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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 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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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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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 ...

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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 she’s already ...

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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

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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 ...

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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: ...

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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 handed a Middle ...

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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 am – 1 pm NOV 30 C: Finals Fuel, Roberts ...

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Knightly News: November 14 Edition

November 14, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS NOV 14 M: International Scholarly Experiences panel, Math Aud @ 3:30 pm C: Ceramics Art Exhibit Opening/Reception, Peacock Gallery @ 6 pm C: Study Abroad Alumni Photo Exhibition, Roberts Library (Nov. 14-17) NOV ...

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Knightly News: November 7 Edition

November 07, 2016

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus THIS WEEK’S EVENTS NOV 7 C: Thank a Veteran: Make thank you cards for veterans, GH Dining Hall @ 11 am – 2 pm NOV 8 E: Veterans Day ...

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MGA Supports Georgia’s ‘Apply to College’ Month

November 07, 2016

Middle Georgia State University, already the most affordable public state university in Georgia, is even more of a bargain for anyone who applies for admission in November. Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed November "Georgia Apply to College ...

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The Knightly News October 31 Edition

October 31, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS OCT 31 C: Movie Knight -Don’t Breathe, Walker Aud @ 9 pm NOV 1 M: Student Success Series Lunch & Learn: Stress Management, SLC 254 @ 12 – 1 pm W: Stress Management Workshop, Career Services Office @ 9:30 – ...

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The Knightly News October 24 Edition

October 24, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS OCT 24 C: Powder Puff Football Game Draft (Game on 11/1), Sign up @ GA Hall @ 6 – 8 pm C: Women’s Soccer vs U of Mobile, NeSmith field @ 5 pm C: Men’s Soccer vs U of Mobile, NeSmith field @ 7:30 pm OCT 25 C: Breast ...

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Dysphoria: MGA Involvement Drives Unique October-Themed Art Exhibit

October 20, 2016

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The Knightly News: October 17 Edition

October 17, 2016

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus THIS WEEK’S EVENTS OCT 18 C: Spades Tournament, GA Hall President’s Dining Room @ 6:30 pm M: Grad Finale, PSC Banquet Hall @ 10 am – 6 ...

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The Knightly News: October 10 Edition

October 10, 2016

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus THIS WEEK’S EVENTS OCT 10 C: Reception/Gallery Talk, Elsie Hill Exhibit, RH Peacock Gallery @ 6 pm C: Study Abroad Open House, Grace Hall 132 @ ...

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MGA Students Can File FAFSA Now

October 04, 2016

Students are now able to file FAFSA earlier! The 2017-18 FAFSA opens Oct. 1, 2016. You don't have to wait until January 2017! To help Middle Georgia State University students complete their FAFSA files, the Office of Financial Aid is hosting ...

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The Knightly News: October 3 Edition

October 03, 2016

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus THIS WEEK’S EVENTS OCT 3 W: Dr. Daisy Century as Sojourner Truth, Walker Auditorium @ 7 pm OCT 4 C: Dr. Daisy Century as Madam C. J. ...

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Finding Greatness: DeMarcus Beckham

October 03, 2016

A Student Life leader, DeMarcus Beckham is committed to public service and activism. Full Name: DeMarcus Shyheim Beckham. Hometown: Zebulon. Residence: Macon. High School: At Pike County High School, I was president of the Y-Club ...

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The Knightly News: September 26 Edition

September 26, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS SEPT 26 C: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity info session, GA Hall President’s Dining Room @ 6 pm SEPT 27 C: Mid-term Coffee and Snacks, Library 2nd floor @ 10 am C: “Act Like a Woman, Think like a Man” Forum hosted by BOLD, ...

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Knightly News: September 19 Edition

September 19, 2016

M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus THIS WEEK’S EVENTS SEPT 19 W: Game Knight: Taboo, Uno, Spades & free snacks, WRACC @ 5-8 pm SEPT 22 C: Internship/Career Fair-15+ ...

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Knightly News: September 12 Edition

September 12, 2016

M: Macon C: Cochran D: Dublin E: Eastman W: Warner Robins THIS WEEK’S EVENTS SEPT 12 M: Voter Registration Event, SLC Lobby @ 11am – 3pm - Contact: niels.eichhorn@mga.edu. SEPT 13 D: Major Career Exploration, LIB 203 @ 2-3 ...

