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University System And MGA Highlight Ethical Culture Through Ethics Awareness Week

November 03, 2022

The University System of Georgia (USG) is committed to the highest ethical and professional standards of conduct in pursuit of its mission to create knowledge. Accomplishing this mission demands integrity, good judgment and dedication to public ...

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Finding Greatness: Victoria Horton-Roark

November 01, 2022

Victoria Horton-Roark, who is pursuing the University’s Master of Science in Management degree, is a graduate research assistant for MGA’s School of Business. She recently presented a research paper at a conference of the ...

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MGA Announces Summer 2022 President’s & Dean’s List

October 04, 2022

Middle Georgia State University announces the summer semester 2022 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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Twenty One Faculty Join MGA At Start Of 2022-23 Academic Year

September 20, 2022

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) has added 21 new full-time faculty members in a number of academic disciplines, including aviation, health sciences, IT, teacher education, social work, music, and English. The new faculty ...

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Talking Inflation With Dr. Marc Miller

August 17, 2022

Concerned about inflation? Who isn’t? We asked Dr. Marc Miller, MGA’s new dean of the School of Business, to answer a few questions about inflation, beginning with … what exactly is it? What exactly is inflation and ...

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What Drives Gas Prices?

August 08, 2022

After hitting records highs earlier in the summer, U.S. gasoline prices have been declining in recent weeks. What causes gas price fluctuations? What should consumers know going forward? In this Q&A, Dr. William Carty, assistant professor of ...

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Seven Faculty & Staff Honored for Teaching, Scholarship, Or Service Excellence At MGA Fall Convocation

August 05, 2022

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) recognized seven faculty and staff members for outstanding achievements in teaching, scholarship, and/or various areas of service. The seven received the awards at 2022 Convocation, an annual gathering of ...

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Get Your Semester Off To A Positive And Successful Start

August 01, 2022

You’re at Middle Georgia State University for a reason.  Knowing why you’re here is essential - and so is knowing how to keep going until you get the degree.  To succeed in college, you first have to know how ...

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MGA’s Economic Impact Increases To $268 Million

July 26, 2022

Middle Georgia State University contributed a total of nearly $268 million to the economy in fiscal 2021 – an 8 percent increase over the previous year - and accounted for more than 2,600 jobs due to on- and off-campus spending, ...

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Dr. Marc Miller Joins MGA As School Of Business Dean

July 14, 2022

Dr. Marc D. Miller has joined Middle Georgia State University (MGA) as dean of the School of Business. He comes to MGA from Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Ark., where he was also School of Business dean. MGA represents a return for ...

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MGA Announces Spring 2022 President's & Dean's Lists

June 21, 2022

Middle Georgia State University announces the spring semester 2022 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: Stephen Adams

June 08, 2022

As an MGA student, Stephen Adams worked as an intern with the Macon Economic Development Commission. Now he’s executive director of the Macon-Bibb Industrial Authority. Full Name: Stephen Holden Adams. Age: 38. Hometown & ...

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Finding Greatness: Javion Dawson

May 31, 2022

Sport management major Javion Dawson interned at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon and aspires to get an MBA and work in the world of professional athletics.   Full Name: Javion Cortez Antonio Dawson. Age: ...

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Business Master’s Degree In Professional Leadership Coming to MGA

May 10, 2022

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will soon launch a fully online master’s degree designed for professionals who want to advance as leaders for various private- and public-sector employers.  The University System of ...

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Number of Graduates To Set MGA Spring Record

April 26, 2022

Nearly 760 students are candidates for graduation at Middle Georgia State University’s spring 2022 commencement ceremonies. That is the highest number of prospective graduates for a spring commencement season in MGA’s ...

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What Exactly Is “The Great Resignation?”

April 21, 2022

You’ve probably heard the term “The Great Resignation” at some point over the past two years. But what does that term mean, what are the contributors to the phenomenon, and what are the impacts on our ...

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MGA Honors President’s Scholar, Academic Recognition Day Scholar, & Other Students For Academic Achievements

April 19, 2022

Rebecca Symone Caldwell, a senior finishing her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education, is the President’s Scholar for the Middle Georgia State University (MGA) Class of 2022. Caldwell received the award at MGA Honors ...

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Board of Regents Eliminates Special Institutional Fee, Adjusts MGA Undergraduate Tuition Rate

April 12, 2022

The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) on Tuesday, April 12, approved an undergraduate tuition adjustment plan to align Middle Georgia State University’s (MGA) tuition rate with other Georgia public institutions ...

