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MGA Recognizes Students for Academic Achievements

April 09, 2024

Chloe Davis, a nursing major, Jeffrey Hester, an IT major, and Leslie Guevara Rogers, an education major, have been chosen President’s Scholars for Middle Georgia State University’s Class of 2024. The three were among more ...

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Atlanta Gas Light Company Presents MGA Foundation With $25,000 Check

March 18, 2024

The Atlanta Gas Light Company (AGL) recently presented the Middle Georgia State University (MGA) Foundation with a check for $25,000 for the Atlanta Gas Light Endowed Scholarship fund.  Since 2018, the Atlanta Gas Light Company has been ...

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MGA Staff Q&A With Dr. Mary Roberts: Unlocking The Power Of Resumes

March 11, 2024

Despite the digital age revolutionizing how job seekers connect with potential employers, the traditional resume remains a cornerstone of the application process. In this Q&A with Dr. Mary Roberts, executive director of Middle Georgia State ...

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Renowned Composer Jongnic Bontemps, Who Scored “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts,” Headlines MGA’s 2024 Arts Festival

March 11, 2024

Modern film composer Jongnic Bontemps, also known as JB, headlines the 2024 Arts Festival, hosted by Middle Georgia State University’s School of Arts & Letters and scheduled for March 25-April 15. This year’s festival, the ...

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MGA Faculty Q&A With Dr. Lawrence Camarota: The April 8 Total Solar Eclipse

March 07, 2024

Inquiring minds want to know: Will those of us in the Middle Georgia region get to experience the celestial spectacle of the April 8 total solar eclipse? (Spoiler alert: We’ll be able to see about 80 percent of it, weather permitting.) ...

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MGA Announces Fall 2023 President’s List and Dean’s List

February 20, 2024

Middle Georgia State University announces the fall semester 2023 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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State of the University 2024: MGA President Asserts Institution Is Stronger Than Ever

January 29, 2024

With enrollment still going up, public and private resources increasing, and key initiatives coming to fruition, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) stands ready for expansion, as highlighted by President Christopher Blake in his 2024 State of ...

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Peach Belt Extends Invitation To MGA For Conference Membership

January 10, 2024

AUGUSTA, GA -- The Peach Belt Conference Board of Directors voted unanimously to extend an invitation to Middle Georgia State University (MGA) to join the league pending approval of their acceptance into the NCAA Division II provisional process. ...

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Student Affairs Announces New Recreation And Wellness Director For MGA

January 04, 2024

Carl Woods has joined Middle Georgia State University (MGA) as director of Recreation and Wellness, part of the Division of Student Affairs. Most recently Wellness and Recreation director at Georgia Gwinnett College, Woods began his MGA position ...

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MGA Announces Fall 2023 Commencement Speakers

November 30, 2023

12:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 6 As president and owner of Collins Manufacturing Company in Macon, Gwen Collins is involved in day-to-day operations of the business. In 2006, she and her husband, Larry, who is vice president of the company, ...

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More Than 800 Students Set To Graduate At MGA’s Fall 2023 Commencement Ceremonies

November 29, 2023

About 810 students are candidates for graduation at Middle Georgia State University’s (MGA’s) fall 2023 commencement ceremonies. Five ceremonies will take place over a two-day period: Wednesday, December 6, and Thursday, ...

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MGA’s Fall 2023 Enrollment Increase Marks The University’s Continued Growth

November 27, 2023

Continuing an upward trend, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) grew its enrollment this fall by nearly 5 percent over last year. MGA's fall 2023 enrollment reached 8,039 students, according to the University System of Georgia’s ...

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MGA Waives Application Fee for “No Fee November”

November 01, 2023

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is making college even more accessible.   During November, the Georgia Student Finance Commission and other state education agencies, including the University System of Georgia, partner to ...

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School of Computing Receives Grant from the E.J. Grassman Trust To Support Cybersecurity Education

October 03, 2023

The Middle Georgia State University (MGA) School of Computing recently received a $15,000.00 grant from the E.J. Grassman Trust to purchase equipment for its Cyber Forensics lab. The lab was initially funded as part of the National Science ...

