ATLANTA-Four Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy students recently placed second in the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and Therapeutics Competition.   Alonzo J. Logan, Howie McKibbon, Amy Rorer and Peter Strickland won second place in the national competition held in Minneapolis, Minn., in April.   The four students had to analyze and justify a request to add a new drug to a managed care formulary using pharmoeconomic principles learned in class. They competed against approximately 10 teams from across the country.   The students are members of the Southern School of Pharmacy's chapter of the Academy of Managed Care. This national professional society is dedicated to the concept and practice of pharmaceutical care in managed health care environments   "The recognition of our chapter and students on a national level brings honor not only to them, but also to our school," H.W. "Ted" Matthews, dean of the Southern School of Pharmacy, said. "We...
MACON-Mercer University student Krystal Morris will appear on the TV game show, The Price Is Right, June 24.
ATLANTA-Thirteen public safety officials from across metro Atlanta recently completed an intensive leadership training program equipping them to better serve their community in times of crisis.   On April 21, Mercer University's College of Continuing and Professional Studies honored the first graduates of its Public Safety Leadership Institute (PSLI), a 16-month program designed specifically for public safety leaders.   "This is a proud moment for Mercer," said Thomas E. Kail, dean of the College of Continuing and Professional Studies. "Through the Institute, Mercer University contributes to the development of an important group of professionals."   Students in the PSLI program meet for a five-day period every other month and on selected Saturdays. Students can earn academic credit or continuing education certificates by enrolling in PSLI. The program is endorsed by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, Georgia Sheriff's Association Inc. and the Georgia...
Beginning this fall semester, the University will move to a zonedparking system. This new system was developed by the Parking TaskForce composed of student, faculty, staff, and community members.   Below are the zones:   Blue             East Side Residents                  (MEP Hall and Plunkett Hall)   Red              West Side Residents                  (Garden Apartments, Adams/Winship Apartments,                 Greek Village, Shorter Hall, Mercer Hall,                  Roberts Hall, Sherwood...
MACON - After an evening of music from the "Piano Mania" concert, featuring Neva Langley Fickling and friends, Mercer University dedicated its state-of-the-art recital hall in Fickling's honor, naming it the Neva Langley Fickling Hall on Saturday, March 29. The recital hall is located in the new Allan & Rosemary McCorkle Music Building on the Macon campus.
On May 1, the Mercer University School of Engineering and  the  Information Science and Technology (IST) department will host the Nortel Networks NetworksXpress Mobile Showcase and Solution seminars in the Mercer University Macon Campus Auxiliary Services area. Mercer University is an end user of several Nortel Networks products.
MACON-Mercer University head men's basketball coach Mark Slonaker has agreed to a four-year contract extension that will keep him at Mercer through the 2008 season. Slonaker had one year remaining on a four-year agreement that was signed in 1999.
The Mercer Center for Community Development is accepting nominations for the Neighborhood Advocates Fellowship Program.