WHO: Mercer administrators, faculty and staff will be on the Macon campusready to move boxes, refrigerators and anything else the arriving enteringstudents are bringing to start their college life.
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, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference announced the election of its officers for the 2008-09 academic year. Lipscomb President, Dr. Randy Lowry, succeeds Dr. Kerry Romesburg (Jacksonville) as the Conference President and Chair of the Presidents Council. Mercer University President Bill Underwood will serve as Vice Chair of t,he Presidents Council and Chair of the Finance Committee.
MACON - The Townsend School of Music welcomes pianist Dr. Ruth Anne Rich for a solo recital on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Fickling Recital Hall of the McCorkle Music Building. Dr. Rich grew up on Mercer's campus surrounded by music while her parents, Arthur and Helen Rich, built the music department that eventually grew into the School of Music.
MACON - Mercer University's Southern Studies Program will hold a semester of special events, titled "Civil War Memory," that will include the 55th annual Lamar Memorial Lecture Series. The Lamar lecturer for 2012 is Dr. Michael Kreyling, the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Kreyling's theme will be "A Late Encounter with the Civil War." The lectures are all free and open to the public.Dr. Kreyling will present three lectures in the Medical School Auditorium on the University's Macon campus. The first is titled "Race Suicide and the Civil War: Semicentennial" and will be held at 10 a.m. on Oct. 15; the second, "Civil Rights and the Civil War: Centennial," at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 15; and the third, "The Afterlife of the Civil War: Sesquicentennial," at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 16.Dr. Kreyling is the author of six books, including The South that Wasn't There: Postsouthern History and Memory, Inventing Southern Literature and Eudora Welty's Achievement...
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.
Mercer alumna Cheryl Horn of Chattanooga, Tenn., recently received a third place prize for a paper and poster she submitted at the national convention of the Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA).  Horn, who graduated from Mercer in December 2002 with a degree in environmental engineering, won the prize for a paper on air quality in Atlanta she submitted at the A&WMA convention in San Diego. The project was the result of an independent study course she took with Mercer's Dr. Andre Butler, an assistant professor in environmental engineering. With an estimated 50 entries from environmental engineering students across the country, the contest was extremely competitive, according to Butler, who accompanied Horn at the convention. "This says a lot about Horn as a student," he said. "She has excellent training in both laboratory work and research. She knew what she was talking about at the convention and impressed the judges."   Horn is the daughter of Donna...
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.- The visiting Lipscomb Bisons combined lethal outside shooting and a strong inside game to down Mercer, 83-66, in Atlantic Sun men's basketball action Saturday afternoon at the University Center.   Shooting woes from the charity stripe also contributed to the Bears' downfall as Mercer (5-15, 4-10 A-Sun) hit only five-of-13 free throws in the opening half and finished the game with a season-low 46.7 percent on 14-of-30 from the line.   "We knew we had to play our best to beat Lipscomb," said Mercer head coach Mark Slonaker. "But poor free throw shooting and shot selection really hurt us. Lipscomb is a quality team."   Reigning A-Sun Player-of-the-Week Brian Fisk picked up two personal fouls inside the opening minute of play but teammate Eddie Ard picked up the slack, scoring 18 first-half points. Mercer picked up a free throw and an inside bucket by Sam Dolan to take an early 3-2 lead but Lipscomb edged out to a six-point lead with just over 12...
 MACON, Ga.- The Mercer men's basketball team heads to Johnson City, Tenn., as the eighth seed in the Atlantic Sun conference tournament which runs Thursday-Saturday, March 2-4. The Bears will face the top-seeded Lipscomb Bisons in the first game of the event, with tip off scheduled for 1 p.m. today in the Memorial Center.  2006 Tournament Guide    Mercer (9-18, 7-13 A-Sun), which is competing in its fourth consecutive conference tournament and sixth in the last seven years, closed out the regular season by dropping two games, but won three of its last five contests.   Senior Andrew Brown leads the Bears' attack, averaging 15.7 points per game and collects an average of 4.6 rebounds from his guard position. Forward Will Emerson adds 11.8 points a contest, while grabbing a team-high 6.9 rebounds per game. Browns ranks 10th in scoring in the A-Sun and fifth in 3-point field goal percentage, shooting 42.9 percent from beyond the arc, while Emerson is in...

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