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Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work Coming to MGA

November 14, 2019

A Bachelor of Science in Social Work – a program that many current and prospective students have long asked for – is coming to Middle Georgia State University (MGA). The University System of Georgia’s Board of ...

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Middle Georgia State University to Launch B.A. in Applied Art & Design

November 14, 2019

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is adding a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Art & Design following approval by the University System of Georgia’s Board of Regents on Tuesday, Nov. 12.   The program is a professionally ...

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MGA Receives Gold Seal for Excellence in Student Voter Engagement

November 12, 2019

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) received a gold seal at the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards ceremony, held to recognize colleges and universities committed to increasing student voting rates. MGA received a gold seal for achieving a student ...

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Finding Greatness: Earl Kline

November 11, 2019

After teaching abroad in several countries, UGA grad Earl Kline returned to Middle Georgia State (MGA) to pursue a new degree and a career in accounting. Full Name: Earl Ray Kline II. Age: 37. Hometown & Residence: “I am from ...

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Middle Georgia State, Macon-Bibb to Host Veterans Day Ceremony at Coleman Hill

November 04, 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) and Macon-Bibb are co-hosting a Veterans Day ceremony at Coleman Hill in downtown Macon. The event, open to the public, is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11. Participants ...

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Finding Greatness: Christian Baumgarth

October 28, 2019

A UGA grad with bachelor's degrees in math and economics, Christian Baumgarth is building a new career in education through MGA’s Master of Arts in Teaching program. Full Name: Christian Baumgarth. Age: 23. Hometown: Johns ...

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New Agreement To Ease Student Transfers Between CGTC And MGA

October 25, 2019

Thanks to a new formal agreement, Central Georgia Technical College students who complete that institution’s Associate of Science in General Studies can now more easily transfer into a bachelor’s degree program at Middle ...

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A Novel Idea: MGA Students Look Forward to NaNoWriMo

October 17, 2019

Zach Brigmond is close to finishing his first novel, a science fiction tale with a military theme that he describes as “Tom Clancy meets Starship Troopers.” “I’ve got everything outlined and I’m ...

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Finding Greatness: Carolyn Goodman

October 14, 2019

Carolyn Goodman is studying cybersecurity with the goal of becoming an attorney with highly versatile skills. Full Name: Carolyn Rebecca Goodman. Age: 22. Hometown and Residence: Lizella. High School: “I graduated from the ...

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MGA Library Named An Official NaNoWriMo Writing Center

October 10, 2019

In preparation for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November, the MGA Library is hosting three writing workshops on the Macon Campus in October. The writing workshops will be led by creative writing faculty, starting with "Developing a ...

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Finding Greatness: Zoe Edenfield

October 08, 2019

New Media & Communications major Zoe Edenfield is the current editor-in-chief of The Statement, MGA’s student newspaper. Full Name: Zoe Cecilia Edenfield. Age: 24. Hometown: Statesboro. Residence: Byron. Degree Objective: ...

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Volunteer Numbers Jump for MGA’s Second Annual Day of Service

September 30, 2019

Middle Georgia State University’s second annual Day of Service saw participation more than double over last year as students, staff, and faculty fanned out across the region to volunteer at various service organizations. Day of Service ...

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MGA Graduate Student Among Finalists In U.S. Cyber FastTrack Competition

September 30, 2019

Cathy Sowa, a Middle Georgia State University student pursuing a master's degree in Information Technology, is among the 100 finalists in the U.S. Cyber FastTrack competition who has been awarded a $22,000 scholarship to attend the SANS ...

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Finding Greatness: Helen Ho

September 10, 2019

Helen Ho, an MGA biology major, is doing some high-caliber research under the guidance of Dr. Pushpa Yadav, associate professor of biology. Ho’s goals include becoming a general dentist or an oral surgeon and opening a non-profit dental ...

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Finding Greatness: KeShawn Hurst

September 03, 2019

As he prepares to graduate, MGA education major KeShawn Hurst is aiming high with a long-term goal to become a county school superintendent. Full Name: KeShawn Jartavious Hurst. Age: 22. Hometown & Residence: Dublin. High School: ...

