(McDonough) - Wet weather and muddy ground didn't dampen the spirits of officials from Mercer University and Henry County Feb. 28 as they marked the completion of the steel work on the Regional Center that Mercer is building on Henry Parkway. Henry County Development Authority Director Bob White said the "topping off" of the steel work is traditionally a "significant milestone" in the completion of a construction project. White said while the symbolic groundbreaking at the site was held last June, actually work did not begin until Jan. 3 of this year, and the steel work started in mid-February. Choate Construction, which has already completed other buildings for both Henry County and Mercer, is the chief contractor on the facility. Speaking on behalf of Mercer, Dr. Horace Fleming, Executive Vice President, noted that Mercer has two goals for the new facility - to educate students and to help improve the quality of life in the Henry County...
WHO: Saul Carliner, noted author and internationally acclaimed expert on e-learning, information design and technical communication.
MACON - Mercer University President R. Kirby Godsey has announced the appointment of Dr. Richard V. Swindle as senior vice president - Atlanta, effective June 1, 2003.
WHO: Mercer University students and the Mercer Film Producers
Mercer men's basketball team's second round game in the Atlantic Sun Conference Basketball Tournament Friday will be broadcast live on AM 940 Radio in Macon and also on the Mercer website at www.mercer.edu. The number one seed Bears will play the University of Central Florida in the second round at the Georgia State University Arena in Atlanta. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. Should the Bears win Friday night, they would play Saturday at 12 p.m. in the championship game that will be televised live on ESPN2.
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Macon-Mercer University students will be hosting their second annual Up 'til Dawn overnight finale event to raise awareness and support for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital from 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, until 7 a.m. the following morning. At the 12-hour celebration, students faculty and staff will "party all night" for the kids of St. Jude in the gymnasium of Mercer's Human Resources and Recreation Building.
MACON, Ga.-The following students recently were named to the dean's or president's list at Mercer University for the 2002 fall semester. Inclusion on the dean's and president's lists requires students to meet rigorous grade point average standards specific to their school within the University.
MACON - On Friday, Feb. 21, and Saturday, Feb. 22, Mercer University's Department of Music hosted the annual student auditions of the Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) at the Allan & Rosemary McCorkle Music Building on campus.