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MGA Puts Students With Special Needs to Work through Project Search

September 06, 2019

Parker Perry loves his job at the Recreation & Wellness Center on Middle Georgia State University’s Macon Campus. He staffs the front desk, scans IDs of students who come to work out or play basketball, keeps sports equipment ...

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MGA Posts Second-Highest Percentage Enrollment Increase in University System

November 09, 2018

Continuing an upward trend, Middle Georgia State University (MGA) this fall posted the second-highest percentage increase in enrollment in the University System of Georgia. MGA's fall 2018 enrollment reached 7,802 students, according to the ...

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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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Middle Georgia Institutions Restrict or Ban Hoverboards

January 27, 2016

Shawn Douglas, campus police chief at Middle Georgia State, said the university was already looking at a policy to deal with hoverboards before the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced safety concerns in mid-December. Read more ...

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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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An Update on the Newest U

November 17, 2015

Some of the improvements President Blake mentioned included nine Bachelors Degrees (up from three), more digitally connected classes and more online classes. Read the article here.

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Middle Georgia State Launches Cybersecurity Center

November 17, 2015

"Our plan is for the cybersecurity center to expand on the School of IT's academic offerings and do more outreach," Kevin Floyd, program chairman and associate professor, said in the release. "We will work closely with area businesses to help ...

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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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MGA Expands Flight Program

October 23, 2015

Middle Georgia State University will be expanding its flight programs after an agreement with Macon-Bibb. The Macon-Bibb Industrial Authority will be allowing the university to use classrooms and hangar space at the newly renovated airport in ...

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Middle Georgia State Adds Flight Programs

October 23, 2015

Thursday morning, Middle Georgia State University's president, Christopher Blake announced the school's plans for the the Herbert Smart Airport in east Macon. The university and the Macon-Bibb government said they signed a lease with the ...

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Middle Georgia State University Adds Flight Programs to Downtown Macon Airport

October 23, 2015

Middle Georgia State University is expanding its fixed-wing flight and airport management instruction by offering it at Macon Downtown Airport. The university also will manage the fixed-base operation and fuel farm at the airport in east Bibb ...

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USA Today Recognizes Middle Georgia State's Tuition Value

October 14, 2015

USA Today takes note of what we've known all along: Middle Georgia State is a tremendous value. ? "With the cheapest tuition on the list, Middle Georgia State ... offers an education you may just be able to pay for out of pocket. It just ...

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Middle Georgia State Hosts Equality Panel

October 14, 2015

With the recent legalization of same-sex marriage and remarks of forgiveness for homosexuality made by the Pope during his visit to the United States, the struggle for gay rights is still very much an issue. Middle Georgia State University ...

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Middle Georgia State Students Host Gay Equality Discussion

October 14, 2015

It's been a little more than 3 months since same sex marriage became legal in the United States. But some Middle Georgia State University students say there's still a long road ahead for justice for same sex couples. The Gay-Straight Alliance ...

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University Allows Police Training to Count Toward Degree

September 08, 2015

"We are trying to improve access to degrees and decrease costs," says Art Recesso, the assistant provost of Innovation and Outreach at Middle Georgia State University. He says this will streamline the process of obtaining a degree by preventing ...

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Middle Georgia State and Tubman Partner on Film Center

September 02, 2015

The past is coming into view with a collaboration between Middle Georgia State University and the Tubman Museum, but so is the future. Their partnership will give students and visiting filmmakers a new resource to preserve history ...

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Middle Georgians Caught Up In Ashley Madison Info Leak

August 31, 2015

Cybersecurity specialists have said the information appears to be genuine, but it doesn’t mean that all of it is reliable. The website apparently does not verify email addresses, and it’s possible that a user could give the site a bogus email ...

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Drone operator program to be built into curriculum

July 29, 2015

A drone operator program is being incorporated into the curriculum at Middle Georgia State College.

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Tuskegee Airmen Camp Helps Dreams Take Flight

July 23, 2015

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Work Begins on Veterans Training Center in Warner Robins

July 20, 2015

WARNER ROBINS -- Construction of Georgia’s education center for veterans is underway. Excavation work on the site began about a month ago and work on the building itself should start soon, said Nancy Stroud, ...