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Dr. Stephen Schultheis Joins MGA As Vice President For Enrollment Management

April 04, 2022

Dr. Stephen P. Schultheis has joined Middle Georgia State University (MGA) as vice president for Enrollment Management. Among other things in his new role, Schultheis is developing the University’s short- and long-term strategies to ...

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MGA Announces Fall 2021 Dean's and President's Lists

January 31, 2022

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the fall semester 2021 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 To Graduate Record Number Of Students At Fall Commencement

December 03, 2021

The December 2021 ceremonies will again feature “pod” seating arrangements for graduates and their guests after proving popular during pandemic    A record number of students are candidates for fall ...

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MGA Surpasses $11 Million Goal In University’s “Legacy Of Greatness” Fundraising Campaign

December 01, 2021

The Middle Georgia State University (MGA) Foundation’s “Building A Legacy of Greatness” private fundraising campaign – the most ambitious in the institution’s history – exceeded its $11 ...

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Finding Greatness: Kyle Rosell

November 15, 2021

Accounting major Kyle Rosell will begin a tax internship with an Atlanta firm this spring. Her goal is to become a CPA and work as an internal auditor. Full Name: Kyle Renee B. Rosell. Age: 21. Hometown: Agoo, Philippines. Residence: Warner ...

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MGA Announces Summer 2021 President’s And Dean’s Lists

October 19, 2021

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the summer semester 2021 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 Cochran Campus Library to Showcase Archival Treasures at Open House

September 30, 2021

On March 13, 1926, the main classroom building of what is now Middle Georgia State University’s Cochran Campus caught fire. As people fled the premises, some managed to grab a few papers and a very small number of furnishings, ...

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MGA Makes U.S. News & World Report's “Best Regional Colleges South” List

September 13, 2021

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is ranked 10th among the best public regional institutions in the South, according to the latest rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. MGA made the rankings in the “Top Public Schools ...

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Mary McDonald Named VP For University Advancement & Executive Director Of Middle Georgia State University Foundation

September 03, 2021

Mary McDonald has joined Middle Georgia State University (MGA) as vice president for University Advancement. In that role she also serves as the executive director of the Middle Georgia State University Foundation. Most recently special ...

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Nearly Twenty New Faculty Join MGA At Start Of 2021-22 Academic Year

August 24, 2021

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) has added 19 new faculty members in a number of academic disciplines, including natural sciences, health sciences, education, business, art, IT, public relations, history, political science, aviation, and ...

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Study Abroad Is (Fingers Crossed) Back For MGA Students

August 17, 2021

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is among the many U.S. colleges and universities making plans to revive at least some study abroad opportunities for students during the 2021-2022 academic year. Things could change, of course, depending on ...

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MGA Recognizes Faculty and Staff Members for Various Teaching and Service Awards

August 09, 2021

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) honored five faculty members with awards for excellence in scholarship, teaching, service, and championing diversity. Also honored at the 2021 MGA Convocation kicking off a new academic year were three staff ...

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Dr. David Jenks Named MGA Provost

August 04, 2021

Dr. David Jenks, former vice provost at the University of West Georgia, has joined Middle Georgia State University (MGA) as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.     Jenks, who brings ...

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MGA Announces Spring 2021 Dean's and President's Lists

June 22, 2021

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the spring semester 2021 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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Persevering In A Pandemic

May 24, 2021

 Adapting to unprecedented challenges, Middle Georgia State University finds ways to live up to its values and support students pursuing their degrees in an unsettling time.     By March 2020, math major Kessiny Neal ...

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MGA Resumes In-Person Ceremonies At Spring 2021 Graduation

May 05, 2021

Nearly 700 students are candidates for graduation at Middle Georgia State University’s spring commencement ceremonies, scheduled for May 11, 12, and 13. These ceremonies will mark the return of in-person graduations held at the ...

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MGA Recognizes Students For Academic Achievements

April 13, 2021

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) graduating seniors Daisja Butts of Rex, Ga., Amanda Juarez of Macon, and Matthew Molina of Warner Robins have been chosen as President’s Scholars for the Class of 2021. They were among the nearly 40 ...

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MGA Faculty Present Virtual Conference

March 10, 2021

Due to the pandemic, MGA faculty members have not been able to attend in-person academic conferences to present their research and other work. But several faculty members, including Dr. Andre Nicholson, Dr. Sabrina Wengier, Dr. Kathleen Burt, ...

