Board of Regents Approves New Occupational Therapy Graduate Degree at Middle Georgia State

A proposal to launch a new graduate program at Middle Georgia State University (MGA) was approved by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia at its April meeting. The new degree, a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT), is a bridge program designed to help currently-licensed occupational therapy assistants advance their careers.


New Agreement Gives Middle Georgia State Students Early Access to Pharmacy School

Aspiring pharmacists who are students at Middle Georgia State University (MGA) will be eligible to earn doctoral degrees a year early based on an articulation agreement recently signed by MGA and PCOM South Georgia. “The PharmD Early Assurance Program offers MGA students an exciting opportunity to earn their baccalaureate degree from Middle Georgia State University and the degree of Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine,” said Dr. Dawn Sherry, chair of the Natural Sciences department at MGA.


Faculty and Students Lend a Helping Hand in Honduras

Over Spring Break, Dr. Lacey Wallace and two nursing students, Callie Wilson and Walden Brown, traveled to Subirana Honduras on a mission trip with the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission. The group were able to visit a local clinic for a day, and assisted with triaging the patients, doing assessments and providing education to young women.


600+ Students Set to Receive Degrees at MGA’s Fall Graduation

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.


Dr. Jordan of the School of Health Sciences Publishes Book Chapter

This message is to inform that Dr. Melissa Jordan, Assistant Professor in the School of Health Sciences, Department of Health Care Administration, has published a book chapter titled “A Methodological Consideration and Methodological Design Suitable to Examine Teenage Pregnancy,” in the upcoming textbook “Socio-Cultural Influences on Teenage Pregnancy and Contemporary Prevention Measures.” To be published July 1, 2018, through IGI Global.  


Finding Greatness: Kim Johnson

Kim K. Johnson, a member of MGA’s Nursing faculty, was just awarded a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellowship through the University System of Georgia.


MGA’s master’s degree in Nursing has produced its first graduates!

#MGA’s master’s degree in Nursing has produced its first graduates! The 11 students making up the charter class were pinned by members of their family or a Nursing faculty member during a July 25 ceremony on the Macon Campus. A pinning ceremony is a time-honored tradition where health sciences graduates are symbolically ushered into their Continue reading