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.


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.


Middle Georgia State Receives $480,000 Federal Grant For Metabolomics Research

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.


MGA Coding Team Takes First Place At Collegiate Cup Competition

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.


IT Majors to Represent MGA in Collegiate Cup

Congratulations to #MGA Information Technology majors Michael Koohang and Deep Patel! They will represent Middle Georgia State University as a team in the upcoming Collegiate Cup, a statewide competition in the categories of coding, case study, and design. Serving as MGA team mentor will be Dr. M.J. Kwak of the IT faculty.