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Finding Greatness: Matt Noble

October 08, 2018

Dr. Matt Noble, assistant professor of math, is the 2018 recipient of the faculty award for Outstanding Scholarship. Full name: Dr. Matt Noble. Title: Assistant professor of mathematics. Degrees: Bachelor of Science, Master of Applied ...

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MGA's Dr. Monica Miller Named a 2018 Governor's Teaching Fellow

September 20, 2018

ATHENS – Dr. Monica Miller, assistant professor of English at Middle Georgia State University, has been selected as a 2018 Governor’s Teaching Fellow for the academic year symposium program. As one of 18 faculty members from ...

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Peach County's Dr. Vernard Hodges to Kick Off Middle Georgia State's Voices of Impact Series

September 06, 2018

Middle Georgia State University’s Voices of Impact Lecture Series premiers at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, with guest speaker Dr. Vernard Hodges, veterinarian, entrepreneur and author.Presented by the University’s Office of ...

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Middle Georgia State Staffer's Horror Writing Career Takes Off

September 04, 2018

Horror writers are some of the nicest folks you'll ever meet. Middle Georgia State University's Andy Davidson would know. Over the past 14 months, he's secured a place in that particular clan with the publication of his first novel, a vampire ...

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Ember Bishop Bentley, Former Georgia First Lady Chief of Staff, Joins MGA as Chief of Staff and Government Relations Officer

August 23, 2018

Ember Bishop Bentley, currently executive director of the Georgia Forestry Foundation and former chief of staff for Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal, is joining Middle Georgia State University as chief of staff and government relations officer. ...

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MGA Professor Promotes Norman Mailer Society Conference Scheduled for Macon

August 20, 2018

Macon, Ga., is hosting the 2018 conference of the Norman Mailer Society from Thursday, Oct. 25, through Saturday, Oct. 27. Dr. Gerald Lucas, English professor at Middle Georgia State University, is vice president of the Norman Mailer Society and ...

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MGA Faculty, Staff Recognized for Outstanding Achievements

August 07, 2018

Six Middle Georgia State University (MGA) faculty and staff members were recognized at the annual Fall Convocation for outstanding achievements. Dr. Matthew Noble, assistant professor of math, won the Outstanding Scholarship award. In four years ...

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Stenander Joins Middle Georgia State as Vice President for Enrollment Management

August 07, 2018

Jennifer Stenander is the new vice president for Enrollment Management at Middle Georgia State University. Stenander, 44, originally from Monticello, Ga., joined Middle Georgia State on August 1, 2018. Most recently the founder and president of ...

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MGA English Professors Publish "Monsters of Film, Fiction, and Fable"

July 26, 2018

A newly published book by three members of Middle Georgia State University's English department is pretty monstrous. And that's exactly how they intended it to be.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing just released "Monsters of Film, ...

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Finding Greatness: Betsy McDaniel

July 16, 2018

Betsy McDaniel is a graduate of MGA's Occupational Therapy Assistant degree program who went on to become its director. Full Name: Betsy McDaniel. Title: Occupational Therapy Assistant degree program director. Degrees: Associate of Science in ...

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Finding Greatness: Brooke Jordan

June 19, 2018

Recent MGA graduate Brooke Jordan, the first in her family to finish college, will begin a teaching career this fall. One of her inspirations was her 7th grade teacher who became a Middle Georgia State faculty member  the same year ...

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Finding Greatness: Jasmine Brown

June 11, 2018

Jasmine Brown, director of Clinical Education for MGA's Department of Respiratory Therapy, develops Experiential Learning projects for RT students, and serves on the Faculty Senate. Full Name: Jasmine Brown. Full Title: Director of Clinical ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Rebecca Nees

June 04, 2018

Dr. Rebecca Nees played a key role in the development of MGA's new sociology minor and is teaching in the University's inaugural Summer Scholars program. Full Name: Dr. Rebecca Nees. Full Title: Associate Professor of Sociology. Degree: Doctor ...

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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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Finding Greatness: Dr. Lorraine Dubuisson

May 21, 2018

Dr. Lorraine Dubuisson is president of the Georgia Philological Association and organizer of the recent Knight Writers camp, designed to connect MGA's Cochran Campus with the local school system. Full Name: Dr. Lorraine Dubuisson. Title: ...

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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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MGA's Macon Campus Earns 10th Consecutive Tree Campus USA Designation

February 21, 2018

For the 10th consecutive year, the Arbor Day Foundation recognizes the Macon Campus of Middle Georgia State University as a Tree Campus USA. Tree Campus USA is a program founded by the Arbor Day Foundation to recognize colleges and universities ...

