WHO: Poet Dana Gioia, Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts and 2002 American Book Award winner.
ATLANTA--Mercer University's Southern School of Pharmacy, School of Medicine and Georgia Baptist College of Nursing will hold a free community health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in the Sheffield Center on the University's Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus, 3001 Mercer University Dr., just inside Atlanta's northeast perimeter.
MACON - Known as "Mr. Porsche" in the United States and Canada, Fred Schwab, president and chief executive officer of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), will be the featured speaker at the March 18 Executive Forum of Mercer University.
Mercer University has announced a new endowed scholarship in memory of former local resident Edna Reed Boone (1915-2000).
ATLANTA-Dr. Walter Brueggemann, professor of Old Testament at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, will present the 2003 William L. Self Preaching Lectures, Feb. 17-19, at the Mercer University McAfee School of Theology.
Mercer University faculty, staff, students and friends will commemorate Founder's Day during a convocation on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m. in Willingham Hall.
Tickets are still available for the 18th annual Mercer Big Dance that will be held Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Edgar B. Wilson Convention Center at the Macon Centreplex. This year's featured bands include: Pieces of Eight, The Band of Oz and The Grapevine. Proceeds from The Big Dance, presented by Riverside Ford and sponsored by Kroger, Combest Communications, Mercer Health Systems, Cox Communication and Oakview Golf and Country Club, benefit the Mercer Athletic Department. Tickets can be purchased individually or entire tables of eight may be reserved by calling (478) 301-2733. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music begins at 7:30 p.m.
MACON - Four Mercer University students were recently selected to play at Carnegie Hall as members of the 2003 National Wind Ensemble.
MACON - Cynthia Wilson of Warner Robins and Rachel Hauser of Conyers received top prize in the 22nd Annual Macon Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, held at Mercer University's McCorkle Music Building Recital Hall on Saturday, Jan.11.
Atlanta - To celebrate 100 years of pharmacy education, Mercer University's Southern School of Pharmacy is hosting a Centennial Forum Lecture Series, which will feature renowned speakers throughout the year.