WHO: Approximately 60 first-year students entering the Mercer University School of Medicine.
(The following article was published Friday, May 18, 2007 in the Macon Telegraph.)By Jennifer BurkThis summer Hali Thomas will spend three weeks camping in Kenya, providing mosquito nets to locals who need them to help prevent malaria."Malaria's ... a huge problem in Africa," said Thomas, a Mercer University junior. "I just hope we can reach as many people and as many tribes as we can."
In recognition and celebration of the Centennial of the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the judges of the Macon Judicial Circuit have invited the Court of Appeals to hold a special session of oral arguments in the Moot Courtroom of the Mercer Law School. Presiding Judge Edward H. Johnson, Judge M. Yvette Miller and Judge John J. Ellington comprise the Second Division which will hear the four cases on Thursday, Sept. 21, beginning at 10 a.m.   Judge Miller is an alumna of Mercer, earning her B.A. degree and J.D. from the University. She has been a member of both the Law School's Alumni Board of Directors and the Board of Visitors.   The Court of Appeals handles one of the largest caseloads of any appellate court in the United States. The caseload of the 12-judge court averages some 300 cases per judge per year. The Court sits in panels of three judges. The Court grants oral arguments in approximately 50 percent of the cases in which oral argument is requested.   The...
LITHIA SPRINGS - Mercer University's Douglas County Regional Academic Center will begin its second session of spring semester on Friday, March 10. Adults interested in earning a bachelor's degree through the center's evening and weekend programs are invited to a free open house Thursday, Feb. 23, at 6:30 p.m. Academic advisors, professors, financial planning representatives and admissions counselors will be available to answer questions and discuss programs.        
MACON--Mercer University's Society for Technical Communication (STC) Chapter in the School of Engineering recently was honored with two awards at the STC international conference in Baltimore, Md.  For the second straight year, the 28-member chapter received the Student Chapter of Distinction Award, the highest honor given to a student chapter in this professional society. The award is only given to one student chapter in each of the STC's two chapter size categories for each region. The Mercer STC chapter also was honored with the Award of Excellence in the STC Newsletter Competition-the largest, most competitive competition in STC. This was the first year the Mercer STC chapter entered the newsletter competition, and Mercer's student chapter beat out many of the nation's top professional organizations.The judges in the competitions said Mercer University deserved these honors "for spirited promotion of STC and technical communication that 'fires the imagination.'" To...
Macon - Applications are now being accepted for the 2007 Casting for Confidence retreat for women in recovery from cancer. Mercer University School of Medicine and the Georgia Women Fly Fishers are teaming up again this year to offer the retreat in Forsyth. It takes place on Saturday, April 28. The retreat is offered to cancer survivors and patients who are beginning to resume normal physical activity. There is no charge to attend.
MACON – Mercer University will hold its 11th annual Breakthroughs in Engagement, Arts and Research (BEAR) Day on April 14-15 to showcase outstanding student research and special projects from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Business,...
MACON – Mercer University junior Cam Wade was recently selected for the Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute at the New York Public Library. The prestigious, highly competitive program was created by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Andrew...
ATLANTA/MACON – Mercer University’s Executive Forum, sponsored by BB&T, now Truist, concludes the 2020-2021 academic year with two presentations on May 19 by Jackson Healthcare President Shane Jackson. Jackson will deliver a 12 p.m. lunch presentation at the Atlanta Marriott...

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