Our progress under Complete College Georgia—an initiative that seeks to remove artificial barriers to post-secondary student success—provides policymakers with a picture of how well we, as educators, are preparing Georgia’s workforce for industries that drive our economy. Increasingly we are overcoming our silos and working collaboratively across divisions, departments and campuses. Learn more about our Continue reading
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
Opportunities to build and acknowledge leadership on campus speak to an observation on leadership particularly relevant to a university. John F. Kennedy once remarked that, “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” Read the full column online here.
In case you missed it, yesterday’s Sunday paper included my thoughts on mentoring. As I shared with Telegraph readers, January is National Mentoring Month. Most of us can recall a time in our lives when someone — a teacher, a pastor, a coach, a friend — became a guide for a moment and a mentor Continue reading
Knights Athletics are a year-round point of pride for Georgia’s newest university. Whatever sport you enjoy watching, I encourage you to come out to a game this year—not just to support our athletes, but to share in a common source of pride with our students, faculty, staff, alumni, and surrounding communities.
For several years we have asked our faculty and staff to accomplish more, driving bolder work and vision with modest resources. This kind of creativity shows greatness is within the grasp of us all, as well as our students.
Links to a summary of takeaway points, as well as a link to the entire speech, is provided.
As our students enjoy their break this week and our faculty and staff prepare to begin the holiday season, Middle Georgia State University has much for which to be grateful this Thanksgiving.
At a time of year when college athletics loom large—particularly in our home state—it is worth reflecting on one of the significant changes for Middle Georgia State over the past two years: our transition from a 2-year to a 4-year athletics program and the opportunity this creates for our students.
Middle Georgia State stands for values that are about social responsibility as much as individual growth. Our compliance system is designed to support both those goals in a context of public and legal accountability.