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MGA Re-designated as a National Center Of Academic Excellence In Cyber Defense Education

October 03, 2023

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) was formally re-designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) on September 19, 2023, during a ceremony at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Ill. Dr. David ...

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Finding Greatness: Coby Roye

September 27, 2023

IT major Coby Roye is a cybersecurity intern for the Georgia Tech Research Institute, president of the Cyber Knights student organization, and a leadership program participant through the MGA Center for Career & Leadership Development. Full ...

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Finding Greatness: Frieda Wilson

September 25, 2023

Frieda Wilson is active in MGA’s Cyber Knights student organization and helped a University team place third in a Women in Technology (WiT) competition last year. She is finishing up her bachelor’s degree in IT. Full Name: ...

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Finding Greatness: Anna Schumaker

September 20, 2023

An IT major aiming for a career in software engineering or cybersecurity, Anna Schumaker is president of the Association of Information Technology Students, Cochran Campus chapter. Full Name: Anna Schumaker. Age: 19. Hometown: Gig Harbor, ...

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Carolyn Wynn Smalley Estate Gift To MGA To Support Endowed Professorships, Equestrian Team

September 18, 2023

A $1.2 million gift to the Middle Georgia State University Foundation from the estate of Carolyn Wynn Smalley, a Wilkinson County woman known for her love of horses, nature, and Georgia history and culture, will fund the creation of two special ...

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Middle Georgia State University Partners With Amazon's Career Choice Program

September 11, 2023

Amazon has selected Middle Georgia State University (MGA) to join its Career Choice program, which eases access to college degrees for hourly employees of the multinational technology company.  Career Choice is an education benefit that ...

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Finding Greatness: Nathan Hall

September 07, 2023

Nathan Hall is president of the student organization for respiratory therapy majors, MGREAT. Full Name: Nathan Hall. Age: 23. Hometown: Dublin. Residence: Macon. High School: Dublin High School. Family: Mom, Angela Hall; brother, Caleb ...

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Finding Greatness: Jackson Griffith

August 28, 2023

Musician, artist, and graphic designer Jackson Griffith, who is finishing up his MGA degree this fall, will work full-time with the Otis Redding Foundation after graduation, doing graphic design and helping with education programming. He is ...

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MGA Announces Spring 2023 President’s List and Dean’s List

July 25, 2023

Middle Georgia State University announces the spring semester 2023 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: George LeBlanc

July 11, 2023

MGA graduate student George LeBlanc recently completed an internship with Groundwork Resources, a consulting agency that provides services to nonprofits and socially-minded businesses to amplify their messages. Full Name: George LeBlanc. Age: ...

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MGA’s Bachelor of Science In Social Work Earns CSWE Accreditation

July 11, 2023

Middle Georgia State’s University’s Bachelor of Science in Social Work has been granted full accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). This prestigious recognition reaffirms the program's commitment to ...

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Finding Greatness: Rachel Robinson

June 26, 2023

Using the resources of MGA's Center for Career & Leadership Development, business major Rachel Robinson landed an internship in contracting with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers - Norfolk District, Norfolk, Va. Name: Rachel D. ...

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Need For Speed: MGA Flight Student An Accomplished Spec Miata Racer

June 20, 2023

Last fall, when he enrolled at Middle Georgia State University to pursue a degree in flight, Antonio Abrom essentially hit the gas toward a career that offers an adrenaline rush on par with his fast and furious hobby of motorsports racing. At ...

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Gulfstream Awards Grant To Support MGA’s Aircraft Maintenance & Structural Technology Programs

June 14, 2023

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation has awarded $50,000 to the Middle Georgia State University Foundation, to support technologically advanced training in composites and composite repair at the School of Aviation.  The ...

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Board of Regents Approves Doctor of Science In Public Safety For Middle Georgia State University

May 16, 2023

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will launch a Doctor of Science in Public Safety to help prepare leaders for crucial roles in public safety agencies across the state. MGA anticipates launching this new program in January 2024, following ...

