture Sets Sail

May 15, 2017

Studying abroad was high on Corjenay Stuart's wish list when she enrolled at Middle Georgia State University. Aside from a simple desire to see a bit more of the world, Stuart wanted to be the first of 11 children in her family to travel outside ...

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MGA Names New Deans for Schools of Business and Health Sciences

May 09, 2017

Academic leaders with extensive experience in their fields are joining Middle Georgia State as deans of the two of the University's largest schools. Dr. Michael Kenneth Holt, most recently of Austin Peay University, is joining Middle Georgia ...

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Finding Greatness: Rachel Hastings

May 08, 2017

Rachel Hastings is the President's Scholar for MGA's Class of 2017. Each year, a graduating senior is chosen by the Honors, Awards and Graduation Committee, with the approval of the University president, to be the President's Scholar. The chosen ...

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English Majors Present Capstone Research Projects

May 08, 2017

With topics ranging from "Manifestations of Trauma and Madness in Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein" to "George Orwell vs. the Roman Catholic Party," eight graduating Middle Georgia State University seniors finishing up their bachelor's degrees in ...

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School of Information Technology Inducts First Honor Society Members

May 05, 2017

Middle Georgia State University inducted its first members of Alpha Iota Mu honor society chapter on May 5. During the campus celebration, MGA honored 11 students and three faculty members. Alpha Iota Mu (AIM) is the international information ...

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MGA English Majors Reach Milestone

May 03, 2017

Middle Georgia State students Hope Fuqua and Samantha Morgan made a bit of University history when they became the first students to complete all of the coursework required for the Bachelor of Arts in English on the Cochran Campus. The ...

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Finding Greatness: Edwin Yu

May 01, 2017

An Air Force veteran who served in Afghanistan, Biology major Edwin Yu is now pursuing a career in dentistry. Full Name: Edwin Yu. Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y. Residence: Warner Robins. High School: Fort Hamilton High School. ...

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New Media Students Screen Fiction Films

April 28, 2017

MGA's New Media and Communications department is hosting a public screening of student-created short fiction films at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, in the Arts Complex Theater on the Macon Campus. This event, which highlights the work of students in the ...

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Coliseum CEO, "Remember the Titans" Coach to Speak at MGA's Spring Graduations

April 26, 2017

Steve J. Daugherty, CEO of Coliseum Northside Hospital, and Herman Boone, the legendary high school football coach portrayed in the movie “Remember the Titans,” are the commencement speakers for Middle Georgia State University's spring 2017 ...

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Finding Greatness: Carmishia Primus

April 24, 2017

Public Service major Carmishia Primus, president of MGA's Residence Housing Association, is pursuing a career in guidance counseling and mentoring. Full Name: Carmishia Primus. Age: 23. Hometown: Sparta. Residence: Macon. High ...

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Chip Smith Joins MGA as Athletics Director

April 18, 2017

Joseph “Chip” Smith will be the new director of Athletics at Middle Georgia State University (MGA). Jennifer Brannon, vice president for Student Affairs, made the announcement on Monday, April 17. Smith comes to MGA from the ...

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MGA Recognizes Students for Academic Achievements

April 17, 2017

Rachel Hastings of Byron, a Middle Georgia State University senior graduating with a bachelor's degree in New Media and Communications, has been chosen the President's Scholar for the Class of 2017. Hastings was one of more than 40 MGA ...

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Finding Greatness: Tiffany Barragan

April 17, 2017

English major Tiffany Barragan, vice president of Alpha Rho Sigma, is headed to law school. Full Name: Tiffany Duanjan Barragan. Age: 21. Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska. Residence: Macon. High School: "I went to two different high ...

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MGA Student Orgs Sponsor Panel Discussion About Labor Unions

April 14, 2017

Middle Georgia State University's student newspaper, The Statement, and the Black Student Unification organization are hosting a community panel discussion about labor unions in the South at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, in the Arts Complex Theater ...

