WARNER ROBINS CAMPUS FACTS & FIGURES
The Academic Services Building
by Renee Pearman
• Classes begin at Macon
State’s new Warner Robins Campus on August 19, the beginning
of fall semester 2003. At the Warner Robins Campus, Macon State
College is offering the entire core curriculum of the University
System of Georgia as well as the bachelor of science degree in information
technology and courses leading to the bachelor of science degree
in business. Coming soon will be an opportunity for RNs to complete
a bachelor of science in nursing. Other degree programs will be
added over time based on the economic and workforce needs of Houston
County and Robins Air Force Base.
• The Warner
Robins Campus is comprised of the former Thomas School, which has
been modernized and is now called Thomas Hall, and the new Academic
Cutting the ribbon at the Macon State College Warner Robins Campus dedication are, left to right, Mike Hale, Larry Walker, Dr. David Bell, Donald Walker, Mansfield Jennings Jr. and Larry O'Neal.
by Danny Gilleland
• The 22,440-square-foot Thomas Hall
houses classrooms, labs and faculty offices. The modernization project
took care to retain many of the architectural features of the former
Thomas School, one of the oldest public buildings in Warner Robins.
• The newly constructed 24,250-square-foot
Academic Services Building, which serves as the main entrance to
the Warner Robins Campus, includes an administrative center, student
services, technology-driven “smart” classrooms, a multimedia
lecture hall, a conference room, faculty offices and a student lounge/study
• To support
Macon State students studying at the Warner Robins Campus, as well
as the general public, the College is providing books, computers,
advanced online resources and enhanced Internet connections to Nola
Brantley Memorial Library, right next door to the new campus.
MSC students Clarissa Grayson,
left, and Angela Brownlee check out the science lab in the
Academic Services Building.
by Danny Gilleland
• The Warner Robins Campus serves
as headquarters of Macon State’s Institute for Information
Management. The Institute, which offers both free and fee-based
programs designed to fill specific needs in the public and private
sectors, reflects part of Macon State’s core mission –
providing professional education and serving as an economic development
resource for Central Georgia.