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Finding Greatness: Robert Asher

May 08, 2023

Robert Asher, who is about to graduate from MGA with a B.A. in Media and Communications, has been accepted to New York University (and offered a scholarship) to pursue the Master of Arts in Cinema Studies. He is interested in either a career in ...

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Finding Greatness: A'Daysia Bivins

May 02, 2023

A’Daysia Bivins, who participated in several leadership programs offered through MGA’s Center for Career & Leadership Development, begins her career as a first-grade teacher at C.B. Watson Primary School. She is the ...

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More Than 700 Students Set To Graduate At MGA’s Spring Commencement Ceremonies

April 25, 2023

More than 700 students are candidates for graduation at Middle Georgia State University’s (MGA’s) spring 2023 commencement ceremonies. Five ceremonies will take place over a two-day period: Wednesday, May 10, and Thursday, ...

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MGA Announces Spring 2023 Commencement Speakers

April 25, 2023

Tracey Blalock – 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, ceremony Tracey Blalock has served as the senior vice president and chief nurse executive of Atrium Health Navicent since 2013. Tracey started her career at Atrium Health Navicent in 1988 as a ...

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Finding Greatness: Colleen Moore

April 24, 2023

An externship helped nursing major Colleen Moore land a full-time position with Houston Healthcare. Her externship, which in nursing is similar to an internship, was voluntary on her part and enhanced her required clinical experiences. ...

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Gaslighting: What Is It And How Do We Fight Back?

April 17, 2023

In the U.S., social media, the #MeToo movement, the political climate, and, in general, increased awareness have led to more conversations about gaslighting and its effects. But what exactly is gaslighting and why is it so harmful? We asked Dr. ...

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Finding Greatness: Christina Spradlin

April 12, 2023

As a CNA, Christina Spradlin enjoyed learning the histories and background stories of her patients. She returned to school at MGA to complete a history degree, with the goal of working in an archive or museum. Full Name: Christina D. ...

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MGA’s Dublin Campus Partners With Dublin City Schools To Offer Dual Enrollment

March 28, 2023

Middle Georgia State University’s Dublin Campus is partnering with Heart of Georgia College & Career Academy to offer core courses and a potential path into the nursing program to dual-enrolled students. Through the partnership, ...

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MGA To Launch Graduate Certificates In Creative Writing & Teaching College Writing

March 22, 2023

New graduate certificates in creative writing and teaching college writing are coming to Middle Georgia State University (MGA) this fall. Housed in MGA’s School of Arts & Letters, the certificates are primarily geared toward ...

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Finding Greatness: Jarvin Wright

March 15, 2023

An employee of the Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice, Jarvin Wright is pursuing MGA’s social work degree to prepare for a second career as a school social worker. Full Name: Jarvin Wright. Age: 48. Hometown: Dublin. ...

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Finding Greatness: Audrey Barr

March 06, 2023

One of MGA’s top accounting majors, Audrey Barr plans to build a career as a CPA working with small businesses. Full Name: Audrey Barr. Age: 22. Hometown & Residence: Forsyth.   High School: Mary ...

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Finding Greatness: Cody Hubener

March 01, 2023

Cody Hubener is president of MGA’s Around the World languages club and aspires to a multilingual career in marketing and management. Full Name: Cody Hubener. Age: 22. Hometown & Residence: McDonough. High School: Ola High ...

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With The Theme “Reclaiming The Native South,” MGA’s 2023 Arts Festival Features Native American Writers & Scholars

February 23, 2023

Built around the theme “Reclaiming the Native South,” the 2023 Arts Festival hosted by Middle Georgia State University's School of Arts & Letters features a reading and book talk with author Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle ...

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Finding Greatness: Sharona Rubinstein

February 23, 2023

With the ultimate goal of creating a center for healing arts, Sharona Rubinstein is merging her background as a professional dancer, choreographer, and artistic director with new skills and knowledge gained through MGA’s occupational ...

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MGA Announces Fall 2022 President’s List and Dean’s List

February 09, 2023

Middle Georgia State University announces the fall semester 2022 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: Ryan Ashford

January 30, 2023

The second youngest student to earn an associate’s degree from MGA (he was 16 at the time), Ryan Ashford has since finished his bachelor’s and is now, at age 20, a student in the Master of Science in IT program. He is a ...