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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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Finding Greatness: Heather McIntosh

February 12, 2018

A graduate of Middle Georgia State, Heather McIntosh now works with current students as they prepare for careers after graduation. Full Name: Heather Dyanne McIntosh. Full Title: Career Services Advisor. Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in English ...

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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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New Provost Sees MGA as 'Hidden Gem' Poised for Growth

January 01, 2018

In January 2018, Dr. Jonathan R. Anderson became provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Middle Georgia State University. The provost is the University's chief academic officer and serves as the chief executive in the absence of the ...

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Finding Greatness: Fabian Gordon

December 04, 2017

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

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MGA Names Conference Center After Robert F. Hatcher Sr.

November 28, 2017

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

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

November 28, 2017

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

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University Creating Public Art to Celebrate UNITY@MGA

November 13, 2017

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

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MGA Celebrates International Education Week

November 10, 2017

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

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

October 16, 2017

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

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Lights, Camera, Action

October 09, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Brooke Miller

October 09, 2017

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

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MGA Music Faculty Earn Recognition for Concert Band Composition

October 05, 2017

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

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

September 21, 2017

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

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

September 20, 2017

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

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

September 07, 2017

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

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MGA Early Childhood Degree Adds Reading Endorsement

August 28, 2017

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

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

August 24, 2017

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

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

August 23, 2017

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

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

August 09, 2017

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

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MGA Hosts Eclipse Viewings for Students

August 08, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Gene Behrends

August 07, 2017

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

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Dr. Ken L. Fincher Named VP for University Advancement

July 31, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Laura Thomason

July 31, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Alan Stines

July 24, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Dr. John P. Girard

July 17, 2017

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

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A Tale of Two Ducks

July 10, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Simone Phipps

July 10, 2017

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

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Mounds, Monuments and Mysteries

June 07, 2017

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

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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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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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School of IT Hosts Cybersecurity Seminar

April 26, 2017

“Critical Infrastructure” will be the topic of the second annual Academic Cybersecurity Seminar (ACS) on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Middle Georgia State University (MGA).  The one-day conference is designed to bring ...

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Chip Smith Joins MGA as Athletics Director

April 18, 2017

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

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Faculty Members Receive Service, Teaching and Scholarship Awards

April 13, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Sara Hughes

April 03, 2017

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

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

March 22, 2017

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

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Finding Greatness: Mallory Miller

March 13, 2017

A proud graduate of Middle Georgia State, Mallory Miller now shares her experiences with prospective students as she recruits for the University. Full Name: Mallory Miller. Job Title: Recruiter. Degree: Bachelor of Science, Middle ...

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MGA Flight Programs Taking Off in Macon

February 23, 2017

Middle Georgia State University is making it easier than ever for Georgians with a penchant for pilotage to follow their dreams skyward. The University is currently in the middle of a three-year strategic plan to expand its aviation offerings ...

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MGA's School of Information Technology Hosts Conference on Cybersecurity Issues

January 31, 2017

Middle Georgia State University's School of Information Technology is hosting its first Cybersecurity Conference, featuring experts on key issues in cybersecurity, on Tuesday, Feb. 14. This daylong event, to be held in the banquet hall of Middle ...

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MGA School of Education Wins Grant to Reduce Textbook Costs for Students

January 30, 2017

Middle Georgia State University students majoring in Education are about to get a big break on textbook costs. Affordable Learning Georgia, an initiative of the state's University System to promote student success by providing affordable ...

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MGA President’s Annual Report Showcases Growth, Impact

November 03, 2016

Middle Georgia State University President Christopher Blake released his 2015-16 Annual Report, “Greatness in the Making, publicly this week. The report showcases advances made by the University related to its four core values: ...

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Dysphoria: MGA Involvement Drives Unique October-Themed Art Exhibit

October 20, 2016

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Andrew Reeves

October 17, 2016

Finding Greatness: Dr. Andrew Reeves, assistant professor of History, is a medieval studies specialist and active supporter of Cochran Campus student life. Full Name: Dr. Andrew Buchanan Reeves. Title: Assistant Professor of History. Degrees: ...

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MGA President Joins Georgia World War I Centennial Commission Advisory Board

October 13, 2016

Dr. Christopher Blake, Middle Georgia State University president, has joined the advisory board of the Georgia World War I Centennial Commission, which is tasked with helping to prepare high-profile commemoration events in 2017 and 2018. In ...

