2017 Cybersecurity Conference Presented By School of IT

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.


Video: Dr. Johnathan Yerby on the School of Computing at Middle Georgia State

Dr. Johnathan Yerby, chair of #MGA‘s IT department in the School of Computing, talks to Middle Georgia CEO about the University’s information technology programs. Check out this short video: http://middlegeorgiaceo.com/video/2020/07/dr-johnathan-yerby-school-computing-middle-georgia-state


IT Students Visit Washington D.C.

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.


MGA Student Wins Coveted Scholarship To Attend Iconic Apple Worldwide Developers Conference

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.


MGA Dual Enrollment Student Completes Associate’s Degree at Age 16

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.


MGA’s Degree In Cybersecurity Earns Special Designation From U.S. Defense Agencies

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.


Middle Georgia State University Cyber Knights Advance to Regional in Cyber Defense Competition

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.