Alumni Weekend 2019

Alumni Weekend 2019, save the Date March 30 to 31

We want to welcome all alumni to join us for Alumni Weekend 2019. Join your former classmates at events and receptions to renew friendships, reminisce and celebrate each other’s successes. There will be food, drinks and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy! No matter what name this institution bore when you were here, all are welcome to join us for this two-day event.

Please be sure that the alumni office has your email address and cell phone number. Most of the communication will be sent via email and text and we don’t want you to miss any of the details! Update your information here.

General Events


Saturday, March 30 – Cochran Campus Events

Not Always By The Book: A Reception at Roberts Memorial Library
The Roberts Library – 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the city of Cochran. We’ll explore the history of Cochran and its cooperative growth with New Ebenezer College, the forerunner of Middle Georgia College and Middle Georgia State University.
COST: FREE | DRESS: CASUAL

Campus Tour
Departing from Ebenezer Alumni House – 10:00.m. – 11:00a.m.
Join fellow alumni and friends on a walking tour around the historic MGA Cochran campus to see and learn about our historic buildings and landmarks as well as our new additions to campus.
COST: FREE | DRESS: CASUAL

President’s Picnic
Georgia Hall, Lakeside Patio - 11:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
(Rain location – Georgia Hall Dining Hall)
The President’s Picnic is an old-fashioned cookout for alumni and families to enjoy. Join your fellow alumni and reminiscent and celebrate each other’s successes. Registration is required to attend. Register Here
COST: FREE | DRESS: CASUAL

MGA Knights Baseball Team takes on William Carey University Crusaders
Stuckey Field, Doubleheader 1:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m .
See our Knights in action as they take on William Carey University Crusaders for a doubleheader.
COST: SINGLE GAME $5 | DOUBLEHEADER $6


Sunday, March 31 – Macon Campus Events

Department of Respiratory Therapy Retirement Celebration Honoring Professor Beth Brown
Macon Campus, Professional Science Center – Jones Lab 142
Alumni, friends and faculty are invited to the drop in reception to honor Professor Beth Brown and her 25 years of service to School of Health Sciences.
COST: FREE | DRESS: CASUAL

Alumni Reception hosted by President Christopher Blake & MGA Alumni Board*
Macon Campus, Alumni Tent – 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Our inaugural alumni reception will honor all alumni who were prepared at Middle Georgia College, Macon Junior College, Macon State College and Middle Georgia State University. We invite alumni to rummage in your attics and closets to find memorabilia from your time on campus and bring to the reception to share with fellow alums. We have invited our retired faculty and staff to join us as well.
Attendees will receive a University Alumni t-shirt and car decal. Registration is required to attend. Register Here
COST: FREE |DRESS: CASUAL

Cherry Blossom Signature Tunes & Balloons*
Macon Campus, Gates open 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Grab a lawn chair and a cooler and come celebrate the final day of the Cherry Blossom Festival with the return of Tunes and Balloons! Join us for an afternoon of family fun with live music featuring Macon Pops, inflatables for the kids, tethered hot air balloon rides, and fireworks to end the night! Macon Pops will honor and celebrate music legends of the recent past. The tethered hot air balloon rides will be $10.00 per ride. There will be vending on site.
COST: $5 | CHILDREN 10 AND UNDER: FREE

Macon Pops Concert
Concert 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Macon Pops will honor and celebrate music legends of the recent past. Featuring the songs and music of Prince, David Bowie, George Michael, Michael Jackson and so many more.

Tunes & Balloons Firework Finale
Fireworks begin 8:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The night will end with a firework finale to celebrate closing of the 2019 Cherry Blossom festival.


*All MGA Alumni events will be held in conjunction with Tunes & Balloons.
COST: Entrance Fee $5 | CHILDREN UNDER AGE OF 10: FREE
Middle Georgia State University Faculty, Staff and Students are FREE at gate with photo I.D.

Questions? Call us at 478.471.2732 Email: Alumni@mga.edu