And so we reach the climax on another academic year as Middle Georgia State University!
Tomorrow’s midterm elections are very important for the nation and I am glad that locally there have been voter registration initiatives for some months on our campuses to encourage students, faculty and staff to exercise our right to vote. If you haven’t done so already, please vote tomorrow!
Today is the first step on a journey for many of our students, reminding me of that Chinese proverb that “a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. I hope this day’s step for our students is a happy and joyful one too, and I congratulate you on being there with them as they take this first step or continue back on the pathway of learning
Dr. Ron Williams, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences (COAS), is pleased to announce that four faculty members and the Department of Natural Sciences are being recognized for their outstanding service to the community.
It is possible to do good work—great work—and to be fulfilled and inspired. It is possible to integrate our times of laughter, relaxation and innovation with what we do to help others.
The picture of Spring Break perpetuated by pop culture is one of partying on the beach. Yet, what we are increasingly witnessing at Middle Georgia State University each year is something quite different. While many of us take a deserved moment to recharge and relax—on or off the beach—during the break from classes, many of our students and faculty also take the opportunity to engage beyond the classroom.
This year, our students and faculty interacted with communities and colleagues both at home and abroad. Residence Life once again offered Alternative Spring Break, this year taking a group of students to Texas, where they volunteered with the largest food bank in the nation, the Houston Food Bank.
November brings more than fall leaves and cooler temperatures. It brings a number of observances rooted in our duty to serve one another.
Even at a pace that makes the weeks fly by, we have remained focused on the goals we identified at the beginning of the academic year. One of the things we have deliberately engaged in is a Focus on Enrollment.
This week, the Middle Georgia State University Advisory Council will meet for the first time. As we forge ahead with today’s endeavors, it is worth looking back at the Forgotten Generation that President Woodrow Wilson sent into harm’s way 100 years ago. Learn more here.
In recent months, we have seen a rise in activism across the country. As we work with our colleagues in the USG to make a general case for public institutions and to raise our particular needs as the most affordable university in the state, we become active on your behalf. The state legislature is part Continue reading