Teach Study Abroad in China – Summer 2018

The USG Asia Council’s 2018 Summer Study Abroad in China invites USG faculty members to teach for the program between May 8 and June 5, 2018. The program is open to all students and faculty of USG institutions. The program is hosted by Zhengzhou University in Henan Province. The program’s itinerary also includes visits to Continue reading


Honors Convocation rescheduled for Monday, April 10th

Due to scheduling conflicts, Honors Convocation has been rescheduled for Monday, April 10 at 6:00 PM. This event will still be held on the Macon Campus. Nomination forms for department awards and the President’s Scholar, along with eligibility lists and instructions for submitting these nominations, will be distributed to Deans and Chairs via e-mail. The Continue reading


“Graduate Education and Women in the Twenty-first Century,” AAUW networking presentation by Dr. Loretta Clayton

Dr. Loretta Clayton, associate dean of Graduate Studies at Middle Georgia State University, will be the keynote speaker at the Tuesday, February 14th meeting of the Houston-Peach branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The title of her talk is, “Graduate Education and Women in the Twenty-first Century.”  The themes of leadership and Continue reading


Workshop: Quality Standards, Quality Matters

This workshop will provide participants with a brief history and context of the Quality Matters rubric. We will also discuss two distinct approaches to implementing quality control in online courses, with emphasis on standards recommended by MGA’s Department of Distance Education and eLearning. Presenter: Andy Davidson Register HERE


Workshop: 9 Elements of Great Instruction

Whether you teach in the classroom, online, or outside under a tree, creating effective instruction is essential to student learning. This workshop will present and explain nine key elements recognized in research and practice as being part of successful instruction. Attendees are encouraged to bring an idea or concept they may use in the session Continue reading


Graduate Studies Preparing to Launch a New Master’s Degree in Business

The School of Business is excited to announce that, pending the approval of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, we will be launching a new Master of Science in Management (MSM)* degree this summer.  The program is open to anyone with an accredited undergraduate degree.  The MSM is a 31 credit Continue reading


Techy Tips: Creating an Ultra Room and Turnitin Resubmissions

Techy Tips of the Week: GETTING MULTIPLE SECTIONS TO MEET IN ONE ONLINE ULTRA ROOM BLACKBOARD ULTRA  When teaching multiple sections of the same online class, you may want to get everyone to meet in one Ultra classroom. To do this, you will place an online class in one of your D2L courses and then Continue reading


Middle Georgia State School of Education Wins Grant to Reduce Textbook Costs for Students

Middle Georgia State University students majoring in Education are about to get a big break on textbook costs. Affordable Learning Georgia, an initiative of the state’s University System to promote student success by providing affordable textbook alternatives, recently awarded MGA’s School of Education a $24,900 grant to produce material on a variety of platforms that Continue reading


The Office of Career Services: February Events

Below are the events our office is hosting this month. Please feel free to help share the word or attend any of these events! Dates                                                   February Events Mon. 2/6   Continue reading


Round Eight Grantees Announcement

Congratulations to Loleta Sartin, Molly Kimsey, Pat Borck, Robin Grant, Shamani Shikwambi, Lane Brooks and Sherie Owens for their winning Affordable Learning Georgia grant in the amount of $24,900!  Faculty and staff (and teams of faculty and staff) are invited to explore ways to incorporate affordable learning materials into their curricula. Contact Dr. David Biek, Continue reading