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Faculty Members Receive Service, Teaching and Scholarship Awards

April 13, 2017

Middle Georgia State University honored three faculty members with awards for excellence in scholarship, teaching and service for the 2016-2017 academic year. Dr. Paul Gladden, associate professor of Psychology, received the Excellence in ...

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MGA Students Honored for Leadership

April 13, 2017

Nearly 40 Middle Georgia State University students received awards for their leadership in student clubs and organizations during the 2016-2017 year. They are: Christopher Price, Brothers of Leadership & Distinction Ciyanni Hunter, ...

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Professional Closet Holds Grand Opening

April 12, 2017

Rather than books or computers or scientific equipment, the newest resource available to Middle Georgia State University students has a more fashionable vibe. On Monday, April 10, students, faculty and staff on MGA’s Macon Campus celebrated ...

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MGA Foundation Accepting Apps for Second Round of Scholarships

April 11, 2017

The Middle Georgia State University Foundation is able to make a second round of scholarships available for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year! Nearly $100,000 in additional scholarship aid has been made available, including $60,000+ in ...

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Finding Greatness: Thomas Smith

April 11, 2017

Aspiring teacher and school principal Thomas Smith overcame childhood cancer to become a leader in high school and now at Middle Georgia State. Full Name: Thomas J. Smith III. Age: 19. Hometown & Residence: Kennesaw. High ...

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MGA Hosts Info Sessions for Master’s Degree Programs in Management and Teaching

April 04, 2017

Middle Georgia State University’s Office of Graduate Studies is hosting information sessions about new master’s degrees in Management and Teaching. Classes in both programs begin this summer. Here is the info session schedule: Tuesday, ...

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MGA History Grad to Discuss Her Central Georgia Textile Mill Book

April 03, 2017

Billie Coleman, a History degree graduate of Middle Georgia State University, will discuss her new pictorial book, Central Georgia Textile Mills, at 5 p.m. Monday, April 10, in room 212 of the Charles H. Jones Building, Macon Campus. The book is ...

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Middle Georgia State Launches University Advisory Council

April 03, 2017

Middle Georgia State University will launch a new University Advisory Council, comprised of local, regional, and statewide leaders from the public, private and non-profit sectors. The primary role of the Council, which will meet for the first ...

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School of Aviation Student Wins State SkillsUSA Competition

April 03, 2017

William "Chip" Rose of Jesup, an Aviation Maintenance Technology major at Middle Georgia State University, won gold at the recent SkillsUSA state competition held in Atlanta. Rose now gets to move on to national competition in Louisville, Ky. ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Sara Hughes

April 03, 2017

Award-winning poet Dr. Sara Hughes inspires students with her creativity and personal triumphs. Full Name: Dr. Sara Hughes. Full Title: Lecturer of English. Degrees: Ph.D. in English from Georgia State University, Master of Fine Arts in ...

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MGA’s Professional Closet Prepares Students for Future Success

April 03, 2017

Update: The Professional Closet on the Macon Campus will host a formal grand opening from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 10. The event begins with a half-hour-long fashion show in the lobby of the Student Life Center, followed by snacks in ...

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Artist Featured in Oscar-Winning Short Film Headlines MGA's Arts Festival

March 30, 2017

Dan Keplinger, an artist featured in a memorable Super Bowl commercial and the subject of an Oscar-winning short film, will display and discuss some of his work at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 3, at Middle Georgia State University's Peacock Gallery in ...

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Historian to Display and Discuss Ethiopian Manuscripts and Scrolls

March 29, 2017

Dr. Sean M. Winslow, a manuscript historian and expert, will discuss the Ethiopian scribal tradition at two Middle Georgia State University events and at the Ampersand Guild Hall in downtown Macon in late April. Accompanied by a selection of ...

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MGA’s Dual-Enrollment Students Take Advantage of Free College

March 28, 2017

This fall, when she heads off to the University of Georgia, Bleckley County High School senior Jordan Barker is taking along something extra – nearly 40 hours of college credit. That’s roughly a year and a half of college she’s already ...