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Finding Greatness: Shane Archibald

January 25, 2023

Shane Archibald, a cybersecurity instructor, enrolled in MGA’s Doctor of Science in Information Technology to further his teaching and consulting career. Full Name: Shane Archibald. Hometown & Residence: Snellville. ...

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MGA Professor Explains The ‘Green’ Comet

January 25, 2023

Have you heard the hype about a rare “green” comet currently traveling through our solar system for the first time in 50,000 years? We wanted to know more so we asked our go-to astronomy consultant - Dr. Lawrence Camarota, ...

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MGA’s Museum Of Technology Launches Monthly RetroTech Series

January 23, 2023

The Museum of Technology at Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is launching a series of “RetroTech” seminars – including one featuring a rare, working ALTAIR 8800 - to highlight the gallery’s collection ...

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MGA To Offer Bachelor’s & Associate’s Degrees In Computer Science On Warner Robins Campus

January 18, 2023

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will launch both bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in computer science in fall 2023. The University will base the programs, which the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia ...

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MGA Formally Opens Dublin Campus Health Sciences Expansion

January 09, 2023

DUBLIN - Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is celebrating the completion of a nearly $6.8 million renovation and expansion of the institution’s Dublin Campus into a healthcare degree program hub. MGA President Christopher Blake, ...

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Finding Greatness: Paige Boeke

January 05, 2023

After completing her Master of Arts in Technical and Professional Writing from MGA, Paige Boeke is now a senior technical editor at Savannah River Site. Full Name: Paige Boeke. Hometown: Leominster, Massachusetts.   Residence: North ...

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2023 College Town Film Series Explores “Brainwashed” Theme

January 04, 2023

"Brainwashed" is the theme of the 2023 College Town Film Series, which kicks off Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Douglass Theater in downtown Macon. A collaboration of Middle Georgia State University, Wesleyan College, and Mercer University, the ...

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Finding Greatness: Elizabeth Eddins

December 01, 2022

Elizabeth “Beth” Eddins, a standout student and pitcher for the MGA Knights softball team, plans to enroll in the University’s new Master of Business in Professional Leadership after completing her undergraduate ...

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Finding Greatness: Kimani Black

November 30, 2022

A recent graduate of MGA’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Kimani Black recently took a position as an assistant program coordinator for Emory University’s Advancement and Alumni Engagement Division. He is ...

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About 750 Students Set To Graduate At MGA’s Fall Commencement Ceremonies

November 28, 2022

About 750 students are candidates for graduation at Middle Georgia State University’s (MGA’s) fall 2022 commencement ceremonies. Five ceremonies will take place over a two-day period: Wednesday, Dec. 7, and Thursday, Dec. 8. ...

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Finding Greatness: Taylor Toellner

November 17, 2022

Taylor Toellner is an example of the ‘professional pivot’ that MGA’s interdisciplinary graduate programs facilitate. With an undergraduate degree in IT, she is now pursuing the Master of Arts in Technical and ...

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Finding Greatness: Courtney Anderson

November 14, 2022

Courtney Anderson, a student in MGA’s master’s degree in nursing program, is the sepsis coordinator for Atrium Health Navicent. She and her husband founded a non-profit to increase awareness of the causes of sudden cardiac ...

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MGA School of Education & Behavioral Sciences Gets Ready To Host 5th FIRST LEGO League Challenge

November 07, 2022

Dr. David Biek calls it “the most insane thing ever.”  What else would you get when you turn loose more than 200 kids from area middle and elementary schools onto a robotics competition, LEGO building contest, and ...

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University System And MGA Highlight Ethical Culture Through Ethics Awareness Week

November 03, 2022

The University System of Georgia (USG) is committed to the highest ethical and professional standards of conduct in pursuit of its mission to create knowledge. Accomplishing this mission demands integrity, good judgment and dedication to public ...