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MGA Announces Summer 2019 Dean's and President's Lists

August 23, 2019

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the summer 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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Macon Area Habitat for Humanity announces new Collegiate Chapter at MGA

August 13, 2019

When students return to Middle Georgia State University (MGA) this fall they will have a new opportunity to engage with fellow students while testing their construction skills and serving their community. In the spring of 2019 MGA received ...

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MGA Becomes Part of a Remarkable Young Man’s ‘Second Chance’

August 05, 2019

Among William Lewis’s few good memories of growing up in Clayton County are the times he watched in amazement as passenger jets climbed into the sky after takeoff or came in for landings at nearby Hartsfield–Jackson ...

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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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: 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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Knight Writers Camp Connects MGA to Bleckley County High

April 17, 2018

There might be more pleasant ways to while away a mild, sunny school day than sitting outside and writing about anything you see around you. But based on the intensity of their concentration, some 30 Bleckley County High School freshmen seemed ...

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Finding Greatness: Katie Cart

April 16, 2018

Business major Katie Cart, who began Middle Georgia State as a dual-enrollment student, turned a gap year of traveling into a popular blog from which she hopes to create income in the near future. Full Name: Katie Cart. Age: 21. Hometown & ...

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Finding Greatness: Christopher Price

April 10, 2018

A student leader on MGA's Cochran Campus, Christopher Price is completing a business degree and working toward a corporate career. Full Name: Christopher Price. Age: 22. Hometown & Residence: Covington. High School: Eastside High School, ...

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Finding Greatness: Sandra Mejia

April 02, 2018

A business major with plans for entrepreneurship, Sandra Mejia is a shining example of how non-traditional students can take leadership roles at Middle Georgia State. Full Name: Sandra Milena Mejia. Age: 38. Hometown: Barranquilla, ...

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Finding Greatness: Natalie Esparza

March 26, 2018

Natalie Esparza, a highly engaged senior majoring in New Media and Communications, plans a career working for organizations that promote human rights. Full Name: Natalie Marie Esparza. Age: 21. Hometown: Tucson, Ariz. Residence: Macon. High ...

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Finding Greatness: Markel Greene

March 05, 2018

At MGA, Business major and student organization leader Markel Greene discovered academic talent he didn't know he had. Full Name: Markel Greene. Age: 20. Hometown: Plantersville, S.C. Residence: Hampton, Ga. High School: Luella High School, ...

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Middle Georgia State's School of IT Hosts First Capture the Flag Competition

February 27, 2018

Roger Rambo, a Middle Georgia State junior majoring in Information Technology, is the winner of the University's first "capture the flag" (CTF) competition, called the Cyber Knights Banner Challenge, held in February 2018. Several other IT ...

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Finding Greatness: Lizzie Mathias

February 26, 2018

One of MGA's most active and accomplished students, graduating senior Lizzie Mathias plans to begin her career as a social worker helping children. Full Name: Susan Elizabeth "Lizzie" Mathias. Age: 21 Hometown: Pooler. Residence: ...

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MGA Receives Bronze Seal for Excellence in Student Voter Engagement

February 13, 2018

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) received a bronze seal at the first-ever ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony that recognized colleges and universities committed to increasing student voting rates. At the ceremony, held late last fall, ...

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Keeping Up with the Knights

January 18, 2018

As Middle Georgia State continues to evolve as a University, so does the Knights athletics program. Three years ago this fall, Middle Georgia State accepted an invitation to join the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. While the ...

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First Graduates of MGA's Master's Degree in Nursing Look Forward to Expanding Careers

January 09, 2018

After working as an RN for nearly a dozen years, Darquita Loyd was ready for her career to take a new direction as she eased into her mid-30s. "In order to move beyond being a bedside nurse I had to obtain a higher degree," said Loyd, who works ...

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Fall Issue of MGA Today Now Online

January 09, 2018

The fall 2018 edition of MGA Today magazine is now online! Read about high school students getting a jumpstart on college through Middle Georgia State's dual enrollment program. Other articles explore the University's Knights Impact ...