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University Rec Centers Now Open to Public

July 07, 2015

Do you love to workout, but wish you could swim, bowl, or play racquetball during your trip to the gym? Middle Georgia State University's Recreation and Wellness Center may be the place for you, but it isn't free. The 80,000 square foot ...

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Big Day Arrives for Middle Georgia State University

July 01, 2015

New signs big and small trumpet a historic day at Middle Georgia State: The college becomes a university Wednesday. “We are Georgia’s newest university,” college President Christopher Blake said Tuesday. ...

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Eastman Aviation Program Helps Fuel Pilot Pipeline

June 29, 2015

Aspiring aviators will likely maneuver smooth skies if they enter their job search in the next twenty years. The airline industry predicts a need for more than a half-million pilots. The Middle Georgia State College Aviation Campus in Eastman ...

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Macon Campers Learn About UAVs

June 28, 2015

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Middle Georgia State Prepares for Official University Status

June 15, 2015

With less than a month before Middle Georgia State College turns into a university, officials with the school prepare to market and re-brand. Student Brittany Ramos says it’s a much needed change. "I'm really excited. I've been to ...

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Middle Georgia State Becomes University July 1

June 11, 2015

Middle Georgia State College officially becomes a university July 1st. But getting there isn't easy. "We have a grand total of over 650 signs that we're going to be replacing or updating," said David Sims of the institution's facilities ...

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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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Middle Georgia State IT Program Recognized

June 01, 2015

Middle Georgia State College’s School of IT was recently recognized at the 2015 International ABET Symposium held April 23-24 in Atlanta. The school’s self-study report was nominated by ABET program evaluators and selected by ...

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Rutland High Students Weather the Storm with Success

June 01, 2015

For two Rutland High students graduation on Saturday is more than just a ceremony. It's an accomplished step into a bright future. The road hasn't been easy for either of them paved with health problems and hardship. But that didn't hold ...

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Eisenhower Tax District Project Moving Forward

May 28, 2015

Before any work begins, a nonprofit that is tentatively being called the Middle Georgia Educational Corridor Business Improvement District will have to be created with its own executive director and board of directors, which will be made up of ...

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MGA Foundation Awards Scholarships

May 21, 2015

About 175 top-notch students are getting help paying for their higher education thanks to scholarships just awarded through the Middle Georgia State Foundation. The Foundation on May 21 announced the names of recipients of 191 scholarships ...

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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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Warner Robins Campus Gets New STEM Building

May 13, 2015

WARNER ROBINS -- Middle Georgia State College is expanding its Warner Robins campus. The state budget signed into law by Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday includes $5 million for a science, technology, engineering ...

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Governor Signs State Budget Into Law

May 12, 2015

Governor Nathan Deal flew into Macon Monday to sign the state's budget into law. House Bill 76 breaks down the funding for next year's $40 billion budget. Deal says this will keep Georgia moving forward in education, public safety, economic ...

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MGA's Hollifield Is a Real Gamer

May 11, 2015

Sarah Hollifield couldn’t imagine how her love of video games would ever lead to a career. But by next Thursday, she’ll be graduating from Middle Georgia State College with a bachelor’s degree in information ...

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Student Excels in High School, College and Music

May 07, 2015

Like many teenagers, Faye Chu is preparing for graduation. But unlike other students, he’s not only graduating from Glynn Academy, he’s also getting a college degree — an associate of science degree — from Middle Georgia State University in ...

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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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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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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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Tuition Increases Coming To Middle Georgia Colleges

April 15, 2015

The reason for Middle Georgia State’s tuition increase, according to the university system, is to help offset the college’s costs for providing university-level courses while it is expanding bachelor’s and ...

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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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Fast Cars, Fun Times at Magnolia Soapbox Derby

April 10, 2015

Spectators at this year’s Magnolia Soapbox Derby will get to see more than just one race, as organizers have added the All American Soapbox Derby Gravity Racing Challenge for high school STEM students. “We have partnered with ...

