Summer typically means more time spent outdoors, and while fresh air and physical activities are beneficial, they also increase risks of injury, sunburn, and insect bites. You don’t have to stay locked indoors, but please be mindful and use precautions to enjoy vacations and recreation….
Thank you to all of the survey respondents who let us know if our actions over the past few years have made a difference in making MGA’s budget process more transparent, inclusive and collaborative. Below we are sharing the results, as well as plans to increase the services provided by our office.
Many of you have already noticed the recent changes in the lake. Over the past two (2) months we’ve seen a “bloom” of bladderwort and sago pondweed. To combat the additional plant life, we employed the services of Aquatic Escapes to treat the weeds with an aquatic herbicide that is totally safe for people, pets Continue reading
On Sunday, July 1st, 2018, the state of Georgia will begin enforcing a new law that Governor Deal has approved that will affect all Georgians cell phone use while driving.
The “Hands – Free Georgia Act” House Bill 673
Summer weather is in full swing, and the MGA Health Clinic would like to remind you of the importance of hydration and heat protection!
MGA Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) is an opportunity to see MGA Core Values of Stewardship, Engagement, Adaptability, and Learning in action while promoting student success and preparing students for a world beyond the classroom. The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) describes Liberal Education as “an approach to learning that empowers individuals and prepares them to deal with complexity, diversity, and change.
We have been recycling batteries that we use on campus now for several years and it is part of our Environmental Management System. Batteries are considered Universal Waste and therefore have to be shipped like our hazardous waste is shipped annually. The Environmental Protection Agency sets different status levels depending on how much waste each Continue reading
This month’s DOAS Loss Control Bulletin offers tips on Office Safety.
MGA Health Clinic is hosting a Spring Health Fair on the Macon Campus on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 10am-3pm in the PSC 1st Floor Lobby/near Starbucks.
There will be FREE health screenings, free HIV testing, giveaways, Red Cross Blood Drive, campus/community vendors, and more ! PLEASE JOIN US!
For any additional questions, please contact via phone at (478) 471-2092.
Roger Rambo, a Middle Georgia State junior majoring in Information Technology, is the winner of the University’s first “capture the flag” (CTF) competition, called the Cyber Knights Banner Challenge, held in February 2018.
Several other IT majors at Middle Georgia State (MGA) also participated in the CTF event, designed to help teach students about specific aspects of cybersecurity.
In computer security, CTF is a computer security competition and one of the fastest ways to help students learn techniques for protecting systems against cyberattacks. CTF contests are usually designed to serve as an educational exercise to give participants experience in securing a machine, as well as conducting and reacting to the sort of attacks found in the real world. (cisco.com)