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MGA Early Childhood Major Teaches in Haiti

January 08, 2018

Heather Sumner, a senior majoring in Education at Middle Georgia State University, got more than she bargained for late last year when she, along with recent MGA grad Meagan Pittman, and a few others visited friends in Gonaives, Haiti. And she ...

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Finding Greatness: Courtney Poole

January 08, 2018

Courtney Poole did not let her visual impairment stop her from realizing her dream of becoming an RN. Full Name: Courtney Elizabeth Poole. Age: 23. Hometown: Warner Robins. Residence: Bonaire. High School: Warner Robins High School, Class of ...

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MGA A Top Choice For High School Students Starting College Early

January 03, 2018

It's not as though Desmond Talton didn't have enough to keep him busy. In addition to his classes at Macon's Westside High School, where he is a senior, Talton participates in the Beta Club and Technology Student Association. He also plays right ...

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Finding Greatness: Theresa Lasal

November 27, 2017

Biology major Theresa Lasal, a member of MGA's new women's cross-country team, is pursuing a military medical career focused on helping amputee soldiers and vets. Full Name: Theresa Lasal. Age: 22. Hometown: Fayetteville. Residence: ...

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Honors Students Make Psychology 'Nerdy' Again

November 13, 2017

Middle Georgia State University instructor Heather Ness and honors students Rachel Maddox and Kourtney Crumpton put the nerd back in Psychology with their recent presentation at the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference in Atlanta. The ...

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Finding Greatness: Jason Vadell

November 06, 2017

Jason Vadell, vice president of the MGA chapter of Brothers of Leadership and Distinction and aspiring accountant, celebrates his high-profile opportunities at the University. Full Name: Jason Vadell. Age: 22. Hometown: Somerdale, ...

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Finding Greatness: Julia Davis

November 02, 2017

Julia Davis, a student leader at MGA's residential program for dual-enrollment students, is working toward an Aerospace Engineering degree and, she hopes, Navy flight school. Full Name: Julia Davis. Age: 18. Hometown & Residence: Warner ...

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Finding Greatness: Odell Blackmon

October 20, 2017

Odell Blackmon III, a dual-enrollment student at MGA's Georgia Academy, is preparing for the world of tech startups. Full Name: Odell Blackmon III. Age: 17. Hometown & Residence: Covington. High School: Young Americans Christian School ...

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Finding Greatness: Rojean Sanders

October 16, 2017

Health Services Administration major Rojean Sanders, Army veteran, is president of the MGA chapter of Association of Healthcare Executive Students. Full Name: Rojean Vernita Sanders. Hometown & Residence: Macon. Employment: Work study ...

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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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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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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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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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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 ...

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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. Employment: ...

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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 ...

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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 School: ...

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Finding Greatness: Brian White

April 18, 2017

Brian White, who is about to graduate with a B.S. in Biology, wants a professional career working with fellow amputees. Full Name: Brian Jason White. Age: 35. Hometown: Rentz. Residence: Cadwell. Family: Wife, Alicia, and “two ...

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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 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 ...

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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 School: North ...

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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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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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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 ...

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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

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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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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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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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 Collins ...

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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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Knightly News: February 6 Edition

February 06, 2017

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses THIS WEEK’S EVENTS FEB 6 E: Resume Writing 101 Computer Lab 1137 @ 3-4pm FEB 7 D: Resume Writing 101 ...

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Knightly News: January 30 Edition

January 30, 2017

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses THIS WEEK’S EVENTS JAN 30 W: Game Knight , WRACC @ 5-8pm C: Reception/Gallery Talk - Faculty Art Exhibit, ...

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Knightly News: January 23 Edition

January 23, 2017

Your MGA Knightly News! M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses THIS WEEK’S EVENTS JAN 23 C: Goal-Setting Vision Board Party , Sanford112 @ ...

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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: Macon. ...

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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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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 ...

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Knightly News: November 28 Edition

November 28, 2016

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses   THIS WEEK’S EVENTS   NOV 29 W: Study Abroad & S’mores Info Session, WRACC @ 11 ...

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