WHO: Members of the Georgia Court of Appeals
CNBC senior analyst and financial industry expert Ron Insana will address Mercer University's Executive Forum on March 23. Insana will give a lunch presentation at the Capital City Club, 7 Harris St., Atlanta, at noon and a dinner presentation at 6:30 p.m. in Macon at the University Center. Insana's presentation is titled "Now What? Managing Money through the Economic Storm."
MACON - Veteran journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Hank Klibanoff will speak at Mercer University's Macon campus on Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Presidents Dining Room of the University Center. The event is sponsored by Mercer's Southern Studies Program as part of its year-long series of special events, "Remembering the Civil Rights Movement." Klibanoff will speak about his work covering race in the South, in a presentation titled "The Race Beat: Then and Now." The lecture is free and open to the public.
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.
WHO: Chick-fil-A founder and chairman Truett Cathy   WHAT:  Truett Cathy will speak to Mercer University's Stetson School of Business and Economics students.   WHEN: Monday, April 12, at 6 p.m.   WHERE: Mercer University Religious Life Center, College Street, off Mercer University Drive on the Macon Campus   BACKGROUND: Students in Mercer's Stetson School of Business and Economics have been reading The Generosity Factor, a book Cathy co-authored with Kenneth H. Blanchard. His presentation is a part of Business Week activities on Mercer's Macon campus. Business Week is sponsored by the Stetson School of Business and the Alpha Tau chapter of Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity.   ###
 MACON, Ga.- It doesn't get any easier for the men's basketball team who is playing its third game in six days. Mercer (5-15, 4-10 A-Sun) plays host to yet another one of the top three teams in the conference and looking to snap a three-game winless streak as Florida Atlantic invades the University Center Tuesday night for a 7 p.m. tip off.  Game Notes   Mercer is in the midst of a four-game homestand that has the Bears playing  four games in nine days and hosting three of the A-Sun's top teams. The span of four straight home games for the Bears is the longest conference homestand for Mercer since Feb. 7-16, 2002.   Florida Atlantic has clinched a spot in the A-Sun postseason championship and currently sits in a two-way tie for third with Belmont.  The Owls downed Mercer, 91-80, in the first meeting between the two teams on Jan. 7 in Boca Raton.   "Once again, we find ourselves playing one of the top teams in the conference,"...
MACON - Southern literary scholar Anne Goodwyn Jones will present the 2007 Lamar Memorial Lecture Series of Mercer University, marking the program's 50th anniversary, on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 15-16, on the university's Macon campus. Jones, visiting fellow at the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, will present three lectures around the theme: "Before and After the War: Formations of Southern Manliness," which are free and open to the public.
MACON - The United States Senate on Monday unanimously confirmed Marc T. Treadwell, a 1981 graduate of Mercer University's Walter F. George School of Law, to fill a vacancy on Middle Georgia's federal bench. Treadwell, who also serves as an adjunct faculty member for the Law School, will fill the vacancy created when Judge Hugh Lawson took senior status in 2008.
MACON - The Princeton Review ranked Mercer University No. 8 among schools in its The Best 377 Colleges guidebook for the level of participation in intramural sports. For the ninth consecutive year, Mercer was named to the prestigious guidebook in the 2013 edition. The Review does not rank the 377 schools, but does add top 10 lists for certain categories based on student surveys. Mercer placed in the "Everyone Plays Intramural Sports." Only about 15 percent of the four-year colleges in America and two Canadian colleges were chosen for the book, which goes on sale today.