The Statement Vol. 8 Issue 11
Students will move into the brand new Lakeview Pointe residence hall Aug.7 with safety guidelines in place.
Congratulations to #MGA President Dr. Christopher Blake, who today (5/6/19) was inducted into the Robins Air Force Base Honorary Commanders Program for 2019-2021.
The Middle Georgia State University (MGA) Foundation has awarded more than $260,000 in scholarships to students for the 2019-2020 academic year – and there’s more to come.
Michael Koohang, a Middle Georgia State University graduating senior, is one of just 350 students to win a scholarship to attend this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, Calif., an iconic event where the company showcases software and technologies and announces new products.
Taylor Cravey of Dudley, Ga., a Middle Georgia State University senior graduating with a bachelor’s degree in elementary special education, has been chosen the President’s Scholar for the Class of 2019. Cravey was one of more than 50 MGA students recognized at the 2019 Honors Convocation for their academic achievements.
Students in Dr. Gerald Lucas’s graduate course, “Writing and Publishing in Digital Environments,” helped publish a digital humanities project, ”An American Dream Expanded, published on Project Mailer — an official web site of the Norman Mailer Society. They collected, edited, and posted artifacts from the years surrounding the publications of Norman Mailer’s 1965 novel “An American Dream.”
Nearly 630 students are eligible to graduate from Middle Georgia State University at spring commencement ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, May 9. Mary LoVerde, president of Life Balance Inc., and a writer and speaker, will be the commencement speaker.
Dual-enrollment student Ryan Ashford is one of the #MGA Information Technology majors behind the development and maintenance of the vintage technology displays housed in the Professional Sciences building on the Macon Campus. Only 16 years old, he will make a bit of MGA history when he graduates this May with an associate’s degree in Information Technology.
Josh Waters has joined Middle Georgia State University as university counsel. Waters most recently was in private practice in Perry at the law firm of Walker, Hulbert, Gray and Moore.