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Fall Issue of MGA Today Now Online

December 18, 2017

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 Alum Clayton Vedder Receives Grad Assistantship at UGA's Terry College of Business

December 14, 2017

Clayton Vedder, a recent graduate of MGA's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program, has been offered a prestigious Master of Accountancy graduate assistantship from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia for ...

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Finding Greatness: Aspasia Karfakis

December 07, 2017

Aspasia Karfakis, a member of the MGA Knights women's soccer team, makes the grade on and off the field. Full Name: Aspasia Karfakis. Age: 19. Hometown: Jackson, N.J. Residence: Savannah. High School: Windsor Forest High School, where she was ...

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Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy Coming to MGA

December 06, 2017

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will launch a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy in fall 2018. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia recently approved the program. MGA's new degree is just the fourth traditional ...

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MGA's Fall Graduation Ceremonies Set for December 14

December 04, 2017

More than 500 students will collect their diplomas from Middle Georgia State University at fall graduation ceremonies scheduled for December 14. Betty Cantrell of Warner Robins, who is Miss America 2016, will be the commencement speaker. The ...

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Dr. Jon Anderson Joins MGA as Provost

December 04, 2017

Dr. Jon Anderson, professor of Management and former deputy provost at the University of West Georgia, will join Middle Georgia State University (MGA) in the New Year as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.  Anderson, who has ...

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Finding Greatness: Fabian Gordon

December 04, 2017

When events run smoothly at MGA, Fabian "Flash" Gordon is among those the University community can thank. He is also a student at Middle Georgia State, working on a Business degree. Full Name: Fabian Gordon. Full Title: Event Coordinator and ...

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MGA Names Conference Center After Robert F. Hatcher Sr.

November 28, 2017

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announced at a ceremony on Monday, November 27, that the conference center located on the University’s Macon Campus would be named in honor of longtime MGA supporter Robert F. Hatcher Sr. Hatcher, ...

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Middle Georgia State, Bibb Sheriff's Office Awarded Federal Grant to Help Reduce Gang Violence

November 28, 2017

Middle Georgia State University and the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, in collaboration, were recently awarded a federal multi-year grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to help reduce violent gang activity and gun crime within the Middle ...

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Knightly News - Nov. 28, 2017

November 28, 2017

EVENTS WEEK OF NOV 27 – DEC 2   NOV 27 M: Express Employment Professionals recruiting for IT position, Jones Lobby @ 12 – 2 pm NOV 28 M: Finals Fuel, SLC Lobby @ 9 – 11 am M: Finals Fuel, Jones Lobby @ ...

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MGA's Border State Tuition Waivers Extend to Cochran Campus

November 27, 2017

Middle Georgia State University is now offering in-state tuition to prospective students from bordering states who take classes on the Cochran Campus. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the move, which takes effect ...

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Answering the Call

November 27, 2017

Two years ago, when Middle Georgia State rebooted an office to provide University services to student veterans and active military, Dee Lindsey answered the call. An Air Force veteran herself and a graduate of Valdosta State University, Lindsey ...

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MGA Offers Saturday Classes on Warner Robins Campus

November 27, 2017

Saturday classes are coming to Middle Georgia State University's Warner Robins Campus in January 2018. As part of an ongoing effort to accommodate busy students trying to juggle college and personal responsibilities, the Warner Robins Campus ...

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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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Chris Brazell Named MGA's 2017 Outstanding Alumnus

November 16, 2017

Christopher E. Brazell, senior vice president of EMC Engineering Services, Inc., has been named the 2017 Outstanding Alumnus of Middle Georgia State University by the institution's Alumni Association. Each year, the Middle Georgia State Alumni ...

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MGA Accounting Students Place Second In Statewide Auditing Competition

November 14, 2017

A team of Accounting majors representing Middle Georgia State University's School of Business placed second at the 7th annual Internal Audit Case Study Competition recently held at Kennesaw State University. Sponsored by the Atlanta chapter of ...

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Finding Greatness: Elizabeth Kringer

November 14, 2017

Finding Greatness: Elizabeth Kringer, a recent MGA grad with a degree in Public Service, now works in constituent services for U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop of Georgia's 2nd Congressional District. Full Name: Elizabeth N. Kringer. Age: ...