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Air Show, Concert, Football Among MGA's 2016 Homecoming Events

October 04, 2016

Among the many activities planned for Middle Georgia State University's 2016 Homecoming are an air show in Eastman, oyster roast in Macon, football and an international festival in Cochran, live music in Dublin and craft brew time in Warner ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Myungjae Kwak

September 26, 2016

Finding Greatness: Popular IT professor Dr. Myungjae Kwak’s research interests focus on data analytics, information retrieval/data mining, business simulation and educational game design and development. Name: Dr. Myungjae Kwak Full ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Kendra Russell

September 06, 2016

Dr. Kendra Russell, whose research focus is on improving the healthcare of premature infants, recently represented MGA at the International Conference on Pediatric Nursing & Healthcare. Full Name: Dr. Kendra Russell. Title: Professor of ...

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Finding Greatness: Chris Nylund

August 15, 2016

Trust us, Chris Nylund is one of the coolest academic librarians you will ever meet. Full Name: Chris Nylund Title: Graduate Studies Librarian Degrees: Master of Library and Information Science, Valdosta State University Master of ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Javan Frazier

June 20, 2016

Full Name: Javan David Frazier. Title: Associate Professor of History. Degrees: Doctor of Philosophy, History, Auburn University. Doctoral Dissertation: "Atomic Apartheid: U.S.-South African Nuclear Relations from Truman to ...

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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 mistake. A ...

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MGA’s Clayton Chosen as VP/President-Elect of Georgia Council of Graduate Schools

June 15, 2016

Dr. Loretta Clayton, Middle Georgia State University’s interim dean of Graduate Studies, is the new vice president/president-elect of the Georgia Council of Graduate Schools (GCGS). She was elected during the spring 2016 GCGS conference in ...

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MGA Earns State Charitable Campaign Honors

June 14, 2016

Middle Georgia State University earned the 2016 Commissioner's Award in recognition of employee donations through the State Charitable Contributions Program. The Commissioner’s Award is runner-up to the Governor’s Cup, the highest award given. ...

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MGA Faculty Member Named a 2016 Governor’s Teaching Fellow

May 27, 2016

ATHENS, Ga. – Dr. Emmie Cochran-Jackson, assistant professor Psychology at Middle Georgia State University, was selected as a 2016 Governor’s Teaching Fellow. As one of 15 faculty members from institutions of higher education across the state, ...

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New Director Energizes MGA's Career Services Office

May 26, 2016

After 20 years in the Air Force, Maurice Hill looked forward to transitioning to a civilian career. Settling in Warner Robins with his wife, Twila, who works in finance at Robins Air Force Base, Hill enrolled at Middle Georgia State University ...

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Penn State DuBois Chancellor Joins Middle Georgia State as Provost

May 18, 2016

Melanie Hatch, Ph.D., will be Middle Georgia State University’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs, President Dr.Christopher Blake announced today. Hatch, currently chancellor and chief academic officer for Penn State ...

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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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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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Faculty Members Recognized for Excellence

April 12, 2016

Middle Georgia State University recognized four faculty members for excellence at the 2016 Honors Convocation. Dr. John Girard received the Excellence in Scholarship award. Girard is internationally recognized for his academic and applied ...

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Finding Greatness: Dr. Melinda Robinson-Moffett

April 04, 2016

Dr. Melinda Robinson-Moffett is elevating the University's Career Services office to an essential service for students and alumni. Full name: Dr. Melinda Robinson-Moffett. Hometown and Residence: "Lizella, just four minutes from the Macon ...

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Middle Georgia State Recruiting Part-Time Faculty for Dublin Campus

March 16, 2016

Middle Georgia State University is holding a recruitment fair for people interested in teaching part-time on the Dublin Campus. The information and recruitment session is scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at the Dublin Campus ...

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University Welcomes SACS-COC Visiting Review Team

February 24, 2016

Middle Georgia State University on March 1-3 welcomes a visiting review team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC). SACS-COC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting ...

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Tubman and Middle Georgia State Host Black History Month Events

February 11, 2016

Tubman Museum and Middle Georgia State University are partnering to sponsor Black History Month events, including film screenings and a gallery talk. For more information, contact Jesse Klein, Middle Georgia State assistant professor of New ...

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Guyton Joins Middle Georgia State as Director of Student Engagement

February 04, 2016

Dr. Corey Guyton has joined Middle Georgia State University as director of Student Engagement. His responsibilities include overseeing student activities, student government, student leadership development, clubs and organizations and Greek life. ...

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Middle Georgia State Launches Search for Provost and VPAA

January 27, 2016

Middle Georgia State University is launching a nationwide search for a new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Myers McRae Executive Search and Consulting is handling the search for the University. The provost and VPAA is the ...

