Dept. Arts and Sciences

MGA Student’s Unexpected Move Across Country Won’t Derail Her Degree

In late February, Sara Lynn Slagle got an offer she did not want to refuse. A modeling agency offered the Middle Georgia State University student, a professional model since she was a junior at Macon’s First Presbyterian Day School, a chance to work in Los Angeles for two or three months – maybe longer. She could build her portfolio (her “book,” as they refer to it in the modeling industry) and potentially make some serious money.


Francophone & Hispanic Free Movie Series: “La guagua aérea”

Join us on March 28th for the Francophone & Hispanic Movie Series! “La guagua aérea” (1993) will begin screening at 5:00 P.M. in the Math Auditorium on the Macon Campus. Contact Dr. Maritza Bell-Corrales for more information.


Dept. Arts and Sciences

New Media Majors Display Talent, Creativity on Cochran Campus

Today, about 40 students based on the Cochran Campus are majoring in New Media and Communications. They take many of their upper-division courses from and are mentored by faculty member Rebecca Edwards, who brings real-world film and TV industry experience to the classroom.


Dept. Arts and Sciences

Writers Group Founded By MGA Faculty Member Publishes Anthology

In 2009, shortly after taking a faculty position in the English department of what is now Middle Georgia State University, Dr. Shane Trayers founded the Macon Writers Group to create a community for writers living in the region. This past January, the Macon Writers Group celebrated its 10th anniversary with a party and the publication of the anthology, Discover Why I’ve Led You Here.


600+ Students Set to Receive Degrees at MGA’s Fall Graduation

Nearly 630 students are eligible to collect their diplomas from Middle Georgia State University at fall graduation ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 13. Col. Lyle K. Drew, commander, 78th Air Base Wing, Robins Air Force Base, will be the commencement speaker.