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MGA Waives Application Fee For ‘Apply to College’ Month

November 02, 2022

Middle Georgia State University (MGA), already the most affordable public state university in Georgia, is even more of a bargain for anyone who applies for admission this month.   November is “Apply to College Month." ...

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Finding Greatness: Victoria Horton-Roark

November 01, 2022

Victoria Horton-Roark, who is pursuing the University’s Master of Science in Management degree, is a graduate research assistant for MGA’s School of Business. She recently presented a research paper at a conference of the ...

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MGA’s Music Program Presents Series of Fall Concerts & Other Events

October 26, 2022

From senior recitals to the Guitar Ensemble to the Chamber Singers, Middle Georgia State University’s music program is rolling out a series of fall concerts and events throughout the month of November. All events are free and open to ...

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Finding Greatness: Davlin Wilson

October 20, 2022

Coming from a family of educators, #MGA education major Davlin Wilson plans to continue the tradition by starting his career as a kindergarten teacher. He is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and the MGA ...

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Finding Greatness: Miracle Odom

October 17, 2022

Student leader Miracle Odom, a senior majoring in biology, is participating in magnetotactic bacteria (MTB) research with MGA faculty members. After graduation, she plans to join the U.S. Air Force and pursue a medical career. Full ...

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Finding Greatness: Yvonne Hartridge

October 11, 2022

Yvonne Hartridge is finishing up her degree in the Occupational Therapy Assistant program. A standout student, former Knights softball player, and MGA Cochran Campus leader, she hopes to combine OT with her athletics background into a career ...

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Finding Greatness: Nettie Conner

October 07, 2022

Seeking a fourth career, non-traditional student Nettie Conner is enrolled in MGA’s social work degree program. An officer for Horizons, a student club for social work majors, Conner hopes to work for a non-profit that helps people ...

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MGA Announces Summer 2022 President’s & Dean’s List

October 04, 2022

Middle Georgia State University announces the summer semester 2022 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: Myah Anderson

October 03, 2022

Already working as an instructional paraprofessional, Myah Anderson is completing her education degree at MGA to become a full-time teacher. She is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and serves as a peer mentor to other ...

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Finding Greatness: Modupe Oyewole

September 28, 2022

IT major Modupe Oyewole, who plans for a career in cybersecurity, is an MGA student leader, serving as president of the Student Government Association and Macon Campus Activities Board.   Full Name: Modupe Oyewole. Age: ...

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Finding Greatness: Sandra Hernandez

September 26, 2022

Media and Communication major Sandra Hernandez is editor of The Statement, MGA’s digital student newspaper, and an intern with Mercer ESPN. Full Name: Sandra M. Hernandez. Age: 20. Hometown: Warner Robins. High School: Northside ...

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Finding Greatness: Rekita Barnes

September 22, 2022

As she nears completion of her B.S. in Respiratory Therapy, non-traditional student Rekita Barnes hopes to begin her career at Emory Healthcare and pursue a master’s degree. Full Name: Rekita Barnes. Age: 33. Hometown & ...

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Finding Greatness: Christian Weaver

September 16, 2022

As a biology major with a creative writing minor, Christian Weaver has found MGA to be a place where he can cultivate his scientific and artistic passions. He is currently applying for Ph.D programs as he pursues a dual career in plant pathology ...

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Finding Greatness: Vickia Johnson

September 13, 2022

Vickia Johnson has worked multiple internships as part of her Media and Communication major, including two that are sports oriented, and she is a student leadership program standout. Full Name: Vickia Johnson.  Hometown & ...

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The Dissertation of Smaug: Talkin' Tolkien with Dr. Andrew Reeves

September 06, 2022

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or barricaded yourself in your hobbit-hole), there’s a good chance you’ve heard the name “Tolkien”—or at least viewed The Lord of the Rings films. ...

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Fact, Fiction, or Fake News: How Can You Be More Responsible For The Information You Consume?

August 31, 2022

We are all quite familiar with the phrase “fake news” at this point. The catchphrase raises some questions. How can you tell if something being reported is fake? What can consumers do to protect themselves against ...

