The Department of English Presents “Culture in Focus, Issue No. 2: Education Matters!”

Culture In Focus, Issue No. 2
“Education Matters!”

Papers invited on a broad range of cultural, literary and educational topics internationally in all the relevant areas that fall within the scope of this journal. We are especially interested for this issue in papers related to education and culture including such areas as:


President Blake’s latest blog: Good Things Take Time – Courage to Continue

During the course of the last two weeks, my experience of the “public square”—a metaphor I have used to describe the environment for a public university—was being at the State Capitol to meet with our representatives and senators about funding. Specifically, we are asking our elected officials to support our request for nearly $1M to begin the planning and design work in the upcoming fiscal year FY19 for renovations on our Cochran campus that are vital to enrollment growth. If we are successful, and the legislature and the Governor sign off on the University System of Georgia’s request, then we can look forward to the planning stage of our Cochran renovations beginning this summer.


Latest MGA Student Media Content Out Now!

Visit the Student Media website to check out the latest broadcast news video and the student newspaper.


YOUR KNIGHTLY NEWS FEB 19 2018

Your MGA Knightly News!

EVENTS WEEK OF FEB 19 – 24

FEB 19

C: Women’s Basketball vs. Auburn University Montgomery @ 5:30 pm

FEB 20

E: We Challenge U Red Cross Blood Drive, City of Eastman Room @ 2 – 7 pm


MGA President Releases Strategic Planning White Paper

As the momentum of a new calendar year builds, bringing with it several changes for Middle Georgia State University (MGA), the institution’s leadership is looking to the future.

On February 2, University President Dr. Christopher Blake issued a “white paper” entitled “20/20 Vision: Toward a Clear-Sighted View of Greatness” to assist in identifying the needs and priorities for a new strategic plan…


YOUR KNIGHTLY NEWS FEB 12 2018

Your MGA Knightly News!

EVENTS WEEK OF FEB 12 – 17

FEB 12

C: Resume Writing Workshop, Sanford 112 @ 11:30 – 1 pm

FEB 13

C: For the Culture Game Knight, GA Hall Student Center @ 6 pm

E: Taco ’bout a Fiesta!, Eastman Room @ 6 – 8 pm

W: Valentine’s Day Sweet Treats, Student Lounge, Thomas Hall @ 12 – 1 pm

M: US Army recruiting in SLC Lobby @ 11:30 am-1:30 pm

C: Baseball vs. Georgia Southwestern State University @ 5 pm


YOUR KNIGHTLY NEWS FEB 5 2018

Your MGA Knightly News! EVENTS WEEK OF FEB 5 – 10 FEB 5 C: Women’s Basketball vs. Brenau University @ 5:30 pm FEB 6 E: National Fro-Yo Day, Flight Entrance Lobby @ 11 am – 12:30 pm M: Cans for a Cone, SLC Lobby @ 12 – 1 pm W: Fast Food Trivia, Student Lounge Continue reading


YOUR KNIGHTLY NEWS JANUARY 29 2018

Your MGA Knightly News!

NOTE: Click on event links for details.

EVENTS WEEK OF JAN 29 – FEB 3

JAN 29

C: Goal-Setting Vision Board Party, Sanford Hall 112 @ 11:30 – 1 pm

C: Baseball vs. Thomas University @ 4 pm


Keeping Up with the Knights

As Middle Georgia State continues to evolve as a University, so does the Knights athletics program.

Three years ago this fall, Middle Georgia State accepted an invitation to join the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. While the Knights initially struggled on the playing fields and courts, which was to be expected, MGA’s student-athletes began accumulating academic awards from the beginning, including several who were named NAIA Scholars and others named to All-Academic teams.