Where The Girls Are
Contrary to notions that information technology careers are generally
less appealing to women than men, Macon State College's bachelor
of science in IT proves very popular with female students.
New Century Progress
Macon State College prepares to break ground on a new state-of-the-heart
professional sciences building designed by a world-renowned architectural
firm, Portman & Associates of Atlanta.
Many Macon State College students are preparing for the world
of work through a variety of internships with Central Georgia
businesses and other organizations.
As the information age drives global changes in commerce and culture,
Macon State College is encouraging more students to consider study
MSC President David A. Bell
Helps Organize the Central Georgia Technology Alliance
A New Scholarship Honors
the Memory of Dr. Evelyn Toler Bickford
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On the Cover
Women are central to Macon State's IT success in
a variety of ways. Representing IT students is, seated, Master Sgt.
Jackie Leach of HQ Air Force Reserve Command Security Forces, a
networking major. Representing IT faculty is Elizabeth Riley, top
left, a former Macon State student who joined the Division of Information
Technology from the private sector. And representing professional
partnerships is Debra K. Walker, civilian director of the Technology
and Industrial Support Directorate at the Warner Robins Air Logistics
Center. Walker, who began her career as a systems analyst, is a
Macon State alumna and board member of the Central Georgia Technology
Alliance, chaired by President David A. Bell. In the photo's background
is an IT class at Macon State's Warner Robins Center. (Photo by