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Middle Georgia State Students Fight Cybercrime

January 27, 2016

“Middle Georgia State University is part of a 4 year, national science foundation grant; part of the grant is to build that next digital forensics workforce,” says Johnathan Yerby, an assistant professor with Middle Georgia ...

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Provost taking new position with University System

January 21, 2016

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Middle Georgia Group Raises Money to Pay off Layaway Accounts

December 16, 2015

The group is made up of (Chris) Tsavatewa and Lee Greenway, who both work at Middle Georgia State University; John Roberts, who works for the Macon-based Atlantic Sun Conference; and Chris Floore, the spokesman for Macon-Bibb County ...

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Middle Georgia State Today Fall Edition Published

December 02, 2015

The Fall Edition of Middle Georgia State Today magazine has been published and features articles about: -- The new "Knowledge At Work" initiative. -- Expansion of the aviation program to Macon Downtown Airport. -- A partnership involving STEM ...

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USG’s Asia Council, Middle Georgia State Expand Study Abroad Opportunities

November 18, 2015

As the U.S. Departments of State and Education observe International Education Week (November 16–20), Middle Georgia State University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University System of Georgia International Education office’s ...

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Middle Georgia State Gets More Grants to Reduce Textbook Costs

November 04, 2015

Free, open-source textbooks will soon be available to students taking physics at Middle Georgia State University. The University was awarded a $10,800 grant from Affordable Learning Georgia to help two faculty members, Dr. Edwynn Wallace and ...

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MGA Bookstores Host Signings for Faculty Authors of Callaway Biography

November 03, 2015

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Two MGA Employees Receive Service Excellence Awards From Chancellor

October 21, 2015

Melinda Rodgers and the Middle Georgia State University Enrollment Call Center team have received a Silver Award for service excellence from University System of Georgia Chancellor Hank Huckaby. Rodgers and her team's recognition is in the ...

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English Prof Publishes Book Examining Caribbean Poetry in America

September 28, 2015

Dr. Derrilyn E. Morrison, associate professor of English at Middle Georgia State University, recently published "Making History Happen: Caribbean Poetry in America." The book examines Lorna Goodison’s "Turn Thanks," McCallum’s "The Water ...

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Middle Georgia State Welcomes SACS-COC Visiting Review Team

September 21, 2015

Middle Georgia State on September 21-24 welcomes a visiting review team from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC). SACS-COC is the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher ...

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Online Academic Advising Comes to Middle Georgia State

September 16, 2015

Middle Georgia State University students are about to have another, more convenient way to get the academic advising so crucial to completing their degrees. The university has rolled out a new web-based tool called eAdvising. Faculty and staff ...

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MGA Professors Publish Biography of Textile Magnate Fuller E. Callaway

September 14, 2015

Two Middle Georgia State University history professors have authored a biography of Fuller E. Callaway, an American textile manufacturer from LaGrange, Ga., who was regarded as one of the leading industrial magnates of the Southern U.S. ...

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MGA's CARE Uses Faculty and Student Expertise to Help Community Organizations

September 14, 2015

Small businesses, local governments and non-profits often need affordable ways to measure how effective their services are or to gauge what the public thinks about various issues. The Center for Applied Research and Education (CARE), a new ...

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Tubman Museum, MGA Partnership Focuses on Groundbreaking Film Production

September 01, 2015

Producing a series of social documentaries that examine the local effects of the Civil Rights movement is among the key goals of a new partnership between the Tubman Museum and Middle Georgia State University. Through the partnership, ...

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Air Show, Food Fests, Football Among Middle Georgia State Homecoming Events

August 20, 2015

Middle Georgia State will welcome alumni and the community at large when its first homecoming as a university takes place September 9-12. Activities are scheduled for all five campuses and include an air show, food festival, football game ...

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Heart of Georgia Air Show a Featured Event of Middle Georgia State Homecoming

August 19, 2015

The first Heart of Georgia Air Show, part of Middle Georgia State University’s 2015 homecoming celebration, takes to the skies from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, on the Eastman Campus, which is east of Eastman on Georgia Highway ...

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Strategic Plan Details Initiatives for Middle Georgia State

August 11, 2015

Student success, community outreach and technology are among the new strategic directions that have been adopted by Middle Georgia State, the state’s newest public university. Dr. Christopher Blake, Middle Georgia State’s president, revealed ...

