Seven MGA students presented their work at the National Undergraduate Research Conference, which was held at Kennesaw State University April 11-13. Their proposals were selected from over 4,000 submissions because they demonstrated unique contributions to their fields of study.
Aspiring pharmacists who are students at Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will be eligible to earn doctoral degrees a year early based on an articulation agreement recently signed by MGA and PCOM South Georgia. “The PharmD Early Assurance Program offers MGA students an exciting opportunity to earn their baccalaureate degree from Middle Georgia State University and the degree of Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine,” said Dr. Dawn Sherry, chair of the Natural Sciences department at MGA.
David Lopez and Aquanas Meadows received an “Excellence in Research” award at the 2019 MBAA International Conference – a multidisciplinary business conference – held in late March in Chicago. They presented a paper titled “An Optimal Security and Sustainability Model,” which they developed as part of their work in an upper-division Operations Strategy course offered through the School of Business.
Middle Georgia State University’s master’s degree in information technology is now a designated program of the National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CDE). The designation specifically applies to the cybersecurity and forensics concentration of the master’s program.
At retirement, Beth Brown leaves a legacy of hundreds of graduates and a stronger respiratory therapy profession. If not for Beth Brown, Middle Georgia State University’s respiratory therapy degree might not exist today.
Dr. Elaina Behounek, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice, just returned from New York City where she spoke at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Parallel Event. Behounek provided a global overview of the status of women and girls in regard to safety in educational settings as part of a panel for the United Nations 63rd Commission on the Status of Women and Girls.
Students from Tattnall Square Academy in Macon and Eureka Scholastic Academy in Forsyth, Fulton, and Coweta County, captured first-place honors in the 39th annual Math Olympics at Middle Georgia State University.
In late February, Sara Lynn Slagle got an offer she did not want to refuse. A modeling agency offered the Middle Georgia State University student, a professional model since she was a junior at Macon’s First Presbyterian Day School, a chance to work in Los Angeles for two or three months – maybe longer. She could build her portfolio (her “book,” as they refer to it in the modeling industry) and potentially make some serious money.
Congratulations to Dr. Alan Clark, MGA’s director of bands, who was inducted into the Georgia chapter of Phi Beta Mu International School Bandmaster Fraternity. This is a distinct honor for Clark and the Band of Knights, as very few band directors are elected into membership.
Congratulations to Warner Robins High School, the winner of the 2019 Academic Bowl sponsored by Middle Georgia State University! The annual competition draws public attention to high school scholarship while giving top students an opportunity to display their academic skills.