New staff and faculty for May 2017

MGA would like to welcome all of the following new members of our staff and faculty who’ve joined us since April 1 – we’re glad to have you on board! Amy Ingram, Accounting Services Welcome to MGA!

2017 Summer Dress Code Reminder for Staff

Our dress code for summer is effective June 1 – July 28, 2017, and will resume as business casual. A few reminders for staff only: Please no blue denim, t-shirts or flip-flops, unless required by job; Usual professional dress required if meeting with external constituents; and Purple Thursdays continue – please wear your MGA polo Continue reading

Knights Food Court Renovation & Closure

The Knights Food Court, located in the Student Life Center on the Macon campus, will be closed starting Monday, May 22nd, through the beginning of August to complete a renovation. Once the hall reopens for the fall semester, it will operate as a residential dining venue, similar to the Georgia Dining Hall on the Cochran Continue reading

Military Campus Conversations & Green Zone Training

First, thanks to Frances Davis for allowing me to attend her Campus Affairs meeting.  She and her leadership team were the pilot group for this new initiative – military campus conversations. During this initial campus conversation, I shared the unique needs of our military connected students and how to better respond as an institution.  In Continue reading

Military Monday

Do you know what Chapter 31 means as it relates to VA education benefits? Under this benefit program, “veterans and service members may receive Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist veterans in starting their Continue reading

The Annual Staff Awards Nomination Deadline is 16 Days Away!

The Annual Staff Awards nomination deadline is June 1st! On behalf of the Staff Council, I ask you to consider nominating exceptional staff members for the Champion Award, the Unsung Hero Award, and the Service Excellence Award. In addition to public recognition at Convocation on August 4th, winners will be awarded a sizable cash prize. Continue reading