From reusable glass syringes and white pleated uniforms, starched caps and polished shoes … to disposable needles and scrubs. Nursing has changed quite a bit since Sarah Gilliland Sims and her daughter, Marilyn Gray, went through training, but the profession’s...
Dr. Spright Dowell served as Mercer University’s president for 25 years, seeing the University through the Great Depression and World War II. Here’s how he became a Mercer Legend. Dr. Spright Dowell Mercer connection: Former Mercer president Years at Mercer: Served as...
Vaccines are one of the safest medicines a person can put into their body and are a key tool in preventing deaths from COVID-19, a Mercer University College of Pharmacy vaccine researcher says. “I would say to anyone and everyone:...
Dr. Susan W. Miller has worked under three Mercer University presidents and four College of Pharmacy deans during her more than 40 years at Mercer. She’s seen a lot of changes in the college and the pharmacy profession over...
Erin Keller fell in love with Mercer University first, and then she fell in love with Macon. From a college student to a professional in Macon, she’s seen the downtown area come a long way. As NewTown Macon’s chief...
Dianne Yamin wanted a challenging, ever-changing and rewarding career where she was helping people, and she found all that and more as a probate court judge. On Dec. 31, the Mercer Law School alumna retired as probate judge for...
MACON — Dr. Helen Grady, professor emerita in Mercer University School of Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2023 Ronald S. Blicq Award for Distinction in Technical Communication Education by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers...
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Laetitia Tokplo, a student in the clinical mental health counseling master's degree program in Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement, has been selected as a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Minority Fellow for the 2022-2023 academic year. Tokplo...
In his new book, Dr. James Davis May uses poetry to reach into the depths of mental illness and grief. Unusually Grand Ideas is a powerful account of Dr. May’s struggles with clinical depression and the various complications the...

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