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Finding Greatness: Joseph Foster

March 27, 2017

Joseph Foster, aspiring flight test engineer, helps his fellow students as an MGA peer career advisor. Full Name: Joseph Isaac Elder Foster. Age: 19. Hometown: Kingston, N.Y. Residence: Jonesboro. High School: “I went to Martha ...

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Artist Featured in Oscar-Winning Short Film Headlines MGA's Arts Festival

March 22, 2017

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Dan Keplinger, an artist featured in a memorable Super Bowl commercial and the ...

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Stratford Academy, Westfield School Place First at MGA Math Olympics

March 21, 2017

Students from Stratford Academy in Macon and The Westfield School in Perry captured first-place honors in the 37th annual Math Olympics, sponsored by the Department of Math at Middle Georgia State University. Teams from 13 public and private high ...

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Finding Greatness: Tina Scott

March 20, 2017

Transitioning from her Army career, Tina Scott enrolled at MGA to pursue her bachelor's degree in Nursing. Full Name: Tina K. Scott. Hometown: Oklahoma City, Okla. Residence: Kathleen. Family: “I have a blended family, which ...

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European Union Certificate Program Now Offered Through Middle Georgia State

March 15, 2017

Middle Georgia State University now offers a certificate in European Union Studies, ideal for professionals who work in international relations and business and for students interested in graduate school or further studies in world ...

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MGA Student Documents Traveling History Class Through Photography

March 15, 2017

Last summer, John Legg was one of several Middle Georgia State University students who took a "College on the Move" class to historic sites in the Carolinas. Over the course of the two-week trip, the students and their professor, Dr. Niels ...

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Finding Greatness: Mallory Miller

March 13, 2017

A proud graduate of Middle Georgia State, Mallory Miller now shares her experiences with prospective students as she recruits for the University. Full Name: Mallory Miller. Job Title: Recruiter. Degree: Bachelor of Science, Middle ...

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Cyber Knights Advance to Regional Cyber Defense Competition

March 01, 2017

The Cyber Knights, Middle Georgia State University's cyber defense competition squad, is one of only eight teams to advance to the regional level of the annual Southeast Regional Cyber Defense Competition. At recent state level competition, 33 ...

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Finding Greatness: Shalique Brown

February 27, 2017

Shalique Brown, Biology major, is leading the effort to establish a sorority based at MGA's Cochran Campus. Full Name: Shalique Quynia Brown. Age: 19. Hometown: Queens, N.Y. Residence: Lawrenceville, Ga. High School: "I attended ...

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Middle Georgia State University Approved to Begin Offering Master of Science in Management

February 27, 2017

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is introducing a Master of Science in Management this summer following the program's approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The regional accrediting agency ...

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MGA Launches First Grad Student Advisory Council

February 23, 2017

Darquita Loyd is proud to be among the first students who will graduate from Middle Georgia State University with a master's degree in Nursing. While she's pleased with the quality of the program, she wants to make it even better. That's why ...

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MGA Flight Programs Taking Off in Macon

February 23, 2017

Middle Georgia State University is making it easier than ever for Georgians with a penchant for pilotage to follow their dreams skyward. The University is currently in the middle of a three-year strategic plan to expand its aviation offerings ...

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Finding Greatness: Tyler Cooper

February 20, 2017

Business major Tyler Cooper, who is preparing for a career in sales management, is president of MGA's Brothers of Leadership and Distinction. Full Name: Tyler Cooper. Age: 20. Hometown & Residence: East Dublin. High School: “I ...

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MGA Summer 2017 Class Schedule

February 16, 2017

Summer 2017 Class Schedule Admissions: http://www.mga.edu/why/ Registration: http://www.mga.edu/registrar/ Macon Campus ACCT 2101: Principles of Accounting I ACCT 2102: Principles of Accounting II BIOL 1001: Introduction to Biology ...

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MGA Music Programs Consolidating on Macon Campus

February 14, 2017

Beginning fall 2017, Middle Georgia State University will consolidate all vocal and instrumental music program instruction on the Macon Campus while continuing to perform at events across the institution. MGA's vocal and instrumental music ...

