Undergraduate Showcase Update

MGA’s annual Undergraduate Conference took place on Friday, April 1. Approximately eighty students from various disciplines took part..


The award for Best Undergraduate Research Project went to Rachel Maddox for her paper, “Heart of Literature: Intertextuality in Frankenstein and Heart of Darkness.” Second prize went to John Legg for his study of competing historical commemorations associated with the U.S.-Dakota War, and third prize went to Katie Gray for her ecocritical analysis of Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye.  Congratulations to Rachel, John, and Katie, and to all of the participating students and faculty who worked so hard to make this event a success.


This week on Tuesday, April 5th, please join us as the health sciences takes center stage. More than a hundred students are expected to participate.

  • Students from the Health Communication class will be using “The Game of LIFE” to provide audiences with an understanding of health insurance issues from 11:00-2:00 in Georgia Hall on the Cochran Campus, and in Oak Hall on the Warner Robins Campus.
  • Student health science research projects will be on display in the Math Auditorium on the Macon Campus, Tuesday, April 5, from 1:00 pm-5:30 pm.
  • Art Taft will serve as keynote speaker, from 3:00-4:00 in the Arts Complex Theatre on the Macon Campus.


For more information about these and other Showcase events, please go to http://www.mga.edu/knowledgeatwork/showcase.aspx.