For senior Mikella Hansley being involved in the community and maintaining both her honors status and scholarships has not been easy. However, Hansley’s hard work has been, in her own words “totally worth it!”
The English department’s senior capstone presentations took place April 24, May 1, and May 2 on the Cochran and Macon campuses.
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.
Taylor Cravey of Dudley, Ga., a Middle Georgia State University senior graduating with a bachelor’s degree in elementary special education, has been chosen the President’s Scholar for the Class of 2019. Cravey was one of more than 50 MGA students recognized at the 2019 Honors Convocation for their academic achievements.
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.
Taylor Cravey, who graduates in May, is the President’s Scholar for the Class of 2019. Each year, a graduating senior is chosen by MGA’s Honors, Awards and Graduation Committee, with the approval of the University president, to be the President’s Scholar based on her or his outstanding academic record, involvement in campus and/or community service activities, and demonstration of characteristics indicating the promise of a successful future.
Psychology major Moreh Jackson traveled abroad three times as an MGA student, either for study or service learning. Now she is on her way to Scotland to pursue a Ph.D.
Rotaract of #MGA just elected club officers for 2019-2020. Congratulations to Matthew Molina, president; Alexandra Molina, vice president; Ryan Ashford, treasurer; and Jayla Perkins, secretary. Ashford and member Jesse Whilhite will get to wear club honors cords at MGA’s graduation this spring. Rotaract is a worldwide Rotary-sponsored organization designed to bring together people ages 18-30 to exchange ideas with leaders in the community, develop leadership and professional skills, and have fun through service.
Aviation science major Ed Jolley, who recently donated bone marrow to help his father, is inspiring MGA classmates, staff and faculty with his determined dedication to his family and his studies.
Over Spring Break, Dr. Lacey Wallace and two nursing students, Callie Wilson and Walden Brown, traveled to Subirana Honduras on a mission trip with the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission. The group were able to visit a local clinic for a day, and assisted with triaging the patients, doing assessments and providing education to young women.