MACON – NACCU, the National Association of Campus Card Users, recently presented Mercer University Associate Vice President for Auxiliary Services Ken Boyer with the prestigious J. Paul Melanson Award. The award is named in honor of one of the founders...
MACON – A team of Mercer University researchers authored a newly published study that describes the authentication and repatriation of a ceremonial shrunken head to Ecuador. The ceremonial tsantsa – or shrunken head – was returned to Ecuador in 2019 after...
ATLANTA – Mercer University student Fred Walker was recently recognized as the business school’s 2021 International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Westin Scholar.  With the growing need for well-qualified privacy and data protection professionals, the annual Westin Scholar Awards were...
ATLANTA/MACON – Mercer University’s Center for Executive Education recently announced three new programs open to the public designed to increase specific skills in the workplace. “Due to a strong demand for continuous process improvement training, this spring we have been...
MACON – Peter Huwe, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry in Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM), was recently selected as a 2021 Governor’s Teaching Fellow. Dr. Huwe will represent Mercer among a select group of faculty from institutions of higher...
College of Education Dr. Leah Panther, assistant professor of literacy education, published the article, “Listening for Linguistic Justice,” as part of her column “Linguistic Justice” in Georgia’s Council of Teachers of English publication Scribbles ‘n Bits. Dr. Katherine Perrotta, assistant professor...
MACON – Mercer University seniors Iran Hernandez, Kallysta “Kally” Jones and McPherson Newell recently earned prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Awards. Hernandez and Newell both received Fulbright Graduate Study Awards to England, while Jones received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA)...
MACON/ATLANTA – Mercer will confer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees to more than 2,200 students in five commencements during May in Macon and Atlanta. Commencement speakers will include President and CEO of Atrium Health Navicent Delvecchio Finley for the School...
ATLANTA/MACON – Mercer Innovation Center on April 16 awarded prize money to three teams as part of the virtual Next Big Idea Competition to help student entrepreneurs launch their businesses. The $4,000 first-place prize was won by VTasteCakes, a vegan...
MACON – Mercer University recently launched the new Certificate of Achievement and Service Excellence (CASE) talent identification program for rising sophomores and juniors in high school who demonstrate high aptitude and interest in research and service. The CASE program seeks...

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