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MGA Cyber Knights Continue 'Hacker' Fighting Success

April 06, 2015

For the second consecutive year, Middle Georgia State’s Cyber Knights Competition Team is one of only eight teams to advance to the regional level in the annual Southeast Regional Cyber Defense Competition, to be held at Kennesaw State ...

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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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Middle Georgia State Granted University Status

March 19, 2015

Middle Georgia State College will become the state’s newest public university with a status and name change becoming effective on July 1. The state’s Board of Regents unanimously approved the changes during its monthly meeting on Wednesday. ...

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Regents Approve University Status for Middle Georgia State College

March 19, 2015

ATLANTA -- Middle Georgia State College’s elevation to a state university Wednesday could not have come on a better day for the school’s president, Christopher Blake. It happened to be his 54th birthday.

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Regents Elevate Middle Georgia State to University Status

March 19, 2015

As of July 1, Georgia will have another university to be known as Middle Georgia State University, the state's Board of Regents said Wednesday. The new entity will give Georgia 18 university-level institutions, including the Georgia Institute of ...

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Regents Likely to Approve University Status for MGA

March 16, 2015

Middle Georgia State College would become a state university if the Board of Regents approves the school’s bid this week. If approved, the college’s new name would be Middle Georgia State University, effective July 1. The ...

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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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The Real Vera Stark Comes to Middle Georgia State

February 25, 2015

The Academy Awards have wrapped up, but the criticism by some over the lack of diversity in the nominations is still being buzzed about. A new report by the Center for the Study of Women in Television finds that last year only 12% of the top 100 ...

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Georgia Police Consider Using Drones For Investigations

February 24, 2015

"(Getting FAA approval is) a rigorous process says Chad Dennis. He is the director of the group helping craft Georgia drone laws, the Unmanned Aerial Systems working group, and a teacher at Middle Georgia State College's Eastman Aviation Campus." ...

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Middle Georgia State Named Tree Campus USA

February 24, 2015

Middle Georgia State College was among Georgia campuses recognized on February 18 for their commitment to caring for and managing their trees. Middle Georgia State College was honored during the 2015 State Arbor Day celebration at Wesleyan ...

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MGA Prof Hopes State Plan Will Turn Schools Around

February 24, 2015

Dr. Elise Langan is a professor at Middle Georgia State College. She teaches high school teachers how to better educate students. She joined 41NBC to talk about the governor's plan to take over failing schools in Georgia.

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Drone Firms See Big Boost From FAA Rules On Use

February 23, 2015

Middle Georgia State College plans to launch webinars and training classes this fall for unmanned aircraft operators, and instructor Chad Dennis said the rules may “stimulate a lot of interest” in the classes. “Ultimately, I see this as a ...

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Amputee Now Walks the Walk

February 18, 2015

Brian White is now in the honors program and serves as a student government representative. He was one of 16 MGC students selected for the inaugural class of the President’s Torch Society, a leadership organization for scholars ...

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Free FAFSA help sessions at Middle Georgia State College

February 17, 2015

Middle Georgia State College is encouraging students who will be entering college for the 2015-2016 school year to attend its College Goal Georgia event. The event will offer free help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid ...

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MGA Professor Hopes to Turn Civil Rights Book Into Movie

February 16, 2015

Manis has already told the story of Shuttlesworth to great acclaim with his 1999 biography, “A Fire You Can’t Put Out: The Civil Rights Life of Birmingham’s Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth.” The book earned many ...

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MGA Partners With Georgia Military College

February 11, 2015

The agreement between the two schools allows students from GMC to apply associate degree credits from their classes to have more advanced standing or transfer into Middle Georgia State.

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Middle Georgia State Opens Food Bank For Students

February 11, 2015

Middle Georgia State is among dozens of colleges offering food pantries to their students in what appears to be a growing trend. Today, there are more than 150 food pantries in the College and University Food Bank Alliance. In 2011, an Internet ...

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Middle Georgia State A Major Player In UAV Research and Development

February 09, 2015

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, also known as UAVs and drones, could one day soon be major tools for the agriculture industry. Until then, a great deal of research and development is going into the industry. One of the major players in that research is ...

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College Food Pantry Helps Struggling Students

February 09, 2015

Being a “poor college student” is in many ways a rite of passage. The struggle to afford books and, okay, an iPhone, is somewhat romanticized. But for many college students today, there is nothing romantic about what they are going through. ...

