Summer 2017 TAP Application Deadline is April 15, 2017!!

Summer 2017 TAP Deadline is April 15, 2017! The University System of Georgia (USG) has established an educational assistance program, the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). The purpose of TAP is to foster the professional growth and development of its eligible employees.  The tuition assistance program is available to full time benefits-eligible employees of the USG Continue reading


President’s Blog – On Mentoring: A Call for Shared Learning

In case you missed it, yesterday’s Sunday paper included my thoughts on mentoring. As I shared with Telegraph readers, January is National Mentoring Month. Most of us can recall a time in our lives when someone — a teacher, a pastor, a coach, a friend — became a guide for a moment and a mentor Continue reading


Internship opportunities in Marketing and Communications

MGA’s Office of Marketing and Communications is currently looking for two MGA students to work as interns in our office – one to work closely with the Marketing side of things and the other to work with Communications. For both interns, we’re looking for strong communicators who are capable of self-directed work and multitasking.


Steve Justice announced as one of Georgia Trend’s “100 Most Influential Georgians of 2017”

Middle Georgia State University is the headquarters of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Aerospace. The center’s former director, Steve Justice, just made Georgia Trend’s latest list of 100 Most Influential Georgians! He is now executive director of the broader Georgia Centers of Innovation. Congratulations, Steve!! Click here to see the full list: 100 Most Influential Continue reading


Dr. Randy Spaid honored with The John Shrum Award

The John Shrum Award is the highest honor that Southeastern Association for Science Teacher Education (SASTE) presents to someone with a lifelong commitment to science education and outstanding SASTE leadership. Please see the script written below from an award presentation at the annual meeting of (SASTE) held at Kennesaw State University in October entailing the association’s Continue reading


College Town Film Series 2017 to Screen Films “On the Margins”

“On the Margins” is the theme of the 2017 College Town Film Series, which kicks off Thursday, Jan. 26, at the Douglass Theater in Macon. A collaboration of Middle Georgia State University, Wesleyan College and Mercer University, the annual College Town Film Series brings students, faculty and the public together to view and discuss educational Continue reading


Texting and Driving Prevention PSA

The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety In Georgia (GOHS) and Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) recently released a public service announcement (PSA) featuring MGA’s Sgt. Greg Mauldin.  The aim of the campaign is to educate drivers on the importance of driving without distraction and preventing texting while driving, which has become a serious problem on Georgia highways Continue reading


Reminder: Send Your Selfies for the Graduate Slideshow

If you’re a Fall’16 graduate and interested in participating in MGA’s graduation slideshow, send us selfies!  These can be of you alone or with people who encouraged and inspired you as you journeyed toward completion of your degree. Surprise your loved ones! Include and email your selfies to MarComm: Up to 5 photos Appropriate pics Continue reading