Students work on needle felt animals.

Students learn to knit, crochet while examining intersection of gender and fiber arts

At this time last year, Mary Helene Hall was learning the basics of knitting and making her first hat. Now, the senior journalism and...
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Faculty and Staff Notables | February 2023

College of Education Dr. Karyn Allee and Dr. Annemarie Kaczmarczyk, both assistant professors of elementary education, co-authored a book chapter on “Leveraging Literacy Instruction to...
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What should I do when a health issue disrupts my classes? | Ask Kelly

A reader asks: I just found out I need surgery and will have to miss class. What do I need to do to ensure I won't fall behind?

McEachern Art Center presents intercollegiate faculty exhibition

MACON - McEachern Art Center (the MAC) will present a group gallery showing by faculty artists from around Middle Georgia, including Mercer University, Wesleyan...
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Pearlie Toliver, who helped integrate Mercer, to deliver 2023 Founders’ Day address

Alumna Pearlie Toliver, who was among Mercer University’s first Black female students, will give the 2023 Founders’ Day address at 10:20 a.m. on Feb....
bob steed sits at a table decorated for a luncheon. he looks up and is waving his hand smiling.

Renowned lawyer and humorist was one of Mercer’s ‘most loyal sons’ | Mercer Legends

Mercer University alumnus and Life Trustee Robert “Bob” Steed was a noted lawyer, author and humorist who dedicated much of his life to serving...
students march across mercer's campus carrying a banner that says living the dream in white type against a black background

MLK was a voice for those who had none. Will you, too, speak for...

Years ago, I knew a woman who had lost her voice, not temporarily, but permanently. Her name was Polly, and cancer had invaded her...