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Finding Greatness: Victoria Monetta

September 12, 2016

Victoria Monetta, a senior Aviation major, is aiming for a career with Delta Airlines. Full Name: Victoria Monetta. Age: 22. Hometown: Marietta. Residence: Eastman. High School: Pope High School, where she was varsity baseball ...

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Knightly News: September 6 Edition

September 06, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS M: Macon Campus C: Cochran Campus D: Dublin Campus E: Eastman Campus W: Warner Robins Campus SEPT 6 D: Club Rush in Main Lobby @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm M: Goal Setting/Time Management Workshop, Career Services ...

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Hawkinsville High Students Bus Their Way to MGA – And Into a Bright Future

September 01, 2016

She dreams of one day enrolling at Stanford University in California's Silicon Valley. Eventually, she’d like to learn sign language and become a lawyer who specializes in working with hearing-impaired clients. But at the moment, 16-year-old ...

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Knightly News: August 29 Edition

August 29, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS AUG 29 C: Luke Buffenmyer Opening Reception/Gallery Talk, Peacock Gallery @ 6 pm AUG 30 C: Men’s Soccer vs Reinhardt University, NeSmith Field @ 7 pm AUG 31 C: Club Rush in front of GA Hall @ 4:30 – 6:30 pm. ...

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Knightly News: August 22 Edition

August 22, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS AUG 23 W: Club Rush, Oak Hall Atrium @ 10 am (Clubs sign up at http://tinyurl.com/Fall2016ClubVendorRush) E: Club Rush, City of Eastman Room @ 3-5 pm (Clubs sign up at http://tinyurl.com/Fall2016ClubVendorRush) AUG ...

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Finding Greatness: Madeline Starr

August 22, 2016

Aspiring airline captain Madeline Starr found her flight plan at MGA. Full Name: Madeline S. Starr. Age: 19. Hometown & Residence: McDonough. High School: "I attended Woodland High School in Stockbridge. I participated in ...

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Knightly News: August 15 Edition

August 15, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS M: Macon C: Cochran D: Dublin E: Eastman W: Warner Robins AUG 15 C: Freshman Convocation – Mandatory for Incoming Freshmen - Check-in at Georgia Hall @ 3 pm AUG 16 M: Freshman Convocation – Mandatory for ...

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Middle Georgia State Announces Spring 2016 President's and Dean's Lists

June 14, 2016

Middle Georgia State University announces the 2016 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 ...

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MGA Greek Life Takes Root with Kappa Sigma Colony

June 09, 2016

A bit of serendipity gave Tanner Lords the chance to continue a tradition the men in his family prize. His grandfather, father and uncle all pledged Kappa Sigma Fraternity while students at the University of Utah in their hometown of Salt ...

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IT Grad Degree Continues a Middle Georgia State Legacy

June 06, 2016

One of the first four-year degrees launched by what is now Middle Georgia State University was a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. Nearly two decades later, IT makes history again as one of Middle Georgia State’s first graduate ...

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Middle Georgia State Launching Education Degree Evening Track

May 18, 2016

Middle Georgia State University is clearing a path for prospective students who work full-time to be able to complete their bachelor's degrees in Education. The University's School of Education is launching an Evening Track in fall 2016, ...

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Finding Greatness: Calabria Turner

May 09, 2016

Grad-school bound honors student Calabria Turner is a member of the President’s Torch Society. Full Name: Calabria Denise Turner. Age: 22. Hometown: Macon. Residence: Lizella. High School: She participated in Marine Corps Junior ...

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Finding Greatness: Joshua Dean

May 05, 2016

Study abroad participant Joshua Dean will begin a career this fall teaching French at Central High School. Full Name: Joshua Jacques Dean. Age: 22. Hometown: Macon. Residence: Lizella. High School: "I served as the president of ...

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Knightly News: May 2 Edition

May 02, 2016

M: Macon; C: Cochran; D: Dublin; E: Eastman; W: Warner Robins THIS WEEK’S EVENTS MAY 2 M: Stress Recess Chair Massage, SLC Lobby @ 1:30 – 4:30 pm E: Fuel for Finals, Free pancake bar & goody bags, COE Room @ 6-7 pm MAY 3 D: ...

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The Next Big Thing? MGA Students Steer Healthcare Startup

May 02, 2016

Big ideas often begin in the small dorm rooms of college and university campuses. Everyone knows about Facebook, Harvard University student Mark Zuckerberg’s brainchild. Stanford University’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin launched Google. Babson ...