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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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University Creating Public Art to Celebrate UNITY@MGA

November 13, 2017

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will host UNITY@MGA during the week of November 27- December 1, 2017, highlighting an interactive social dialogue through the creation of a public art installation on both the Macon and Cochran ...

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Knightly News - Nov. 13, 2017

November 13, 2017

Your MGA Knightly News! M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses  EVENTS – WEEK OF NOV 13 – 18 NOV 13 C: Men's Basketball vs. Edward Waters @ ...

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MGA Celebrates International Education Week

November 10, 2017

Middle Georgia State University will celebrate International Education Week 2017 with sessions on study abroad opportunities, mini language lessons, and a "Holidays Around the World" presentation for students, faculty, and staff. Those events ...

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MGA Students Produce Startup Plans for Knights Business Battle

November 07, 2017

The 4th annual Knights Business Battle, a competition that gives Middle Georgia State University students the opportunity to present business plans before a panel of judges, produced award-winning ideas for a fitness center, restaurant, and ...

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Knightly News - November 6, 2017

November 06, 2017

Your MGA Knightly News! M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses   EVENTS – WEEK OF NOV 6 – 11 NOV 6 C: Men's Basketball vs. Georgia ...

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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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Knightly News - October 30

October 30, 2017

Your MGA Knightly News! M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses   EVENTS – HOMECOMING WEEK - OCT 30 – NOV 4 OCT 30 A: SGA Senate Election ...

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Knightly News - October 23

October 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   EVENTS – WEEK OF OCT 23 – 28 OCT 23 W: Domestic Violence Workshop, Thomas ...

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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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STEM Students Get GPA Boost

October 18, 2017

Students now have more incentive to take rigorous science, technology, pre-engineering, and math classes at Middle Georgia State University (MGA). In fall 2017, students began receiving a boost to their college HOPE GPA for specific, rigorous ...

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Middle Georgia State Adding Bachelor's Degree in Contemporary Musicianship

October 18, 2017

Middle Georgia State University is launching a new four-year degree: the Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Musicianship. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the degree at its October 11 meeting, which was held on the ...

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MGA President to Discuss His World War I Book at Student-Hosted Events

October 18, 2017

Middle Georgia State's History Student Organization, a student club, is hosting Dr. Christopher Blake, University president, at two events to discuss his new book, "And Half the Seed of Europe: A Genealogy of the Great War 1914-1918." The first ...

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Knightly News - October 16

October 16, 2017

Your MGA Knightly News! M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses   EVENTS – WEEK OF OCT 16 – 21 OCT 16 E: Peer Financial Counseling ...

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Middle Georgia State's President to Launch Master Lectures Series with World War I Talks

October 16, 2017

"The Great War at 100: Its Shadow & Legacy" will be the topic of Middle Georgia State University's inaugural event of The Master Lectures & Conversations Series. Dr. Christopher Blake, Middle Georgia State president, will discuss aspects ...

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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 English Majors Present at Prestigious Conference

October 12, 2017

Hope Fuqua and Samantha Morgan, who are finishing up their bachelor's degrees in English at Middle Georgia State University, will present papers at the prestigious South Atlantic Modern Language Association (SAMLA) meeting in early November in ...

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Knightly News - October 9

October 09, 2017

Your MGA Knightly News! M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses  EVENTS – WEEK OF OCT 9 - 14 OCT 10 E: Red Cross Blood Drive, City of Eastman Room @ 2 ...

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Lights, Camera, Action

October 09, 2017

Brooks Jones, an officer with the Middle Georgia State University Police Department, recently made his acting debut - sort of. As a young officer who recently graduated from police training, he was invited to play roles in a series of videos ...

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MGA Student Group and Diversity Office Celebrate LGBT+ History Week

October 09, 2017

Middle Georgia State University's Gay-Straight Alliance, a student organization, is teaming up with the institution's Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Title IX to host events celebrating LGBT+ History Week. All events are free and open to the ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Brooke Miller

October 09, 2017

Dr. Brooke Miller is researching how students receive their information about current events. Full Name: Dr. Brooke M. Miller. Title: Associate Professor of Political Science. Degrees: Doctorate of Philosophy in Political Science from the ...

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Study Abroad Opportunity in Siena, Italy Opens Up for MGA Students

October 05, 2017

Through a new partnership with Armstrong State University in Savannah, Middle Georgia State University students will be able to study abroad in Siena, Italy, as early as spring semester 2018. The 12-week study abroad option is made possible ...