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Middle Georgia State Hosting Nursing FAQ

February 09, 2015

Middle Georgia State College’s Department of Nursing is hosting Frequently Asked Questions sessions about its programs during the month of February on four campuses. All sessions are free and open to the public.

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Dr. Marti Venn Talks About MGA's Academic Master Planning Process, Partnership with GEICO

February 03, 2015

Provost of Middle Georgia State College Dr. Marti Venn talks about the academic master planning process, and how area companies can partner with area businesses to find out how the college can best suit their workforce needs.

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Dodge County: Toward a Common Goal

January 30, 2015

Henry Whitfield, MGSC’s director for the Cochran and Eastman campuses, says the school has a $226-million economic impact on its five-campus mid-state area. The school invests heavily in Eastman, with new planes, a new helicopter, a new ...

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Douglass Theater Features CollegeTown Film Series

January 30, 2015

"Each year we host a great film festival, and even some really entertaining film series like the CollegeTown Film Series, a collaboration between Middle Georgia State College, Wesleyan College and Mercer University. The series just kicked off at ...

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MGA Hosts DECA Competition

January 23, 2015

Joshua Profit is a senior at Houston County high school and was one out of 160 high school students competing in the DECA Region 10 competition at Middle Georgia State College. Each student competes through an interview or a presentation. "It's ...

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MGA Sets Enrollment Bar For End Of Decade

January 23, 2015

Middle Georgia State College aims to return to about 10,000 students in five to six years’ time. Middle Georgia’s enrollment fell for several reasons, said Sheri Rowland, the school’s vice president for ...

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Middle Georgia State Opens Food Bank For Students

January 16, 2015

Middle Georgia State College is doing all it can to keep students coming to class and without grumbling stomachs.. The school opened a new food pantry. It's small in size, but can make a big difference.

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Georgia Lawmakers To Consider UAV Bill

January 12, 2015

Flight student at Dakota Neilson at Middle Georgia State's Eastman Campus gets it: People fear drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV's) invading their privacy. As he flew a small drone, he said, "They don't understand the concept. They don't ...

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Institutional Advancement Makes Key Hires

January 12, 2015

Middle Georgia State College’s office of institutional advancement hired Julie Davis and Natalie Rischbieter for the development and alumni affairs department of institutional advancement. Davis is executive director of major and ...

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College buys former Scottish Inn near the Macon Campus

December 10, 2014

Middle Georgia State College has purchased the former Scottish Inn, located near the southeast corner of the Macon Campus. Read more here

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GPB reports on "Cops vs. Community" forum

December 05, 2014

At a panel discussion titled Cops Versus Community, held in October at Middle Georgia State College in Macon, several prominent African Americans joined Bibb County Sheriff David Davis to talk about race ...

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MGA, Macon-Bibb hold ceremony to honor veterans

November 11, 2014

Christopher Blake, the president of Middle Georgia State College, helped organize an effort to restore the World War I memorial at Coleman Hill, and that memorial was the site for a Veterans Day ceremony.

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Panel discussion on how police handle race in America

November 05, 2014

High profile cases such as Trayvon Martin and the criminal justice system were discussed tonight during a panel discussion at Middle Georgia State College. The event was titled "Two Sides of the Same Issue: Cops Vs. Community" panel discussion.

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Blake Inaugurated As MGA's President

October 29, 2014

During the 90-minute investiture ceremony, officials both at the college and from across the state lauded Blake as the right person to lead Middle Georgia State forward from the merger between the former Macon State College and Middle Georgia ...

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Poetry Runs Deep In Fabric Of Georgia City

October 27, 2014

Macon lost its elder statesman of poetry, Seaborn Jones, last month. The author of five books of poetry, who was also widely published in literary magazines, was 71. Macon had such a statesman in part because he was not alone in creating poetry ...

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Middle Georgia State Inaugurates New President

October 27, 2014

Christopher Blake is first permanent president of Middle Georgia State College. Blake says since he was selected for the position in January, he's been listening and connecting with faculty, staff and students. "It's helped me understand we ...