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Summer Edition of Middle Georgia State Today Published

July 27, 2015

The Summer Edition of Middle Georgia State Today has been published and features articles about: -- Launch of the new university. -- Launch of a new Alumni Association. -- Details about the Regents' Engineering Transfer Program. -- Details ...

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Robinson-Moffett Takes Helm of Career Services at MGA

July 23, 2015

Dr. Melinda Robinson-Moffett has joined Middle Georgia State University as director of Career Services. She is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of career and employment assistance programs for students, graduates and ...

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Burroughs Joins MGA as Executive Director of Human Resources

July 16, 2015

Dr. Lisa L. Burroughs has joined Middle Georgia StateUniversity as executive director of Human Resources. She is responsible foroverseeing and executing a wide range of human resources functions in supportof the university’s five ...

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Recesso Joins MGA as Assistant Provost for Innovation and Outreach

July 16, 2015

Dr. Art Recesso has joined Middle Georgia State Universityas assistant provost for Innovation and Outreach. In that role, Recesso isleading several units, including instructional design and development,innovations in teaching and learning, ...

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History Prof's New Book Examines Ocmulgee National Monument

July 01, 2015

A pictorial history of Macon's Ocmulgee National Monument is the latest work by Dr. Matthew Jennings, associate professor of history at Middle Georgia State University. "Images of America: Ocmulgee National Monument" is set for release on July ...

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MGA's Dr. Gerald Lucas is One of America's Most Social Media Savvy Profs

June 01, 2015

Dr. Gerald R. Lucas, professor of English at Middle Georgia State College, recently was named one of the "50 Most Social Media Savvy Professors in America" by the website OnlineColleges.net. Lucas, who joined Middle Georgia State's faculty in ...

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Commencement process, procedures, protocol

May 06, 2015

This posting contains tips with information for graduation candidates, their families and their friends about the commencement ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, May 14, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Macon Coliseum. Additional information about ...

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New Bibb Charter School Preps for Next School Year

May 05, 2015

ACE Charter School FounderLaura Perkins, and Professor at Middle Georgia State Dr. Elise Langan talk about the charter school movement, and the progress of ACE.

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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, University of Northampton Sign Cooperative Agreement

April 27, 2015

Middle Georgia State and the University of Northampton, based in Northamptonshire, England, will exchange faculty and students and collaborate on research as part of an agreement established by leaders of both institutions. Dr. Christopher ...

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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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Gnat Line Hasn't Moved, Says MGA Professor

April 22, 2015

If you have spent time outside lately, you have likely been swatting annoying gnats. They are just one of the nuisances that come around with all the recent rain. They are so infamous in Georgia, Savannah named its baseball team after them, the ...

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Psychologist Blames Mental Health for Animal Hoarding Problem

April 10, 2015

Michele Scordato is a psychology professor at Middle Georgia State College. “A person's living condition's is usually is very unsanitary and unlivable due to the fact that they've had an abnormal amount of animals living in their ...

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Brig. Gen. Cedric D. George to Deliver MGA 2015 Commencement Address

April 10, 2015

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Cedric D. George, deputy director of Resource Integration at USAF Headquarters in Washington, D.C., and a former commander of the Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex, will be the keynote speaker Thursday, May 14, at ...

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MGA Faculty Honored for Excellence

April 06, 2015

Middle Georgia State honored three faculty members at the 2015 Honors Convocation for excellence in their work. Dr. Jeffrey Mohr, assistant professor of biology, received the Excellence in Teaching award. He joined Middle Georgia State in ...

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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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History Prof to Discuss Bartram Book

March 19, 2015

Dr. Matt Jennings, Middle Georgia State associate professor of history, will read and discuss selections from his latest work, "The Flower Hunter and the People: William Bartram in the Native American Southeast" at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in ...

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MGA, South Georgia Tech Sign Articulation Agreement

March 12, 2015

Americus - Officials from Middle Georgia State College and South Georgia Technical College signed an agreement on March 10 that will provide a pathway for South Georgia Tech students studying information technology to seamlessly continue their ...

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Middle Georgia State Raises Money for Student Fund

March 06, 2015

"We have been raising money for this plunge event for our SEAL program, Student Emergency Access to Learning, an initiative that will directly impact them in completing their college goals, to help curtail any of those incidental, acute emergency ...

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Poverty Summit Aims to Shine Light on Macon-Bibb problem

March 05, 2015

Emmie Cochran-Jackson, assistant professor of sociology at Middle Georgia State College, took to heart a comment from Jay Bailey, CEO of Operation HOPE, Southeast Region. That’s a group that plans to work in Macon soon. If Macon doesn’t address ...

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