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Finding Greatness: Alexis Jackson

May 02, 2016

Health Services Administration major Alexis Jackson is a vice president of the Campus Activities Board. Full Name: Alexis S. Jackson. Age: 19. Hometown and Residence: Cairo. High School: "I went to Cairo High School, where I was active in the ...

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Finding Greatness: Cyrus Allen

April 28, 2016

Recently accepted to graduate school, Cyrus Allen plans to become a counselor to help people with gender and sexual issues. Full Name: Charles Jeffery "Cyrus" Allen Jr. Age: 27. Hometown: Marshalville. Residence: Byron. Family: ...

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Students Honored for Organization Leadership

April 27, 2016

Middle Georgia State University honored nearly 50 students for their outstanding leadership in clubs and organizations during an April 26 ceremony on the Warner Robins Campus. Students recognized were: WilliamMickalonisof Bonaire, ...

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The Knightly News: April 25 Edition

April 25, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS APRIL 25 C:Hang out with Pet Therapy Dogs for final exam stress, Roberts Library, @ 10 am– 12 noon C: Career Services Info Table, GA Hall, 11:30am – 1pm C: Peer Financial Aid Counseling, Dillard Hall 112, pizza @ 5:30 ...

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Knightly News: April 18 Edition

April 18, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS APRIL 18 C: Peer Financial Aid Counseling, Dillard Hall 112, pizza @ 5:30 pm, program @ 6 pm M: Peer Financial Aid Counseling, SLC Room 151, pizza @ 5:30 pm, program 6 pm APRIL 19 C: “An Adventure in Arabia”with Dr. ...

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Middle Georgia State Longtime Theatre Director Hosts Reunion

April 14, 2016

Sydney Chalfa, longtime play director at what is now Middle Georgia State University, is hosting a reunion of the casts and crews of the institution’s productions dating back 26 years. Chalfa, who is retiring this year as associate professor ...

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Students to Pay Same Tuition for 2016-2017 Academic Year

April 13, 2016

Atlanta — All University System of Georgia (USG) students will pay the same tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year as the current 2015-2016 academic year tuition rates for each USG institution. Today, the Board of Regents approved plans ...

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Dublin Campus Hosts Volleyball Tournament for Students and Industry Guests

April 13, 2016

As part of Spring Fling, Middle Georgia State University's Dublin Campus is hosting a volleyball tournament for students and for employees of AWEBA Group and Erdrich, two German-based companies with operations in Laurens County. The tournament ...

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Knightly News: April 12 Edition

April 11, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS APRIL 12 C: Research Workshop, Roberts Library, @ 1-4 pm Call 934-3179 to make reservation C: Domestic Violence Awareness Event w/ Attorney Jack Grote, Dillard Aud. @ 6 pm M: Career Services Info Table, TEB Lobby @ ...

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Middle Georgia State Honors Students for Academic Achievements

April 07, 2016

Middle Georgia State University recognized more than 50 students at the 2016 Honors Convocation, held April 6, for their academic achievements. Kylie E. Mims of Macon, who recently completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, is the 2016 ...

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Knightly News: April 4 Edition

April 04, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS APRIL 4 C: Town Hall Meeting re: Water Quality on Campus, Russell Hall Aud. @ 4pm M: Bubble Ball Soccer, Old Gymnasium @6:30 – 8:30 pm M: GEICO “Interview Basics 101,” Lunch& Learn, SLC 254 @ 11 am-12:30 pm C: ...

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Knightly News: March 27 Edition

March 28, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS MARCH 28 W: Learn Library Resources/Research Open Q & A, Thomas Hall 109 @ 2 pm C: Career Services Info Table, Sanford Hall @ 11:30 am – 1 pm MARCH 29 E: Field Day – Bubble Soccer, free snacks/drinks, Outside ...

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Health Majors Help Fellow Students Learn Insurance Options

March 24, 2016

Middle Georgia State University's Health Communications class is organizing seminars to help fellow students learn about health insurance options. Members of the class have come up with fun events modeled after the "Game of Life" to help other ...

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Hawkinsville High Wins 'Move On When Ready' Transportation Grant

March 23, 2016

This fall, more Hawkinsville High School students will get a chance to dually enroll at Middle Georgia State University. Hawkinsville High, in Pulaski County, appears to be the only school in the area to receive a Georgia Student Finance ...

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Knightly News: March 21 Edition

March 21, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS MARCH 21 A: Registration open for Summer/Fall W: Library Resources & Research Info Sessions, Thomas Hall Room 109 @ 2 pm W:March Madness: All Star Knight Fitness Challenge, Rec. Dept. @2pm MARCH 22 D: MCA: “We ...

