Community Partner Information


With Experiential Learning@MGA, Middle Georgia State University is committed to helping this generation of Middle Georgia college students become effective, proficient, and highly-motivated members of the workforce. Middle Georgia State's Quality Enhancement Plan, Experiential Learning@MGA, is an educational initiative focused on experiential learning. Through the Office of Experiential Learning, the institution seeks to identify and support new internship, service learning, and research opportunities that enhances learning for students and positions them for success in their career fields after graduation.

For more information on Experiential Learning at MGA, contact Christopher Tsavatewa, Director of the Office of Experiential Learning at or .

For information on posting jobs and ways you can fill positions with qualified and competent MGA students and graduates, visit the MGA Center for Career & Leadership Development site, or email the center at . If you are interested in completing an organization/business profile please visit the following link and identify how our organizations may be able to collaborate in the future.


External support is critical to providing students with authentic experiential opportunities. If you would like to directly contribute to MGA's Experiential Learning@MGA initiative, visit the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs for more information.

Community research partners:

Middle Georgia State University School of Business is home to the Center for Economic Analysis. Through its staff and affiliated faculty, CEA is tasked with providing research assistance to local businesses, governmental units, and other interested parties.

The CARE is a community based research organization within MGA that provides actionable intelligence – grant evaluations, needs assessments, and satisfaction research - to community partners, using the talent and skills of MGA faculty and students. We can also offer moderation services to help internal decision making and strategy.

The Middle Georgia State University Institute for Applied Aerospace Research (IAAR) focuses on conceptual development, prototyping, manufacturing processes, safety and quality management in the areas of advanced composite materials, aerospace structures and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Our principal goals are to create and disseminate knowledge in the application of advanced materials and processes, to enhance the educational process at Middle Georgia State University through faculty development and student interaction with the work of the Institute, and to support aerospace-related economic development in central Georgia. For more details, email Director Rick Krontz at

The Center for Cybersecurity Education and Applied Research (CCEAR), located within the School of Information Technology, will provide an avenue for education and research in information assurance, computer network security, digital forensics, cryptography, risk assessment and mitigation, disaster recovery and management, security regulations and compliance and information security management. The Center's Director is Assistant Professor Jonathan Yerby, .