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Finding Greatness: Zoe Von Holten

August 30, 2022

Biology major Zoe Von Holten, who started MGA as a dual-enrolled student, is now involved in a research project with Dr. Tyler Achatz involving systematic parasitology. Her goal is to earn a Ph.D for a career in academia. Full Name: Zoe Von ...

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MGA Receives Georgia Council For The Arts Grant To Fund Native American-Themed Festival

August 25, 2022

The Georgia Council for the Arts awarded a $6,000 grant to Middle Georgia State University’s School of Arts & Letters to help organize and host a major festival celebrating Native American arts and culture, the organization ...

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Finding Greatness: Wesley Altham

August 23, 2022

IT major Wesley Altham, president of the #MGA Cyber Knights, recently presented his research at DEFCON, one of the world’s premier hacker conventions. His presentation – “I Know What You Ate Last Summer” ...

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MGA Grad Makes History As First Woman To Pilot Helicopters For Georgia State Patrol

August 22, 2022

The aviation bug bit Haley Jo Lucas at about age 14, when she toured a beach by helicopter during a family vacation.  So she added “helicopter pilot” to her list of dream jobs, along with law enforcement officer and ...

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MGA Partners With College AIM To Expand Access To Higher Education

August 17, 2022

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is partnering with an Atlanta-area nonprofit that works to ease the path to college for high school students. The nonprofit is called “College AIM.” The program’s purpose is to ...

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Get Your Semester Off To A Positive And Successful Start

August 01, 2022

You’re at Middle Georgia State University for a reason.  Knowing why you’re here is essential - and so is knowing how to keep going until you get the degree.  To succeed in college, you first have to know how ...

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MGA’s Economic Impact Increases To $268 Million

July 26, 2022

Middle Georgia State University contributed a total of nearly $268 million to the economy in fiscal 2021 – an 8 percent increase over the previous year - and accounted for more than 2,600 jobs due to on- and off-campus spending, ...

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L-R are Angela Rogers, MGA Aerobatics Club president, Gene Behrends, assistant chief flight instructor, and Bobby Jeanes, flight instructor.

MGA’s Aerobatics Club Takes Flight

June 29, 2022

At age 28, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) aviation student Angela Rogers is rolling (and looping and spinning) into her second career as a professional pilot. Originally from Destin, Fla., Rogers decided to leave behind her job as a ...

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MGA Announces Spring 2022 President's & Dean's Lists

June 21, 2022

Middle Georgia State University announces the spring semester 2022 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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Work of Heart

June 02, 2022

The pandemic created challenges for healthcare professions but career opportunities still abound. Student interest in Middle Georgia State University’s nursing, respiratory therapy, and rehabilitation sciences programs remains solid and ...

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MGA Graduate Student Forges Her Path in Public Relations

May 31, 2022

When Lynzee White discovered Middle Georgia State University’s public relations graduate program, she knew she had found the perfect fit — “keeping me close to home while receiving a quality education.” ...

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Finding Greatness: Javion Dawson

May 31, 2022

Sport management major Javion Dawson interned at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon and aspires to get an MBA and work in the world of professional athletics.   Full Name: Javion Cortez Antonio Dawson. Age: ...

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Finding Greatness: Breanna Law

May 23, 2022

Breanna Law, whose career goal is to become a psychotherapist, just graduated from MGA with her bachelor’s degree in psychology. She was an undergraduate research assistant for a study examining mental health stigma. Her next step is ...

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Project SEARCH Graduates At MGA Ready For Work

May 17, 2022

Anxiously awaiting the first paycheck from his new job, Jordan Hawkins already knows what he’s going to do with the money. “I’m going to save it,” said the outgoing 21-year-old, who is working as a ...

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New State Funding To Help MGA Increase Pipeline of Pilots & Other Professionals Into Georgia’s Aviation Industry

May 12, 2022

Following an investment of resources from the state, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is better able to implement plans to bolster Georgia’s flagship School of Aviation in ways that will begin to address the long waiting list of ...

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Finding Greatness: Haley Kim

May 09, 2022

Newly graduated MGA nursing major Haley Kim is serving with the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service, or USPHS Commissioned Corps. It is the federal uniformed service of the U.S. Public Health Service and one of the eight ...