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Finding Greatness: Patrick Layson

March 21, 2016

Two study abroad trips to Scotland helped shape History major Patrick Layson’s goals for an academic career. Full Name: Robert Patrick Layson. Hometown: Perry. Residence: Warner Robins. High School: Perry High School. “I was ...

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Science Club Holds Annual Plant Sale

March 16, 2016

The Middle Georgia State University Science Club, based on the Cochran Campus, is holding its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the Dillard Hall lobby. A variety of plants are grown and sold by students to support ...

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Knightly News: March 14 Edition

March 14, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS MARCH 14 M: Arts Festival Latin Dance Night, Arts Complex Rehearsal Hall @6 pm W: Library Resources & Research Info Session, Thomas Hall Rm 109 @2pm MARCH 15 M: Free HIV Testing, Health ...

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Knightly News: March 7 Edition

March 07, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS SPRING BREAK - No classes during the week of March 7 – 11. NEXT WEEK’S EVENTS MARCH 14 M: Arts Festival Latin Dance Night, Arts Complex Rehearsal Hall @6 pm W: ...

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Knightly News: February 29 Edition

February 29, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS FEBRUARY 29 W: Library Resources &Research Info Sessions, Thomas Hall Rm 109 @ 2 pm C: Robb Hill Photo Exhibit-Homelands,Gallery Talk/Opening Reception, Peacock Gallery @6pm C: BOLD presents: The Black History Month ...

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Finding Greatness: Philip Kingston

February 29, 2016

Non-traditional student Philip Kingston is pursuing a new career in aviation tech. Full Name: Philip D. Kingston. Age: 53. Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colo. Residence: Eastman. Current Employment: Full-time student. Degree ...

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History Major Creates Civil Rights Era-Inspired Photo Series

February 23, 2016

At age 25, John Legg is two generations removed from the height of the U.S. civil rights movement. But he has long been drawn to the era’s iconic imagery. The stunning composition of many of the black and white photos illustrating the ...

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Knightly News: February 22 Edition

February 22, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS FEBRUARY 22 M: Indoor Team Triathlon, Rec/Well Center, Multi-Day event, Contact Harley.miller@mga.edu FEBRUARY 25 D:BHM Prog-Motivational Speaker presented by MCA & DST Sorority, Student Ctr @12pm FEBRUARY ...

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Finding Greatness: Taryn Gabriel

February 22, 2016

A standout cybersecurity student at #MGA, Taryn Gabriel is proving to be a great public spokesman about his field’s tremendous growth and job prospects. Full Name: Taryn Ricardo Gabriel. Hometown: Cochabamba, Bolivia. Residence: Macon. ...

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Knightly News: February 15 Edition

February 15, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: FEBRUARY 15 M: Film “The Terror Live” Math Auditorium @6pm. Contact: yunsuk.chae@mga.edu FEBRUARY 17 C: Movie Knight, “Selma”, celebrating Black History Month, Walker Aud. @8pm M: Career Fair/Interview Day SLC Lobby ...

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Mystery at the Library: Middle Georgia State English Grad Pens Educational Video Game Script

February 12, 2016

The sign above the outside door - "Edison Library of Finer Arts and Science" - is surprisingly intact, considering the damage the fire left. Parts of the building's blackened roof are caved in. Smoke curls from the rubble. Inside, shelves are ...

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Finding Greatness: Carlos Sandoval-Blanco

February 12, 2016

Student-athlete Carlos Sandoval-Blanco is a standout on and off the field. Full Name: Carlos Arturo Sandoval Blanco. Hometown:San Salvador, El Salvador. Residence: Cochran Campus. High School: "FESA. During high school, I ...

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MGA Nursing Student Makes Remarkable Comeback from Tragedy

February 12, 2016

Seth Nicholson was well on his way to realizing the career he’d dreamed of since ninth grade. It was fall 2013, and he had just enrolled in Middle Georgia State University’s nursing program. His mother, a certified nurse-midwife, inspired his ...

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Knightly News: February 8 Edition

February 08, 2016

THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: FEBRUARY 9 W: Mock Interview/Resume Review Day –Call Career Services 478-471-2714 to schedule C: Fat Tuesday Block Part &Spring Club Rush on College Street @2-5pm D: Spring Club Rush, Main Lobby @11am-12:30pm M: ...

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