Center For Middle Georgia Studies

Uniting Knowledge and Community to Understand and Address Real-Life Issues in Middle Georgia

 "The Center for Middle Georgia Studies will embark on groundbreaking research, offer customized training programs, and host engaging events to advance its mission of regional prosperity and vitality. Based on MGA’s Macon Campus in the newly renovated space in the library, the center will focus on tackling issues ranging from poverty and workforce demands to healthcare disparities. The center’s development fits in well with an essential part of MGA’s strategic plan, which is to lead innovation and economic opportunity."

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The Center is located in MGA’s Macon Campus Library and was completed in January 2024. Creation of this Center is in alignment with our new Strategic Plan: Middle Georgia’s Path to Excellence.



At the Center for Middle Georgia Studies, we believe in harnessing the combined power of university knowledge and community assets to strengthen individuals and communities. Through collaborative problem-solving, we understand and address real-life issues in Middle Georgia.



To be a nationally recognized hub for community-engaged scholarship that positively impacts Middle Georgia through collaborative problem-solving and knowledge sharing.