M.O.W.R. Student Receives Youth Of The Year Award

#MGA’s Move On When Ready (dual-enrollment) students give us so much to be proud of. This is just the latest example: The Dublin Exchange Club selected Mark Donnell, a full-time MOWR student, as the Dublin-Laurens County Youth of the Year. Mark selected MGA Spanish associate professor Paige Crump as his most influential teacher. Mark is Continue reading


New Application For OER Research Fellows

The Open Education Group is accepting applications for 2017-2018 OER Research Fellowships to do research on the impact of open educational resources and open pedagogy. The fellowships provide travel for conferences (Open Education) as well as small stipends for research. This research is centered on the COUP framework (Cost of learning materials, student success Outcomes, Continue reading


Cochran Bypass closed for road improvements starting Tuesday, April 25

Starting on Tuesday, April 25, Middle Georgia State University students and employees should expect increased traffic on 2nd Street in downtown Cochran. Due to bridge construction over the railroad, State Route 87/Cochran Bypass will be closed to through traffic for up to one year. During this time, through traffic on SR87 will be detoured onto Continue reading


2017 Retiree Reception!!

President Blake cordially invites Faculty and Staff to the Middle Georgia State University 2017 Retiree Appreciation Reception on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in Alderman Hall on the Cochran Campus. During the reception, you will have the opportunity to write a congratulatory note to each honoree in his/her memory booklet.  Please join us Continue reading


Staff Council Nominations for 2017-2019

Middle Georgia State University Staff Council Annual Election: The MGA Staff Council needs staff members to serve as Division/VP Area representatives for the 2017-19 year. We invite you to self-nominate or nominate one person from your Division/Vice President area. If you nominate someone else, please notify your nominee and ensure there is a willingness to Continue reading


Football Coaching Experience Opportunity

Club football is looking for volunteer student coaches who are looking to gain experience, or may be searching for a career in coaching. MGA is asking that anyone from any of our five campuses  interested in being part of a winning program, and would like to jump-start their career in coaching, send your letter of Continue reading


Students in the News Writing and Reporting Course Produce a Newspaper Publication as their Final Project

The Department of Media, Culture and Arts offers a News Writing and Reporting course. This semester students are creating a 28-page newspaper publication as part of their final project and the LEAP program. Check out behind the scenes work here.    


The Office of Financial Aid Closed on May 1st

The Office of Financial Aid will be closed on Monday, May 1st, 2017 for an all-day training event for staff. Please arrange your schedule around this to complete any questions or in office meetings required that you may need by this date.


Chip Smith Joins Middle Georgia State University as Athletic Director

    Joseph “Chip” Smith will be the new director of Athletics at Middle Georgia State University (MGA). Jennifer Brannon, vice president for Student Affairs, made the announcement on Monday, April 17. Smith comes to MGA from the University of North Carolina Charlotte’s 49ers athletic program. Prior to his work at UNC-Charlotte, he served in Continue reading