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MGA Students Show Off Cornhole Skills At National Competition

January 11, 2021

What began as backyard fun with family and friends is now serious business for two Middle Georgia State University freshmen. Well, not that serious. We are, after all, talking about the popular game of cornhole. But it’s true that ...

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MGA Announces Fall 2020 President’s And Dean’s Lists

January 11, 2021

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the names of undergraduate students who made the fall semester 2020 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 ...

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MGA Launches “Be Well” Mental Health Support To Students

January 11, 2021

In partnership with the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is significantly expanding mental health services to students.  As part of a new initiative called BeWell@MGA, the University will introduce the ...

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MGA Approved As Level V Institution, Paving The Way For Doctoral Degree Introduction

December 08, 2020

Middle Georgia State University is now a Level V institution following approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The new status, which SACSCOC announced on December 8, 2020, means that Middle Georgia ...

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MGA’s Fall 2020 Enrollment Marks Eight Consecutive Semesters of Growth

November 11, 2020

Continuing an upward trend, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) grew its enrollment this fall by more than 4 percent over last year. MGA's fall 2020 enrollment reached 8,404 students, according to the University System of Georgia’s ...

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USG Grant To Help Middle Georgia State University’s BROS Initiative

October 19, 2020

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) has received another grant from the University System of Georgia’s African American Male Initiative, a program designed to increase graduation rates of Black male students. The most recent grant is ...

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Finding Greatness: Tesia Baker

September 29, 2020

Health services administration major Tesia Baker is one of #MGA’s most high-profile student leaders. She is, among many other things, president of the University’s Student Government Association. Baker was a panelist for the ...

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MGA Ranks 14th on U.S. News & World Report “Best Regional Colleges South” List

September 17, 2020

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is among the best public regional institutions in the South, according to the latest rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. MGA tied for 14th on the list of institutions included in the ...

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Finding Greatness: Jiel Combs

August 26, 2020

Jiel Combs, a 2016 graduate of MGA, is the founder of Hill Side Candles, which was featured recently in a local television story.     Full Name: Jiel Carter Combs. Age: 29.   Hometown: Louisville. Residence: ...

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MGA Announces Summer 2020 President’s And Dean’s Lists

August 24, 2020

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the summer semester 2020 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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Middle Georgia State University Sets Summer Enrollment Record

July 08, 2020

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) set a summer enrollment record in 2020 - the largest percentage increase in its history. Summer 2020 enrollment is 4,090, a 14.5 percent increase over summer 2019 and a 21 percent increase over summer 2018. ...

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MGA Announces Spring 2020 Dean's and President's Lists

June 16, 2020

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the spring semester 2020 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 ...

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Finding Greatness: Adarius McCoy

June 15, 2020

MGA accounting major Adarius McCoy’s research into the impact of national and state recessions on unemployment and personal income was accepted for presentation at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. While the conference ...

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MGA Direct Energizes Middle Georgia State’s Fully Online Degree Options

April 27, 2020

When Christina McDaniel enrolled at Middle Georgia State University (MGA) in 2013, her love of literature drew her to the bachelor’s degree program in English.The Warner Robins native and Houston County High School graduate said she ...

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MGA Today Spring Issue Now Online

April 27, 2020

The online version of MGA Today magazine, spring 2020 issue, is now available! You'll find stories about MGA Direct (our fully online campus), the new School of Arts & Letters, the growing number of women enrolling in our School of Aviation ...

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MGA Accounting Students Help Others Through Volunteer Tax Preparation Service

February 12, 2020

Summer Beattie-Moore is getting some valuable work experience and helping people at the same time. Along with another Middle Georgia State University (MGA) accounting student, Beattie-Moore is helping low-to-moderate income families and ...

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Finding Greatness: Will Simmons

February 10, 2020

Will Simmons, a sport management major, hopes to become an athletic director at the middle school level. Full Name: William Sawyer Simmons. Age: 20. Hometown: Cochran. Employment: MGA Library student assistant; assistant middle school ...

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MGA President Highlights Successful Fundraising Campaign, Building Projects, Economic Outlook, And More In State of the University Address

January 26, 2020

Despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID pandemic, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) made great strides in 2021, including pulling in $11.6 million in a record-breaking fundraising campaign, launching its first doctorate, and attracting ...

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MGA to Graduate Nearly 700 Students at Fall 2019 Commencement

December 05, 2019

Nearly 700 students are candidates for graduation at Middle Georgia State University's 2019 fall commencement ceremonies, scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 12, and Friday, Dec. 13. The commencement speaker for the December 12 ceremonies is Sachin ...

