MGA’s Cochran Campus Library Receives Grants to Preserve Historic Newspapers and Artifacts

Cochran, GA – Thanks to two recent grants, Middle Georgia State University librarians on the Cochran Campus are taking important steps to preserve local history.

A $1,700 grant from the Georgia Historical Records Advisory Council is allowing the library’s archival team to transfer nearly three decades’ worth of back issues of the Cochran Journal newspaper from hard copies to microfilm. A second grant of $1,005, also from the council, will allow the archival team to organize and preserve thousands of Cochran Campus images – old photos and slides, along with other items – collected over many years.


Dr. Anthony Narsing elected president of local soccer club

Anthony Narsing, associate professor of management in the School of Business, was recently elected as club president for the Central Georgia Soccer Association (CGSA) during its annual meeting in Warner Robins. He will serve a two-term in this volunteer position for CGSA, which has over 2,000 registrations yearly for both its youth and adult soccer Continue reading


Middle Georgia State, Bibb Sheriff’s Office Awarded Federal Grant to Help Reduce Gang Violence

Public invited to information session   Middle Georgia State University and the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration, were recently awarded a federal multi-year grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to help reduce violent gang activity and gun crime within the Middle Georgia community.   The $200,000 Project Safe Neighborhoods grant was funded based Continue reading