Make plans to attend the School of Information Technology’s first Cybersecurity Conference, featuring experts on key issues in cybersecurity, on Tuesday, Feb. 14. This daylong event, to be held in the banquet hall of Middle Georgia State’s Professional Sciences and Conference Center on the Macon Campus, is free and open to the public. To register, visit http://www.mga.edu/cyberconference2017.
The MGA Museum of Technology will be hosting a hands-on learning session on Thursday, July 11 at 10 a.m. on the second-floor lobby of the PSC building to get a brief tour of the museum’s collection before heading off to get hands dirty in the guts of some computers.
A group of Middle Georgia State University information technology majors recently took over Washington D.C. As part of an organized experiential learning trip designed to expose students to the cyber world at government agencies and non-profit organizations, a group of 11 students and 2 faculty explored D.C. for the week taking in the history of the nation’s Capital and applying what they learned in classes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Cyber Knights, Middle Georgia State University’s cyber defense competition team, has advanced to the regional level of the 2019 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition. The winning institution at the regional level will move on to the national championship in late April in Orlando, Fla.
Faculty and undergraduate research into metabolomics – an emerging technology with significant implications for medical science – has earned Middle Georgia State University a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $480,000, the largest award of its kind in the institution’s history.
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.
As the duo representing Middle Georgia State University at the Collegiate Cup coding competition, Michael Koohang and Deep Patel built a platform designed to empower and connect educators by providing them with the tools and support they need to learn and teach computer science.