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Number of Graduates To Set MGA Spring Record

April 26, 2022

Nearly 760 students are candidates for graduation at Middle Georgia State University’s spring 2022 commencement ceremonies. That is the highest number of prospective graduates for a spring commencement season in MGA’s ...

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Finding Greatness: Angleen Hudlin

April 26, 2022

Angleen Hudlin is pursuing MGA’s B.A. in Applied Art & Design with a concentration in visual communications. Her goals are to expand her graphic design career and to develop a nonprofit to help victims of domestic violence. Full ...

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Finding Greatness: Symone Caldwell

April 21, 2022

Symone Caldwell is MGA’s President’s Scholar for the Class of 2022. An education major, she is a special education intern at Bleckley County Elementary School and will begin her full-time career in her hometown this ...

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MGA Honors President’s Scholar, Academic Recognition Day Scholar, & Other Students For Academic Achievements

April 19, 2022

Rebecca Symone Caldwell, a senior finishing her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, is the President’s Scholar for the Middle Georgia State University (MGA) Class of 2022. Caldwell received the award at MGA Honors ...

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MGA’s First STEMposium To Highlight Undergraduate Students’ Research

April 14, 2022

Oyster spat settlement patterns on Jekyll Island and exploring Riemann’s rearrangement theorem are just two of the many research topics Middle Georgia State University (MGA) students will discuss at STEMposium, hosted by the departments ...

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Board of Regents Eliminates Special Institutional Fee, Adjusts MGA Undergraduate Tuition Rate

April 12, 2022

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) on Tuesday, April 12, approved an undergraduate tuition adjustment plan to align Middle Georgia State University’s (MGA) tuition rate with other Georgia public institutions ...

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MGA Baseball Hosts Second Annual Stuckey’s Day At Stuckey Field

April 12, 2022

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) Knights baseball will host the second annual “Stuckey’s Day” on Saturday, April 23. The Knights will take on the University of Mobile at 12:45 p.m. at Stuckey Field on the ...

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Dr. Stephen Schultheis Joins MGA As Vice President For Enrollment Management

April 04, 2022

Dr. Stephen P. Schultheis has joined Middle Georgia State University (MGA) as vice president for Enrollment Management. Among other things in his new role, Schultheis is developing the University’s short- and long-term strategies to ...

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MGA & Ogeechee Technical College Sign IT Degree Transfer Agreement

March 29, 2022

Ogeechee Technical College (OTC) and Middle Georgia State University (MGA) have signed an agreement to create seamless transitions for students pursuing a career in information technology. The agreement is designed to facilitate the transfer of ...

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MGA's School of Computing Hosts Cybersecurity Seminar

March 24, 2022

Representatives of the military, law enforcement, financial services, and other sectors are scheduled to speak at the 2022 Academic Cybersecurity Seminar hosted by Middle Georgia State University’s School of Computing. The seminar, ...

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Finding Greatness: A.J. Kahrmann

March 24, 2022

Biology major A.J. Kahrmann, MGA’s 2022 Academic Recognition Day Scholar, is graduating this spring and will enroll at the Dental College of Georgia this fall. Full Name: A.J. Kahrmann. Age: 22. Hometown: McRae.  Family: ...

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Finding Greatness: Gaye Martel

March 14, 2022

Gaye Martel, a paralegal, is pursuing MGA’s Bachelor of Science in Social Work to transition to a career of helping people overcome immediate hardship and become empowered to make permanent changes.    Full Name: Gaye ...

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Finding Greatness: Matthew Samson

March 10, 2022

Matthew Samson is pursuing MGA’s associate’s degree in the occupational therapy assistant program and hopes to begin his career working for a school system and helping children. He is active in the OTA Student Club, serving as ...

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Finding Greatness: Lumpoun Tello

March 08, 2022

MGA respiratory therapy major Lumpoun Tello is among the students in the program’s unique neonatal track. She hopes to begin her career working in neonatal intensive care. Full Name: Lumpoun Paula Tello. Age: 33. Hometown: ...