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MGA to Help Study Mental Health of Bibb County Jail Inmates

February 14, 2017

Middle Georgia State University is working with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office to study and improve mental health among local prison inmates. The University's Center for Applied Research and Education (CARE) will be allotted $70,000 of a ...

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MGA Hosts Screening of Film Documenting Coastal Georgia During WW2

February 10, 2017

Filmmaker Lance P. Toland will show his documentary movie “The Golden Isles at War” at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in room 145 of the Charles H. Jones Building on Middle Georgia State University’s Macon Campus. A question and answer session with ...

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Finding Greatness: Stephanie Breitenbach

February 06, 2017

Stephanie Breitenbach,editor of MGA's student newspaper,is preparing for a career in entertainment production and event management. Full Name: Stephanie Breitenbach. Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio. Residence: Macon. Family: “My ...

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Finding Greatness: Stephanie Breitenbach

February 06, 2017

Stephanie Breitenbach,editor of MGA's student newspaper,is preparing for a career in entertainment production and event management. Full Name: Stephanie Breitenbach. Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio. Residence: Macon. Family: “My ...

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MGA’s School of Aviation Now Open to Border State Residents at In-State Cost

February 01, 2017

Learning to fly at Middle Georgia State University's School of Aviation is about to become a lot more affordable for prospective students who live in Alabama, Florida and South Carolina. Middle Georgia State (MGA) recently received permission ...

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MGA's School of Information Technology Hosts Conference on Cybersecurity Issues

January 31, 2017

Middle Georgia State University's School of Information Technology is hosting its first Cybersecurity Conference, featuring experts on key issues in cybersecurity, on Tuesday, Feb. 14. This daylong event, to be held in the banquet hall of Middle ...

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MGA Hosts Nursing Degree Info Sessions

January 30, 2017

Middle Georgia State University is hosting info sessions about bachelor's and associate's degree programs in Nursing on its campuses in Cochran, Macon, Warner Robins and Dublin. Faculty with MGA's Department of Nursing will discuss things ...

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MGA School of Education Wins Grant to Reduce Textbook Costs for Students

January 30, 2017

Middle Georgia State University students majoring in Education are about to get a big break on textbook costs. Affordable Learning Georgia, an initiative of the state's University System to promote student success by providing affordable ...

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Finding Greatness: Kieston Standfield

January 30, 2017

Update: Kieston Standfield was named the Southern States Athletic Conference player of the year for men's basketball on March 1, 2017. He leads the conference in scoring, averaging 18.9 points/game, rebounding with 10.1 rebound/game, and ranks ...

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Women’s Volleyball, Cross-Country Teams Expand Knights Athletics

January 26, 2017

The 2016 fall sports season made history at Middle Georgia State University. MGA announced a year earlier that it would expand its varsity sports from eight to 10 teams. The two sports chosen were women’s volleyball and ...

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MGA's Peacock Gallery Features Faculty Art

January 25, 2017

Middle Georgia State University's Peacock Gallery is presenting "We Teach Too II," an exhibit of faculty art, from Monday, Jan. 30, through Friday, Feb. 24. The exhibit includes work of MGA faculty members Charlie Agnew, associate professor of ...

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Tubman Museum to Screen MGA Student Films

January 25, 2017

The Tubman Museum in downtown Macon will host a screening of selected films by Middle Georgia State University students from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. This event is free and open to the public. Middle Georgia State will show selected films ...

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Finding Greatness: Alexandra Papadopoulos

January 23, 2017

While helping other students as a volunteer at a recent MGA career fair, Alexandra Papadopoulos was sought out by a recruiter for a major employer and interviewed on the spot. Full Name: Alexandra Papadopoulos. Hometown and Residence: ...

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Finding Greatness: Tiana Bell

January 17, 2017

After raising her children, Tiana Bell chose Middle Georgia State's Dublin Campus to help her pursue her dream career in Finance. Full Name: Tiana LaChe Bell. Age: 41. Hometown and Residence: Dublin. High School: "I graduated in 1994 ...

