MACON – Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) Dean Jean R. Sumner, M.D., FACP, announced recently that Christy Chancy Bridges, Ph.D., has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences, effective Aug. 1. Dr. Bridges succeeds Dr. Robert McKallip, who is...
MACON – Mercer University Provost Dr. D. Scott Davis has announced the appointment of a search committee to lead the process of recommending a dean to succeed Cathy Cox, who resigned as Mercer Law School dean last fall to...
MACON – Mercer University rising senior Marlo Mecredy was recently named Civil Engineering Student of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Georgia Section. The Georgia Section of ASCE is the statewide arm of national organization the American...
MACON – A new study conducted by the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center, housed in Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM), and the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture (GFA) sheds light on the overwhelming stress faced by those who work in...
The Mercer Bears placed a league-best 294 student-athletes on the Southern Conference's 2021-22 Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the league on July 28. As a whole, there were 2,441 student-athletes from the 10 member schools and 14 associate members. 25...
In partnership with Mercer University, Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority unveiled its third electric bus on July 20. The new bus, called "Toby" and featuring a design with the Mercer mascot, will have a shopping route and a downtown route...
MACON – Veteran arts administrator and Mercer University alumnus Dr. Frank E. Wood has been named executive director of Macon’s historic Grand Opera House, effective Oct. 17. He succeeds Joe Patti, who resigned in May to pursue other professional...
ATLANTA – Mercer University’s College of Health Professions has been awarded more than $1.2 million by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to train health service clinical psychologists to address opioid use and other unmet behavioral health...
MACON – Mercer University’s partnership with Louisiana State University Health Shreveport (LSUHS) recently identified one of the first 50 samples nationwide of SARS-CoV-2 subvariant BA.2.75, which is being closely monitored by the World Health Organization and the Centers for...
Brian Gerrity, deputy athletic director and executive director of the Mercer Athletic Foundation, announced Aug. 5 the hiring of veteran lacrosse coach Ryan Danehy to head the Mercer men's program. Jim Cole, director of athletics at Mercer, said: "We are...

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