The place where who one is intersects with what one does.      -President R. Kirby Godsey's definition of "vocation" It has been three years since University Commons initiated its Lilly Grant-funded Theological Exploration of Vocation. The idea behind...
  Opera Star Leah Hunt Partridge, who will return to the Mercer campus March 4, 7:30 p.m., for a free performance, has just achieved another milestone in her up-and-coming career.   She won the Southeastern Regional of the Metropolitan Opera audition finals. The competition was held Feb. 22 at Spivey Hall in Atlanta. Hunt was selected as one of 15 national finalists and will now compete on the Metropolitan Opera stage in the Metropolitan Opera National Council semi-finals March 11 in New York.   One of the purposes of the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions program is to identify new talent for the Metropolitan Opera.   Read More about Leah Hunt Partridge
While their passion for ministry stems from the Great Commandment, they overlook an important element: its assumption of self-love. That we are to love our neighbor in the same way that we love ourselves presumes that self-love is to take place alongside, perhaps even in advance of, love of neighbor.
Looking for that special gift for your favorite Valentine? Treat your Valentine to a ticket to the 20th Annual Mercer University Big Dance, sponsored by Riverside Ford.   This year's Big Dance, featuring three of the best "oldies" groups in the South, will be held Saturday, Feb. 12, 2005, at the Macon Centreplex. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7:30 p.m.   The 2005 featured groups include: The Tams, known for their great 70s hits of "I've Been Hurt," "What Kind of Fool," and "Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy;" The Drifters, whose top tunes included "There Goes My Baby," "This Magic Moment," "I Count The Tears," "Save the Last Dance for Me," and "Some Kind of Wonderful;' and "middle Georgia's favorite party band," The Grapevine.   Tables of eight are $180 or individual tickets are available for $25 each. Attendees can bring their own food and beverages and create their own dining/dancing experience.   Call (478) 301-2733 or e-mail...
Mercer University was among the first place winners in the 2009 Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the Georgia Press Association (GPA). An associate member of the GPA, The Mercerian magazine was awarded first place in the category of "In-House Publication."The Mercerian was redesigned into its current magazine format in the fall of 2008. The inaugural issue was the one nominated and ultimately judged as a winner by GPA. The 56-page magazine is currently published twice a year by Mercer's Marketing Communications Office and is mailed to 65,000 alumni, faculty, staff and friends of the University.Judges said, "The Mercerian distinguished itself with clean, classic designs. Solid writing, combined with compelling photography and graphics, compels the reader through the magazine."Mercer has been an associate member of GPA for several years. According to outgoing GPA President Buff Leavy, publisher of The Brunswick News, "GPA's associate members provide valued information and contacts...
Macon, Ga. -- Mercer University launched its new Web site redesign Dec. 6, unveiling the project at a meeting of its Board of Trustees. The new site features a user-friendly design, a searchable calendar of events and new information about Mercer's four Macon undergraduate schools.   The new design allows visitors to move more easily throughout Mercer's 10,000-page Web site. Through the use of drop-down menus, users can scan many areas of the site without having to click through several pages. A "Spotlight" section on the home page targets news and announcements to Mercer's various audiences, including alumni, students, staff and the local community.   The site continues to offer features included in its earlier version, including online applications for admission, news releases, an e-mail search function and secure online giving.   The Web site launch marks the completion of phase one of the project, which included the new home page and...
Mercer Advocacy Council is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Legal Ethics and Professionalism Moot Court Competition (LEAP Competition). The competition will be held from Thursday, Nov. 12 to Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at Mercer University School of Law...
Atlanta Marie Mathieu, enrollment associate, Admissions, School of Theology Macon Anna Bray, associate director of marketing and communications, Enrollment Management Ansley Booker, director of diversity and inclusion initiatives, Student Affairs Jina Lane, senior accreditation and faculty support specialist, Academic Affairs, School of Medicine
Mercer’s debate team began the 2016-2017 season with a strong showing at the University of North Georgia last weekend.
Macon- Dennis Drummond of Cedartown received one of Mercer University's top honors at commencement in the Macon Coliseum on Saturday, May 14. Mercer University President R. Kirby Godsey presented him with the Griffin B. Bell Award for Community Service-the only award selected from students from all of the University's 10 colleges and schools.   The son of Micky and Carolyn Drummond of Cedartown, Drummond graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree in early childhood education from Mercer's Tift College of Education May 14.   Since arriving on the Mercer Campus, he has shown dedication to the Mercer as well as the broader community. His qualifications and contributions in scholarship, leadership and service are especially impressive when considering the demanding schedule of a teacher education major and the number of hours required for clinical fieldwork within the public schools.   While maintaining an excellent academic achievement record at...

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