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MGA Nursing Students Discuss Ebola

October 16, 2014

Ebola has been the topic of conversation among nursing students and professors at Middle Georgia State College. Assistant Professor Nkechi Okonta said she talked to freshman students about the disease in Fundamentals of Nursing. "We're telling ...

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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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Middle Georgia State Developing Unmanned Vehicle Program

October 13, 2014

Georgia hopes to be a big part of the growing unmanned aerial systems market, and Middle Georgia State College’s Eastman campus has become a big part of those efforts. “Now that the regulations are moving ...

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Middle Georgia State Dorm Leaders Learn Fire Safety

October 13, 2014

When John Benton beds down at night, he shares responsibility for 135 souls under the roof of the residence hall at the Middle Georgia State College campus in Eastman. Friday morning, Benton was one of two dozen resident assistants in the ...

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Waddell Barnes, MGA Botanical Gardens Pioneer, Remembered

October 09, 2014

“Dr. Barnes’ legacy is one of his volunteer work, ... not only making the campus better but this region better,” said David Sims, assistant vice president of facilities at Middle Georgia State."

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MGA Students Featured In County Government Magazine

October 08, 2014

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Grant Will Help MGA Students Cut Textbook Costs

October 06, 2014

This spring, Middle Georgia State College students who take introductory courses in education and political science with certain faculty members won’t have to worry about buying books for those classes. Read more at ...

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MGA Receives Grants To Reduce Textbook Costs

October 03, 2014

Some Middle Georgia State College students won't have to worry about buying textbooks this coming Spring. That's because Affordable Learning Georgia awarded grants to Middle Georgia State to give the college affordable textbook alternatives, ...

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College Campuses Start Tobacco Ban

October 01, 2014

In Central Georgia, that ban applies to Middle Georgia State College, Georgia College and State University, and Fort Valley State University. "It's for faculty, staff, students, visitors, contractors," said Jennifer Brannon, vice president of ...

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University System Goes Tobacco-Free

October 01, 2014

Starting October 1, Middle Georgia State and all other University System institutions are tobacco-free.

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Commercial UAVs Mean Big Business for Georgia

September 24, 2014

The center has been involved with The University of Georgia and Middle Georgia State College on a project testing camera-mounted UAVs to monitor the health of crops in farm fields.

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Eastman Campus Plays Key Role in Logistics Industry

September 22, 2014

Options for education are the School of Aviation at Middle Georgia State College in Eastman and Advanced ATC, an air traffic control academy at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College in Valdosta. The 12-month program offered by Advanced ATC combines ...

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Colleges Snuffing Out Smoking

September 19, 2014

In a far-reaching ban, the University System of Georgia is barring the use of all forms of tobacco -- from cigarettes to smokeless, hookahs to e-cigarettes -- starting Oct. 1. Read the complete story at ...

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Middle Georgia State Hosts PROBE Fair

September 18, 2014

Middle Georgia State College will host the Central Georgia PROBE College Fair from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the Community Education Center (the old gymnasium) on the Macon Campus.

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School of Education Grad Makes Good Use of Technology

September 10, 2014

Instead of closing books at the end of class in Amber Morgan’s classroom at Henderson Middle School, students swipe applications closed on iPads. Read the complete article at ...

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Colleges Rethink Remediation

September 05, 2014

Peter Gareis of Middle Georgia State's English department is quoted in this NPR piece

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MGA School of Education Awarded $10K

September 04, 2014

Middle Georgia State College's School of Education was awarded $10,000 in federal planning funds to come up with ways to strengthen teacher preparation. Complete article in the Sept. 2 edition of The Cochran Journal. ...

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School of Education Gets $10,000 Award For Initiatives

September 02, 2014

The School of Education will use the award to flesh out ideas to improve teacher candidate preparation. Read more here

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Improved Detection Leads to Fraud Investigations Increase

September 01, 2014

Dr. Greg George, director of Middle Georgia State's Center for Economic Analysis, discusses the increase in unemployment fraud case ...

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Middle Georgia State Student Excels at Game Design

August 27, 2014

Middle Georgia State senior Sarah Hollifield is building a game to help students learn digital forensics. Read the article at http://hhjonline.com/hollifield-excels-in-digital-forensics-game-development-at-middle-ga-p5203-117.htm.