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MGA Music Faculty Earn Recognition for Concert Band Composition

October 05, 2017

Two Middle Georgia State University music faculty members will perform their recently published concert band composition, Industria, with Warner Robins High School at the Alabama High School Honor Band Festival in February 2018.Also, the Arbor ...

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MGA Now Designated a National Center of Digital Forensics Excellence

October 05, 2017

Middle Georgia State University is now designated a National Center of Digital Forensics Excellence by the U.S. Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center. The designation means Middle Georgia State has access to advanced digital forensic ...

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Knightly News: October 2, 2017

October 02, 2017

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses EVENTS – WEEK OF OCT 2 – 7 OCT 3 C: Paint with a Twist, GA Hall Student Activities Center @ 6 – ...

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MGA Library Sponsors Medieval "KnightFest"

September 26, 2017

The second annual “KnightFest” will be sponsored by Middle Georgia State University’s library for people interested in all things medieval. There will be events on the Cochran, Macon, and Warner Robins campuses. All ...

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MGA Professor Turns His Biography of Civil Rights Icon Into Screenplay

September 25, 2017

One of Dr. Andrew Manis’s first published books was the historical biography titled “A Fire You Can’t Put Out: The Civil Rights Life of Birmingham’s Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth.” Since the ...

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Finding Greatness: Garrett Stone

September 25, 2017

Choosing to stay home for college has opened doors to the world for Psychology major Garrett Stone. Full Name: Garrett Steve Stone. Age: 23. Hometown: Macon. Residence: Lizella. High School: Tattnall Square Academy, where he participated in ...

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Middle Georgia State Hosts National Planting Day Ceremony

September 21, 2017

The Macon Campus of Middle Georgia State University is hosting a National Planting Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 16.Sponsored by Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful and Middle Georgia State's Waddell Barnes Botanical Gardens, the ceremony begins in ...

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Middle Georgia State, Oconee Fall Line Tech Reach Student Transfer Agreement

September 21, 2017

Thanks to a new formal agreement, students who complete specific academic programs at Oconee Fall Line Technical College can seamlessly transfer to Middle Georgia State University to complete degrees. Dr. Christopher Blake, Middle Georgia State ...

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MGA's OTA Program Organizes Support Group for Parents of Special-Needs Children

September 20, 2017

Faculty and students of Middle Georgia State University's Occupational Therapy Assistant degree program are organizing a support group for parents of special-needs children in the Cochran area. The first meeting is scheduled for 5:30 to 6:30 ...

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MGA Hosts Live Facebook Chat About Dual-Enrollment Program

September 18, 2017

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

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

September 18, 2017

Middle Georgia State University announces the 2017 summer semester President's List and Dean's List. Students on the President's List had a grade point average of at least 3.8. The Dean's List includes students who had at least a 3.5 grade point ...

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Finding Greatness: Deja Fambro

September 18, 2017

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

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

September 15, 2017

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

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Knightly News: September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses   EVENTS – WEEK OF SEP 11 – 16 SEP 11/12 ALL CAMPUSES CLOSED   SEP 13 C: Movie Knight, ...

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

September 07, 2017

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

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MGA Air Show Set for September 30

September 05, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Edson Silva

September 05, 2017

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

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Knightly News: August 28, 2017

August 28, 2017

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses    EVENTS - WEEK OF AUG 28 – SEP 2 AUG 28 M: Air National Guard & Cook Out Recruiting, SLC outside ...

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Finding Greatness: Charles Williams

August 28, 2017

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

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MGA Early Childhood Degree Adds Reading Endorsement

August 28, 2017

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

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Middle Georgia State to Host Public Forum on Confederate Monuments

August 25, 2017

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

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MGA Adds Technical Writing and Digital Communication Graduate Certificate

August 25, 2017

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

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

August 24, 2017

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

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

August 23, 2017

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

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MGA Team Makes Hackathon Competition Finals with Ride Share App

August 22, 2017

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

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KNIGHTLY NEWS AUGUST 21, 2017

August 21, 2017

Your MGA Knightly News! M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses EVENTS - WEEK OF AUG 21 – 26 AUG 21 C: Women's Soccer vs. Johnson & Wales ...