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MGA Announces Fall 2016 President's and Dean's Lists

January 12, 2017

Middle Georgia State University announces the 2016 fall 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 ...

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MGA Extends Public Service Four-Year Degree to Dublin Campus

January 11, 2017

Middle Georgia State University students in Dublin now have the opportunity to pursue the Bachelor of Science in Public Service/Human Services without having to travel to other campuses for some courses. MGA's Department of Psychology, ...

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MGA Sponsors "Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War" Exhibit and Lectures

January 10, 2017

A traveling exhibit that explores the history of amputations endured by injured soldiers - an important, albeit difficult to discuss, aspect of the U.S. Civil War - is coming to the Middle Georgia State University library on the Macon ...

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New Provost Brings Fresh Energy to MGA's Academic Programs

January 10, 2017

If you didn’t know that at one point in her career Dr. Melanie Hatch analyzed combat-ready aircraft for the defense industry, then discovering she loves to write poetry might not be such a surprising revelation. But the native Midwesterner ...

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College Town Film Series 2017 to Screen Films “On the Margins”

January 04, 2017

"On the Margins" is the theme of the 2017 College Town Film Series, which kicks off Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Douglass Theater in Macon. A collaboration of Middle Georgia State University, Wesleyan College and Mercer University, the annual ...

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MGA Continues Crafting Master's Degrees

December 12, 2016

Earlier this year, after completing her bachelor's in English from Middle Georgia State, Terrie Lewis got an email asking if she would be interested in the University's forthcoming Master of Arts in Teaching degree. "I was like, 'Yes, yes, yes, ...

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One-of-a-Kind VECTR at MGA Connects Veterans to Higher Education, Workforce

December 12, 2016

It was the paperwork. Tons and tons, or so it seemed, of paperwork. That's what Jonathan Almendras remembers most about preparing for the end of his Air Force enlistment - transition assistance office personnel handing him one brochure or ...

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History Made Comes Second to Knowledge Gained for MGA’s First Master’s Degree Grads

December 08, 2016

Benjamin Brantley wasn’t looking to make history when he joined Middle Georgia State University’s charter class of graduate students. Even now, after learning that by luck of alphabetical order he will be the first student handed a Middle ...

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MGA's First Master’s Degree Students Among Fall Graduates

December 08, 2016

Middle Georgia State University's first master's degree students were among those to receive diplomas at fall 2016 graduation on Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Recreation and Wellness Center on the Macon Campus. Nearly 500 total candidates for ...

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Graduate Nursing Students Participate in White Coat Ceremony

December 06, 2016

Four students pursuing MGA's graduate degree in Nursing donned their professional white coats at a recent ceremony, symbolizing their transition from a foundational to an advanced scientific clinical level of knowledge. Lorin Butler, Melissa ...

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Finding Greatness: George Davis

December 06, 2016

Wrapping up a successful internship with the Bibb County Department of Family and Children Services, MGA soon-to-be graduate George Davis prepares for a career protecting children and helping them thrive. Full Name: George Dontanec Davis. ...

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VECTR, Mission United Join Forces to Help Veterans

December 05, 2016

The Georgia VECTR Center at Middle Georgia State University is joining forces with United Way of Central Georgia's Mission United to expand services to veterans. A brief signing ceremony sealing the partnership will take place at 2 p.m. Monday, ...

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MGA Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

December 02, 2016

The Middle Georgia State University Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 academic year! As it has the past two years, the Foundation uses the online application software provided by STARS Online. ...

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MGA Students Place Second in IT Hackathon

December 01, 2016

A Middle Georgia State University team placed second in the Technology Association of Georgia's recent Hackathon 2.0 held at Georgia State University. Team “Hackers” was led by Dr.Myungjae Kwak and consisted of IT majors Rashid Ibrahim, Jimmy ...

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MGA Breaks Ground on Warner Robins Campus STEM Building

November 30, 2016

Middle Georgia State University hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking on November 30 for a $5 million STEM academic building going up on the Warner Robins Campus. The state-funded building will add much-needed labs, technology based classrooms ...