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Work Begins On Training Center

August 25, 2014

Dr. Christopher Blake likened it to the aligning of Sparta and Athens – the Greek Republic – some 2,000 years ago. "(When) the strength of the ‘military’ and the strength of the ‘mind’ were aligned,” said Middle Georgia State College’s President. ...

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Managing Debt a Struggle for Some

August 25, 2014

Dr. Greg George, director of Middle Georgia State's Center for Economic Analysis, discusses consumer debt. 

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Middle Georgia State Foundation Awards Scholarships

August 20, 2014

See the list of students at here.

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Center to Offer Resources to Military Personnel

August 20, 2014

After several months of anticipation from officials, the dirt is starting to move at the site where the military academic training center will be in Warner Robins. Officials say the center is going to be a hub to help vets and their families ...

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New Center to Serve Military Personnel and Veterans

August 20, 2014

For many men and women serving in the military, making that transition into the civilian workforce can be difficult. The University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia want to make that easier. Today was the ...

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Construction Begins on Military Training Center

August 20, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal and other state and local officials were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony. Read the complete article at ...

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Officials Break Ground on Military Academic Training Center

August 20, 2014

Hank Huckaby, chancellor of the University System of Georgia, told a crowd that he’s looking forward to next fall. “Groundbreakings are fun,” he said, “but ribbon cuttings are much better.” Read the complete article at ...

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Groundbreaking Held for Military Training Center

August 19, 2014

Gov. Nathan Deal, Middle Georgia State President Christopher Blake and other officials were on hand for the groundbreaking ceremony. More at ...

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Governor to Attend Training Center Groundbreaking

August 19, 2014

Dr. Martha Venn, Middle Georgia State provost, talks about the training center's value in this article

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Midstate Colleges Ready for Fall

August 18, 2014

Middle Georgia State College continues to build toward university status and added four-year athletics through the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Before consolidation, Middle Georgia College in Cochran was a two-year college ...

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Georgia Public Safety Training Center Opens on Macon Campus

August 06, 2014

"We are proud that they have made this their home, on our campus,” says Middle Georgia State College President, Christopher Blake. “We can provide a state of the art facility, where the cadets can learn about law enforcement ...

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Middle Georgia State, GPSTC Partner to Open Police Academy

August 05, 2014

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Export-Import Bank at Center of Economic Debate

August 02, 2014

A government bank that’s financed millions of dollars of exports from Georgia is under fire in the U.S. House of Representatives, where some high-ranking leaders say the bank amounts to a taxpayer subsidy for crony capitalism. ... Greg George, ...

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Midstate College Leaders Support Sexual Assault Bill

July 31, 2014

Like other institutions, officials at Middle Georgia State College are sifting through a growing number of federal mandates aimed at sexual assault on college campuses. Some requirements, including the new proposed legislation, remain unclear, ...

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Police Academy Up and Running at Middle Georgia State

July 30, 2014

A great partnership between Middle Georgia State and the Georgia Public Safety Training Center has resulted in the opening of a police academy on the Macon Campus. The full story is at ...

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Hall Joins MGA As Human Resources Executive Director

July 28, 2014

Diana Hall came to Middle Georgia State from Northeast Texas Community College. Read the Telegraph's Faces and Places section here.

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Middle Georgia State Collaborates With International Universities

July 17, 2014

See the video at here.

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Robins Reserve Cuts May Not Mean Pink Slips

July 16, 2014

Local economist from Middle Georgia State College, Greg George, says if the positions come from unfilled jobs, it will minimize the economic impact.

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Pigskin Preview: Middle Georgia State Knights

July 16, 2014

The Middle Georgia State College football program is coming off another impressive season in their school's short history. The Knights marched to an 11-1 record while only losing the national championship game in 2013. But coming this fall, there ...

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Warner Robins Campus Hosts Summer Learning Fest

July 15, 2014

About 100 schoolchildren participated in this year's event. Read the complete story at http://hhjonline.com/keeping-it-real-mgsc-summer-learning-festival-brings-history-to-life-p4961-90.htm.

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