Rotaract Club Meeting and Toiletry Drive

The Rotaract Club of MGA will hold its final meeting of the semester on April 30th at 4pm in PSC 329 on the Macon campus. Anyone interested is welcome to attend in person or via Skype. The club is currently collecting toiletry items to be distributed to safe houses and homeless shelters in the mid-Georgia area. Dropboxes for donations are located in the School of Information Technology and outside the Psychology Department Offices on the Macon campus, as well as in the Student Center at the Warner Robins Campus and the Post Office and the Wellness Center at Cochran. The last day to donate is April 30th! Contact club president Matthew Molina at or club advisor Tina Ashford at for more information.

MGA Students Learn from Visiting Scholar from Warsaw, Poland

Thanks to Middle Georgia State’s growing involvement in international exchange programs, an economics sciences professor from Poland recently spent a week at the University sharing her research in knowledge and trust management and in social media.

Graduate Student presents at Southern Association for Information Systems Conference

Larry Hollingsworth, right, an MGA graduate student in IT, is shown with Dr. Neil Rigole, assistant professor of IT, at a recent Southern Association for Information Systems (SAIS) conference at St. Simons Island. Hollingsworth and Jennifer Ray, an #MGA graduate, wrote a paper about gamification and game-based learning principles based on Rigole’s research. They presented Continue reading

Cyber Knights Advance to Regional Cyber Defense Competition

  The Cyber Knights, Middle Georgia State University’s cyber defense competition squad, is one of only eight teams to advance to the regional level of the annual Southeast Regional Cyber Defense Competition. At recent state level competition, 33 colleges and universities competed. Regional competition – “the playoffs,” so to speak – will take place April Continue reading


Writing Workshop: How to Write a Paper

Dear Students, The scholarship committee of School of IT will organize an academic workshop this month. The topic is how to write a paper. This topic focuses on scientific papers, e.g., papers published in scientific journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Yingfeng Wang will present the second part of this topic, flow, in PSC room 256 on the Continue reading

MGA Graduate IT Students Present Publication-Accepted Research at International Conference

Benjamin Brantley, Misty Kiernan and Douglas Smalley, all students in Middle Georgia State University’s graduate program in Information Technology, presented their research of hot-button digital issues at the recent International Association for Computer Information Systems Conference in Nashville, Tenn. All three are members of the charter class of graduate IT students at MGA, which introduced Continue reading

Cyber Security Month

Are your online passwords secure?   October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. I would like for everyone to focus on the importance of good password habits. Please visit Stay Safe Online website for more information on password and securing your accounts. Our passwords are considered to be the first line of defense against unauthorized access Continue reading