MACON, Ga.- For the second consecutive year, Mercer basketball forward Will Emerson has been named  to ESPN The Magazine's Academic All-America first team, one day after being named to the Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference first team.
MACON - Christy A. Webb of Waynesboro, Ga., took home more than a bachelor of arts degree from the May 12 commencement at Mercer University. She received the top honor presented to an undergraduate of the university: the Louie D. Newton General Excellence Medal.
ATLANTA - The College of Continuing and Professional Studies of Mercer University will hold a free information session on its new Master of Science in Public Safety Leadership program from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, on the University's Atlanta campus. The event will be held in Room 213 of the Davis Building, 3001 Mercer University Dr., off I-85 just inside the northeast perimeter. Professors, administrators, and admissions and financial aid counselors will be available to talk with attendees.
WHAT: Mercer University's Macon Commencement, in which more than 500 students will graduate from the College of Liberal Arts, Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics, School of Engineering, Tift College of Education, and the Townsend School of Music. More than 2,600 family and friends are expected to attend the ceremony.
MACON - Noted political scientist Charles S. Bullock III will deliver a lecture on "Lessons from the Presidential Selection Process" at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 21, in the auditorium of the Science and Engineering Building on Mercer University's Macon campus.
President William D. Underwood held his first news conference Monday morning, July 3, during his first official business day in the president's office.   A large number of faculty, staff and students were in attendance at the news conference and to welcome Mr. Underwood to Mercer.   Click here and then on "First Official Press Conference " to watch the news conference held at the Godsey Administration Building.
Mercer Trustees today endorsed a new vision statement and an ambitious 10-year strategic plan for the University that calls for more than $1.2 billion in new investments in the institution's endowment, faculty and staff, facilities and technology, and academic and co-curricular programs over the next decade.
ATLANTA/MACON - Mercer University will hold on Saturday, May 6, the first three of its 10 commencement ceremonies. The University's three health schools will graduate their students in separate ceremonies on their respective campuses in Macon and Atlanta. The remaining seven ceremonies will take place over the next two weeks.   The Southern School of Pharmacy will graduate 130 doctor of pharmacy and Ph.D. candidates at 9 a.m. at Mercer's Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta. Dr. Carmen A. Catizone, CEO and executive director/secretary of the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy, will be the keynote speaker. In this year's graduating Doctor of Pharmacy class, nine students have completed the exceptionally rigorous pharmacy program with a perfect 4.0 grade point average throughout their four years of study.   At noon, the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing will graduate 97 bachelor's and master's nursing degree candidates on the Atlanta campus....
Two Mercer University professors will attend the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in the coming days. David Gushee, Ph.D., Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics, will be a panelist for a discussion on faith at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday in Denver, Colo. Gregory Domin, Ph.D., an associate professor of political science, is leading a group of students in a seminar course during the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., from Aug. 24-Sept. 5.
Mercer University will launch a new center this fall that will provide a venue for theologically based discussions on current issues and controversies. The Center for Theology and Public Life, led by Dr. David Gushee, Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics, will hold events on the Macon and Atlanta campuses each year focused on discussing current controversies from a sound theological and ethical perspective.

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