The Knightly News: September 2 Edition

Author: The Office of Student Life
Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 8:36 PM
Categories: Students | Knightly News


Macon, GA

Ricardo Lyons

This week on InsideMGA: Check out the President’s latest blog post! Mandatory Title IX training for students, faculty, and staff begins this week; reminder of our operating hours for Labor Day week; homecoming is just over a week away; a call for faculty to participate in a conference; and the Knights on the Run 5K Fun Run and Walk is set for October.

You can now access InsideMGA on and off campus!Ideas on how we can improve internal communications, news/updates or events to share? Send them to InsideMGA@mga.edu!

CAMPUS INFORMATION & EVENTS


DR. BLAKE

President’s Blog : On Compliance – Living our Values

CAMPUS CLOSURE

All offices of Middle Georgia State University will be closed Monday, September 7, in observance of Labor Day.

CAREER SERVICES

Build Your Nachos, then Build Your Resume! Sept. 16, SLC 2ndfloor. For info: 478-471-2714 or careerservices@mga.edu .

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Click here for additional information: http://tinyurl.com/2015CBF-T-B

EASTMAN AIR SHOW VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Click here for additional information: http://tinyurl.com/2015AirshowVolunteers

FLAG FOOTBALL TOURNEY

Cochran Intramural Sports is hosting a 1 day flag football tourney for all campuses on 10/2/15. Contact gerry.reeves@mga.edu for more info.

FOOD PANTRIES

Services are now available on all five campuses – email dee.lindsey@mga.edu for any questions.

FREE ENGLISH CLASSES

Free classes for Latinos in the community. Tuesdays at 7:30 Iglesia Nueva Vida. For more information email: maritza.bellcorrales@mga.edu .

GRADUATION 2015

If you applied early for fall graduation, BEFORE 8/31/15, we anticipate cap & gowns will be available for pick-up at Grad Finale on the campus which you applied for graduation.Eastman & Dublin campus students generally apply on the Cochran campus and may pick-up their regalia at the Cochran Finale. Addt’l cap & gown orders will be made for graduates applying after 8/31 for cap & gown pickup in the bookstore.The availability date will be announced & email notifications mailed to students. Please remember, Nov 6, 2015 is the deadline to apply for the fall commencement on Dec 17, 2015.

HEART WALK VOLUNTEERS

To sign up, please click here: http://tinyurl.com/HeartWalkMGA15

HOMECOMING CANDIDATES

Cast your vote now for MGA’s first homecoming king and queen! Click here: http://tinyurl.com/2015-MGA-Homecoming

JOIN SASS

Offering sisterhood, community service & fun. Apply by 09/15/2015. For q’s: http://goo.gl/forms/1trvD5gkwd & sisterwsass@gmail.com

KNIGHTS’ BUSINESS BATTLE

School of Business students can win cash for generating & developing business ideas. 

KNIGHTS ON THE RUN 5K WALK/RUN - MACON

For information or to register for the October 3rdevent, please click here: http://inside.mga.edu/knights-on-the-run-5k-run-walk/

experiential learning

Experiential Learning@MGA – MGA’s Quality Enhancement Plan

Exploration and Application Beyond the Classroom. Learn more at www.mga.edu/knowledgeatwork

MGA LIBRARY FEEDBACK NEEDED

Students, share your opinion about your MGA Library: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LibraryFacilities

READY TO TRY A BISTRO?

Edgar's Bistro, located on the Helms College Macon campus across Eisenhower Drive, serves GREAT lunch specials daily! http://www.edgarshospitality.com/Menu

SIX FLAGS TRIP

Student Life is hosting a trip to Six Flags’ Fright Fest 10/23/15. Sign up online at: http://tinyurl.com/2015MGASixFlagsTrip .

STUDENT ID CARDS

Do you have a Middle Georgia State College ID? If so, you’ll need a new MGA ID card. Click here to find your campus location:

http://www.mga.edu/card/

WR INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Click here for additional information: http://tinyurl.com/2015-WRfoodfestival


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UPCOMING EVENTS

SEPTEMBER 2

D: Karaoke Knight in Student Center@5pm.

E: Movie Night@Georgia Theatre Company@6:30pm.

M: French conversation table. Come practice & meet other Francophiles! COAS 110, 1-2 p.m. For info, sabrina.wengier@mga.edu .

SEPTEMBER 3

W: MGA Free Skate Night@Rigby’s 5:30p-12midnight w/student ID.

C: Study Workshop in Roberts Memorial Library@3:30pm.

SEPTEMBER 8

C: Student Art League Reception in Russell Hall@6pm.

SEPTEMBER 8 & 9

Help us raise awareness during National Suicide Prevention Week!

Macon 9/8: 11am-1pm, SLC. Cochran 9/9:11am-1pm, Georgia Hall.#NSPW

SEPTEMBER 9

D: Family Fun Night 3pm-7pm. (homecoming event)

W: International Food Festival in Oak Hall 3pm-7pm. (homecoming event)

SEPTEMBER 10

C: International Festival & Football Game 4pm-7pm. (homecoming event)

SEPTEMBER 12

E: Heart of Georgia Air Show 10am-3pm. (homecoming event)

M: Cherry Blossom Festival: Tunes & Balloons 4pm-9pm. (homecoming event)