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MGA Professor Appointed Research Fellow at University of Cambridge Business School

December 03, 2019

Dr. Simone T.A. Phipps, associate professor of management at Middle Georgia State University (MGA), has been appointed a research fellow at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School in England. Phipps will spend a week, to be scheduled ...

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Finding Greatness: Earl Kline

November 11, 2019

After teaching abroad in several countries, UGA grad Earl Kline returned to Middle Georgia State (MGA) to pursue a new degree and a career in accounting. Full Name: Earl Ray Kline II. Age: 37. Hometown & Residence: “I am from ...

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MGA Launches Strategic Partnerships Office to Support Online Campus

September 18, 2019

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) announces the creation of a Strategic Partnerships office to work directly with businesses of all sizes, government, and various community organizations interested in helping their employees grow ...

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MGA Appoints New Deans of the Schools of Arts & Letters and Business

August 26, 2019

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) has appointed Dr. Mary Wearn as dean of the new School of Arts & Letters and Dr. Stephen Morse as dean of the School of Business. Their appointments come as MGA introduces a new academic organizational ...

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Middle Georgia State University Introduces New Schools in Academic Reorganization

July 01, 2019

A new academic organizational structure will help Middle Georgia State (MGA) strengthen efforts to create smaller, supportive communities of students, faculty and others within the University as a whole. As of July 1, 2019, MGA’s ...

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Middle Georgia State University Foundation Awards Scholarships to 230 Students

April 29, 2019

The Middle Georgia State University (MGA) Foundation has awarded more than $260,000 in scholarships to students for the 2019-2020 academic year – and there’s more to come. “One of the MGA Foundation’s top ...

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MGA Recognizes Students for Academic Achievements

April 26, 2019

Taylor Cravey of Dudley, Ga., a Middle Georgia State University senior graduating with a bachelor's degree in elementary special education, has been chosen the President's Scholar for the Class of 2019. Cravey was one of more than 50 MGA students ...

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MGA to Graduate 630 at Spring Commencement Ceremonies; Life Balance Inc. President Is Commencement Speaker

April 24, 2019

Nearly 630 students are eligible to graduate from Middle Georgia State University at spring commencement ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, May 9. Mary LoVerde, president of Life Balance Inc., and a writer and speaker, will be the commencement ...

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MGA Students Present Scholarly Work at National Undergraduate Research Conference

April 17, 2019

Seven MGA students presented their work at the National Undergraduate Research Conference, which was held at Kennesaw State University April 11-13. Their proposals were selected from over 4,000 submissions because they demonstrated unique ...

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2019 MGA Undergraduate Conference Showcases Students’ Original Research

April 16, 2019

Students from several fields of study will present original research during the three days of Middle Georgia State University’s (MGA) 2019 Undergraduate Conference.  The conference, part of the University’s ...

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Middle Georgia State Again Among Enrollment Growth Leaders in State System

April 15, 2019

For the second semester in a row, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) posted the second-highest percentage enrollment increase in the University System of Georgia. MGA's spring 2019 enrollment grew to 7,242 students, a four percent increase ...

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Finding Greatness: Jeffrey Harvey

March 18, 2019

MGA graduate Jeffrey Harvey is public policy director for the Georgia Farm Bureau. He will talk about Georgia’s agriculture industry at the “Voices of Impact” lecture series on April 18: ...

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Middle Georgia State Student Groups Step Up to Help Homeless

February 14, 2019

For several years running, Middle Georgia State University faculty member Liz Riley has been among the campers at the Greater Macon Sleepout, an annual event to raise money to help homeless members of the community. Riley, an associate professor ...

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Middle Georgia State to Offer Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management

February 13, 2019

A Bachelor of Science in Sport Management is joining Middle Georgia State University’s degree lineup. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the degree proposal at its February 12 meeting in ...

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MGA President Blake: State of the University is Strong

January 28, 2019

With growing enrollment, an increasing number of graduates, and degree program expansion, Middle Georgia State University is stronger than ever just six years after the consolidation of two regional colleges created the five-campus ...

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Finding Greatness: Eliza Usher

January 14, 2019

At age 17, MGA dual enrollment student Eliza Usher is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success, president of the Warner Robins Campus Student Activities Board, and busy applying for an internship with the FBI. Full Name: Eliza ...

