ATLANTA - Ed Baker, publisher of the Atlanta Business Chronicle and Sporting News, will deliver the keynote address at Mercer's Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics Honors Ceremony on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the Trustees Dining Room on the University's Atlanta campus. The ceremony recognizes the School's honors graduates from its Atlanta-area undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as recipients of the distinguished faculty and Aprile M. Holland awards and inductees of Beta Gamma Sigma, the business honor society.
ATLANTA - Mercer University's business program in Atlanta aims to bring real world experience into the classroom, and that's just what the 28 students in Bob Anservitz's undergraduate Marketing Promotions class did. The students put the knowledge they were learning in the classroom to work developing a strategic marketing plan for PAWS Atlanta, one of the area's oldest and most well-regarded animal welfare organizations.
MACON - Dr. Jeffrey Stephens, an internal medicine professor at Mercer University School of Medicine, was recently named a finalist for the 2004 Humanism in Medicine Award, an annual award sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) through the support of the Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative.
MACON, Ga. - Stephanie L. Ard, of Richmond Hill, Ga., took home one of Mercer University's top honors when she graduated this month. She is the 2008 recipient of the Wallace Odell DuVall Excellence in Leadership Award.
MACON, Ga. - Mercer Director of Athletics Bobby Pope on Tuesday announced that the University will not renew the contract of head men's basketball coach Mark Slonaker.
MACON - Christy A. Webb of Waynesboro, Ga., took home more than a bachelor of arts degree from the May 12 commencement at Mercer University. She received the top honor presented to an undergraduate of the university: the Louie D. Newton General Excellence Medal.
MACON, Ga.- The men's basketball team opens its longest conference homestand in nearly four years Thursday as the Bears welcome Belmont to the University Center. Tip off is scheduled for 7.p.m. Game Notes (pdf) Mercer (5-13, 4-8 A-Sun) is coming off a road swing that saw the Bears down Stetson, 82-81, in overtime on Jan. 24, knock off then league-leading Kennesaw State, 77-70, last Saturday night, and fall just short in its bid to make it three straight, dropping a hard-fought 84-81 decision at East Tennessee State. "We want to build on the momentum of our successful road trip," said Mercer head coach Mark Slonaker. "It will be a difficult game for us, with Belmont coming off a huge win over Lipscomb. With a win here, they'll have an opportunity to move into first place." The Bruins find themselves in a two-way tie for the third spot in the conference standings after defeating cross-town rival Lipscomb, 81-65, Tuesday night, avenging an earlier loss...
Students of the Mercer Wind Ensemble will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at The Grand Opera House in downtown Macon. Dr. Douglas Hill, director of Instrumental Ensembles at Mercer University, will serve as conductor for the ensemble. The event is free and open to the public. Call the Department of Music at (478) 301-2748 for more information. The program will include Four Scottish Dances (Malcolm Arnold), O Magnum Mysterium (Morten Lauridsen), Suite of English Folk-Dances (Ernest Tomlinson), Sleep (Eric Whitacre), Symphonies of Gaia (Jayce Ogren), George Washington Bridge (William Schuman) and Shortcut Home (Dana Wilson). Founded in 1833, Mercer University has campuses in Macon and Atlanta as well as three regional academic centers. With 10 schools and colleges, the University offers programs in liberal arts, business, engineering, education, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law and theology. For 15 consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report has named...
Warner Robins--Mercer University President R. Kirby Godsey and Warner Robins Air Logistics Center (WR-ALC) Commander Brig. Gen. Michael A. Collings reaffirmed a longstanding partnership between the University and the Base Thursday. Godsey and Collings signed a modified educational partnership agreement between the WR-ALC and the University. The University established the School of Engineering in 1985 as a commitment to assist WR-ALC in fulfilling its mission by providing well-rounded, highly educated engineers in the Central Georgia area. Mercer University School of Engineering now provides the largest percentage of engineers to Robins of any educational institution in the nation, with an estimated 40 percent of the new engineers hired by the Base this fiscal year being Mercer graduates. "The University values its partnership with Warner Robins Air Logistics Center," Godsey said. "We have an institutional commitment to strengthening the communities we serve as well as our state and...
ATLANTA-Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University student Curlissa Pauldo Mapp, R.N., recently was awarded the prestigious Ethnic Minority Masters Scholarship from the Oncology Nursing Society Foundation.