President’s Blog: On MLK’s Legacy

Check out President Blake’s latest post on Stand for Greatness, where he shares his thoughts on Greatness as we finish our first year as a university. “While annual observances and committee work are important, it is also appropriate to reflect on one of Dr. King’s most famous quotes. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, Continue reading


Knights Impact – International Service-Learning Opportunity: Dominican Republic, May 21-28, 2017

Good afternoon Colleagues,  Knights Impact is an international service-learning program coordinated by the Office of Experiential Learning and the Office of International Programs offering students an affordable, high-impact experiential learning opportunity. The week of May 21, 2017, a cohort of MGA faculty, staff, and students will sail from Miami to the Dominican Republic aboard the intimate 704-passenger Adonia with Fathom Impact Continue reading


Zika Virus Update for 2017

Last year, the Environmental Health and Safety Office kept you updated on the latest information concerning the Zika Virus. We will continue to do so through monthly posts on InsideMGA and the EHS webpage. The “10 Public Health Achievements in 2016 and Future Priorities” published by the CDC concerning the Zika Virus are outlined below. Continue reading


Travel Reminder: 45 Day Reimbursement Policy

As a reminder for 2017 travel reimbursement deadlines, please see the Board of Regent’s travel policy below: “Employees requesting reimbursement for travel expenses are required to submit their claim via the T & E Module. Employees should submit expense reports within 45 calendar days of completion of travel. Employees must return any Travel Advance amount Continue reading


Macon campus Library Sunday hours increased

Your MGA Macon campus Library has extended Sunday Hours. Beginning Spring 2017 Sunday hours are 1p.m. to 7p.m. We hope to see you in the Library!   MGA Libraries Spring Semester Hours Macon campus Library Monday – Thursday 7:30a.m. to 10p.m. Friday 7:30a.m. to 12noon Sunday 1p.m. to 7p.m.   Cochran campus Library Roberts Memorial Continue reading


Fidelity Consultant on the Macon and Cochran Campuses

Faculty and Staff, MGA’s Fidelity representative, Karen Harrison, will be joining us on the Macon and Cochran campuses to answer all of your questions regarding your retirement plans and concerns. You can schedule an appointment to meet with her one-on-one by calling 800.642.71.31 or registering online at: getguidance.fidelity.com. Enlarge the flyer by clicking here.  


2017 Mileage Reimbursement Rate Update

Per the State Accounting Office, please see the below mileage reimbursement rates effective January 1, 2017. The travel and expense module (T&E) has been updated to reflect this rate for any travel on or after this date. Tier 1 Rates:  Automobile $ 0.535 per mile Motorcycle $ 0.505 per mile Airplane $ 1.15 per mile Continue reading


Staff Council announces new staff recognition awards

The Staff Council is proud to announce the creation of three new Staff Recognition awards in the 2016-17 academic year. Middle Georgia State is fortunate to have exceptional staff members, dedicated individuals whose commitment and talent provide a solid foundation for the mission of the University.  In every office on every campus, you’ll find hardworking Continue reading