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600+ Students Set to Receive Degrees at Middle Georgia State University’s Fall Graduation

December 06, 2018

Nearly 630 students are eligible to collect their diplomas from Middle Georgia State University at fall graduation ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 13. Col. Lyle K. Drew, commander, 78th Air Base Wing, Robins Air Force Base, will be the ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Keith Moffett

December 04, 2018

Dr. Keith Moffett, who in 2011 was named a distinguished alumnus of what is now MGA, has gone on to become county manager for Macon-Bibb. Full Name: Dr. Keith Moffett. Age: 47. Hometown: Macon. Residence: Lizella. Family: Wife, Dr. Melinda ...

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Finding Greatness: Col. Thomas Grabowski

July 09, 2018

A graduate of what is now Middle Georgia State University, Col. Thomas Grabowski is the commander of the 116th Air Control Wing, Robins Air Force Base. Full Name: Thomas F. Grabowski. Age: 53. Hometown: Chicago. Residence: Warner ...

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MGA Creates a Trendsetter Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy

May 24, 2018

The respiratory therapy program at Middle Georgia State University is taking an innovative leap forward. Beginning fall 2018, Middle Georgia State (MGA) will offer respiratory therapy as a bachelor's degree only. Students currently in the ...

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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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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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Founder of Forbes-Recognized Chocolate Company Is MGA's First "Good Business" Lecture Series Speaker

March 07, 2018

Shawn Askinosie, founder of Forbes-recognized Askinosie Chocolate company, is the keynote speaker for the first "Doing Good Business" dinner hosted by Middle Georgia State University's School of Business. The event - sponsored by Christy Capital ...

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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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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 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: 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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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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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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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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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: 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 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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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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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 ...

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Middle Georgia State University Approved to Begin Offering Master of Science in Management

February 27, 2017

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is introducing a Master of Science in Management this summer following the program's approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The regional accrediting agency ...

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Finding Greatness: Tyler Cooper

February 20, 2017

Business major Tyler Cooper, who is preparing for a career in sales management, is president of MGA's Brothers of Leadership and Distinction. Full Name: Tyler Cooper. Age: 20. Hometown & Residence: East Dublin. High School: “I ...

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Finding Greatness: Kieston Standfield

January 30, 2017

Update: Kieston Standfield was named the Southern States Athletic Conference player of the year for men's basketball on March 1, 2017. He leads the conference in scoring, averaging 18.9 points/game, rebounding with 10.1 rebound/game, and ranks ...

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Finding Greatness: Tiana Bell

January 17, 2017

After raising her children, Tiana Bell chose Middle Georgia State's Dublin Campus to help her pursue her dream career in Finance. Full Name: Tiana LaChe Bell. Age: 41. Hometown and Residence: Dublin. High School: "I graduated in 1994 ...

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MGA Continues Crafting Master's Degrees

December 12, 2016

Earlier this year, after completing her bachelor's in English from Middle Georgia State, Terrie Lewis got an email asking if she would be interested in the University's forthcoming Master of Arts in Teaching degree. "I was like, 'Yes, yes, yes, ...

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MGA's First Master’s Degree Students Among Fall Graduates

December 08, 2016

Middle Georgia State University's first master's degree students were among those to receive diplomas at fall 2016 graduation on Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Recreation and Wellness Center on the Macon Campus. Nearly 500 total candidates for ...

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MGA Accounting Majors Place First, Third in Statewide Competition

November 14, 2016

Teams of Middle Georgia State University students majoring in Accounting took first and third places in the recent statewide Internal Auditing Case competition. Members of the first place team won $1,000 each for their analysis of Whole Foods. ...

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MGA Grad Studies to host drop-in info session

October 25, 2016

Middle Georgia State University’s Office of Graduate Studies will host a drop-in information session and mixer for prospective students interested in its new master’s degrees. MGA is accepting applications for its currently ...

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MGA Preparing to Launch New Master's Degrees in Business and Education

August 16, 2016

Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is rolling out two new graduate programs – a Master of Arts in Teaching and a Master of Science in Management – in 2017, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and ...

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MGA's Dublin Campus to Introduce Bachelor's Degrees

July 18, 2016

Bachelor's degree programs are coming to Middle Georgia State University's Dublin Campus. Dr. Christopher Blake, MGA's president, announced the programs - Health Services Administration and Interdisciplinary Studies - during a recent reception ...

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MGA Professor’s Adventure Takes Him Near the Top of the World

June 16, 2016

For the record, Dr. Greg George did not climb Mount Everest. The headline of an online story posted on a Macon TV station’s website claimed the Middle Georgia State University professor did just that, but it was an understandable ...

