Dr. Chris Lawrence played a key role in developing Middle Georgia State’s new Bachelor of Science in Political Science and is the ‘campus champion’ behind efforts to lower the cost of textbooks and other course materials for students. Read more about his new role and his efforts in promoting campus community engagement.
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.
Psychology major Moreh Jackson traveled abroad three times as an MGA student, either for study or service learning. Now she is on her way to Scotland to pursue a Ph.D.
Aviation science major Ed Jolley, who recently donated bone marrow to help his father, is inspiring MGA classmates, staff and faculty with his determined dedication to his family and his studies.
MGA graduate Jeffrey Harvey is public policy director for the Georgia Farm Bureau. He will talk about Georgia’s agriculture industry at the “Voices of Impact” lecture series on April 18th.
President’s Torch Society member Clay Griggs wants to shape a career around marketing, communications, and improving social media.
New Media major Kaitlyn Kelly, senior writer for MGA’s student newspaper and a reporter for the student video production office, is pursuing a career in film production.
Deep Patel, a systems analyst and graduate student in MGA’s Master of Science in Information Technology, was part of a two-person team that took first place at the recent Collegiate Cup coding competition. That only scratches the surface of what this 21-year-old has accomplished.
IT major Caleb Sutton is public relations chair of BOLD, one of MGA’s most successful and active student organizations, and an assistant working in the Office of Student Life.
Tyus White, secretary of the student organization BOLD, is preparing for a career in digital forensics.