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Finding Greatness: Elijah Stinehelfer

February 28, 2022

Marine veteran and political science major Eli Stinehelfer is pursuing his passion at MGA. After graduating, he hopes to gain government experience and return to guide future students as a professor.   Full Name: Elijah ...

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MGA To Launch Graduate Certificate In Strategic Business Communication

February 15, 2022

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is introducing a graduate certificate in Strategic Business Communication in fall 2022. The 15-credit-hour online program is designed to develop students’ skills in public relations, marketing, ...

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MGA’s 2022 Academic Recognition Day Scholar Plans Career In Dentistry

February 14, 2022

Alexander James “A.J.” Kahrmann, Middle Georgia State University’s 2022 Academic Recognition Day Scholar, hopes to return to his hometown of McRae-Helena in a few years to begin a career in dentistry.   But ...

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MGA Nursing Students Serve Leadership Roles in Statewide Association

February 08, 2022

They’re still a few months shy of graduating with their Middle Georgia State University nursing degrees, but Katie Poupard and Abby Dunbar already are leaders in their field. Poupard is current president and Dunbar is secretary of the ...

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MGA Announces Fall 2021 Dean's and President's Lists

January 31, 2022

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the fall semester 2021 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: Rachel Lawrence

January 31, 2022

Studying social media as part of her MSIT degree program, Rachel Lawrence hopes to reach her goal of becoming a Director of Marketing and Communications and continue furthering her education in a doctoral program. Full Name: Rachel Lawrence Age: ...

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MGA Aviation featured in “The World According to Jeff Goldblum” on Disney+

January 19, 2022

Jeff Goldblum has a unique way of looking at the world. In his Disney+ streaming series, “The World According to Jeff Goldblum,” each episode features the actor and musician taking a deep dive into a particular subject, from ...

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Governor’s Funding Award Boosts MGA’s Dublin Campus Healthcare Program Expansion

January 11, 2022

Thanks to $900,000 in new funding the Georgia governor’s office has awarded, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is substantially bolstering an expansion of the Dublin ...

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2022 College Town Film Series Explores “Revenge”

January 04, 2022

"Revenge" is the theme of the 2022 College Town Film Series, which kicks off Thursday, Jan. 27, at the Douglass Theater in Macon. A collaboration of Middle Georgia State University, Wesleyan College, and Mercer University, the annual College ...

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MGA To Graduate Record Number Of Students At Fall Commencement

December 03, 2021

The December 2021 ceremonies will again feature “pod” seating arrangements for graduates and their guests after proving popular during pandemic    A record number of students are candidates for fall ...

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MGA Surpasses $11 Million Goal In University’s “Legacy Of Greatness” Fundraising Campaign

December 01, 2021

The Middle Georgia State University (MGA) Foundation’s “Building A Legacy of Greatness” private fundraising campaign – the most ambitious in the institution’s history – exceeded its $11 ...

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Finding Greatness: Vanessa Jimison

November 29, 2021

Vanessa Jimison is an Army veteran now studying creative writing as part of her MGA English degree program and is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. Name: Vanessa Lynn Jimison. Hometown: Gelnhausen, Hesse, Germany. ...

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Longleaf Pine A Natural Treasure For MGA

November 22, 2021

Along outer edges of the Macon and Cochran campuses of Middle Georgia State University (MGA), the tree that once dominated the South is making a comeback. Stands of longleaf pine the University planted just over a decade ago tower above 40 acres ...

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Ben Templeton’s Excellent Adventure

November 16, 2021

Ben Templeton could fly a plane before he could drive a car.At 18, when some teenagers are still getting their driver’s licenses, Templeton has flown cross-country to 48 states. Sometime soon, he hopes to have hit all 50.A Cochran-based ...

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Finding Greatness: Kyle Rosell

November 15, 2021

Accounting major Kyle Rosell will begin a tax internship with an Atlanta firm this spring. Her goal is to become a CPA and work as an internal auditor. Full Name: Kyle Renee B. Rosell. Age: 21. Hometown: Agoo, Philippines. Residence: Warner ...

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