President’s Blog: Continued Focus on Growth

Since I published my last blog, three important enrollment initiatives have occurred. Last weekend many of us met on our Cochran, Eastman, and Macon campuses to welcome hundreds of students and their guests to our first ever fully-fledged Open Houses. I thank the many staff and faculty who did an amazing job, with many of our Facilities staff even coming in at 5 am that morning. For several weeks many of us prepared for this occasion, and it was clearly a great success.


Workshop Opportunity: Creating Your PTPTR Portfolio

Crystal O’Leary-Davidson, as a member of the PTPTR Committee, in conjunction with the MGA Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, will be conducting a workshop demonstrating how faculty members should put together their portfolios for the submission for the promotion and tenure process.


New Location and Hours for Library Services on Warner Robins Campus

This semester Warner Robins campus Library services moved from Nola Brantley Memorial Library to Suite 119 in Oak Hall. We also have a new Warner Robins campus librarian, Amy Little, who will assist students and faculty on that campus. New Warner Robins Campus Library Hours Monday through Thursday 8a.m. to 5:30p.m. Friday 8a.m. to 12 Continue reading


Workshop Opportunity: Everything you wanted to know about OERs, but were afraid to ask

Everything you wanted to know about OERs but were afraid to ask: From Ground Zero to Implementation and Beyond

Are you thinking of utilizing open education resources (OERs), in lieu of a textbook? Do you want more information of how to start the process? Are you wondering about the benefits and barriers? If you answered yes, this interactive presentation is for you. Participants will discuss redesigning a course using OERs, examine benefits and barriers, and review student and faculty feedback about the pros and cons.


New Staff and Faculty for January 2018

MGA would like to welcome the following new and rehired members of our staff and faculty who’ve joined us since  January 1st–we’re glad to have you on board! New Hires Rex Andrews, Aviation, Eastman Lonnie Slade, Aviation, Eastman Nathan Brothers, Flight, MDA Odmutt Sharma, Flight, MDA Robert McAllister, Financial Aid, Cochran Patrick Rule, Marketing, Macon Robin Douglas, Continue reading


Spring Commencement 2018 – Save the Date

Please save the date for our three (3) spring commencement ceremonies which are scheduled for Tuesday, May 8th.  For your information, note the following: TIME: 9:00 a.m. ceremony for students in the: School of Health Sciences School of Information Technology  1:00 p.m. ceremony for students in the: School of Business School of Education and Behavioral Continue reading


Green Zone Training – Spring 2018

Green Zone Training is coming to a campus near you!  Not sure what a Green Zone is?  The Green Zone can best be described as a location recognized by veterans and active service members as a safe place.  Training participants will learn about issues potentially facing these two student groups.  At the end of the training Continue reading


Airman’s Attic Clothing Drive

EDIMGIAFAD Clothing Drive (Every Day in Middle Georgia is Armed Forces Appreciation Day) The Airman’s Attic has military, personal and household items available for free to junior military members (E1-E5, O1-O2) & their dependents with a limit of 20 items per visit. “ACTIVE DUTY ONLY” can select uniforms and uniform items for free.  Additionally, on Continue reading


MGA Libraries Spring Hours

Your MGA Libraries Spring Semester Hours: Macon – (478) 471-2709 Monday – Thursday 7:30a.m. to 10p.m. Friday 7:30a.m. to 12noon Sunday 1p.m. to 7p.m. Cochran –  (478) 934-3179 Roberts Memorial Library Monday – Thursday 7:30a.m. to 9p.m. Friday 7:30a.m. to 12noon Sunday 2p.m. to 6p.m. Dublin – (478) 275-6772 Monday-Thursday 8a.m. to 9p.m. Friday 8a.m. Continue reading