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Fall 2016 Issue of MGA Today Released

November 28, 2016

Check out the Fall 2016 issue of MGA Today magazine! Read about the new VECTR center that connects veterans to higher education, the University's upcoming master's degree programs, new NAIA teams in volleyball and cross-country, and more.

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Finding Greatness: Heather Johnson

November 28, 2016

MGA senior Heather Johnson is interning with NewTown Macon to help preserve local history. Full Name: Heather Nicole Johnson. Age: 26 Hometown and Residence: Forsyth. High School: “I graduated from Mary Persons High School in 2009. ...

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MGA Accounting Majors Place First, Third in Statewide Competition

November 14, 2016

Teams of Middle Georgia State University students majoring in Accounting took first and third places in the recent statewide Internal Auditing Case competition. Members of the first place team won $1,000 each for their analysis of Whole Foods. ...

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Finding Greatness: Alfreda T. Lockett

November 14, 2016

Locally renowned restaurant owner and chef Alfreda Lockett has returned to MGA four decades after first pursuing a college degree so she could complete a bachelor's and serve as a role model for her grandchildren. Full Name: Alfreda T. ...

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MGA History Faculty Members Receive State Award for Archives Work

November 09, 2016

Two Middle Georgia State University faculty members, Dr. Buckner F. Melton Jr. and Dr. Carol Willcox Melton, received the 2016 Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council Award for Excellence in Documenting Georgia’s History during a ceremony on ...

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MGA, Macon-Bibb County to Observe Veterans Day at Coleman Hill

November 09, 2016

Middle Georgia State University and the Macon-Bibb County government will jointly observe Veterans Day at a ceremony in downtown Macon on Friday, November 11. Mayor Robert Reichert and other leaders will join Middle Georgia State President ...

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MGA's Peacock Gallery Features Ceramics Work

November 09, 2016

Middle Georgia State University's Peacock Gallery will feature the work of Sandra Trujillo, artist and associate professor of Art in Ceramics at Georgia College, and Curtis Stewardson, studio artist from Milledgeville from Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, ...

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MGA Supports Georgia’s ‘Apply to College’ Month

November 07, 2016

Middle Georgia State University, already the most affordable public state university in Georgia, is even more of a bargain for anyone who applies for admission in November. Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed November "Georgia Apply to College ...

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Finding Greatness: Kasey Barker

November 07, 2016

Kasey Barker is working full-time as a Certified Flight Instructor for MGA while finishing up his bachelor's degree. Full Name: Kasey Barker. Age: 21. Hometown: Dacula. Residence: Eastman. High School: Dacula High ...

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MGA Designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

November 03, 2016

Faculty members from Middle Georgia State University's School of Information Technology traveled to Kansas City this week to receive official recognition as one of eight new National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CDE). ...

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MGA Grad Studies to host drop-in info session

October 25, 2016

Middle Georgia State University’s Office of Graduate Studies will host a drop-in information session and mixer for prospective students interested in its new master’s degrees. MGA is accepting applications for its currently ...

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MGA Graduate IT Students Present Publication-Accepted Research at International Conference

October 20, 2016

Benjamin Brantley, Misty Kiernan and Douglas Smalley, all students in Middle Georgia State University's graduate program in Information Technology, presented their research of hot-button digital issues at the recent International Association for ...

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Finding Greatness: Shanya Kadian

October 20, 2016

Finding Greatness: A strong interest in a law-enforcement career and community service led Shanya Kadian to MGA's bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. Full Name: Shanya Kadian Age: 24. Hometown and Residence: Macon. Family: ...

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Dysphoria: MGA Involvement Drives Unique October-Themed Art Exhibit

October 20, 2016

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The influence of Middle Georgia State University students, alumni and faculty is all ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Andrew Reeves

October 17, 2016

Finding Greatness: Dr. Andrew Reeves, assistant professor of History, is a medieval studies specialist and active supporter of Cochran Campus student life. Full Name: Dr. Andrew Buchanan Reeves. Title: Assistant Professor of History. Degrees: ...

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