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


Dr. Randy Spaid honored with The John Shrum Award

The John Shrum Award is the highest honor that Southeastern Association for Science Teacher Education (SASTE) presents to someone with a lifelong commitment to science education and outstanding SASTE leadership. Please see the script written below from an award presentation at the annual meeting of (SASTE) held at Kennesaw State University in October entailing the association’s Continue reading


Alumna Greatness

Talk about #greatness! Less than two years after graduating from #MGA with her Bachelor of Science in Biology, Secondary Education certification track, Jenna Harvey has been named Teacher of the Year at Bleckley County High School, where she teaches physical and environmental science. She is close to finishing her master’s degree in Education from Georgia Continue reading


Middle Georgia State University’s First Master’s Degree Students Among Fall 2016 Candidates for Graduation

Middle Georgia State University’s first master’s degree students will be among those eligible to receive diplomas at fall 2016 graduation, scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Recreation and Wellness Center on the Macon Campus. Nearly 500 total candidates for graduation, including 10 master’s program students, completed degree requirements at the end of fall semester. Continue reading


History Made Comes Second to Knowledge Gained for MGA’s First Master’s Degree Grads

Benjamin Brantley wasn’t looking to make history when he joined Middle Georgia State University’s charter class of graduate students. Even now, after learning that by luck of alphabetical order he will be the first student handed a Middle Georgia State master’s degree diploma, the 24-year-old’s response is characteristically low-key: “Good.” What’s better is Brantley’s confidence Continue reading


Middle Georgia State University Students Place Second in IT Hackathon

A Middle Georgia State University team placed second in the Technology Association of Georgia’s recent Hackathon 2.0 held at Georgia State University in Atlanta. Team “Hackers” was led by Dr.Myungjae Kwak and consisted of Information Technology majors Rashid Ibrahim, Jimmy Nguyen and Jonathan Almendras. The team won $500 for their project “Fit-Cheive” in the wellness Continue reading


Stream the National Championship Game

The Middle Georgia State University Knights Club Football program will be playing in Wheeling, WV for the National Club Football Association (NCFA) National Championship game on Saturday December 3rd with a 3:00 PM kickoff.  The team is currently 7-2 having defeated Columbus State 20-10 to win the South Atlantic Conference Championship for the 4th time in 5 Continue reading


Ceremony for STEM’s new construction in Warner Robins

Middle Georgia State University Set to Begin Warner Robins Campus STEM Building Construction Middle Georgia State University will break ground on a $5 million STEM academic building on the Warner Robins Campus at 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 30. The short ceremony/reception is free and open to the public. The state-funded building, to be connected to Continue reading


MGA designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

Middle Georgia State University recently earned designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CDE). The University was granted this designation by the Department of Homeland Security(DHS) and the National Security Agency (NSA) who jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE) program. Universities are designated based on their robust degree Continue reading


Middle Georgia State University named USG Service Excellence Gold Institution of the Year

Middle Georgia State University and University president Christopher Blake were named Gold Institution and President of the Year at the University System of Georgia Chancellor’s Service Excellence Awards on Tuesday, Oct. 25.  The award was presented by Chancellor Hank Huckaby during a ceremony at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville. “Any institution of higher Continue reading