President’s Blog: Thrive

On April 15, many around the world watched in shock as Notre Dame Cathedral burned, destroying parts of a structure that’s stood for more than 700 years. As students are preparing to graduate, let’s try to remember that the physical things we create and accumulate are always temporary and will eventually cease to be – but that the impacts we have on the lives and on the world around us are permanent. By being forces for positive change in the world around us, we create a legacy that can’t be destroyed.


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B.S. Public Service/Human Services Internship Completion Ceremony and Luncheon

The Department of Teacher Education and Social Work, for the Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Public Service/Human Services program and the Public Service Student Club will be sponsoring a B.S. Public Service/Human Services Internship Completion Ceremony and Luncheon at 12:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 30th in the Foundation Boardroom of the Student Life Center on the Macon Campus. During this event, the Placement Supervisors, as well the students will be honored with certificates and a buffet lunch before invited attendees.


Finding Greatness: Taylor Cravey

Taylor Cravey, who graduates in May, is the President’s Scholar for the Class of 2019. Each year, a graduating senior is chosen by MGA’s Honors, Awards and Graduation Committee, with the approval of the University president, to be the President’s Scholar based on her or his outstanding academic record, involvement in campus and/or community service activities, and demonstration of characteristics indicating the promise of a successful future.


Board of Regents Approves New Occupational Therapy Graduate Degree at Middle Georgia State

A proposal to launch a new graduate program at Middle Georgia State University (MGA) was approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia at its April meeting. The new degree, a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT), is a bridge program designed to help currently-licensed occupational therapy assistants advance their careers.


Staff Council Meeting

The Middle Georgia State University Staff Council will meet on Friday, May 10th via video conference in the following locations: Cochran – Walker Hall Room 307, Dublin – Room 223, Eastman – Room 1153, Macon -Teacher Education Building Room 231 and Warner Robins – Thomas Hall Room 123. The meeting will come to order at 9:00 A.M. As always, all members of the MGA community are invited to attend Staff Council meetings.