David Lopez and Aquanas Meadows received an “Excellence in Research” award at the 2019 MBAA International Conference – a multidisciplinary business conference – held in late March in Chicago. They presented a paper titled “An Optimal Security and Sustainability Model,” which they developed as part of their work in an upper-division Operations Strategy course offered through the School of Business.
MGA graduate Jeffrey Harvey is public policy director for the Georgia Farm Bureau. He will talk about Georgia’s agriculture industry at the “Voices of Impact” lecture series on April 18th.
For several years running, Middle Georgia State University faculty member Liz Riley has been among the campers at the Greater Macon Sleepout, an annual event to raise money to help homeless members of the community. Riley, an associate professor in the School of Business, talks openly about losing a brother to alcoholism and homelessness, so the fundraiser is close to her heart. This year, she wondered if any student organizations might like to participate. To her pleasant surprise, three Middle Georgia State (MGA) student organizations stepped up.
A Bachelor of Science in Sport Management is joining Middle Georgia State University’s degree lineup. The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia approved the degree proposal at its February 12 meeting in Atlanta.Middle Georgia State (MGA) will house the bachelor’s degree, to be launched in fall 2019, in the School of Business and offer it on the Cochran and Macon campuses.
Nearly 630 students are eligible to collect their diplomas from Middle Georgia State University at fall graduation ceremonies scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 13. Col. Lyle K. Drew, commander, 78th Air Base Wing, Robins Air Force Base, will be the commencement speaker.
Brent Barnes, Andrew (“Cody”) Beck and Drewry (“Jackson”) Hobbs won first place (and $1,000 each) for their research and analysis of a not-for-profit entity with governance, control and reporting weaknesses. Their work bested teams from undergraduate and graduate schools across Georgia. Their faculty advisor, Dr. Carol Sargent, has coached MGA teams “to the podium” Continue reading
We wanted to let you know about something new: a Minor in Business. You can take five courses (four specific courses shown below and one business elective) and have a minor in business to complement your major. ACCT 2000 Survey of Accounting (for Non-Business Majors) ECON 1101 Survey of Economics (for Non-Business Majors) MGMT 3141 Continue reading
School of Business professors Anthony Narsing, Mimi Ford, and Troy Sullivan recently published “Proposed Border Tax Adjustment – Implications to the U.S. Auto Industry” in the Journal of Contemporary Business Issues. They presented this paper at the 2018 MBAA International annual conference held in Chicago in late April and received the Best Distinguished Research Paper Continue reading
Kelsey Wade and Jerrie Schack, who are pursuing Master of Science degrees in Management at Middle Georgia State University (MGA), were recently awarded Dixie Crow Scholarships from the Dixie Crow Chapter of the Association of Old Crows (AOC).
Business major Katie Cart, who began Middle Georgia State as a dual-enrollment student, turned a gap year of traveling into a popular blog from which she hopes to create income in the near future.