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Finding Greatness: Kim Johnson

August 21, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Alexandria Hughes

August 14, 2017

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

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

August 09, 2017

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

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MGA Hosts Eclipse Viewings for Students

August 08, 2017

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

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Knightly News: August 7, 2017

August 07, 2017

Your MGA Knightly News! M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus A: All campuses EVENTS - WEEK OF AUG 13 – 19 AUG 13 C: Back To School Pool Party, Swimming Pool @ 6 – 9:30 pm AUG ...

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Finding Greatness: Gene Behrends

August 07, 2017

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

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Dr. Ken L. Fincher Named VP for University Advancement

July 31, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Laura Thomason

July 31, 2017

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

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

July 27, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Alan Stines

July 24, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Dr. John P. Girard

July 17, 2017

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

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A Tale of Two Ducks

July 10, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Simone Phipps

July 10, 2017

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

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

July 05, 2017

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

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A Meaningful Journey

June 28, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Pushpa Yadav

June 26, 2017

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

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

June 15, 2017

Middle Georgia State University announces the 2017 spring semester President's List and Dean's List. Students on the President's List had a grade point average of at least 3.8. The Dean's List includes students who had at least a 3.5 grade point ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Andre Nicholson

June 14, 2017

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

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Mounds, Monuments and Mysteries

June 07, 2017

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

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Spring 2017 MGA Today Highlights Faculty Research and More

May 15, 2017

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

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MGA's Newest International Venture Sets Sail

May 15, 2017

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

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MGA Names New Deans for Schools of Business and Health Sciences

May 09, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Rachel Hastings

May 08, 2017

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

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English Majors Present Capstone Research Projects

May 08, 2017

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

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School of Information Technology Inducts First Honor Society Members

May 05, 2017

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

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University System Awards Grant to MGA's African-American Male Initiative

May 05, 2017

The University System of Georgia’s African-American Male Initiative granted funding to Middle Georgia State University to create an academic success program for African-American male students for the 2017-2018 year. Dr. Corey Guyton, director ...

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MGA English Majors Reach Milestone

May 03, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Edwin Yu

May 01, 2017

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

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KNIGHTLY NEWS MAY 1, 2017

May 01, 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 MAY 1 M: Finals Fuel , SLC Lobby @ 9-ll am & ...

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New Media Students Screen Fiction Films

April 28, 2017

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

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

April 26, 2017

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

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KNIGHTLY NEWS APRIL 24, 2017 EDITION

April 24, 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 APR 25 W: Vision Board Party , WRACC @ 11am-12pm APR ...

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Finding Greatness: Carmishia Primus

April 24, 2017

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

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Chip Smith Joins MGA as Athletics Director

April 18, 2017

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

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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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KNIGHTLY NEWS APRIL 17, 2017

April 17, 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 APR 18 C: MGA Knights Baseball vs GSW State U @ 4pm D: ...

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MGA Recognizes Students for Academic Achievements

April 17, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Tiffany Barragan

April 17, 2017

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

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MGA Student Orgs Sponsor Panel Discussion About Labor Unions

April 14, 2017

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

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Faculty Members Receive Service, Teaching and Scholarship Awards

April 13, 2017

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

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MGA Students Honored for Leadership

April 13, 2017

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

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Professional Closet Holds Grand Opening

April 12, 2017

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

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MGA Foundation Accepting Apps for Second Round of Scholarships

April 11, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Thomas Smith

April 11, 2017

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

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

April 04, 2017

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

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KNIGHTLY NEWS APRIL 3, 2017

April 03, 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 APR 3 C: Reception & Gallery Talk - Artist Dan Keplinger ...

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MGA History Grad to Discuss Her Central Georgia Textile Mill Book

April 03, 2017

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

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Middle Georgia State Launches University Advisory Council

April 03, 2017

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

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School of Aviation Student Wins State SkillsUSA Competition

April 03, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Sara Hughes

April 03, 2017

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

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MGA’s Professional Closet Prepares Students for Future Success

April 03, 2017

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

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

March 30, 2017

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

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Middle Georgia State Approved to Add Master of Arts in Teaching

March 30, 2017

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is adding a Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Education this summer. The program - MGA's fourth master's degree - was just approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on ...

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Historian to Display and Discuss Ethiopian Manuscripts and Scrolls

March 29, 2017

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

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