More than 40 first-year students in Mercer University's School of Medicine will receive their white coats and be welcomed into the medical profession this Saturday in Savannah.
Dr. Arthur J. Williams and Dr. Kathy D. Robinson of Mercer University’s College of Continuing and Professional Studies were among individuals recognized at the 26th Annual Convention and Regional Conference of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia, held May 8-11, in Atlanta.
The Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery, dean of Duke Chapel and associate professor of the practice of homiletics at Duke Divinity School, will deliver the 2014 William L. Self Preaching Lectures, March 10-11, at Mercer University's McAfee School of Theology.
ATHLETIC AUCTION ITEMS MACON, Ga. - Mercer's 19th annual "Big Auction," to benefit the Bears' athletic program, will be held Tuesday, May 15, at the Grand Opera House. Silent items will be up for bid from 12-7 p.m., with live items going on the block at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.
ATLANTA - Dr. Richard Payne, director of Duke Institute on Care at the End of Life, Duke Divinity School, will give a free breakfast presentation entitled "Faith, Hope & Hospice."  The program will be at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Trustees Dining Room on the Mercer University Atlanta campus, 3001 Mercer University Drive, just off I-85 inside the northeast perimeter. A lunch presentation will be held at noon at Cascade United Methodist Church, 3144 Cascade Road.   Dr. Payne, a renowned neuro-oncologist and pain management specialist, pioneered research in the delivery of palliative care to the medically underserved populations. He will discuss the "under use" of palliative and hospice care among African Americans and explain the differences in how African Americans and other ethnic groups perceive end-of-life care. Additionally, he will talk on the potential role of clergy and lay leaders in helping to establish effective partnerships with physicians and other...
MACON-- Mercer University President R. Kirby Godsey recently announced the appointment of Douglas R. Pearson, Ph.D., as Vice President and Dean of Students, effective July 1. In his new position, Pearson will serve as the senior administrator for student life services for the students attending the University's College of Liberal Arts, Stetson School of Business and Economics, School of Engineering, Tift College of Education and the College of Continuing and Professional Studies in Macon."The search committee was committed to selecting an administrator who could advance the University's student life programs to a higher level of service to students," said President Godsey. "The committee has succeeded with the selection of Dr. Pearson, who brings to Mercer 16 years of outstanding experience in student services administration and an in-depth understanding of student needs on a residential campus. Mercer students will benefit greatly from his leadership."Pearson has served as...
MACON - Douglas Blackmon, author of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning book Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II, will give a lecture at Mercer University on March 1 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Science and Engineering Building. The lecture, titled "A Persistent Past: Reckoning with a Troubled Racial History in the Age of Obama," is free and open to the public.
ATLANTA - Mercer University's Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics will offer free GMAT prep courses for up to 40 qualified applicants to two of its most popular programs - the Master of Business Administration and its new Master of Accountancy program.
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Three students from the Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music were selected as finalists in the American String Teachers Association national solo competition. Violinist Shin Jung Lee and cellists Riana Anthony and SiHao He were selected from string students from throughout the country.

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