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Middle Georgia State Announces Spring 2016 Commencement Speakers

April 27, 2016

Nearly 1,100 students earned their post-secondary credential from the state’s newest public University in 2015-16, and about 520 of them will walk across the stage at Middle Georgia State University's three spring commencement ...

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Finding Greatness: Tanner Lords

April 18, 2016

Business major Tanner Lords is the president of the first social fraternity to establish a colony at Middle Georgia State University. Full Name: Tanner J. Lords. Age: 23. Hometown: Dublin. Residence: Macon. High School: Dublin ...

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Porsche Consulting CEO to Speak at Middle Georgia State

March 29, 2016

Dr. Norman L. Firchau, president and CEO of Porsche Consulting Inc., is the featured speaker at the 2016 Executive Lecture Series, sponsored by Middle Georgia State University's School of Business. Firchau's topic is "Operational Excellence: ...

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Finding Greatness: Nicole Sikes

March 28, 2016

Nicole Sikes is an intern with the Georgia Center of Innovation for Aerospace. Full Name: Nicole L. Sikes. Age: 22. Hometown & Residence: Warner Robins. High School: Houston County High, where she took part in the theater ...

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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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Finding Greatness: Miguel A. Carmona

November 09, 2015

Miguel Carmona, Business major and SGA president, aspires to a career in corporate marketing and philanthropy. Full Name: Miguel A. Carmona III. Age: 22. Hometown: Barnwell, S.C. Residence: Macon. High School: Howard High ...

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Finding Greatness: Jesudunsin Mary Awoyeye

November 02, 2015

Aspiring CPA and lawyer Mary Awoyeye is a Middle Georgia State junior at age 18, thanks to the Move on When Ready dual-enrollment program. Full Name: Jesudunsin Mary Awoyeye. Age: 18. Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria. Residence: ...

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MGA Students Help Build Space Telescope Parts

October 28, 2015

Students at Middle Georgia State's Eastman campus have been working on an out of this world project. The piece they built is a model of the support structure for the James Webb Space Telescope. The component is being sent for evaluation at ...

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Majority of Baby Boomers Face Retirement Challenges

May 20, 2015

"The trend has been to under-save. It's one of the problems with people depending on Social Security," says Greg George, the Director for the Center of Economic Analysis at Middle Georgia State. He says this many people retiring at once will ...

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Faculty Members Promoted, Awarded Tenure

April 27, 2015

Congratulations to the following faculty members, who earned promotion and/or tenure this year: Tenure Charlie Aiken, School of Business Carol Sargent, School of Business Paige Crump, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Media, Culture, ...

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Bishop Vows to End the Death Tax

April 27, 2015

It’s been said the only certain things are death and taxes. But it’s only a matter of time before the combination of the two -- what is commonly called the death tax or estate tax -- goes away, said U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop ...

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MGA Economics Prof Discusses Smart Shopping

April 24, 2015

"A large portion of the average household budget is comprised of food, gasoline, and of course your utilities and your rent,” Dr. Greg George, an economics professor from Middle Georgia State College, said. “If you're going to ...

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MGA Prof Elected North American Accounting Society Officer

April 13, 2015

Mimi Ford, associate professor of accounting at Middle Georgia State, has been elected to serve as an officer for the North American Accounting Society. She will serve as vice president of academics in 2016, the president-elect in 2017 and ...

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New Charter School Will Pump Millions Into Midstate

March 26, 2015

Bibb County’s newest charter school could have an economic impact of about $50 million over the next five years, the authors of a new study say. Macon Charter Academy, which held its groundbreaking recently, ...

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Houston County Population Growth Slows

March 26, 2015

WARNER ROBINS -- Not long ago, Houston County was among the fastest-growing communities in the country. These days, it’s got a middling record even in Georgia, new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates ...

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Macon’s YKK Celebrates Four Decades of Zippers

October 15, 2014

Greg George, associate professor of economics and director of the Center for Economic Analysis at Middle Georgia State College, said that in general, economic activity in this country is becoming increasingly concentrated. “The trend ...

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Professor Wins Accounting Association Award

September 16, 2014

Dr. Carol Sargent, associate professor of Accounting at Middle Georgia State College, has received the 2014 American Accounting Association’s Outstanding Research in Accounting Education Award, sponsored by Ernst & Young. She received this ...

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On July 1, 2019 a new academic structure went into effect at MGA and many academic departments were moved into new schools. For releases dated before July 1, 2019, please see the category page from the specific department’s former college/school: